City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Nightclubs


Find Edinburgh venues by type (e.g. Cinemas).

Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type
The Bongo Club The Bongo Club is a nightclub, gig venue and all-round artistic hub that's been around in various city centre venues since 1996. The organisation is owned by local arts charity Out Of The Blue. Nightclubs
Cabaret Voltaire entrance at night
Cabaret Voltaire Cabaret Voltaire is one of Edinburgh’s subterranean club and rock venues. An intimate cave-space with its low-ceilings and booths, it is situated in the underground caverns of the Cowgate. Nightclubs
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. Nightclubs
Faith Faith is a drum and bass style nightclub situated in a church in the Old Town. Has been venue Holyrood Too @ Faith during the Festival. Nightclubs
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. Nightclubs
Luna Edinburgh Central Edinburgh club, right opposite the Omni Complex and Jongleurs at the top of Leith Walk. Nightclubs
The Third Door Formerly Medina, the Third Door is a late night venue hosting club nights and gigs in the basement of Cafe/bar Negociants. The venue has a main dance floor and 3 caves. Nightclubs
The Citrus Club Long-standing club with a retro feel in its choice of music.  Various genre nights including Eighties, classic rock staples, indie, and ska, reggae, and dancehall numbers. Nightclubs
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. Nightclubs
Opal Lounge Plush George Street bar and night club for the smart set. Nightclubs
Lola Lo dance floor
Lola Lo Bustling New Town, late night spot (open til 3am). Formerly known as Po Na Na but rebranded and re-opened with a  Polynesian tiki theme in August 2011. Nightclubs
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. Nightclubs
Potterrow 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. Nightclubs
Jam House front
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. Nightclubs
El Barrio A bar, restaurant and a night club all in one, El Barrio specialises in Tex-Mex and Latin standards. Nightclubs
The Lane Low-ceilinged and intimate club venue, down a New Town lane, featuring house music through the night. Central location. Nightclubs
CC Blooms The long-standing gay bar and hi-NRG night club has a late licence and two bars on two floors. Located at the top of Leith Walk, it gets busy at nights as drinkers turn out of Broughton Street bars. Nightclubs
City Nightclub A mix of funk, disco, house and such like at this Old Town club. Located next door to the City Art Centre. Nightclubs
Pivo Caffe Czech-styled basement bar and club that puts a Bohemian vibe into Edinburgh nightlife. Nightclubs
Henry's Cellar Bar Longstanding music venue located in a basement bar on Morrisson Street ("dive bar supreme" is how its owners describe it) that has branched out from a purely jazz orientated line-up - it Nightclubs