Best pubs and bars on Leith Walk

Best pubs and bars on Leith Walk

Leith Depot / credit: Andrew O'Brien Photography

Crawl your way down this bustling boulevard to Edinburgh's hippest northern hotspot


Take a crawl down 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.

Boda Bar
229 Leith Walk, EH6 8NY
This Swedish-influenced local paved the way for Leith Walk's explosion of new bars by offering strong drinks choices in comfy surroundings. | read our review of Boda Bar

Jeremiah's Taproom
7–8 Elm Row, EH7 4AA
A craft beer bonanza in a relaxed setting with an American diner menu makes this smart boozer well worth a visit. | read our review of Jeremiah's Taproom

The Joker and the Thief
71 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AQ
A smart, comfortable bar with the added bonus of being able to order pizza from nearby Origano. | read our review of The Joker and the Thief

Leith Depot
138–140 Leith Walk, EH6 5DT
Community-minded bar – its compact upstairs room is becoming known as one of Leith's best live music spaces. | read our review of Leith Depot

The Tourmalet
25 Buchanan Street, EH6 8SQ
This corner bar just off the Walk combines a lack of pretension with an emphasis on quality, good drink and conversation. | read our review of The Tourmalet

Woodland Creatures
260–262 Leith Walk, EH6 5EL
Taken over by Krafty Brew, this Berlin-influenced speakeasy has a snug beer garden and a range of live music and arts events. | read our review of Woodland Creatures

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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