Help us choose our Pub of the Year

Vote for your pub of the year today. Picture: PA
Vote for your pub of the year today. Picture: PA
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Have your say

We all have different ideas of what makes a perfect pub.

Do you prefer a cosy traditional ale house, with comfy seats, crackling fire, the happy hum of background conversation and a pint?

Perhaps it’s the banter and cheer of a buzzing street corner boozer, or gleaming city bar, craft beers and rustic snacks? Yes, pubs are a haven of solace and authenticity.

Tell us who balances charm and history, service and

sympathy, a well-stocked bar and hearty food, all pulled together with effortless professionalism.

Who should make the top ten from our list of nominees?

To vote, fill in and post one of the coupons printed in the Evening News every day for the next fortnight stating the full name, address and voting number of your favourite from the list.

Closing date for votes is 10am Friday, October 16.

Please note, unfortunately we can’t accept any photocopied or defaced coupons; coupons delivered by hand or after the closing date.

THE CONTENDERS

001 37 Bar, 37 Rose Street

002 56 North, 2 West Crosscauseway

003 Abbotsford Bar, 3 Rose Street

004 Alan Breck Lounge, 159 Constitution Street

005 All Bar One, 29 George Street

006 All Bar One, 50 Lothian Road

007 Amber Rose, Edinburgh – Stonegate Pubs, 22-26 Castle Street

008 Amicus Apple, 17 Frederick Street

009 Anchor Inn, 10 Edinburgh Road, South Queensferry

010 Anfora Wine Bar, 87A Giles Street

011 Anvil, 17 High Street, Bonnyrigg

012 Arcade Bar, 48 Cockburn Street

013 Armadale Public House Society, 50a West Main Street, Bathgate

014 Athletic Arms, 1-3 Angle Park Terrace

015 Au Bar, 101 Shandwick Place

016 Badgers Brook, 18-22 East Main Street, Broxburn

017 Ballencrieff, 31-45 Hopetoun Street, Bathgate

018 Banshee Labyrinth, 29-35 Niddry Street

019 Bar G&V, 1 George IV Bridge

020 Bar Kohl, 54-55 George Iv Bridge

021 Barony Bar, 81-85 Broughton Street

022 Bennets Bar, 1 Maxwell Street

023 Bennets Bar, 8 Leven Street

024 Benson’s Bar, 178 Dalry Road

025 Bentswood Inn, 62 Main Street, Bathgate

026 Biblos, 1 Chambers Street

027 Biddy Mulligans, 94-96 Grassmarket

028 Big Red Teapot, Broughton Street

029 Bisque Bar & Brasserie, 69 Bruntsfield Place

030 Black Bull, 12 Grassmarket

031 Blue Blazer, 2 Spittal Street

032 Boda Bar, 229 Leith Walk

033 Bon Vivant, 4-6 Dean Street

034 Bowlers Rest Bar, 24 Mitchell Street

035 Bramble Bar & Lounge 16A Queen Street

036 Brass Monkey, 14 Drummond Street

037 Brass Monkey Leith, 362 Leith Walk

038 Brauhaus, 105 Lauriston Place

039 Brewdog, 143–145 Cowgate

040 Brig Inn, 90 Bridge Street, Tranent

041 Bruce Taverns, 139 George Street

042 Brunswick Ale House, 71 Elm Row

043 Buccleuch, 90 High Street, Dalkeith

044 Buckshead Tavern, 103 West Main Street, Bathgate

045 Burlington Bertie, 11-13 Tarvit Street

046 CC Blooms, 23 Greenside Place

047 Cafe Habana Ltd, 22 Greenside Place

048 Caley Sample Room, 58 Angle Park Terrace

049 Cambridge Bar & Grill, 20 Young Street

050 Cameo, 23 Commercial Street

