Best nightclubs in Edinburgh

Check out the top nightclubs in Edinburgh, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Sneaky Pete's
1. Sneaky Pete's
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19 local reviews
73 Cowgate, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 11:00 PM
+44 131 225 1757
Night clubPoint of interestEstablishment
Kira
The smallest nightclub in Edinburgh with a great atmosphere.
Emma
Tiny nightclub with some of the best nights if you're into electronic music. Popular with 18-30s. Not a place …
Kate And Alan
Loud, buzzing and compact late-night eclectic live music bar and dance club, with new band nights.
1. Sneaky Pete's
1. Sneaky Pete's
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19 local reviews
73 Cowgate, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 11:00 PM
+44 131 225 1757
Kira
Kira
The smallest nightclub in Edinburgh with a great atmosphere.
Emma
Emma
Tiny nightclub with some of the best nights if you're into electronic music. Popular with 18-30s. Not a place for wearing heels! Also has …
Kate And Alan
Kate And Alan
Loud, buzzing and compact late-night eclectic live music bar and dance club, with new band nights.
2. Cabaret Voltaire
2. Cabaret Voltaire
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13 local reviews
36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+44 131 247 4704
Night clubPoint of interestEstablishment
Andrew
Large nightclub, solid electronic music - I used to go here quite a bit as a student. Has a quieter bar-like a…
Hamish
One of the few nightclubs, I'd go to in Edinburgh for electronic music.
Mark
Tres Hip club and comfortable chill area.
2. Cabaret Voltaire
2. Cabaret Voltaire
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13 local reviews
36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+44 131 247 4704
Andrew
Andrew
Large nightclub, solid electronic music - I used to go here quite a bit as a student. Has a quieter bar-like area upstairs that's also prett…
Hamish
Hamish
One of the few nightclubs, I'd go to in Edinburgh for electronic music.
Mark
Mark
Tres Hip club and comfortable chill area.
3. The Dome
3. The Dome
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76 local reviews
14 George St, New Town
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 131 624 8624
CafeBarRestaurant
Howard
Quite the ostentatious wine bar and eatery, the Dome is a 5 star experience and beautifully appointed. The do…
Paul
Imposing former Linen Bank headquarters converted into a restaurant, bar and nightclub below.
Claire
I would recommend the Champagne High Tea.....bubbly, finger sandwiches and cakes all set within beautiful surr…
3. The Dome
3. The Dome
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76 local reviews
14 George St, New Town
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 131 624 8624
Howard
Howard
Quite the ostentatious wine bar and eatery, the Dome is a 5 star experience and beautifully appointed. The downstairs nightclub is called "…
Paul
Paul
Imposing former Linen Bank headquarters converted into a restaurant, bar and nightclub below.
Claire
Claire
I would recommend the Champagne High Tea.....bubbly, finger sandwiches and cakes all set within beautiful surroundings, and if your lucky th…
4. The Voodoo Rooms
4. The Voodoo Rooms
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23 local reviews
19a W Register St, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+44 131 556 7060
BarRestaurantFood
Martin
Good bar/nightclub. Looks trendy and is a good place to take a date but is pretty relaxed nonetheless. All age…
Vicky
It's also a bar and restaurant as well as a nightclub and music venue. Worth it just to go for a cocktail in t…
Colin
Funky Beats, UBER stylish decor and a cocktail menu to rival any....this is one of my favourite places in the …
4. The Voodoo Rooms
4. The Voodoo Rooms
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23 local reviews
19a W Register St, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+44 131 556 7060
Martin
Martin
Good bar/nightclub. Looks trendy and is a good place to take a date but is pretty relaxed nonetheless. All age groups seem to have a drink t…
Vicky
Vicky
It's also a bar and restaurant as well as a nightclub and music venue. Worth it just to go for a cocktail in the fancy bar but they do have …
Colin
Colin
Funky Beats, UBER stylish decor and a cocktail menu to rival any....this is one of my favourite places in the city.
5. Tigerlily Edinburgh
5. Tigerlily Edinburgh
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50 local reviews
125 George St, Edinburgh
+44 131 225 5005
LodgingPoint of interestEstablishment
Susan
Great place for trendy people looking for cocktails and other glamorous people, often used as a bar for those …
Celia (Beautiful Holiday Homes)
This is a bar/ restaurant with a nightclub called Lulu underneath. It is a very lively fun place
Alison
Great fun bar serving delicious cocktails. Frose Fridays - Freeze, Blend, Sip, Repeat all night long! Bar bi…
5. Tigerlily Edinburgh
5. Tigerlily Edinburgh
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50 local reviews
125 George St, Edinburgh
+44 131 225 5005
Susan
Susan
Great place for trendy people looking for cocktails and other glamorous people, often used as a bar for those heading off to one of the citi…
Celia (Beautiful Holiday Homes)
Celia (Beautiful Holiday Homes)
This is a bar/ restaurant with a nightclub called Lulu underneath. It is a very lively fun place
Alison
Alison
Great fun bar serving delicious cocktails. Frose Fridays - Freeze, Blend, Sip, Repeat all night long! Bar bites and good restaurant menu a…
6. CC Blooms
6. CC Blooms
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16 local reviews
23-24 Greenside Lane, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
0131 556 9331
FoodBarEstablishment
Stephen
Good for a meal during the day. LGBT nightclub in the evenings
Jenny And Sebastian
Main LGBT nightclub in Edinburgh
Jen
Edinburgh's only gay nightclub! Bar and food in day, dancing at night!
