Pubs & bars within 5 miles of Edinburgh

391 places within 5 miles

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Serrano Manchego

1.2 miles
297 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8SA

A new flavour comes to Leith Walk with this relaxed but elegant pinchos-style bar. A lunchtime or after-work favourite in Spain, pinchos are a less formal variety of tapas usually served across the bar to drinkers to keep them going while the bar tab…

A Room in the West End

1.9 miles
26 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH

A Room in the West End’s signature dishes – haggis, neeps and tatties to start and their famous banoffee pie to finish – signal their strengths. This place excels at well cooked, comfortable dinners that will interest but not dominate the conversation.


1.8 miles
Edinburgh Quay, 129 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QA

The Brass Monkey

0.9 miles
14 Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9TU

The undoubted silverback of Edinburgh’s simian trio, the Drummond Street version is still very much the king of the swingers, drawing a lively and youthful crowd. It is a firm favourite with students who are fond of an above-par pint and a…


0.6 miles
75 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU

Holyrood’s Hemma has become one of Edinburgh’s go-to venues for relaxed family time. Although grabbing its share of the nearby after-work crowd, popular kid-friendly weekend brunches are the main event with chilled-out staff ensuring its nice and…

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The Shore Bar & Restaurant

2.0 miles
3 The Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QW

While Leith’s waterfront might have experienced all manner of change since this bar and restaurant opened 30 years ago, The Shore has managed to remain among the area’s most popular haunts. Punters are drawn to the ever-changing but consistently…

The Safari Lounge

0.6 miles
21 Cadzow Place, Abbeyhill, Edinburgh, EH7 5SN

Now this is how you do a local pub. Located out in the wilds of Abbeyhill and probably most familiar by sight to those doing the commute in and out to the east of the city, the Safari Lounge’s distinctive orange frontage hides a gem of the city’s pub…

Beehive Inn

1.3 miles
18 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2JU

Edinburgh Folk Club

0.8 miles
Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ

The Mad Hatter

2.0 miles
8 Torphichen Place, Edinburgh, EH3 8DU

An unusual premises in an odd part of town (although the refurbishment of Haymarket rail station and the coming of the trams might enliven the area), the Mad Hatter has taken a small, low-ceilinged, L-shaped room and turned it into a commendably cosy…

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The Ventoux

1.6 miles
2 Brougham Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9JH

The younger sister bar of Leith’s Tourmalet, this relaxed Tollcross hangout features a similarly eccentric modus operandi of plentiful bottled German beers, overt cycling theme (both are named after stages on the Tour de France, which is about the only…

Civerinos Italian Street Food & Pizza Slice Bar

1.0 miles
5 Hunter Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1QW

An exciting, creative, cheeky & fresh new Italian street food & pizza slice restaurant & bar in Edinburgh. Serving fresh italian street food, hand made pastas and artisan sour dough pizza like no where else in the city.

The Espy

2.0 miles
62–64 Bath Street, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1HF

The Espy is a real neighbourhood favourite, full of coffee-drinking mums by day, families in the early evening and a casual crowd by night. The twinkling fairy lights and old pictures of Portobello create a comfortable place to come for a quiet pint…


1.1 miles
54–55 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EJ

Angels' Share Hotel & Bar

1.8 miles
9–11 Hope Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4EL

Replacing the Hudson Hotel, this is Le Monde owner Billy Lowe’s latest project. The layout remains similar, although the interior is slicker - think industrial boudoir - with portraits of famous Scots such as Sean Connery, Ewan McGregor and erm, Tiffany…

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The Basement Bar and Restaurant

1.1 miles
10–12a Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RH

Long-acknowledged by regulars in the Broughton Street area and from further afield as being an atmospheric wee hideaway for a late-night drink and a reasonable choice for a Mexican-flavoured bite to eat, the Basement’s recent purchase and refurbishment…

The Foot of the Walk

1.5 miles
183 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7AA


1.9 miles
26 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH

Located in the heart of the West End, a prime location for business-suited rugby aficionados knocking off from work or getting ready for a big weekend match at Murrayfield, Teuchters (and the sister A Room in… restaurant in the basement) strangely…


1.3 miles
56A Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA

Broughton local Jonny Bristow has created something new and perfectly in keeping with the distinctive character of the neighbourhood with Pickles, a basement café which combines the attributes of a Parisian wine bar and an English country pub. Located…

The Riparian Rooms

1.3 miles
7–11 East London Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4BN

The Riparian Rooms offers guests a unique dining and drinking experience. Our seasonal menus feature classic Scottish dishes and beverages that are high quality, freshly produced and locally sourced.

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Stockbridge Tap

2.0 miles
2 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, EH4 1HN

An oasis of old-time familiarity in the heart of long-since gentrified Stockbridge, the Tap is the boozer of choice for regular locals who don’t expect their drinking haunts to come with an award-winning menu or an extensive wine list. That said, it…

The White Horse

0.8 miles
266 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8AA

From the Jacobites and Samuel Johnson to the Corries and Connolly, the Royal Mile’s oldest tavern has seen it all. The narrow front bar leads to its current star attraction, a welcoming windowless snug ideal for whiling away a rainy afternoon or hosting…

52 Canoes

1.9 miles
13 Melville Place, Edinburgh, EH3 7PR

Take a deep breath, descend the stairs, and enter 52 Canoes Tiki Den. Part surf shack, part underground drinking lair, its low ceiling and deep-red walls are covered with an eclectic and entertaining array of the kitsch and colourful. Essentially a bar…


0.9 miles
57–61 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NB

Formerly a slightly eccentric bohemian hangout renowned for its so-so vegetarian menu and diminutive pool cues, this Old Town stalwart has been reincarnated: half-pub, half-bistro, all proper Bo. Genuinely local, genuinely seasonal and genuinely cooked…

The City Café

1.0 miles
19 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR

Checkerboard floors, neon signs, Art Deco lights and booth seating – the City Cafe ticks most of these obligatory American-style diner boxes. An all-day menu covers familiar comfort food staples with mac and cheese, southern fried chicken and club…