Unique Edinburgh Pubs

If you are looking for some unique pubs to wind down with your drinks, Edinburgh would be a good option. From original Swedish bar to underground bars and drinking holes that float in water, there are mnay unique drinking options in the city.

Browse our list to know more about the unique bars in Edinburgh.


A great place to grab a few premium quality drinks in a Mediterranean milieu,Barcelona is quite popular among the young and the old alike.

Brass Monkey

Brass Monkey is a delightful bar that offers the best of everything . From the finest drinks to iconic posters and a tastefully done up back room, it is the right place to chill out.


A popular choice among students and clubbers, Iguana is stylish and upbeat with their own in-house lifestyle magazine. A costly yet stylish place to spend your evening.


A friendly night club that is set underground in fours caverns that gives it a mystic appeal. The Moroccan style interiors, the mysterious alleyways and the impressive wine list makes it worth checking out.

The Canny Man

A small traditional and eclectic bar, which serves an array of whisky. The tiny rooms filled with keepsakes and cutlery. No mobile phones allowed. An unusual pub in Edinburgh.

Boda Bar

Edinburgh’s original Swedish bar, Boda bar offers a truly creative cocktail list. Warm and friendly milieu. Regular art exhibitions and events add up to its character.

City Café

The City Café has been serving Edinburgh and its visitors since the 1980’s. Situated in the heart of the city; providing excellent service, good value and great atmosphere. With a wide selection of food and drinks available, we are open everyday from 9am-1am. With a Private Function suite to hire, and DJs in the main bar at the weekend

Kay's Bar

Legendary little bar hidden in Jamaica Street which you wont find if you dont know it is there. Snug and apt to get crowded. Very Scottish


Looks like a pub and behaves like a cocktail bar, pub, cafe... you name it!

The Pond

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