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## Level 3 Restrictions apply from 26 April 2021.
This pub MAY be open outside for groups of up to 6 people from 6 households with alcoholic drinks served.
It MAY be open inside to 8pm for groups of up to 6 people from 2 households but without alcoholic drinks.
It is expected that restrictions will be relaxed further from 17 May. ##

@ 3/5/21
CLOSED, no takeaway. No reopening plans as yet.

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Tolbooth Tavern

167 Canongate
Edinburgh
EH8 8BN

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 10.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 10.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 10.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - Midnight
Saturday11.30 am - 1.00 am
Sunday12.30 pm - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 4, 5 - 9 Mon - Sat
12.30 - 4, 5 - 9 Sun

About the Pub

Comfortable split level pub (est. 1820) in a 16th century building on the historic Royal Mile. Close to Holyrood Palace, the Scottish Parliament, Huntly House & Peoples Story and other museums and with views to the rear of Calton Hill. The food menu is seasonally varying. There are regular quizzes (Sun pm) and karaoke nights (every 2nd Sat) Singers other weeks in the traditional locals’ bar area, which has unusual square wood panels in the ceiling.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Caledonian Deuchars IPA
  • Stewart Edinburgh Gold

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Generally Scottish.

Source: Regional

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Tolbooth Tavern, Edinburgh

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    To bar area only.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Bar area only.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Although this pub is not targeting the family market, children are allowed until 10pm and a menu is provided.

  • Events Events

    Quizzes (Sun pm) and karaoke nights (every 2nd Sat)

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Saturdays, other than 2nd in the month.

  • WiFi Wifi

    Free.

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Tolbooth Tavern

167 Canongate
Edinburgh
EH8 8BN

Sat Nav Reference

55.9515, -3.1805

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (160m)

Lothian Buses

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Nearby Station (611m)

Edinburgh

Closest Metro (1000m)

St Andrew Square

Directions

Old Town

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