The Devil's Advocate
105 locals recommend · Estimated price 3 out of 4 ·
About this place
The bar holds an eclectic collection of Scottish and world whiskies. Our multiple award winning bartenders also serve inventive seasonal cocktails, a considered wine list and selected craft beers.
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cosy but stylish bar tucked away on Advocate’s Close, a gem hidden in plain sight just off the Royal Mile.This bar and restaurant focuses on serving up the best local and seasonal produce, and has over 100 whiskies to choose from behind the bar.
Great drinks and wide variety too. Usually great vibe and busy due to location so nice place to soak up atmosphere. Food is good too.
The Devil’s Advocate is a cocktail bar and restaurant situated in an old Victorian pump house of the historic Old Town. The bar holds an eclectic collection of over 300 Scottish and world whiskies while the kitchen serves creative menus with seasonal products at lunch and evening times. It is…
The Devil’s Advocate is a bar and restaurant situated in the historic and atmospheric Old Town of Edinburgh, in an old Victorian pump house hidden away in Advocates Close. Featuring a mezzanine dining area and a 400 strong whisky shelf, the menu boasts seasonal and Scottish ingredients that change…
A hidden gem in the historic old town. Located down a lane from the royal mile it exudes history and atmosphere. A great place to stop off for a quick drink if you have been visiting all the historic attractions.
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“Small bar but another of the secret bars, a speakeasy that you could walk by every day and have no idea it existed. A fun one to try and visit for a few drinks. ”
- 129 locals recommend
“See if you can find this, it's a treasure hunt that's worth the effort. this place is tucked away down a wee close (alley) of the Royal mile. locals love it as well as visitors. Great bar and dining. Lots of GF options”
- 45 locals recommend
“Busy pub with vast range of beers and wines. Good pub food - burgers are a speciality, has always offered table service, Can be very busy but always a good buzzy place.”
- 82 locals recommend
“Housed in a large warehouse space – cool modern top dining – wine list seems a little intimidating with prices to match - good feedback from guests before alcohol was allowed to be served again:)”
- 98 locals recommend