Best pubs and bars in the West End

Best pubs and bars in the West End

The Voyage of Buck

From after-work drinks to weekend tipples, these bars in Edinburgh's West End have you covered


Elegant wine bars, craft beer and burgers, cosy neighbourhood locals and an underground gin palace; from business lunches to Sunday brunches, after-work wind-downs to night-out cocktails and fine food, West End bar boys and girls have it all.

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

9 Randolph Place, EH3 7TE
This elegant and atmospheric wine bar is one of the West End's well-kept secrets. | read our review of Le-Di-Vin

Red Squirrel
21 Lothian Road, EH1 2DJ
One of the craft beer and burger pioneers, Red Squirrel is always a reliable choice for a good night out. | read our review of Red Squirrel

The Voyage of Buck
29–31 William Street, EH3 7NF
This newish opening offers creative cocktails with a story and fine food with a twist. | read our review of The Voyage of Buck

The WestRoom
3 Melville Place, EH3 7PR
A cosy neighbourhood bar with great service, perfect for those nights when you want to take it easy. | read our review of The WestRoom

Whighams Wine Cellars
13 Hope Street, EH2 4EL
Cellar wine bar and restaurant where business lunchers and the after-work crowd enjoy a glass of wine in good company. | read our review of Whighams Wine Cellars

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

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