Stay Native & Discover 5 Cocktail Bars in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a city made for exploring, with charming historic streets, culture and scenic views, but we think it’s best to explore in your special someone. Once you’ve settled into a Native Edinburgh Serviced Apartment, a space with your own living room, kitchen, big beds to enjoy and small details to savour. With an enviable location on Queens street, you’re a short stomp from world-famous sites by day. By night sip and savour at the cocktail bars that litter the capital’s secret streets.

Here are five of the best cocktail bars in Edinburgh to spend an intimate evening in.

The Devil’s Advocate

A short stroll from Native Edinburgh up the hill to Old Town is The Devil’s Advocate is a popular cocktail bar in an 18th-century building. With its dimly lit interior, exposed brick walls, and cosy fireplace, the bar provides the perfect setting for a romantic evening. The bar’s signature cocktails, made with local spirits and ingredients, are a must-try.

Panda & Sons

Panda & Sons is a quirky cocktail bar in Edinburgh’s West End. Hidden behind a barber shop façade, the bar features an eccentric interior with vintage decor and a speakeasy vibe. The bartenders here are known for their creative and playful cocktails, served in unusual vessels such as teapots and milk jugs.

The Bon Vivant

The Bon Vivant is a stylish cocktail bar found in the New Town area of Edinburgh, a short stomp through the Georgian side streets of Edinburgh. With its elegant yet relaxed atmosphere, the bar is a great spot for an evening. The cocktails here are classic with a twist, made using premium spirits and homemade syrups and bitters.

Hoot The Redeemer

Hoot The Redeemer is a fun and playful cocktail bar in the centre. The bar’s retro-inspired decor, which includes an old-fashioned ice cream parlour, a fortune-telling machine, and a photo booth, adds to the lively atmosphere. The cocktails here are inspired by childhood treats such as candy and soda and will delight your taste buds.

Bryant & Mack Private Detectives

Bryant & Mack Private Detectives is a speakeasy-style cocktail bar in Edinburgh’s West End. The bar’s dark and moody interior, with vintage leather armchairs and atmospheric lighting, creates an intimate ambience perfect for a romantic evening. The cocktails here are expertly crafted and made using rare and exotic spirits.

Edinburgh has no shortage of romantic spots to enjoy an evening out with your partner, and Native Edinburgh Serviced Apartments provide the perfect base for your stay. With history outside and sleek design inside and an enviable location, staying at Native Places is an ideal choice for couples looking to stay and savour Edinburgh, explore the city and enjoy an intimate evening out.

Staying Native is the perfect way to immerse yourself in Edinburgh. An enviable location on Queen Street means you’re within walking distance of world-famous sights, whether it’s exploring the historic streets, simply rubbing shoulders with the locals or visiting our neighbourhood heroes.

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