6. CC Blooms
6. CC Blooms
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16 local reviews
23-24 Greenside Lane, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
0131 556 9331
Stephen
Stephen
Good for a meal during the day. LGBT nightclub in the evenings
Jenny And Sebastian
Jenny And Sebastian
Main LGBT nightclub in Edinburgh
Jen
Jen
Edinburgh's only gay nightclub! Bar and food in day, dancing at night!
7. The Caves
7. The Caves
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4 local reviews
The Caves, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
0131 557 8989
BarEstablishment
Hamish
A nightclub with a variety of electronic and alternative nights
Gordon
Subterranean bar/nightclub located underneath South Bridge
Richard
Interesting cavernous venue with loads of different nights on.
7. The Caves
7. The Caves
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4 local reviews
The Caves, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
0131 557 8989
Hamish
Hamish
A nightclub with a variety of electronic and alternative nights
Gordon
Gordon
Subterranean bar/nightclub located underneath South Bridge
Richard
Richard
Interesting cavernous venue with loads of different nights on.
8. Ghillie Dhu
8. Ghillie Dhu
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25 local reviews
2 Rutland place, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+44 131 222 9930
BarRestaurantFood
David
Bar and restaurant with nightclub upstairs, do chedlidhs upstairs on a Friday, live band Saturday.
Darren
By day, the ground floor bar is a great place to visit for food or drinks however the real gem is the weekly F…
Puneet
Live Ceilidh dancing every Friday
8. Ghillie Dhu
8. Ghillie Dhu
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25 local reviews
2 Rutland place, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+44 131 222 9930
David
David
Bar and restaurant with nightclub upstairs, do chedlidhs upstairs on a Friday, live band Saturday.
Darren
Darren
By day, the ground floor bar is a great place to visit for food or drinks however the real gem is the weekly Friday and Saturday night Scott…
Puneet
Puneet
Live Ceilidh dancing every Friday
9. George Street
9. George Street
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66 local reviews
George St, Edinburgh
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Nicky
George Street is where to go if you are looking for cocktail bars and nightclubs. The whole street is full of…
Peter
The main area for nightlife in Edinburgh with a variety of Bars, Restaurants and Nightclubs dotted throughout …
Glenham
From fashionista's favourite Harvey Nichols in St. Andrew Square and designer shops such as Cruise and Phase E…
9. George Street
9. George Street
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66 local reviews
George St, Edinburgh
Nicky
Nicky
George Street is where to go if you are looking for cocktail bars and nightclubs. The whole street is full of bars, pubs, cocktail bars and…
Peter
Peter
The main area for nightlife in Edinburgh with a variety of Bars, Restaurants and Nightclubs dotted throughout the area.
Glenham
Glenham
From fashionista's favourite Harvey Nichols in St. Andrew Square and designer shops such as Cruise and Phase Eight, to star studded jeweller…
10. Lulu Bar and Nightclub
10. Lulu Bar and Nightclub
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10 local reviews
125b George St, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 10:00 PM
+44 131 225 5005
Night clubBarFood
Elliott
Well known Edinburgh nightclub which throws a great Hip Hop/R&B night on a Sunday, as well as chart music on o…
Mint
Classy nightclub in the heart of the city
Blair
One of Edinburgh's nicest nightclubs. Not cheap, but very nice and is quite large. Situated below Tigerlily co…
10. Lulu Bar and Nightclub
10. Lulu Bar and Nightclub
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10 local reviews
125b George St, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 10:00 PM
+44 131 225 5005
Elliott
Elliott
Well known Edinburgh nightclub which throws a great Hip Hop/R&B night on a Sunday, as well as chart music on others. TIP: Get there early …
Mint
Mint
Classy nightclub in the heart of the city
Blair
Blair
One of Edinburgh's nicest nightclubs. Not cheap, but very nice and is quite large. Situated below Tigerlily cocktail bar and restaurant.
11. Boteco Do Brasil
11. Boteco Do Brasil
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11 local reviews
Boteco Do Brasil, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
0131 220 4287
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Edward
A great Bar/Nightclub with live music and an awesome atmosphere showcasing Brazilian flare and music!
Scottish Historic Buildings Trust
A great Bar/Nightclub with live music and an awesome atmosphere showcasing Brazilian flare and music!
Emma
A great Bar/Nightclub with live music and an awesome atmosphere showcasing Brazilian flare and music!
11. Boteco Do Brasil
11. Boteco Do Brasil
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11 local reviews
Boteco Do Brasil, Edinburgh
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
0131 220 4287
Edward
Edward
A great Bar/Nightclub with live music and an awesome atmosphere showcasing Brazilian flare and music!
Scottish Historic Buildings Trust
Scottish Historic Buildings Trust
A great Bar/Nightclub with live music and an awesome atmosphere showcasing Brazilian flare and music!
Emma
Emma
A great Bar/Nightclub with live music and an awesome atmosphere showcasing Brazilian flare and music!