THE WAVERLEY

The Waverley, is a wonderfully traditional, yet eccentric watering hole which first opened its doors in the 1920’s and remains one of the capital’s most iconic pubs. Complete with original taxidermy crocodiles hanging behind the bar and a vintage collection of Fringe Festival fliers from years gone by adorning the ceiling. The Waverley Bar has played host to a number of famous patrons, show people and musicians.

ADDRESS

7 St Mary's Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1TD
Scotland

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13:00 - 12:00am
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Standing on the site of the 16th century Old Flodden Wall and tucked away just off the Royal Mile, the Waverley Bar is steeped in history from its foundations up. From street level, the original Victorian 1891 exterior sets this bar apart from its neighbouring craft beer bars, chain eateries and modern look contemporaries.

 

The bar has a growing selection of Scotch whiskies and upstairs an event space that hosts live music, quizzes and tastings.

DID YOU KNOW...

...That famed Scottish comedian Billy Connolly regularly hosted live banjo sessions in The Waverley at the beginning of his career? 

WHISKY SPONSOR

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Cult Speyside single malt Benriach is a popular dram of whisky amongst both the bartenders and locals at The Waverley Bar. They offer Benriach flights, beer pairings and a fine selection of old and rare whiskies. 

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Image by Adam Wilson

The Waverley Bar features on

THE EDINBURGH WHISKY TRAILS walking tour. Attendees explore the City of Edinburgh to learn its history, richly steeped in brewing and distilling whilst visiting five iconic venues to sample Scotch whisky.