- The GRV
Formerly known during the Fringe as the Green Room, this popular venue just off the Cowgate (next door to the gap site of the former Gilded Balloon) has had a major overhaul. Gone is the grunge appeal
37 Guthrie Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1JG
- The Voodoo Rooms
Attractively refurb'ed restaurant, bar, live music, and club venue housed in a 200 year-old building above Cafe Royal (just off the East end of Princes Street).
19a West Register St
Edinburgh, EH2 2AA
- The Hive
Set in the former location of the Honeycomb, the Hive is a 650 capacity, two-room music and dance club based in the underground vaults of the Edinburgh Old Town.Location(s)15-17 Niddry StreetEdinburgh, EH1 1LG
- Berlin Bierhaus
Low-ceilinged and intimate club venue playing soulish house grooves through the night. Central location. Lederhosen not required.
3 Queensferry Lane
Edinburgh, EH2 4PF
- The Jam House
Live music and dining across from Queen Street Gardens, with diners being entertained with an acoustic set followed by a live band from about 10pm.Location(s)5 Queen StreetEdinburgh, EH2 1JE
One of the main features of this glass-domed student union complex, nestled in the armpit of the busy Potterrow road, is its size: capacity is 1,000.
Teviot Row House Bristo Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9AL
A huge central Edinburgh club, right opposite the Omni Complex and Jongleurs at the top of Leith Walk.Location(s)
14 Picardy Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3JT
- Wee Red Bar
Edinburgh College of Art's student bar has an artistic bent - for obvious reasons - and is a friendly setting for live gigs and club nights.
Edinburgh College of Art Lauriston PlaceEdinburgh, EH3 9DF
- Po Na Na
Bustling New Town, night spot where in spite of its 350 person capacity, queuing often a necessity to get into the basement club/bar.
43b Frederick Street
Edinburgh, EH1 2EP
- Opal Lounge
Plush George Street bar and night club for the smart set.
51 George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 2HT
- The Liquid Room
Like many clubs in the area, this Victoria Street live-music and clubbing venue is based in a deep, subterranean vault of the old town.
9c Victoria Street
Edinburgh, EH1 2HE
- The Citrus Club
Long-standing club with a retro feel in its choice of music.Location(s)40-42 Grindlay StreetEdinburgh, EH3 9AP
- Pivo Caffe
Czech-styled basement bar and club that puts a Bohemian vibe into Edinburgh nightlife.
2-6 Calton Road
Edinburgh, EH8 8DC
- Henry's Cellar Bar
Location(s)8 Morrison StreetEdinburgh, EH3 8BJMedina and NegociantsMedina is an underground late night venue with a main dance floor and 3 caves. It's situated across the road from the the student union at Potterow.
45-47 Lothian Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1HB
- The Jazz Bar
There's a constant flow of jazz and jazz-orientated music such as acid jazz, funk-rock, and reggae, from local and touring musicians in this purpose-designed jazz venue and basement bar.
1A Chambers Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1HR
- The Caves
Recently discovered, century-old vaults in the heart of Edinburgh Old Town that have been restored and developed as a rented venue for a variety of night clubs and arts events.
8-12 Niddry Street
SouthEdinburgh, EH1 1NS
- Cabaret Voltaire
Cabaret Voltaire is one of Edinburgh’s thriving subterranean club and rock venues.
36 Blair Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1QR
- The Bongo Club
By day the Bongo Club is a cafe, exhibition and rehearsal space, by night it's a multi-functional, multi media venue for live music, theatre and clubs.
37 Holyrood Road
Edinburgh, EH8 8BA
- Why Not?
Slightly more dressy, upmarket and yet relaxed night club that was launched in December 1997 in the heart of Edinburgh's financial district on George Street (under the Dome bar). Large dance floor swings to chart hits from the past to the present.
14 George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 2PFRed Bar & Club Not to be confused with the
- Wee Red Bar
at Lauriston Place, the Red Vodka Bar and Nightclub is distinguished by its sytlish interior and exotic drinks, in particular vod
Edinburgh, EH1 1JW
- Opium Nightclub
Opium plays it loud and plays it heavy. Based down in the Cowgate, in an area with clubs aplenty, Opium is a grungey hard rock, goth and metal venue on two floors.
Edinburgh, EH1 1JW
- City Nightclub
A mix of funk, disco, house and such like at this Old Town club. Located next door to the City Art Centre.
1a Market Street
Edinburgh, 0131 226 9560
- El Barrio
A bar, restaurant and a night club all in one, El Barrio specialises in Tex-Mex and Latin standards.
119 Rose Street
Edinburgh, EH2 3DT
- Ocean Terminal As the its name suggests this waterside shopping mall is at the end of the line and at the watter's edge.
Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ
located opposite Waverley Station, club Massa is a purveyor of hip-hop, R&B, and party nights. Single room with small dancefloor, so get there early to avoid queues.
36-39 Market St
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
- Studio 24
A deadly quiet surrounds the location for this graveyard-sided rock haunt under Calton Hill. Inside its very different.
Location(s)24-26 Calton RoadEdinburgh, EH8 8DP
- Espionage, Edinburgh
With four bars and a night club spread over its five floors this labyrithine venue has become a popular draw for stag and hen nights.
Location(s)India BuildingsEdinburgh, EH1 2EX