The Pear Tree House
- Telephone 0131 667 7533
- Bar open Mon–Sat 11–1am; Sun noon–1am.
- Food served Mon–Sun noon–10pm.
- Pre-theatre times Deals: sharing nachos and a bottle of house wine, £17. Sun: two sirloin steaks, sides and bottle of house wine, £40.
- Average price Bowl Buster lunch £2 (Mon–Fri noon–2.30pm); £17 (evening meal)
- Website www.peartreeedinburgh.co.uk
Newly refurbished pub and restaurant in the heart of studentland, with one of the most famous beer gardens in Edinburgh.
Prepare to be astonished by the new Pear Tree. Long famed for having arguably the best beer garden in Edinburgh (it still does, a cobbled courtyard filled with picnic tables with sports on a huge outdoor screen and six live bands a day during the Festival) its scruffy student ambience put off as many drinkers as it attracted on rainy days. But after a six-month closure and refurbishment in the first half of 2017 it now looks lovely – from the attractively lit trees around the stylishly up-lit stairway at the front door, to the clean wooden flooring and stripped-back brick walls, to the rows and rows of gleaming red-lit spirits behind the bar. The pub food menu looks good and is reasonably priced, with burgers, steaks, fish and chips, pulled pork nachos, charcuterie boards and a braised daube of beef. A daily food bowl special (served Mon to Fri, noon–2.30pm, or until they’re gone) is a great idea too.
- Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Live entertainment: Six bands a day during the Festival in August only.
- Capacity: 120 (850 in total, inside and out)
- Largest group: 120
- Open since: Unknown
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 7
- House wine: £15 per bottle
Events at this venue
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Hogmanay's Official Trainspotting Afterparty
Trainspotting inspired after-party taking the Hogmanay party off the streets of Edinburgh and into the Pear Tree.
Mon 31 Dec
£20–£30 / 0131 667 7533
- 00:00 – 05:00 (Tuesday morning)
Hogmanay's Official Trainspotting Afterparty - Stoke Travel
This is the party after the legendary Hogmanay Street Party!
Sun 30 Dec
Prices to be confirmed / 0131 667 7533
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