The Best Truly Local Bars in Edinburgh

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Edinburgh has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Cafe Royal – The most beautiful pub?

Cafe Royal – The most beautiful pub?

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“Cafe Royal” (est. 1863) in Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful bars I’ve ever seen! It’s now a listed building, an amazing example of a Victorian pub.

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CC Blooms – Hot gay bar/club

CC Blooms – Hot gay bar/club

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“CC Blooms” Edinburgh: the throbbing heart of the city’s gay culture. You can enjoy a quiet pint all the way to a full blown hiNRG diva dancing downstairs.

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Cloisters – The best pint in Tollcross

Cloisters – The best pint in Tollcross

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“Cloisters” Edinburgh is my favorite pub to meet a few friends and a have a chat and an ale. It is a quiet, small bar, and it doesn’t play any music.

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Cramond Island & Pub – Edinburgh’s seaside village

Cramond Island & Pub – Edinburgh’s seaside village

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“Cramond Island & Pub” in Edinburgh becomes accessible and not, depending on the tide. Beware: check the times, or you might have to spend the night!

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Cumberland Bar – Best beer garden in town (new)

Cumberland Bar – Best beer garden in town (new)

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“Cumberland Bar” in Edinburgh is every inch the traditional pub. My personal favourite there is Latitude Pilsner from the Scottish – Atlas Brewery…

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