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Volunteer Arms [Staggs]

(also known as Staggs)

81 North High St.
EH21 6JE

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.30 pm
FridayMidday - midnight
Saturday11.00 am - midnight
Sunday12.30 pm - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Superb pub run by the same family since 1858. The bar and snug are traditional with a wooden floor, wood panelling and mirrors from defunct local breweries. The attractive gantry is topped with old casks. The more modern lounge opens at the weekend. The real ales, mostly pale and hoppy but usually one darker, change very regularly. CAMRA Scottish Pub of the Year 2018 and winner of many previous awards including CAMRA UK pub of the Year 1997. See the wall of the bar!

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

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Oakham Bishops Farewell
  • Oakham JHB

Changing Beers

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Fyne Ales --varies--
  • Loch Lomond Brewery --varies--
  • Swannay --varies--
  • Mostly pale and hoppy but usually one darker. May be only 2 midweek.

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Volunteer Arms [Staggs], Musselburgh


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Annually on remeberance sunday.

  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior


  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    Public car park next to pub with charging points for electric cars.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly


  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Although this pub is not targeting the family market, children are allowed in snug or lounge until 7.30pm.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Rear lounge can be booked.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes, cribbage.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Heated, canvassed area.

  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi


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Volunteer Arms [Staggs]

81 North High St.
EH21 6JE

Sat Nav Reference

55.944151, -3.057204


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