We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Outhouse

Closed Now: 17:00 - 01:00
Open today: 17:00 - 01:00
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Excellent pub near city centre

Visited this pub with two friends and were greeted by friendly staff and manageress. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Mickey M
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
It's Cool

Great location down an edgy looking alleyway. Inside, cool and cosy dim light bar playing modern... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2015
HousePeople
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 28 reviews
2
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
15 May 2018
“All right”
22 Apr 2018
“No words!”
About
Small cafe / bar great for a lunchtime pick-me-up or an after-work drink.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 17:00 - 01:00
See all hours
Contact
Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
Website
+44 131 557 6668
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Edinburgh
from US$13,40
More Info
from US$40,10
More Info
from US$19,07
More Info
from US$30,80
More Info
Reviews (28)
Filter reviews
27 results
Traveller rating
13
6
2
2
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
13
6
2
2
4
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 15 May 2018

An ok place, nothing really special but a good bar to have a pint with friends if you're in the Broughton area.

Thank RemmyF2
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Our party consisted of 2 couples, all of us professionals and late 30 to early 40 somethings. We were looking for a couple of drinks after a visit to Pickles just few mins away (fab cheese and wine place). Went along to Outhouse where my...More

2  Thank ReviewerRW
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Inhospitable owner did not want our custom in the function room which we booked a year ago for a Christmas party...did not want to open the advertised private bar and tried to verbally intimidate and threaten me when I went to collect the deposit money...More

1  Thank Skier2018
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great wee spot to be away from the busy city, great drinks great staff and big beer garden out the back. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Bjornm5000
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Outside is nice to sit, would be better if they turned heaters on. Inside is very small, don't know what it's like upstairs as fringe shows were on. 2 pints into the night and tennets was already off. Poor show. No bar should run out...More

Thank scottttyh
Reviewed 30 June 2016

When you find this watering joint in Central Edinburgh you will be so glad that you did. Quirky and different to most establishments this is a place you will definitely want to revisit. The staff are fabulous, the drinks varied and competitively priced. There is...More

Thank threepointer9
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Visited this pub with two friends and were greeted by friendly staff and manageress. Well worth a visit and it is very close to city centre in a quiet side street of Broughton Street.

Thank Mickey M
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Great location down an edgy looking alleyway. Inside, cool and cosy dim light bar playing modern and classic soul at the time we were there, Very friendly bar staff and nicely priced drinks. Although we were there on a very wet and rainy Boxing day...More

Thank HousePeople
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The outhouse never disappoints. Cool beer garden, friendly staff and love the gallery space on the walls! A hip bar to drink the night away...

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

If your looking for a night that could go either way then The Outhouse is the bar for you. It has a really nice beer garden and a decent selection of drinks for any drinker! The staff are all friendly and they are very accommodating...More

Thank Joe d
View more reviews
Nearby
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 150 nearby hotels
Rooms & Suites Picardy Place
12 reviews
.04 km away
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
2 261 reviews
.05 km away
Regent House Hotel
40 reviews
.08 km away
The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection
582 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 774 nearby restaurants
Le Roi Fou
142 reviews
.08 km away
Rollo Broughton
195 reviews
.09 km away
Phuket Pavilion
629 reviews
.09 km away
Giuliano's
1 007 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1 266 nearby attractions
Mansfield Traquair
44 reviews
.30 km away
Edinburgh Playhouse
974 reviews
.12 km away
Sherlock Holmes Statue
87 reviews
.08 km away
St Mary's RC Cathedral
22 reviews
.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Outhouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines