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11-14A West Maitland St.
EH12 5DS

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 1.00 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

11 - 10

About the Pub

WARNING: Closing on 16 March 2020 until 8 April for refurbishment works.

On the corner of the Haymarket, this busy pub has a comfortable interior decorated with historic prints of the pub and locality. An island bar looks out over a large central area with a raised mezzanine floor to one side and arches leading through to a restaurant. 12 hand pumps serve a varied selection of real ales and occasionally there's a real cider. Food served all day from the Nicholson’s and 'Pie House' menus. Children are allowed only for meals up to 10pm. The pub can be very busy when matches are played at Murrayfield or Tynecastle. May close early when not busy.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • St Austell Nicholson's Pale Ale
  • Stewart Jack Back

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 8 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Brew York --varies--
  • St Austell --varies--
  • Stewart --varies--

Very varied.

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Haymarket, Edinburgh


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Occasional - from bag in a box.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% off real ales.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Nicolson's summer and winter festivals.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


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

    Pavement tables on narrow pavement.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Although not family orientated, children are allowed for meals ordered by 9pm until 10pm and high chairs are provided.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Restaurant area can be booked and screened off. Mezzanine in bar also available.

  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    42 covers in annexe.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    For major games - sound off.

  • WiFi Wifi


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11-14A West Maitland St.
EH12 5DS

Sat Nav Reference

55.9464, -3.2162


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Nearby Bus Routes (160m)

Lothian Buses

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Nearby Station (150m)

Haymarket (Edinburgh)

Nearby Metro (230m)



W edge of centre

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