051 Candy Bar, 113-115 George Street

052 Canny Mans, 237 Morningside Road

053 Caricknowe Inn, 73 Saughton Road North

054 Carriers Quarters, 42 Bernard Street

055 Carters Bar, 185 Morrison Street

056 Cask & Barrel, 115 Broughton Street

057 Castle Hotel, 163 High Street, Dunbar

058 Cavalier Inn, East Main Street, Bathgate

059 Cawburn Inn, 158 Uphall Station Road, Livingston

060 Central Inn, 27 Main Street, West Calder

061 Chanter Edinburgh – Stonegate Pubs, 30-32 Bread Street

062 City Cafe, 19 Blair Street

063 Clarks Bar 142 Dundas Street

064 Clermiston Inn, 9 Rannoch Road

065 Coach & Horses, 110 High Street, Musselburgh

066 Commercial Inn, 30 East End, West Calder

067 Compass Bar & Grill, 44 Queen Charlotte Street

068 Corbie Inn, 84 Corbiehall, Bo’ness

069 Corrie Bar, North Street, Bathgate

070 Corstorphine Inn – John Barras Pubs, 17 Corstorphine High Street

071 Cramond Inn, 30 Cramond Village

072 Crofters – John Barras Pubs, 1 Sighthill Court

073 Croftmalloch Inn, Croftmalloch House, Bathgate

074 Cross Bar, 2 South Street, Bathgate

075 Crown & Kitchen, 25 Bridge Street, East Linton

076 Dalriada, 77 Promenade, Portobello

077 Deacon Brodies Tavern – Nicholsons Pubs, 435 Lawnmarket

078 Dickens Lounge Bar, 88 Dalry Road

079 Dome, 14 George Street

080 Doo’cot Road House 731 Ferry Road

081 Double Fife, 55 West Main Street, Bathgate

082 Dragonfly Cocktail Bar, 52 West Port

083 Dropkick Murphys, 7 Merchant Street

084 Drouthy Neebors – Belhaven Pubs,1 West Preston Street

085 ESPY, 62 Bath Street

086 Eagle Inn, 73 High Street, Dunbar

087 Edinburgh Famous Burke & Hare, 2 High Riggs

088 Element, 110-114 Rose Street

089 Ensign Ewart, 521 Lawnmarket

090 Finnegan’s Wake, 9b Victoria Street

091 Fishers Tryst, 35 Milton Bridge, Penicuik

092 Foresters Arms, 40 Portobello High Street

093 Forth View, 3 Kings Place

094 Frankenstein, 26 George Iv Bridge

095 Gladstones, 1-2 Mill Lane

096 Glenmavis Tavern, 51 Gideon Street, Bathgate

097 Golden Rule, 30 Yeaman Place

098 Good Companions Roadhouse, 2-4 Oxgangs Bank

099 Grand Cru,79 Hanover Street

100 Grand Lodge of Scotland, Freemasons Hall

101 Grassmarket Bar, 27-31 West Port

102 Green Tree Tavern, 45 East Main Street, Broxburn

103 Greenmantle, 44 West Cross Causeway

104 Greyfriars Bobbys Bar – Nicholsons Pubs, 30-34 Candlemaker Row

105 Half Way House, 72 North Fort Street

106 Halfway House, 4 Fleshmarket Close

107 Harbour Inn, 4-6 Fishmarket Square

108 Harry’s Bar, 7b Randolph Place

109 Haymarket – Nicholsons Pubs, 11-14a West Maitland Street

110 Heatherbell Inn, 61 Main Street

111 Hectors, 47-49 Deanhaugh Street

112 Henrick’s Bar & Bistro, 1-3 Barclay Place

113 Hole in Wall, 170 New Street, Musselburgh

114 Holyrood 9A, 9A Holyrood Road

115 Hopetoun Arms, 18 Main Street, Tranent

116 Hoppy, 23 Marionville Road

117 Horseshoe Tavern, 54 Newbigging, Musselburgh

118 International Bar, 15 Brougham Place

119 Iona Bar, 203 Easter Road

120 Isobar, 7 Bernard Street

121 Jekyll & Hyde – Eerie Pubs, 112 Hanover Street

122 Jinglin’ Geordie Bar, 22 Fleshmarket Close

123 John Leslies Bar, 45 Ratcliffe Terrace

