Nightlife and Entertainment in Edinburgh

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If you happen to be in Edinburgh mid August, you probably won't have a problem how to spend your evenings. Edinburgh hosts the international festival for several weeks and every day there is an abundance of cultural and artistic performances. However, ticket

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Kulu's Jazz Joint

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Jazz and hip hop fusion.

type:Live Music
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address:Henry's Cellar Bar, 8 Morrison Street
tel:0131 221 1288

The Tass

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Traditional music session every Wednesday night, from just after 9pm till 11.45pm.

type:Pubs
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address:1 High Street, Edinburgh

Finnegan's Wake

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Usually traditional live folk music.

type:Live Music
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address:12 Victoria Street
tel:0131 245 6752

Cumberland Bar

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Friendly and rather posh pub in Georgian New Town with good beer and what we call in UK, posh totty.

type:Pubs
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address:1-3 Cumberland St.
tel:0131 558 3134

Cask and Barrel

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Popular and therefore busy pub with nice spacious atmosphere.

type:Pubs
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address:115 Broughton St., New Town,
tel:0131/556-3132

Whistle Binkies

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Live folk music.

type:Live Music
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address:Niddry Street 10
tel:0131 656 6952

CC Blooms

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The biggest gay club in Edinburgh. Two dance floors and two bars. It is the place that everyone complains about but in the end goes there. Open every night from 9 pm to 3 am and there is usually plenty of people.

type:Dancing
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address:23/24 Greenside Place
tel:0131 556 9331
zipcode:EH1 3AA

King's Theatre

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type:Theatres
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address:2 Leven Street
tel:0131 529 6000

Edinburgh Playhouse

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type:Theatres
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address:Top of Leith Walk
tel:0870 606 3424

Cloisters

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Pub the way they used to be in the old days. No music, no games, real ales and a good crowd.

type:Bars & Pubs
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address:26 Brougham St.
tel:0131 221 9997

Canon's Gait

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The place to go to when you want to see local bands doing their gigs on the verge of becoming famous (or not).

type:Live Music
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address:232 Canongate
tel:0131 556 4481

Madogs

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American cocktail bar alike with live music during the weekends.

type:Bars & Pubs
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address:38A George St.
tel:0131 225 3408

Espionage

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Five floor and five bars. People might be waiting in line, so be on time and get in for free.

type:Dancing
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address:Victoria Street

The Venue

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Big names and unknown starters. Check out the local newspapers for more info.

type:Live Music
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address:15 Calton Road
tel:0131 557 3073

Café Graffiti

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Old church where you can watch all sorts of bands perform whether latin, folk or jazz music.

type:Live Music
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address:Mansfield Place Church, East London Street
tel:0131 546 7865

Cas Rock

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Obscure, often noisy and strange bands.

type:Live Music
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address:104 West Port
tel:0131 229 4341

The Bongo Club

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type:Live Music
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address:14 New Street
tel:0131 556 5204

Caledonian Backpackers Bar

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Open Mic nights on Fridays, Bands on Saturdays and occasionally other days. Located upstairs in the Caledonian International Backpackers Hostel, it's a great place to meet fellow tavellers from around the world.

type:Live Music
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email:info@caledonianbackpackers.com
url:www.caledonianbackpackers.com
address:3-4 Queensferry Street

Bedlam

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Converted church and home to Edinburgh's University Theatre.

type:Theatres
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address:11b Bristo
tel:0131 225 9893

Gateway Theatre

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type:Theatres
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address:Elm Row, Leith Walk
tel:0131 317 3939
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