These are some of the best places to enjoy a pint in Edinburgh during the Fringe.
But during the festival season, many of the city's watering holes can get really busy. If a quiet pint is more your thing, it can get difficult to find a place to go. Here are some of the best pubs in Edinburgh where it is possible to get a bit of a break away from the bustle of the more tourist-heavy bars in the city centre during the Fringe..
This tiny historic pub on Northumberland Place has a great beer garden. It can get lively later on in the day and into the night.
Gourmet burgers and craft beers are on offer at The Cambride Bar on Young Street.
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More like a living room than a pub, Brauhaus on Lauriston Place has a large variety of European beers to sample.
A cosy pub on Rose Street with a large number of Scottish beers available as well as local food.
A gastro-pub near King George V Park, The Cumberland Bar is known for its outdoor area as well as its popular menu.
The tap room for this acclaimed independent brewery is based in an discrete industrial building of Jane Street in Leith.
Set in an old church, Cloisters is another top choice for any beer lovers looking to try something new in Edinburgh.
This rustic pub has a wide variety of beer, whisky and wine on the menu. It is tucked away on William Street in the West End.
Kay's has been around since the Victorian era and hasn't changed much. Plenty of draught beers to sample. It is on Jamaica Street near Stockbridge.
Still as it was in 1906, Bennet's in Tollcross has more than 150 malts at the bar and is a must for whisky fans.
On Howe Street, this bar has a huge beer menu with flights on offer to enable you to try as many as possible.
The Sheep Heid on The Causeway has been serving ale for more than 600 years. It also has a skittle alley.
This Victorian cafe bar in Leith has beautiful stained glass windows and is ideal for informal dining as well as settling down for a leisurely pint.
This pub has a large menu of cask and craft beers, as well as plenty of pub grub to try. It's on Angle Park Terrace.
Real ales and craft beers are available in the wood-panelled pub, which is also known for its high quality burgers.