Best Cool Bars in Edinburgh

Check out some of the best and original bars such as The last word or Underdogs bar in Edinburgh, which serve great drinks and best music. The customers can enjoy their drink in a lively milieu. Here is our portfolio of some of the best cool bars in the city of Edinburgh.


A classy cafe bar nestled on the waterfront of Newhaven, the Starbank offers tasty food and drinks. Great views overlooking the sea is another big plus on offer.

Pivo Caffe

Pivo is hidden down a side turning on your way down towards Leith Street. The no cover charge deals make it a haven for after hour ale lovers. tasty beer , but not for the musically choosy.

The Cameo Cinema Bar Edinburgh

The Cameo Cinema bar serves hot and cold drinks and is a great place to watch a movie over a drink or to spend some time with your friends. Not to be confused with the Leith Cameo Bar!

The Jazz Bar

Great selection of  of beers, wines and cocktails, and some interesting spirits. Check out their special drinks deals Mon-Fri, 5-8pm.

The Outhouse

The Outhouse is a popular bar in the Edinburgh social scene. It is well known for for its BBQs and an impressive wine list that offers something special for everyone.

The Shore

One of the city's best fish restaurants with a real fire and huge windows overlooking the Water of Leith. No smoking. You can eat from the restaurant menu in the adjoining bar.

The Waterfront

A waterfront place jutting out to the quayside. Conceived originally as a waiting area for the steamship passengers the place was refurbished into a classy conservatory with cozy ambiance.

Underdogs Bar

Sofa themed bar with psychedelic folk at the weekends. Limited cocktails.

Pear Tree

One of the best loved traditional pubs in Edinburgh, Pear Tree has a legacy of over 250 years. Its large cobbled courtyard and beer garden is quite popular among the ale lovers.


Rick's bar is a favourite with locals and tourists alike in Edinburgh. An elaborate cocktail and wine list that will offer the best.

The Dalriada

A bar on the beach side that offers the best views over the River Forth, the Dalriada bar is a perfect choice to spend your evening.

The last word

New cocktail bar in Stockbridge from the team at Bramble opened in May 2012

The Pleasance

The Pleasance Bar offers a divers bar menu and grubs alongside an extensive drinks list.

The street

A stylish bar at Broughton Street flaunts a smart decor and a laid-back milieu. Friendly and professional staff.Quite popular among the young crowd who throng to grab the some of the best bloody marys in town.


Standing in one of the city's most fashionable districts for shopping and dining, Tigerlily makes a perfect accommodation and dining option.