Cumberland Bar: "typical Edinburgh howff" Edinburgh Nightlife Tip by iaint

Edinburgh Nightlife: 242 reviews and 254 photos

Had a few hours here on a Friday night after work session. Basement place with lots of rooms & alcoves.

Plenty choice of beers - real ales in particular. I hit the Orkney Brewery's Dark Island - black and yummee.

In essence, your typical Edinburgh local.

It was like a trip back in time for me - I lost my virginity in Cumberland Street. Well, not in the street obviously - in a girlfriend's flat. And not last Friday either - 1960something.

Dress Code: Drinking trousers recommended.

Put a ball of string in the pocket to avoid getting lost going to lavvy.

Address: 1-3 Cumberland Street, Edinburgh EH3 6RT
Directions: Mmm.. New Town, off Dundas Street heading east along Cumberland Street.
Phone: 0131 558 3134
Theme: Eating and Drinking

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 15, 2010
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