Tailored to hazy summer nights and all-day drinking sessions, you can’t beat a good beer garden. Add Edinburgh into the mix and you’re looking at a dreamy combo — think festival shenanigans, castle views, approachable punters always up for a laugh and numerous local craft brews. The whole scenario = faultless! So you can spend less time searching and more time savouring, discover our guide to Edinburgh’s greatest beer gardens. Cheers!
If The Three Sisters pub was a person, this said individual would be your fail-safe party pal — the one who will always say yes to an impromptu night out! And, the friend who will never let you down. Located in the historic Cowgate area, this prize pub is a joy for punters and sports fans alike. The massive TV is forever playing live matches of all kinds, the surrounding Old Town architecture adds that ‘Scotland feel’ and the jovial atmosphere is always a day maker. Check their page for the endless string of fun events frequenting the courtyard.
Oh The Outhouse! This dynamite watering hole is adorned with hip accents, including cool art embellishing the walls and hypnotic mood lighting. The best part? The unpretentious beer garden, which is brilliantly tailored to the tumultuous Scottish weather with its sheltered canopy and trendy outdoor heaters. The drinks, which include cocktails and craft beers, don’t break the bank either. Inconspicuously placed on Broughton St, The Outhouse is one of those beer garden gems you dream of stumbling across.
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