World-famous as a city steeped in history and boasting a rich heritage in the arts of brewing and whisky production, it should be of little surprise to learn that Edinburgh has some of Scotland’s oldest drinking establishments.
We’ve picked a dozen of the capital’s most historic pubs that are still welcoming patrons today as they have been for hundreds of years.
5. The White Hart Inn, Grassmarket
First mentioned in writing in 1516, The White Hart Inn has a fair claim to be the central Edinburgh's oldest boozer. Today it's a haven for travellers and stag and hen parties.