124 Jolly Judge, 7a James Court

125 Juniper, 20 Princes St

126 Juniper Green Inn, 542 Lanark Road

127 Kays Bar, 39 Jamaica Street

128 Kilderkin, 65 Canongate

129 Kings Wark, 36 The Shore

130 Kingsknowe Roadhouse, Kingsknowe Road North

131 Kinleith Arms, 604 Lanark Road

132 Le Di-Vin Wine Bar, 9 Randolph Place

133 Lebowskis, 18 Morrison Street

134 Leith Beer Co –Belhaven Pubs, 58 The Shore, Leith

135 Leith Dockers Club Ltd, 17-17A Academy Street

136 Limelite, 15 Jocks Lodge

137 Links Tavern, 5-7 Restalrig Road

138 Livery Lounge, 2-4 Livery Street, Bathgate

139 Lock 25, 85 Fountainbridge

140 Longstone Inn, 30 Longstone Road

141 Lord Bodos, 3 Dublin Street

142 Lord Nelson, 8 Trafalgar Street

143 Maggie Dicksons, 92 Grassmarket

144 Malones Irish Bar 14 Forrest Road

145 Malt & Hops 45 The Shore

146 Masonic Arms, 7 Station Road

147 Mathers Bar, 1 Queensferry Street

148 McCowans Brewhouse – John Barras Pubs, 134 Dundee Street

149 McSorley, 18 Clerk Street

150 Mechanic Arms, 36 Drum Street

151 Melville Inn, Melville Nurseries, Lasswade

152 Mercat Hotel, 73-74 High Street, Haddington

153 Merchiston Hearts Social Club, 60 Gorgie Road

154 Mezz, 49-51 London Street

155 Michael Neave Kitchen and Whisky Bar, 21 Old Fishmarket Close

156 Mid Calder Inn, 35 Main Street, Livingston

157 Mid Yoken, 75 Craigmount Brae

158 Middleton Bar, 69 Easter Road

159 Morans Turf Bar, 2 West Main Street, Bathgate

160 Moriarty Bar Ltd, 161 Lothian Road

161 Mr Modos, 33-135 Lothian Road

162 Murrayfield Bar, 57-59 Roseburn Terrace

163 New Bridge Inn, 31 Bridge Street, Newbridge

164 Newhaven Quay Brewers Fayre, 51-53 Newhaven Place

165 No 1 Grange Road, 1 Grange Road

166 Nobles Cafe Bar & Venue, 44a Constitution Street

167 Norhet Bar, 45 Main Street, Davidson’s Mains

168 Oak Inn, 108 St John’s Road

169 Oceana, 145 Ferry Road

170 Old Chain Pier, 32 Trinity Crescent

171 Old Crown Inn, 13-13a High Street, Penicuik

172 Opal Lounge, 51a George Street

173 Ormelie Bar, 44 Joppa Road

174 OX184, 184 Cowgate

175 Oxford Bar, 8 Young Street

176 Panda & Sons, 79 Queen Street

177 Paradise Palms, 41 Lothian Street

178 Pivo Edinburgh – Belhaven Pubs, 1 Calton Road

179 Planet Bar, 6 Baxter’s Place

180 Polton Inn, Polton Road

181 Port O’Leith, 58 Constitution Street

182 Portobello Bar, 187 Portobello High Street

183 Queens Retreat, 6 Scotstoun Grove, South Queensferry

184 Radical Road Pub, 229 Willowbrae Road

185 Railway Hotel, 70 Court Street, Haddington

186 Red Squirrel, 21 Lothian Road

187 Regent Bar, 2 Montrose Terrace

188 Revolution Bar, 30a Chambers Street

189 Riverside Tavern, 1-2 Mall Avenue

190 Robbies, 367 Leith Walk

191 Rose & Crown, 170 Rose Street

192 Roseburn Bar, 1 Roseburn Terrace

193 Roseleaf, 23–24 Sandport Place

194 Rowan Tree, 5 Eskview Road, Dalkeith

195 Royal Mile Tavern, 127 High Street

196 Royal Oak, 58 Polton Street, Bonnyrigg

197 Ryans Bistro, 2 Hope Street

198 Salters Inn, 27 Salters Road, Dalkeith

199 Saltire, Carmondean Centre, Livingston

200 Sandy Bells, 25 Forrest Road

201 Sapphire Rooms, 81-83 Lothian Road

202 Scotsman’s Lounge, 3 Cockburn Street

