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

@ 18/4/21
Open for Takeaways from 10am to 5pm Mon-Sun (may be later some evenings) with soup chowder and breakfast rolls available, hot drinks, cold drinks, mulled drinks and beer
Check FB for daily specials.

Reopens inside wef 26/4/21, book tables subject to current number restrictions. Last table 6pm, closed 8pm. No alcohol inside. Should be open properly inside wef 17/5/21 when last table will be 8pm.

Beer Garden reopening Fri 30th April 12 - 9pm (last orders 8.30pm). Weather dependent and no booking but may be a 3 hour limit during peak times.

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Old Chain Pier

32 Trinity Crescent

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday10.00 am - Midnight

Meal Times

11.30 - 9 Mon - Thu
11.30 - 3.30, 4 - 10 Fri & Sat
11.30 - 9 Sun

About the Pub

The only pub in Edinburgh directly on the seafront with panoramic windows giving superb views across the Firth of Forth to Fife, and seats outside in the summer. Those with an interest in marine wildlife should bring their binoculars. It has a colourful history, being situated in the 1821 booking office of a pier destroyed by a storm in 1898. Bits of the original pier can still be seen in the bar. Those not wishing to eat should note that, while there are a few seats at the bar for drinkers, most of the pub is given over to food, which is served all day with an emphasis on traditional Scottish ingredients.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Two from 2 tied to Heineken / Caledonian, 2 free.

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Old Chain Pier, Edinburgh


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    5% off real ales, 10% off if also ordering food.


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Pavement tables (summer only)

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children admitted until 9. Children's menu.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room


  • WiFi Wifi


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Old Chain Pier

32 Trinity Crescent

Sat Nav Reference

55.980016, -3.204311


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1.5m N of centre

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