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The guide to IPA in Edinburgh. India Pale Ale is brewed from a pale malt and is a thirst quenching drink served by many of Edinburgh’s good pubs. There is a myth that IPA’s were stronger when they were first brewed in the eighteenth century, this is not true. Pale Ales today have been crafted by many breweries to give good flavoured session ales.

Bert’s Bar

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29 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NG - Map
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A good real ale pub located on William Street in the West End. Simple food, good real ale and good service. Bert’s Bar has been serving beer to it’s Edinburgh faithful for as long as we can remember. Located off … Read More

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Malt and Hops

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45 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QU - Map
Malt and Hops

  A proper pub serving proper beer to regulars and visitors by the Water of Leith, Ohoy a good pub! Dating back from 1749 the ceilings are draped with golf clubs, fishing rods, old tap signs, notes from around the … Read More

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Thomson’s Bar

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182-184 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EB - Map
Thomsons bar

A beautiful bar in Edinburgh that serves a pie and a pint in traditional style. Thomson’s Bar is situated on Morrison Street, central Edinburgh and has an old yet striking front and entrance; from the outside you can see the … Read More

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Teuchters A Room In the West End

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26 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH - Map
Room in the West End

An excellent range of real regional beers, lager’s from over the world an exemplary whisky offering. Small corner pub in the heart of the West End, old sash windows, wood panelling and comfy furnishing with the occasional leather sofa and chair; … Read More

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Guildford Arms

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1 West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA - Map
Guilford Arms Edinburgh

Large range of beers, good food and very well preserved fixtures and fittings, a smart proper pub in the East End. Located at the east end of Princes Street this is a comfy old style pub with a few twists. … Read More

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Cask and Barrel New Town

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115 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RZ - Map
Beer at the Cask and Barrel

Proper pub with good beer, great for watching sport, a corner stone in the Edinburgh beer establishment. This new town pub is great for meeting and drinking at the bottom of Broughton Street. A large pub that servers a good … Read More

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Cafe Royal

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19 West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA - Map
Cafe Royal

Victoria Baroque design, tiled mosaics on the walls, beer, good wine and oysters. The Cafe Royal tucked away down a side street off St. Andrew Square is possibly one of the best bars in Scotland and the wider UK. Built in … Read More

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Canny Mans

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237 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4QU - Map
Canny Mans

Cluttered or curious this pub is a one off in Edinburgh and well worth a visit. This is possibly the most unique and antiquated pub in Edinburgh, its like stepping back in time and finding that drinking must have been … Read More

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Mathers Bar

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1 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4PA - Map
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This is a genuine proper pub in the West End, its where the locals, workers and city visitors drink. Located at the West End of Princes Street all set in one room this pub has features galore. With an ornate … Read More

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