Best pub crawls in Edinburgh

Visiting Edinburgh? A pub crawl is a must. With its old-world charm and incredible nightlife, you’d be crazy not to have a night out in this amazing city. Only in town for a night? You can drop your bag at Excess Baggage and find the #PerfectPubCrawl for you.

Here are some of the best pub crawls in Edinburgh:

4-Hour Pub Crawl

This pub crawl is obviously four hours, and you’ll experience some of the best nightlife in Edinburgh, courtesy of your professional guides. You’ll discover rocking bars, exclusive clubs, hidden alleyway pubs, and more. Enjoy free drinks, great deals on drinks, live music, and more. This pub crawl departs from the Globe Bar each night, and you’ll enjoy half-price pint specials, 3 free shooters, and you’ll even get VIP entrance when it’s time to hit a club at the end of the night.


New Town Whisky Tour

You’re probably well aware of the Scott’s love for whiskey, making this pub crawl a must if you also love the drink. You’ll be taken through some of the best, most well-known, and beloved bars devoted to whiskey in Edinburgh. You’ll also be taught how the locals drink whiskey, giving you a unique insight into this popular drink.

You’ll not only enjoy 5 premium whiskeys, but you’ll also enjoy the storytelling experience from your guide- a whiskey expert who’s passionate about both Edinburgh and the drink. You’ll be able to explore the New Town of the city, learning all about its past, and how whiskey impacted its history.

Old Town pub crawl

The best thing about partying in the old town? Hidden alleyways, funky cocktail lounges, and hard-to-find clubs in underground vaults. This is why the old town pub crawl is such a good option. You’ll be shown around by professional party guides, who’ll introduce you to other travelers, but you’ll also skip the lines, enjoy free shots, learn about the area, and dance the night away.

Solo pub crawl

Of course, you don’t need to join a pub crawl with a bunch of other travelers- you can easily put one together yourself. Here’s a suggestion: From Waverley Station, head to Halfway House, which is just four minutes away. Once you’ve had a drink there, walk five minutes to The Devils Advocate, and then the Bow Bar. Next, the Banshee Labyrinth is almost next door- and just three minutes away. The Tron is around the corner, and you’ll then head to Secret Arcade, the Royal Mile Tavern, and back to Edinburgh Waverly.


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