Best bars with games in Edinburgh

Best bars with games in Edinburgh

Try your hand at Pacman, pinball, darts and other pub games


Ping-pong, Pacman and pool, table football, and even a whole room of retro arcade machines: order a side of fun with your burger and beer at these bars where it's playtime every time. Fancy a shot?

129 Fountainbridge, Fountainbridge, EH3 9QG
Great canalside bar with a popular ping-pong table and regular Wednesday tournaments. | read our review of Akva

Beer & Skittles
Basement, 14 Picardy Place, New Town, EH1 3JT
As well as actually watching sport, offers old-school delights like a pool table, a dart board and a Pacman video game machine. | read our review of Beer & Skittles

City Café
19 Blair Street, Old Town, EH1 1QR
Few landmarks are as unchanging as the City Café pool table, which is there from a lunchtime pint until you roll off to a club. | read our review of City Café

Lioness of Leith
21–25 Duke Street, Leith, EH6 8HH
The bad news: the pinball machine has been converted into a table. The good? The Street Fighter 2 arcade machine is fully playable. | read our review of Lioness of Leith

The Mousetrap
180 Leith Walk, Leith, EH6 5AE
Enjoy retro arcade games to your heart's content at this Leith Walk bar.

1-3 York Place, New Town, EH1 3EB
Hunt around for long enough and you'll find a table football machine to pass the time until you're rescued. | read our review of Nightcap

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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