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

@ 25th January. No take aways so far in 2021

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Captain's Bar

4 South College St.
Edinburgh
EH8 9AA

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Opening Times

Monday2.00 pm - 1.00 am
Tuesday2.00 pm - 1.00 am
Wednesday2.00 pm - 1.00 am
Thursday2.00 pm - 1.00 am
Friday2.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturday1.00 pm - 1.00 am
Sunday2.00 pm - 1.00 am

About the Pub

Characterful, lively, small public bar situated close to the Festival Theatre. It comprises one narrow room with L-shaped bar and superb wooden gantry. Regular folk music sessions. Captains Ale is sometimes sold and is from Marston's. Children are not admitted.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Marston's Captains Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Marston's --varies--
  • Theakston --varies--

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Captain's Bar, Edinburgh

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

Facilities

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes, cribbage, cards.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Every evening - check website for details.

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Captain's Bar

4 South College St.
Edinburgh
EH8 9AA

Sat Nav Reference

55.947, -3.1866

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Metro Close to Metro

Nearby Bus Routes (321m)

Various

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Nearby Station (659m)

Edinburgh Waverley

Nearby Metro (965m)

St Andrew Square

Directions

Off Nicholson St

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