Edinburgh Nightlife

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  • 1. George Street

    Stylish bar on corner of St Andrews Sq/George St that has a stunning world map of the wine growing areas painted on the ceiling. The food is good and the wine is so valued that it's in a vault in the...

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  • 2. Grassmarket/Victoria Street

    Sitting on a bench and drinking a pint in the exact same spot where for the past 5 centuries weary travellers and merchants have sat, drinking a pint just as I am now... that's what the pubs in the...

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  • 3. Rose Street

    Dirty Dick's was established in 1859. Before you think that the name sounds like something you could catch on a stag-weekend or a naughty holiday to Thailand, here's the story: Dick was an old lad in...

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  • 4. Cowgate

    This is the club for you if you are after some rock! Downstairs is a jukebox (the Pixies! Metallica! Awesome!) and upstairs they have a DJ. We ended up there on Monday though, which is when they have...

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  • 5. Theatre/Entertainment

    The main reason why I was in Edinburgh was to see 'The Phantom of the Opera' at The Playhouse. I'm a big fan of the musical and have seen it many times. As well as marking my 50th visit to the musical...

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  • 6. Uncategorised

    Walking to a pub with live folk music I found this beautiful building, till now unidentified. By the way, the music was lively, the bar was small but friendly, and I don't remeber where, so, go...

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  • 7. Royal Mile (Miscellaneous)

    Empires is a turkish restaurant in Edinburgh Old Town which offers a fantastic experience. This restaurant/café is not all about the food but the ambience and charm of this little place in amazing and...

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  • 8. West End

    Hudsons Bar is part Edinburghs newest hotel and is a great place to spend the night. Large plasma screens behind the bar dissappear into the ceiling when not required. Good selection of wines and...

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  • 9. General/Non-specific

    This leisure complex hosts a number of restaurants as well as a cinema, health club, bars and so forth. Restaurants include Filling Station, Frankie & Benny's, The Glasshouse, La Tasca, Lloyds No. 1...

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  • 10. Lawnmarket

    After visiting Edinburgh Castle where we visited the Royal Scots Regimental Museum and learned about Ensign Ewart capturing the French 45th's Regiment's Eagle and Standard at the Battle of Waterloo we...

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  • 11. Stockbridge

    Hectors Very swish bar with a great wine list. Suitable at ant time of the day whether for a coffee in the afternoon whilst reading the paper or a bottle of wine wi some pals to get an eveing...

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  • 12. High Street

    History At the Battle of Flodden in 1513 King James IV and most of the Scottish nobility of the day were killed by the English. Scotland lay defenceless and the citizens of Edinburgh rapidly built a...

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  • 13. Fountain Park/Dundee Street

    My first night in Edinburgh and I went to the 'Eros & Elite.' It was great! This is a twin scene nightclub, although when I was there only one part was open. Eros is the dance music part and Elite is...

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  • 15. Teuchter's Landing: cool!

    The meeting place for my business networking group's 2013 festive outing. Excellent choice. A wide selection of good beers & whiskies. I suspect the wine list...

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  • 16. Halfway House: Edinburgh's smallest pub

    Inside the Halfway House you will find a comfortable pub of remarkably small proportions.there are now very few free houses in the Old Town but this pub is one...

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  • 17. The World's End: Traditional Scottish bar

    Something of an Edinburgh institution is on the must visit list of most visitors to the city.Situated on the corner of the Royal Mile and St.Mary's street in...

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  • 18. Sandy Bells: Live Music

    I tried, but couldn't find any folklore show while we were in Scotland. I love Scottish dances (I know some of them), and would like to see them danced in...

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  • 19. Sandy Bell's: Traditional Folk Music

    This is a very small pub where they play live folk music seven nights a week. Usually four or five musicians gather in the back to jam.Admittedly I took this...

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  • 20. Sportsters: Sports Bar

    This is a well run sports bar that shows all major events. Tables can be booked online and all have their own TV that you can select the event that you wish to...

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  • 21. Cabaret Voltaire: Eclectic Style

    Hidden away at the bottom of Blair Street this used to be the original venue for the Honeycomb and then Peppermint Lounge before metamorphosing into this, it's...

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  • 22. Edinburgh Arena: Gigs and mainstream music

    NB THE VENUE SEEMS TO HAVE SHUT DOWN. NOT SURE IF IT'S PERMANENT One of Edinburgh's newest clubs. Offers live music on weeknights and DJs playing chart and...

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  • 23. McCowans Brewery House: Micro B(r)ooze (retired)

    One of the city's many chain bars this is only remarkable in that its one of the few bars in the Dalry area which has a bit of a buzz about it mid week. The...

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  • 24. Tigerlily: not a Chinese resto

    I did think it was a Chinese restaurant for a while. Then I listened up, and realised it's an upmarket food & drink joint.A whole bunch of us went there for...

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  • 25. The One Below: Flash

    Another classy venue for my monthly social networking event for business owners...It's part of the Rutland Hotel - in the basement but entered by a side door....

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