Best Cocktails in Edinburgh

Fear not friends, here’s our tasty little list of cocktail bars for your next night out

Best Cocktails in Edinburgh

The Lucky Liquor Co


With new bars popping up every month and young bartenders determined to show off their latest creations, Edinburgh’s cocktail scene is booming like never before. Keeping the speakeasy theme alive with disguised entry’s and minimal website info means taking a gamble with many cocktail bars, so take a look at some of our favourites to keep you on track.

Taken from the 2016/17 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)

16a Queen Street, New Town, EH2 1JE
Candle-lit, speakeasy basement bar for the adventurous drinker or cocktail connoisseur. | read our review of Bramble

Heads & Tales
1a Rutland Place, West End, EH1 2AD
Underground bar where gin is king, and that's no bad thing. | read our review of Heads & Tales

The Lucky Liquor Co
39a Queen Street, New Town, EH2 3NH
Casual cocktail bar specialising in seasonal, innovative concoctions. | read our review of The Lucky Liquor Co

Panda & Sons
79 Queen Street, New Town, EH2 4NF
Tucked downstairs on a corner of Queen Street, this hidden prohibition-themed cocktail bar offers unusual concoctions. | read our review of Panda & Sons

Paradise Palms
41 Lothian Street, Old Town, EH1 1HB
Good-time cocktail lounge vibe in the heart of student land, where vegetarian soul food has spirit, as do the drinks. | read our review of Paradise Palms

15 Charlotte Lane, West End, EH2 4QZ
High-quality cocktails (and late-night pizzas) in the heart of the West End. | read our review of Sygn

You might also want to consider: Bar G&V, 52 Canoes, The Last Word Saloon and The Voodoo Rooms.

Eating & Drinking Guide 2015/16

Eating & Drinking Guide 2016/17

23rd Edition published April 2016. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.


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