Leith Nightlife

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    Lighthouse: Beacon

    by clivedinburgh Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Lighthouse

    Unmissable place on the Shore in Lieth, this is set over 3 levels and caters for a variety of events. The main bar on the ground floor is always crowded on a weekend and my tip for making a night of it is to have a meal on the balcony above the bar then kick back and relax. If you are feeling a tad energetic then there is a dancefloor on the 2nd floor with all the cheesy music you need.

    Dress Code: Smartish casual (depends on the doormen)

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    Isobar: Late nite drinking

    by clivedinburgh Updated Oct 9, 2006

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    This was my venue of choice for a late night drink as it has a 1am license. Good selection of drinks and a barman that knows far too many cocktails. The bench seating towards the back can help blend different groups together.

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    Cougar Lounge: Strike a pose

    by clivedinburgh Updated Jan 23, 2006
    Cougar Lounge

    The Cougar Lounge has a large floor area that can give the impression of seeming quite empty. There are plenty sofas to lounge about on and the atmosphere is always relaxed. There is a patio area out front in the summer for watching the world go by. Live bands feature occasionally.

    Dress Code: Casual

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    The Shore !: GOOD BEER IN GOOD PUBS! Cheaper than Edinburgh

    by EdinburghRoc Written Mar 17, 2005

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    Leith Walk to the Fit O The Walk is one long pub crawl.
    Lots of Pubs and Restaurants and Casino.
    Cheaper Hotels.
    Plenty of busses to Edinburgh.
    Shopping Mall at Ocean Terminal.
    Restaurants and cinema inside free parking.

    Dress Code: Tidy, clean Jeans are okay.

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    Leith: Pubs A Plenty

    by steventilly Updated Jan 5, 2003

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    Kings Wark Pub Sign

    There are simply dozens of pubs down the Commercial Quay and Shore areas of Leith. The ones that we tried on our "pub crawl" night were:
    "The Kings Wark", "The Malt & The Hops", "The Ship" and "The Shore". These were all on the street known as "Shore".

    The Kings Wark had good real ales, and the Malt & Hops was a real alse specialist pub, and even had hand drawn cider. The other two were more "bar/bistro" type of places (especially "The Shore"), and only sold "bright beer".

    We were quite amazed - for a Friday evening (usually the busiest night of the week) we managed to get seated in every pub (though that's not to say they were empty) and also got served pretty quickly too. The pubs were cozy and welcoming and most had candle lit interiors, real fires and no music.

    The atmosphere in all of them was friendly and welcoming. Like I say, we were taken aback! lol.

    Dress Code: Casual

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    Old Dock Bar: Relaxed hangout

    by clivedinburgh Updated Apr 4, 2011

    This bar is a great place to relax an afternoon away in reading a paper. The bar features several draught ales and the restaurant is good for the price.

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    Cameo: Word Up

    by clivedinburgh Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Cameo features some great sculpture, has a reputation for good food and a large screen for sporting events.

    Dress Code: Casual

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    Bar Sirius: Cool crowd

    by clivedinburgh Updated Aug 23, 2006

    Head over the cobbles to this hip bar for wee drink. The smallish bar can get a bit overwhelmed but the music and ambience are always good.

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    Chain Pier Pub: Pub crawl

    by EdinburghRoc Updated Jul 23, 2006
    Old Chain Pier Pub
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    Eat and drink while watching ships sail by at the Old Chain Pier.
    Lots of pubs are to be found at Newhaven.

    Dress Code: Casual but nice.

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    Compass Bar & Grill: Lost and found

    by clivedinburgh Updated Jan 23, 2006

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    This is a fairly new bar that does a good food trade. Always welcoming it can be hard to find a pew at times.

    Dress Code: Half way down Constitution Street opposite the police station.

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