203 Seven Oaks, 24 Harrysmuir Road, Livingston

204 Shakespeare – John Barras Pubs, 65 Lothian Road

205 Ship Inn, 184 North High Street, Musselburgh

206 Silver Wing Bar, 2 Parkhead Gardens

207 Slug & Lettuce Edinburgh – Stonegate Pubs, Omni Centre

208 Smithie’s Ale House, 49-51 Eyre Place

209 Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate

210 Spey Lounge, 39 Leith Walk

211 Spit/Fire, 26b Dublin Street

212 Sportsman Bar, 58 High Street, Musselburgh

213 Spylaw Tavern, 27 Spylaw Street

214 St Bernard Bar, 10 Raeburn Place

215 Star Bar, 1 Northumberland Place

216 Stobsmill Inn, 25 Powdermill Brae, Gorebridge

217 Stratfords Bar, 227-229 Gorgie Road

218 Strathmore Bar, 17 Iona Street

219 Swanny’s Bar, 32 North Junction Street

220 Swanys – Belhaven Pubs, 1 Ratcliffe Terrace

221 Sygn, 15 Charlotte Lane

222 Tam ‘o’ Shanter, 39 Great Junction Street

223 Tamson’s Bar, 280 Easter Road

224 Teuchters, 26 William Street

225 The Abbey, 65 South Clerk Street

226 The Abbey Granary, 12 Newbattle Road

227 The Advocate – Belhaven Pubs, 7 Hunter Square

228 The Albanach – Belhaven Pubs, 197 High Street

229 The Alexander Graham Bell – J D Wetherspoon, 128 George Street

230 The Almond Bank – J D Wetherspoon, 31-32 Almondvale Road, Livingston

231 The Amber Rose, 22 Castle Street

232 The Anchor 159 North High Street

233 The Anchor Tavern, 54 North Street, Bo’ness

234 The Annfield, 9-11 Annfield

235 The Antiquary, 72-78 St Stephen Street

236 The Anvil Inn, 15 High Street, Bonnyrigg

237 The Artisan Bar, 35-36 London Road

238 The Auld Brig Tavern, 45 Eskside West, Musseublrgh

239 The Auld Hoose, 23-25 St Leonards Street

240 The Bailie Bar, 2-4 St Stephen St

241 The Beaten Docket, 163 Portobello High Street

242 The Beehive Inn – Taylor Walker, 18-20 Grassmarket

243 The Black Bull, Market Street

244 The Black Bull – Belhaven Pubs, 43 Leith Street

245 The Black Bull Inn, 72 High Street, Dunbar

246 The Black Cat Bar, 168 Rose Street

247 The Black Fox, 17 Albert Place

248 The Black Rose Tavern, 49 Rose Street

249 The Blackbird, 37 Leven Street

250 The Blacksmith’s Forge – J D Wetherspoon, 5 Newmills Road, Dalkeith

251 The Blind Poet, 32 West Nicolson Street

252 The Blue Goose Country Pub, 27 Lanark Road

253 The Bon Vivant, 55 Thistle Street

254 The Bonnington Bar, 284 Bonnington Road

255 The Bow Bar, 80 West Bow

256 The Broadfield, 96 Northfield Broadway

257 The Calderwood, 24 Dundas Street

258 The Canon’s Gait – D M Stewart, 232 Canongate

259 The Centurion, 245a St John’s Road

260 The Chase, 33 Polton Street, Bonnyrigg

261 The Cloisters, 26 Brougham Street

262 The Coalgate, The Wynd, Tranent

263 The Cockatoo Bar & Restaurant, Millerhill, Dalkeith

264 The Conan Doyle – Nicholsons Pubs, 71-73 York Place

265 The Constitution, 48-52 Constitution Street

266 The Craig House, Carberry Road, Musselburgh

267 The Cross & Corner 1 Canonmills

268 The Cumberland Bar, 1-3 Cumberland Street

269 The Dasher, Unit 8 Hawthorn Road, Prestonpans

270 The David Macbeth Moir – J D Wetherspoon Bridge Street, Musselburgh

271 The Dean Tavern, 80 Main Street, Dalkeith

