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Cask & Barrel (Southside)

(formerly Junction Bar)

24-26 West Preston St.

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
Saturday11.00 am - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - Midnight

About the Pub

Modern re-creation of a Scottish city tenement bar. The single room, with windows front and back, is divided by a horseshoe bar with a dark wood gantry that is adorned with decorative wooden casks. The walls support a fine range of old photos, framed advertisements and historic brewery and distillery mirrors. A good place to try interesting real ales and watch sport on multiple TVs (sound off). Children are not admitted. Winner of CAMRA Edinburgh Real Ale Quality Award 2018.

NOTE: Return Trays (AKA Autovacs/Beer Economisers) in use.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Swannay Orkney Best
  • Tryst Drovers 80/-

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Cross Borders --varies--
  • Fyne Ales --varies--
  • Loch Lomond Brewery --varies--

Mostly from interesting breweries UK wide.

Source: National

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Cask & Barrel (Southside), Edinburgh


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Sunday evening folk.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi


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Cask & Barrel (Southside)

24-26 West Preston St.

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55.939, -3.18


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1m S of centre

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