28 Leith Pubs You Have To Drink At

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Leith is one of our go-to areas for daytime drinking and pub crawls. Why? There’s so much variety!

One drink, you are sipping craft beer while watching sports; the next, you are listening to decent music and eating food truck grub.

Let’s check out the best Leith pubs, beer gardens, date night spots, cocktail lists, and family/fur baby-friendly bars in Leith. Did we miss out on your favourite? Tell us in the comments below.

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Pubs in Leith (Proper)

  • Teuchters Landing – dockside pub with a beer garden over the water
  • Lost in Leith – craft beer served under the arches
  • Three Marys – trendy bar with friendly staff and creative cocktails
  • Port o’ Leith – trendy bar with outside seating
  • Nobles – Victorian bar, great for breakfast, live music, outdoor seating
  • The Carriers Quarters – fireplace, dog-friendly, live music calendar
  • Sofi’s Bar – an old favourite in Leith
  • Roseleaf – cocktails in teapots
  • The Barologist – cocktail menu, sports on TV, family-friendly
  • The Granary – old favourite bar in Leith, live music calendar 
  • Duke – sports on TV, game decor
  • Nauticus – intimate bar, whisky specialists
  • The Lioness of Leith – lively local, cool decor, cocktail list
  • The Percy – a local pub with a Polish food menu and pub quiz
  • Smoke and Mirrors – low-lit cocktail bar
  • Port of Leith Distillery – Scotland’s first vertical distillery, fantastic views
  • The Pitt – weekend indoor and outdoor drinking spot with food trucks in Granton
  • Dreadnought – LGTBTQ+ friendly bar with craft beer, cool prints, and rainbow-coloured bridge

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Carriers Quarters Pub Leith Edinburgh

Leith Walk Pubs  

  • The Society Bar at the top of Leith Street – a leafy cafe with a drinks menu
  • The Joker and the Thief – relaxed bar with a pizza menu
  • Brass Monkey Leith Walk – drinks, games and movies
  • Woodland Creatures – dog-friendly, trendy bar, Sunday roast 
  • The Dog House – board games and drinks
  • The Mother Superior – intimate, lovely bar area, big on whisky
  • Leith Depot – modern bar with vegan options on the menu
  • Leith Arches – events space (Bross Bagel food truck, too)

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Pubs in Newhaven

  • Harbour Inn – Local pub with cheap toasties, nautical decors, dogs welcome
  • Loch Fyne Restaurant & Bar – British fish and seafood
  • Starbank Inn – local pub next to the park 
  • The Oldchain Pier – lovely views, bar, food menu
The Starbank Inn Pub Leith

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