272 The Devil’s Advocate, 9 Advocates Close

273 The Doctors, 32 Forrest Road

274 The Doric, 15-16 Market Street

275 The Ferry Tap, 36 High Street, South Queensferry

276 The Ferryboat, 683 Ferry Road

277 The Flotterstone Inn, Milton Bridge

278 The Foot of the Walk – J D Wetherspoon, 183 Constitution Street

279 The Foresters, 107 Main Street, Pathhead

280 The Forrester Arms, 63-65 Clerk Street

281 The Globe Bar, 30 Niddry Street

282 The Golf Tavern, 30-31 Wright’s Houses

283 The Gordon Arms, 133 Rose Street

284 The Goschen Lounge, 35a Goschen Place, Broxburn

285 The Grey Horse Inn, 20-22 Main Street, Balerno

286 The Grosvenor – Taylor Walker, 26-28 Shandwick Place

287 The Guildford Arms, 34-36 Rose Street North Lane

288 The Halfway House, 39 Goschen Place, Broxburn

289 The Hampton Hotel – Belhaven Pubs, 14 Corstorphine Road

290 The Harp & Castle, 298-300 Leith Walk

291 The Hawes Inn, 7 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry

292 The Hermitage, 1 Comiston Road

293 The Horseshoe, 437 Gorgie Road

294 The Horseshoe Bar, 14 St Andrew Street, Dalkeith

295 The Hunters Tryst, 97 Oxgangs Road

296 The Huxley Bar, 3 Rutland Street

297 The Jam House, 5 Queen Street

298 The James Young – J D Wetherspoon, 36-40 Hopetoun Street, Bathgate

299 The Jazz Bar, 1A Chambers Street

300 The Jolly Botanist, 258 Morrison Street

301 The Keepers Arms,1 Bridge Street, Tranent

302 The Kenilworth – Nicholsons Pubs, 152-154 Rose Street

303 The Lady Nairne, 228 Willowbrae Road

304 The Last Drop – Nicholsons Pubs, 74-78 Grassmarket

305 The Last Word, 44 St Stephen Street

306 The Learig, 175 Dean Road, Bo’ness

307 The Lime Kiln – Eating Inn Pubs, Almondvale Parkway, Livingston

308 The Livery Lounge, 2 Livery Street, Bathgate

309 The Malt Shovel Inn – Taylor Walker, 11-15 Cockburn Street

310 The Mash Tun, 154 Easter Road

311 The Masons Arms, 8 High Street, Dunbar

312 The Melville Bar, 19 William Street

313 The Mercat Grill, 10 Whitecraig Road, Musseublrgh

314 The Merlin Roadhouse – Belhaven Pubs, 168 Morningside Road

315 Milnes Bar – Taylor Walker, 35 Hanover Street

316 The Mitre Bar – Nicholsons Pubs, 131-133 High Street

317 The Newsroom, 5-11 Leith Street

318 The Newyearfield - J D Wetherspoon, Unit 1 Livingston Designer Outlet

319 The Norloch, Waverley Station

320 The Ocean Inn, 7 South Fort Street

321 The Office, 180 Albert Street

322 The Old Bell Inn 233-235 Causewayside, Edinburgh

323 The Old Clubhouse, East Links Road

324 The Orchard, 1 Howard Place

325 The Other Place, 2-4 Broughton Road

326 The Ox, 49 London Street

327 The Parlour, 142 Duke Street

328 The Peartree House, 38 West Nicolson Street

329 The Persevere Bar, 398 Easter Road

330 The Phoenix Bar, 46-48a Broughton Street

331 The Playfair -–J D Wetherspoon, Omni Centre

332 The Plough Inn, 63 High Street, Tranent

333 The Potting Shed, 32-34 Potterrow

334 The Priory Bar+Kitchen, 192-194 Morrison Street

335 The Quarter Gill, 77 Clerk Street

336 The Queens Arms, 49 Frederick Street

337 The Railway Inn, 43 Main Street, West Calder

338 The Railway Tavern, 26-30 King Street, Bathgate

339 The Reverie, 1-5 Newington Road

