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## Level 3 Restrictions apply from 26 April 2021.
This pub MAY be open outside for groups of up to 6 people from 6 households with alcoholic drinks served.
It MAY be open inside to 8pm for groups of up to 6 people from 2 households but without alcoholic drinks.
It is expected that restrictions will be relaxed further from 17 May. ##

@ 27.4.21
Reopening from 28th April. See website or Facebook for detailed times. 3-hour or 4-hour sessions in Beer Garden (kids allowed until 8pm). Also taking bookings for inside. Email A few tables kept for walk-ins.
Also takeaway beer, burgers etc Thu - Sat 4 -8pm or as announced. Pre-ordering recommended..

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Portobello Tap

(formerly Jaffle Joint; Palm Tree; Three Monkeys; PloughCovenentors)

87 Portobello High St
EH15 1AW

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - Midnight

About the Pub

Previously the Jaffle Joint, in July 2019 it has been reopened by Cross Borders Brewing. Currently a soft opening as some things aren't quite in place like a phone line, functioning coffee machine, provision of food etc. More details to follow soon.

Alongside 2 lines of cask (one from Cross Borders and one other) are 18 lines of keg showcasing the Cross Borders range alongside those from other breweries.

The pub has a light, airy open-plan interior with lots of natural light from it’s large front windows.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Cross Borders --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • Garden Pub Garden

    Garden, partilally covered, until 9.30pm.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Childreen admitted until 9pm but no special facilities for them.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    See facebook.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi


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Portobello Tap

87 Portobello High St
EH15 1AW

Sat Nav Reference

55.9541, -3.1168


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3m E of centre

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