Best pubs and bars in Canonmills and Broughton

Best pubs and bars in Canonmills and Broughton

Brandon's of Canonmills / credit: Sandy Butler

Up, down and off Broughton Street, buzzing bars are aplenty


From forever alt-hip Broughton Street with its buzzy bars packing in the pre-club party crowd, the pub (and wine bar) options continue down the hill with an increasing choice of mellow locals perfect for brunch, a pint and the papers in on-the-up Canonmills and Broughton.

The Basement Bar & Restaurant
10–12A Broughton Street, EH1 3RH
It's been around for a generation (at least), which definitely means the Basement qualifies as an icon in Edinburgh's fast-moving bar scene. | read our review of The Basement Bar &

Brandon's of Canonmills
1 Canonmills, EH3 5HA
A versatile and dynamic destination local, with wide-ranging and well-prepared food, beer and cocktails. | read our review of Brandon's of Canonmills

The Empress of Broughton Street
25 Broughton Street, EH1 3JU
New bar at the top of Broughton Street, serving quality cocktails, craft beers and flatbreads for sharing. | read our review of The Empress of Broughton Street

14 Broughton Street, EH1 3RH
This recent arrival to Broughton Street is part wine bar, part bistro, and all good times. | read our review of Rollo

The Street
2 Picardy Place, EH1 3JT
Welcoming pub with a friendly buzz, outdoor seating, late food and a weekend basement nightclub. | read our review of The Street

Treacle Bar and Kitchen
39–41 Broughton Street, EH1 3JU
Forward-thinking bar aimed at a younger audience, with a pre-club feel and a strong range of Asian-inspired food flavours. | read our review of Treacle Bar and Kitchen

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

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