Old Bell Inn, Edinburgh

The Old Bell Inn

Old Bell Inn, Edinburgh

Food. Drinks. Music. Sport. Modern where it counts and traditional in every other way.

A friendly and traditional local Edinburgh pub which tempts its patrons with a delicious and varied food menu paired with a wide selection of traditional and modern drinks by way of rotating cask ales, draft beers, wines, whiskies and premium spirits. A warm and cosy pub with all the trappings of a hidden gem- good food, fine drinks and a scheduled programme of sporting, live music and pub quiz events.

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The Bailie Bar

The Bailie

The Bailie Bar

A traditional old friend, full of character, warm and inviting – like your local should be.

A Stockbridge Institution, the Bailie Bar is a cosy, traditional basement bar and long-established Gastro Pub nestled into the heart of Edinburgh’s bohemian and trendy enclave between the water of Leith, Edinburgh New Town, Inverleith and the Dean Village. Situated on the corner of St Stephens Street, this warm and welcoming public house has been playing host to locals, regulars, visitors and new comers come rain or shine, 364 days of the year for over two decades. Never straying far from its grass roots philosophy ‘like your local should be’, The Bailie is a perfect marriage of delicious food and drink served in a quintessentially local way. It is fair to say, there are few basement bars with the enviable reputation and subtle atmospheric charms of the Bailie with its open fire, scheduled live music, live screened sports and delectable traditional Scottish Food. Couple this with the engaging repartee of our friendly landlord, wide selection of draft taps, rotating cask ales, malt whiskies, wines, premium spirits and a range of teas, coffees and soft drinks available, there is perhaps no better place to hang you hat, pull up a pew, and enjoy a drink and some food in The Bailie Bar, Stockbridge.

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The City Cafe

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Diner by day, cocktails by night. A refreshing modern gem in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town.

Inspired by the original American Diner, The City Café is a real find in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Loved by locals and visitors alike, it has something for everyone with an all-day menu running old Skool American breakfasts, gourmet hotdogs, burgers, milkshakes, sandwiches and salads by day and cosmopolitan cocktails, beers and city vibe music by night, it’s only a matter of time before The City Café tempts you in to sample its wears. Home to the now famous Man Vs Food ‘Burger Challenge’, this inviting establishment is a veritable treasure trove of fun with delicious food and drink at its heart. As well as our main bar and dining booths we also have our function room in City 2 which can provide the ideal space for free private party and event hire. Suitable for all age ranges (see site for more details), tastes and tipples, we look forward to welcoming you to The City Café.

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Pear Tree House, aka The Peartree

Pear Tree House

Pear Tree House, aka The Peartree

Pear Tree House, home and office to the man who brought the world blended whisky. Once a home, always a home to patrons and new-comers alike.

Boasting a sizeable, walled, sun-trap beer garden adorned with fresh flower boxes and presided over by the beautiful leafy old lady pear tree herself, this really is the beer garden to champion all others. Serviced by an intimate traditional bar with an open fire (for those colder days), PearTree House has a long established reputation and a loyal following as a friendly and superb drinking hole outside and in. Combine this with live music, live sports, a fully stocked bar including draft and bottled beers and ciders, real ales, whisky, wines and premium spirits served to you by our charismatic landlord and his team- we are pretty confident you’ll be back for more. Come rain or shine, this iconic pub certainly hits the spot.

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The Blind Poet

The Blind Poet

The Blind Poet

All things to all men and women. If you can pluck it, sing it, draw it or play it, then bring it. A real diamond in the rough.

A long established welcoming haunt for all, but as its name suggests and history dictates, this has always been a particular favourite stomping ground of budding thespians, literary folk, musical maestros, sporting aficionados, gaming gatherings and comic gurus. With a spot lit stage occupied every night of the week with anything from comedy, open mic and karaoke to poetry readings and sporting highlights, the Blind Poet has something to offer everyone. All this and a enticing range of gin, rums and brandies, plus rotating ales, draft beers, whiskies and wine to keep your taste buds tantalised for weeks. This is a bar of character, rustic charm and distinction that holds its regulars dear and newcomers captivated.

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Andrew Usher & Co

Andrew Usher & Co

Andrew Usher & Co

Where blended whisky was born. A Bar, a Mirco Brewery, a Gastro Pub and a visitor blending experience all brewing under the one roof. We dine. We blend. They brew.