340 The Roadhouse, 136 John Street, Penicuik

341 The Robins Nest, 393 Gilmerton Road

342 The Rose Street Brewery – Orchid Group, 55-57 Rose Street

343 The Royal, 50 Moredunvale Road

344 The Royal Bar, 1 George Street, Bathgate

345 The Royal McGregor 154 High Street

346 The Royal Oak, 1 Infirmary Street

347 The Salisbury Arms – Mitchells & Butler, 58 Dalkeith Road

348 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society The Vaults

349 The Scran & Scallie, 1 Comely Bank Road

350 The Sheep Heid Inn, 43-45 The Causeway

351 The Sir Walter Scott – J D Wetherspoon, Edinburgh Airport

352 The Skylark, 241-243 Portobello High Street

353 The Stable Bar, 50 Mortonhall Gate

354 The Standard, 24 Howe Street

355 The Standing Order – J D Wetherspoon, 62-66 George Street

356 The Star Club, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith

357 The Starbank – Belhaven Pubs, 64 Laverockbank Road

358 The Street, 2b Picardy Place

359 The Telford Arms, 76-78 Telford Road

360 The Three Monkeys, 87 Portobello High Street

361 The Three Sisters, 139 Cowgate

362 The Top of Toon, 13 Clerk Street, Loanhead

363 The Tor, 137 Restalrig Road

364 The Tower, 39 The Mall, Livingston

365 The Tron, 9 Hunter Square

366 The Turnhouse, Edinburgh Airport

367 The Village, 16 South Fort Street

368 The Vine Bar, 43 North Junction Street

369 The Wally Dug, 32 Northumberland Street

370 The Waverley Inn, 8-10 Southhouse Broadway

371 The Weavers, Weavers Knowe, Currie

372 The Westsider, 2 Westside Plaza

373 The White Hart – Belhaven Pubs, 34 Grassmarket

374 The White Horse, 266 Canongate

375 The Worlds End – Belhaven Pubs, 2-8 High Street

376 Theatre Royal Bar, 25-27 Greenside Place

377 Thomsons Bar, 182-184 Morrison Street

378 Thorntree Inn, 100 High Street, Prestonpans

379 Tolbooth Tavern, 167 Canongate

380 Tonic, 34a North Castle Street

381 Top of The Toon, Clerk Street

382 Torphichen Arms, 36 Bank Street, Livingston

383 Tower Inn, 131 Church Street, Tranent

384 Trafalgar Bar, 24 Henderson Street

385 Treacle Bar & Kitchen, 39-41 Broughton Street

386 Turf Tavern, 46-48 South Street, Bo’ness

387 Tweedside Hotel, 54 High Street, Innerleithen

388 Tynecastle Arms, 92 Gorgie Road

389 Victoria Bar, 25 Causewayside

390 Villager, 49-50 George IV Bridge

391 Volunteer Arms, 17 Victoria Street, Dunbar

392 Volunteer Arms Staggs Bar, 81 North High Street, Musselburgh

393 Voodoo Lounge, 3 King Street, Bathgate

394 Waiting Room, 7 Belhaven Terrace

395 Wallyford Miners Welfare Society & Social Club, 24 Salters Road, Musselburgh

396 Wash Bar, 11-13 North Bank Street

397 West Barns Inn, 5 Duke Street, Dunbar

398 Westport Tavern, 15 South Bridge Street, Bathgate

399 Whighams Wine Cellar, 13 Hope St

400 Whiski Bar & Restaurant, 119 High Street

401 Whispers, 95 High Street, Tranent

402 Wilkies, 1-3 Henderson Street

403 Windsor Buffet, 45 Elm Row

404 Winston Lounge Bar, 20 Kirk Loan

405 Winton Arms, Pencaitland

406 Wolf & Water, 84 Commercial Street

407 Woodhall Arms, 135 Lanark Road West

408 Woodland Creatures, 260-262 Leith Walk

409 Ye Olde Inn, 25 Main Street, Davidson’s Mains