The Ultimate Guide to Edinburgh Nightlife

Whether it’s kicking your heels, painting the town read or simply just partying your troubles away, there is no question that Edinburgh is the place to be. With its party atmosphere and first class cocktail selection, a walk up Edinburgh city centre is the makings for any memorable night out.  So if you can handle the cobbles testing your stiletto strength, then ‘Edinburgh Things to Do’ have the guide to the best Edinburgh Nightlife.


When Happy Hour is a Permanent Thing

If it’s a girls night, a romantic evening or perhaps a stag doo, the versatility of the Edinburgh nightlife has something for everyone, provided you all want fun. A cocktail is never a far cry in the capital, and the art itself is proving a dominant scene on the Royal Mile. The ability to combine two shots of alcohol into a fruity little delight is always a must, and in Edinburgh, there are definitely several classified experts.

Thistle Street is home to some of Edinburgh’s best eateries, but Bon Vivant is the leading cocktail bar for after hour delights. Grab a seat at the bar and watch the barman grind, squeeze and shake your tastebuds into delight with their signature Mandarinha. The name tells you that you are in for something exotic. Turn your night into a bit of a bar crawl and determine yourself the cocktail expert of the group by heading to The Devil’s Advocate. Whiskey lovers are in for a treat here, a paradise of turning traditional whiskey into extraordinary cocktails. Beyond the drams, there are decent pints, cocktails and wine to satisfy the clientele of more traditional drinkers. Always with the option of turning this Edinburgh Nightlife into an Edinburgh night crawl, we suggest dipping in and out of each cocktail bar and pronounce yourself the connoisseur of Edinburgh cocktail judging.


Classic Edinburgh with a Barman’s Twist of Lime

Without a doubt, a visit to The Dome is an essential Edinburgh thing to do. The beautiful decor and high ceiling lights are enough to entertain you, and the very finest of the Edinburgh Nightlife. With the alcohol on offer, from the oldest of traditional flavours to the newest just created by their expert staff is not to be missed. Whether its dinner or drinks, the dome has enough atmosphere and entertainment to offer an excellent night to all.


The Nightlife of a Festival

Now with cocktails making the air seem ever so lighter, the list of nightclubs and options for an excellent Edinburgh nightlife could be as long as your arm. But why not take your night in another direction. Music bars in Edinburgh are the in thing. So with a few cocktails on your table, enjoy cabaret at music at The VooDoo Rooms. An award winning bar and restaurant, right in the centre of Edinburgh, the VooDoo Rooms is the ultimate music hideout. With live cabaret and entertainment, the variety on offer will entertain the whole crowd and definitely offer a night to remember, or perhaps, after another of their locally famous cocktails, it’s a night you’ll forget in the morning.