BrewDog Lothian Road

BrewDog Lothian Road
50 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BY
  • Telephone 0131 228 2305
  • Seasonal times Festival: extended license
  • Bar open Mon–Fri noon–1am; Sat/Sun 11am–1am
  • Food served Mon–Sun noon–10pm
  • Email
  • Website www.brewdog.com/bars/…
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Edinburgh's second BrewDog brings more good beer, good food and good vibes.

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The latest in the BrewDog team's quest to bring decent beer to the masses, this Lothian Road bar's industrial style is a far cry from the bank building it used to be. BrewDog’s trademark focus on quality and attention to the little details is evident, from the beer itself to the food and knowledgeable service. With 20 taps there is an interesting, ever-changing variety of beer to sample, featuring well-chosen guests from around the world as well as their own brews – enthusiastic staff and a handy map guide drinkers between easy drinking and crazy, traditional and contemporary, so there’s help at hand in making a selection. The food aims to complement the brews, focusing on wings, buffalo cauliflower and (of course) burgers. The latter are well-filled and well-cooked, be they beef brisket, juicy fried chicken or seitan for veggies and vegans.

The List's rating
7.8

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Cat McCabe visited BrewDog Lothian Road on 13 March 2018
  • High point: Quality brews and bites
  • Low point: It's a crammed market for beer and burgers
  • Notable dish: Southern fried chicken burger with avocado, red onion, Cajun mayo & coriander (aka Chuck Norris)
  • Average price: £15 (lunch); £15 (dinner)
  • Private dining: Up to 40 covers
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Live entertainment: Various events planned.
  • Capacity: 280
  • Largest group: 40
  • Open since: 2018
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £18 per bottle

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