The Holyrood Tavern
At the end of the Cowgate, very close to the Holyrood Union. And as the name suggests close to the new parliamant of Scotland. Just down the road from the Pleasence. Map
Wide selecion of ales and serves proper cydre
Very folky, not very dark. Spacious. It is used as a meating place for groups and has enough room for serveral to be accomodated at once. Oftern used by Ed.G.&R. and Ed.L.U.G. Very alternative friendly, sometimes hosts drag nights. You my even find Goths working behind the bar :-) . Gay/TS/TV/Real-Ale/BI/Goth/Punk/Metal/Fringe/Folk/Rugger-Bugger/Ya friendly. During the summer feastival the back room is used as part of the fringe.
Buiness and Univeristy buildings, little in the way of fast food ( see below)
H'm, I'm sure there must be something :-)
Lots of room. They also have there own kitchen from which food is brought to your table, please ask at the bar for the menu.
The outside, 57K
Long Bar pic 1, 41K
Long Bar pic 2, 39K