Oil painting, ‘Headin’ For The Local’  by Barbara McLeod. Watercolour by Lauren Dobbin.

A Traditional Scottish Pub at the Heart of Edinburgh's New Town

Welcome to the Thistle Street Bar, our traditional Scottish pub in the oldest street at the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town. Here you’ll find the best that Scotland has to offer, from our cask ales, draught beers and lagers to our extensive whisky and gin selection.   

Grab a drink and enjoy a bit of banter with the regulars and our friendly bar team; or just relax and soak up the atmosphere of a real Scottish pub where everyone is made to feel at home…even the dug!

Live Music at the
Thistle Street Bar

Check out our live music page here, for dates and times of our live traditional music with some of the finest artists around including Dowally, Rachel Walker & Dominic Blaikie plus Margaret Nicolson & Stewart McDonald. 

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