A list of the most popular Bar
Diners in Edinburgh with Images,
Websites, Phone Numbers and links to
Maps and Reviews.
Most of these Edinburgh Bar Diners
serve drinks and meals throughout the
day, then in the evening, become
popular bars for drinks and parties.
Some Bars / Diners provide
entertainment at night, such as live
music, karaoke, and quizzes.
The Royal Mile Bar
Diners. The Royal Mile is
actually five streets that run from
Edinburgh Castle down to the Palace of
Hollyrood. They are Castlehill,
Lawnmarket, High Street, Cannongate,
and Abbey Strand.
Click on Post-Codes for Maps &
Bobby 30-34 Candlemaker Row, off
the Royal Mile, Edinburgh City Centre.
A popular tourist bar diner due to the
statue of Scotland's most famous dog
out front, and its masters grave yard
behind. Food is served from an
extensive menu including breakfast,
main meals and snacks. Follow the
street named George 1V Bridge off the
Royal mile just above St Giles
Cathedral. Tel: 0131 225 8328.
. EH1 2QE
Tavern 435 Lawnmarket, Royal
Mile. A traditional pub known for its
range of real ales and classic pub
food. This Edinburgh tavern is named
after William Brodie, one of the
inspirations for Robert Louis
Stevenson's Jekyll and Hyde. Brodie was
a respectable citizen from Edinburgh
hanged in 1788 for burglary to pay off
gambling depts. Tel: 0131 225 6531.
Website . EH1 2NT
End 4 High Street/Royal Mile,
City Centre. An historic Bar Diner
offering a selection of real ales and
an excellent choice of food. The bar
name came about as it stands where a
main gate entered the old city walls,
the world ends and Edinburgh begins.
Tel: 0131 556 3628.
. EH1 1TB
Tavern 167 Canongate, Royal
Mile, City Centre. A cozy tavern that
has been part of the Edinburgh Tolbooth
since 1820. The Tolbooth was a
tax-collection point, court and jail
for the burgh of Canongate, just
outside the old walls of Edinburgh.
Meals are served till 1500 and there
are some entertainment nights and a
quiz night on Sunday. Has a resident
ghost that is blamed for any drinks
knocked over. Tel: 0131 556 5348.
. EH8 8BN
Gait 232 Canongait, Royal Mile,
City Centre. On two levels with a large
bar/diner on the street level, and a
large function room below. A choice of
real ales and food is freshly prepared
on the premises. The name originated
from Canons of the monastery at
Holyrood, founded in 1128, traveling
between the monastery and the old walls
of Edinburgh, with the route becoming
known as the Canons Way or Canons Gait.
Tel: 0131 556 4481.
There are a few more bar diners on the
George Street Bar
Diners. One of the main streets
situated just behind Princes Street.
All Bar One George
Street 29 George Street, City
Centre. A chain bar/diner, one of many
situated throughout the UK, each with a
stylish place to enjoy some fabulous
food and drink. Tel: 0131 226 9971.
Website . EH2 2PA
The Standing Order
Edinburgh 62 George Street. This
Wetherspoon bar diner takes its name
from its former use as the Union Bank
of Scotland. The building was designed
between 1874-1878, in a neo-classical
style. Inexpensive food and drink in a
nice setting. Tel: 0131 225 4460.
Website . EH2 2LR
Graham Bell 128 George Street,
City Centre. A large modern Edinburgh
Wetherspoon bar diner situated in the
trendy George Street. Inexpensive food
and drink. Tel: 0131 240 8220.
Website . EH2 4HH
George Street Bar
and Grill 38 Charlotte Square,
corner of George Street, City Centre.
The Roxburghe Hotel's stylish Bar and
Grill is a popular gathering place with
comfortable leather sofas with the
latest sporting events on TV. Tel: 0131
Website . EH2
Rose Street bar
diners. A narrow street just behind
Princes Street and before George Street.
Abbotsford 3 Rose Street, City
Centre. As one of Edinburgh's finest
traditional bars with food served in
the main bar, or in the first floor
Above Restaurant, serving the finest
freshly prepared Scottish seafood and
beef dishes. Tel: 0131 225 5276.
. EH2 2PR
Hanover Street & Rose Street
corner. A wide range range of real
ales, malt whiskies and traditional pub
food is served throughout the day. The
building was built about 1790 as the
home of an advocate. By the mid 1900s,
it had become a bar known as Daddy
Milnes, a meeting place for top
Scottish literary figures of the day.
Tel: 0131 225 6738.
. EH2 2PJ
Brewery 55 Rose Street, City
Centre. A bar diner on the ground floor
and the Brewhouse Restaurant is on the
first floor. The first floor was once
home to the brewery that produced the
famous Auld Reekie Ale. Tel: 131 220
. EH2 2NH
100 Rose Street, City Centre. Providing
traditional Scottish hospitality and
serving fantastic traditional pub food
in Edinburgh's city centre. Tel: 0131
. EH2 2NN
159 Rose Street, City Centre. A
traditional bar diner at the west end
of Rose Street, opened in 1859. Serves
real ales, a l malt whiskies and
traditional pub food with a classy edge
from lunchtime onwards. Tel: 0131 260
Postcode: EH2 4LS
Restaurant 167 Rose Street, City
Centre. This Bistro is more for meals
than drinking, although you can just
have a drink inside or on the seating
area outside. A wide variety of classic
meals are served all day. Tel: 0131 255
. EH2 4LS
Other popular Edinburgh
Centre bar diners
Saint Andrew Square, north end of
George Street, City Centre. An
impressive bar diner in the former
Prudential Insurance building. Real
ales are popular and the food includes
Scottish and continental cuisine. There
is outdoor seating with views over St
Andrews Square. Tel: 0131 225 1446.
. EH2 2BD
Cow 17 Frederick Street, City
Centre. Mouth watering burgers,
milkshakes, cocktails and ice cold
refreshing craft beers. Tel: 0131 226
Website . EH2 2EY
Rooms 19a West Register Street,
City Centre. An award-winning venue
opened in November 2007 with the aim of
boosting the city's vibrant bar,
restaurant and live music scene. Open
till 1am 7 days. Tel: 0131 556
. EH2 2AA
2-4 Hope Street, just off the south
side of Princes Street. Open 7 days
serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
with views of the castle, the perfect
place to eat, drink and be merry. Tel:
0131 226 6669.
Website . EH2 4DB
Edinburgh 28 Greenside Row, at
the north end of Princes Street. Has
Restaurants and Bar Diners such as:
Chinois, Frankie & Bennys, La
Tasca, Pizza Hut, Slug & Lettuce,
The Playfair, and Loyds. The centre
also has the 300 capacity for comedy
acts, Mood Night Club, and a 12 screen
View Cinema. Tel: 0131 524 7770 .
Website . EH1 3AA