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##Level 4 Restrictions apply from 26 Dec 2020. This pub will be closed but MAY operate a takeaway service ##

@ 31.3.21
Booking now open for front and back outside areas from 26th April. New food menu soon. To book, click link in Facebook bio.

Local home delivery. 7 days. Order by 2pm for delivery same day. Also collection. See FB for more info and also launch of new app (inc 30% offer code). Keg draught beer available. Also some merchandise including new Banging Hats.

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Hanging Bat

(formerly Mr Modo's)

133 Lothian Rd.

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 1.00 am
TuesdayMidday - 1.00 am
WednesdayMidday - 1.00 am
ThursdayMidday - 1.00 am
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
Sunday12.30 pm - 1.00 am

Meal Times

12 - 10

About the Pub

Uncompromising, but always entertaining, three level craft-beer bar opposite the Odeon cinema and the imposing art deco Lothian House. There are however six cask beers, served from bat-handled taps and these are clearly identified on the beer list blackboard. Occasionally a cask beer may also be gravity dispensed. The entrance level is suited to "vertical drinking", the lower seating area is a little quieter with some sofas while upstairs there are stools with larger tables and seating. There is also the small Alpha Project brewery visible through glass panels. After a few beers, check out the quirky toilet fittings. Children welcome until 8pm, There is no children's menu but items such as hot dogs may suit. Tap takeovers and 'Meet the Brewer' events often held.

PRICE ALERT: The maximum size of measure is 2/3rd pint and that is the price quoted. Expect to pay equivalent of at least £5 a pint!

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

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Hanging Bat, Edinburgh


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Gaden & pavement tables.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Until 8pm.

  • Events Events

    Tap takeovers and meet the brewer.

  • Smoking Smoking Area


  • WiFi Wifi


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Hanging Bat

133 Lothian Rd.

Sat Nav Reference

55.9451, -3.2047


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Nearby Bus Routes (160m)


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Nearby Station (855m)


Nearby Metro (660m)

West End - Princes Street


SW side of centre

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