Some say it’s the heady smell of hops that keeps them coming back to their beer heaven and blended whisky Mecca subterranean bar with on-site brewery?! We think its probably the proper beer, proper food and rustic charm of wood on wood, mismatch furniture and the homely feeling of being a native almost immediately. Do not be lulled into thinking this is a man-cave, they have a superior range of spirits, wines, cocktail and soft options for those ladies or gentlemen not tempted by Andrew Usher & Co House Brews or Bended Whisky tipples. All this and a delicious food menu to compliment those hoppy notes including gourmet hotdogs, burgers, superfood salads, nachos, their signature Mac n Cheese and a range of home-made puddings to make every visit as sweet as the last. ‘Andrew Usher & Co – re-crafting history’: come and see for yourself…

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No. 1 Grange Road

No. 1 Grange Road

No. 1 Grange Road

Nestled in the Southside, close to The Meadows, No. 1 Grange Road is a classic Scottish pub with a modern twist. Funky and friendly, it’s ideal for whiling away the hours with a pint, a bite to eat and a browse through the newspapers or a chat at the large horseshoe bar.

The in-house cocktails are well worth a try, from creamy creations like the Chunky Monkey to old-school classics and a wide range of fresh-fruit-loaded inventions which must provide at least one of your “five a day”!

Popular with students (without being a “student pub”!), there’s regular live music, deals on cocktails, beers and food, and a popular pub quiz run every Sunday night. Expect a diverse range of loyal locals – always a good sign!

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Robbie’s Bar

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Robbie’s is a welcoming, traditional local bar, offering a wide selection of malt whiskies, premium spirits, a variety of UK and continental lagers & beers (bottled and on tap), and an ever-changing choice of Guest Ales for you to try.

Live sport is always available on our four TVs (now with added Big Screen!), whether rugby, golf, racing or darts is your thing….although of course the emphasis here is on football!

We have regular weekly events, Quiz Night is held every Tuesday, and the Nuts Poker League every Thursday. We also host live music a couple of times a month, please do check our Facebook page for details of upcoming entertainment.

With friendly staff, and a drink to suit any pocket or mood, Robbie’s is a comfortable mix of traditional and modern. Free Wi-Fi of course, we also do tea and coffee for those who don’t fancy a drink, and can arrange a tasty buffet for a group if you call us in advance.

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The Murrayfield Hotel, House & Bothy

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Traditional Scottish fare with a twist

The Bothy Restaurant & Drinkery is part of the Murrayfield Hotel Family. Located in Edinburgh’s West End, just a short distance from the city centre and minutes from Haymarket train station, it’s the perfect destination for business, leisure or family occasions. The Bothy offers diners a warm and welcoming environment with a contemporary twist, to enjoy the fine selection of Scottish fare on offer.

Varied menus

Authentic Scottish cuisine is at the heart of the kitchen at The Bothy with a delicious offering of traditional favourites combined with a selection of more modern dishes. Each dish is created using the finest locally sourced produce, while still maintaining great value for money.

Favourites include the Bothy chicken & Ham Pie with creamy mash potatoes, Slow Cooked Crisp Pork Belly or our Flat Iron steak. The outdoor courtyard provides the perfect setting for guests to enjoy their meal in the beautiful Scottish surroundings with the best of sunshine.

Wide drinks selection

The drinks cabinet isn’t too shabby either with a selection of over 40 whiskies and a number of cask ales, craft beer including one of their own. Throughout the week there experts are on hand to tell you everything you need to know about beer, whisky and wine with flight nights and tasting sessions.

There’s always plenty going on at the Bothy including the weekly quiz, food and drink gatherings and live music from local talent, a highlight being the Friday & Saturday Sessions. As well as plenty of family friendly activity such as arts and crafts, breakfast clubs and cartoons to keep the children entertained. Free WiFi access is available every day of the week, ideal if you’ve got a working lunch or just feel like a nosey on Facebook.

Weddings

Situated in the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh City Centre and just a stone’s throw from the Murrayfield Stadium lies The Murrayfield Hotel. You can celebrate your special day in a stunning location in beautiful surroundings, and we will do everything that we can to make your wedding truly spectacular.

From your initial point of contact, to greeting your guests at the door on your special day, your very own wedding coordinator will be on hand at all times to guide you through every step of the planning process.

At The Murrayfield Hotel we have two function rooms available for private hire: The Forrester and The Doocot. Whether you’re looking to host an intimate ceremony, dinner or party, we have the perfect location available for all of your guests to celebrate your big day in the way that you would like.

The Forrester has recently been refurbish and provides your day with modern surroundings and a stunning statement space for your wedding day. We can host up to 50 guests for a sit down meal, or up to 80 guests for a relaxed buffet style dinner.

The Doocot is a private hire suite and is a perfect choice for a more intimate wedding breakfast. Accommodating up to 20 guests for a sit down meal, this private function room has a home away from home feel with a luxurious twist!

To arrange an appointment or to speak to a coordinator, please get in touch!

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