The Outhouse

The Outhouse
12a Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3LY
  • Telephone 0131 557 6668
  • Opening times Mon–Sat noon–1am; Sun 12.30pm–1am.
  • Bar open Sun–Thu 5–11pm; Fri, Sat 3–11pm
  • Email
  • Website www.outhouse-edinburgh.co.uk
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Under new ownership, expect a few tweaks to this Edinburgh institution over the coming months.

Nestled away off the beaten track in the centre of Edinburgh. Friendly bar with great drinks, large measures, free function room with private bar and one of the best enclosed beer gardens in the city. We can cater to any requests from booking tables in either the bar or garden or we can host your party upto 60 people.

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  • Private dining: Up to 60 covers
  • Provides: Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Live entertainment: Live music every second Wed; DJs every Fri in Jul and Aug; Fringe events throughout Aug
  • Capacity: 100
  • Largest group: 60
  • Open since: 1998
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 10
  • House wine: £11/13 per bottle

Events at this venue

There are 9 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Boteco Trio

Latin sounds from the trio.

Sat 27 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 6668

  • 20:00 – 22:00

The Collection of Professor Novak

Paul Novak performer / PBH's Free Fringe After the interest in his spirit cabinet last year in Edinburgh, the famous Victorian psychic investigator Professor Novak will discuss some of his more famous and gruesome investigations such as the Body Parts Club and Adams the famous bloody photographer. The Professor will…

Sat 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 25 Aug

Hot Gays: Martin Dixon and Gareth Edward

Martin Dixon and Gareth Edward / PBH's Free Fringe Martin Dixon and Gareth Edward are hot and bothered! Join these grumpy gays for some late-night queer comedy as they wax lyrical about the body beautiful, getting older and the dilemmas of dating. With occasional special guests showcasing talent from across the Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

Kyle D Evans / PBH's Free Fringe This hour-long performance brings together stacks of audience participation and some mind-bending mathematical concepts, all delivered in an accessible fashion for children and their parents. Whether you’re a maths-phile or a maths-phobe, this show brings joyous number-play and family…

Sat 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 12 Aug

Monster Gay

Martin J Dixon / PBH's Free Fringe I’m back with a new show delving into all the things I hate about myself, in under an hour! From my ‘gay voice’ to my fat arse; I’m learning how scary it can be to love yourself. Are you brave enough to join me? 'Audience in stitches' (Sun). 'Dixon has a remarkable gift…

Sat 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Scottish Sax Ensemble w/ Special Guest David Milne (Usa)

   Combining jazz, folk and classical music expect haunting Gaelic psalms, whirling reels with plenty of groove and a few montunos along the way! This gig will feature guest artist David Milne (USA, Selmer Artist), who is an accomplished composer and performer with many high profile collaborations to his name…

Sun 28 Jul

£11.37 / 0131 557 6668

Seamonster, the Story

Chiara Berardelli / PBH's Free Fringe A solo, autobiographical performance by singer-songwriter Chiara Berardelli relating her experience of being childless-not-by-choice and her quest for being OK with that. Centered around the ten songs from her Seamonster album, Chiara tackles the often taboo but ever present…

Mon 12 Aug

Free / 0131 557 6668

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 19 Aug

Free / 0131 557 6668

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

The Shadowpunk Revolution

Dominic Frisby and Asaf Zoha / PBH's Free Fringe A sci-fi rock drama about invisibility, inspired by Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds. Written and narrated by Dominic Frisby with music by Asaf Zoha. A police officer from rural Devon investigating the rise of meth use locally discovers dealers have been using some kind of…

Tue 20 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Thu 22 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

The Suitcase, the Beggar and the Wind

Gare Du Nord Theatre / PBH's Free Fringe Some people just walk by on the train platform. Others stop to dream about stars, time and maybe even love. Taking you back to the golden age of rail in a piece that makes us think more about our journey ahead. 'A joy to watch' ★★★★ (NorthWestEnd.co.uk). Manchester Fringe…

Sat 17 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 18 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 557 6668

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

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