Best pubs and bars around Edinburgh's Leith Walk and Easter Road
- Eating and Drinking Guide
- 31 May 2018
Crawl your way down this bustling boulevard to Edinburgh's hippest northern hotspot
Take a crawl around the Walk and you'll be well watered from top to toe with an ever-expanding collection of bars that have exploded onto one of Edinburgh's most happening streets, with plenty of places to eat in between.
It's hard to find fault with this convivial Swedish-themed watering hole with lots of community events and a warm welcome.
Ever dependable, Pearce's is all things to everyone, from drinking students to dining workers and parents taking advantage of the daytime kids' licence.
Currently under threat of re-development, this is a much-loved bar and gig venue which epitomises the idea of a pub as an all-welcoming social hub.
The Lioness of Leith
A rare kind of pub that feels right at any time of day and where the cocktails as delicious as their superior new burger menu.
The Safari Lounge
Slightly more than a stone's throw from the Walk, this outstanding and versatile local outlier in Abbeyhill is very much worth making the effort for.
Otherwise known as the unofficial brewery bar of Krafty Brew, expect a hipsterish but unpretentious atmosphere straight out of Berlin's Kreuzberg.