George Street in the New Town is one of the most popular places to go for cocktails in Edinburgh.
But with so much choice, it's hard to know where to try first. And some of the best places are hidden away and difficult to find. So, if you're staying with us in the New Town, here are our tips on where to sample the most wonderful cocktails on and around George Street in Edinburgh.
14 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PF
This stunning venue on George Street is even more spectacular at Christmas, as they put up their famous Christmas decorations. The Grill Room at The Dome is an absolute must for Christmas cocktails in Edinburgh! Although be aware it can get really busy here and there are sometimes queues to get in.
107 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES
An elegant basement bar, light and airy and blossoming with florals. The entrance to Copper Blossom is easy to miss, as it's tucked around the corner from George Street on North Castle Street. With a beautiful mix of classic and modern cocktails on the menu.
21-25 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB
In a Georgian townhouse on George Street, The Printing Press pays homage to the capitals rich literary heritage whilst offering relaxed and stylish surroundings. Very chic with soft lighting and a classy Parisian feel to it. Groups can enjoy their fabulous Cocktail Trees, with nine cocktails hanging from each!
32 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3HT
Around the corner from George Street, on Castle Street, Badger & Co is a restaurant and bar in the former home of Kenneth Graheme, author of The Wind In The Willows. With a quirky, woodland creature theme, this is a homely and stylish place to find delicious cocktails in the New Town.
16A Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JE
Bramble is on Queen Street, parallel to George Street. The basement bar is a little tricky to find, but worth the effort. This softly-lit, intimate cocktail bar has an ever-changing menu to tantalise the tastebuds. Frequently voted as one of the best cocktail bars in Edinburgh!
79 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4NF
Right at the end of Queen Street, Panda & Sons is a little Edinburgh secret. Disguised as a Barbers Shop, you enter this hidden bar via a concealed door that looks like a bookcase. Once inside, the atmosphere is warm and the cocktails are fun and inventive.
After sipping the best cocktails on and around George Street in Edinburgh, you can relax in our nearby self-catering accommodation. We have lots of great properties in the area to choose from. Please take a look and do get in contact if we can answer any questions.
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