Best for cocktails in Edinburgh

Best Cocktails in Edinburgh

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


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.

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

1 George IV Bridge, Old Town, EH1 1AD
Pretty and bespoke cocktails inspired by art are exhibited in this high-end reboot.
read our review of Epicurean

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

Paradise Palms
41 Lothian Street, Old Town, EH1 1HB
The cocktails have spirit in this good-time lounge in the heart of student land. | read our review of Paradise Palms

Permit Room
3a St Andrew Square, City Centre, EH2 2BD
Intelligent, unusual cocktails come with a Bombay twist and are prepared with care in this underground bar. | read our review of Permit Room

The Voyage of Buck
29–31 William Street, West End, EH3 7NF
A whimsical narrative means the creative cocktail selections all work together well in this new West End haunt. | read our review of The Voyage of Buck

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

24th Edition published April 2017. 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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