Leith Bars

Leith has evolved to be a drinking destination for people from across the city for all age groups. Leith has a range of  licensed outlets that has sprung up to cater for all tastes. Make sure to scout the bars that serve the famous 'Leith Claret'

Here is our list of some of the best pubs in Leith.

Bond No9

Former Whisky Bond warehouse turned fun and louche cocktail bar midway down Commercial Street. Described by The List as "possibly the best spirit bar you’ll find in 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.


Sofi’s is a chic and lively bar that is as popular for its interesting events and fun activities as its wine list and pub food.

The Pond

A 5-min walk east of Commercial St. Very unusual decor to say the least.

King's Wark

An award winning pub, The King's Wark is well known for its massive servings of haddock and chips on offer here among many other reasons!

Roseleaf Cafe

Elegant and chic cocktail cafe near the heart of Leith & Commercial Street. Most famous for serving cocktails in tea cups

Starbank Inn

Located on the waterfront of Newhaven, the Starbank offers great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere.