Edinburgh has many beer gardens to choose from

10 of the best beer gardens in Edinburgh for drinks in the sunshine

Spring is here, and with Edinburgh set to enjoy temperatures in the 20s in the coming days, thoughts will be turning to where to find a great beer garden for a few al fresco drinks.

Scotland's capital boasts its fair share of pubs with outdoor spaces, from perennial favourites like The Pear Tree in Newington to newcomers like Cold Town on the Grassmarket. Here are 10 of the best.

This quirky pub is located next door to Barneys Beer and Pickerings Gin. Youll find it by venturing through the Summerhall courtyard and when the sun does put his hat on, head out front to the beer garden. 1 Summerhall Pl

1. The Royal Dick

This quirky pub is located next door to Barneys Beer and Pickerings Gin. Youll find it by venturing through the Summerhall courtyard and when the sun does put his hat on, head out front to the beer garden. 1 Summerhall Pl
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Sunshine on Leith, anyone? This pub is the former waiting room for the Leith to Aberdeen steamboat ferry, so offers a unique twist on the beer garden as we know it: clientele can enjoy pints on a pontoon. 1c Dock Pl

2. Teuchtars Landing

Sunshine on Leith, anyone? This pub is the former waiting room for the Leith to Aberdeen steamboat ferry, so offers a unique twist on the beer garden as we know it: clientele can enjoy pints on a pontoon. 1c Dock Pl
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A new addition for 2019, this new bar and pizza restaurant on the Grassmarket enjoys arguably the best view in town. 4 Grassmarket

3. Cold Town House

A new addition for 2019, this new bar and pizza restaurant on the Grassmarket enjoys arguably the best view in town. 4 Grassmarket
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A slice of calm in the midst of Tollcross, The Blackbirds urban beer garden is the perfect place to sip some of Edinburghs best cold cocktails on a warm evening. 37-39 Leven St

4. The Blackbird

A slice of calm in the midst of Tollcross, The Blackbirds urban beer garden is the perfect place to sip some of Edinburghs best cold cocktails on a warm evening. 37-39 Leven St
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