Candy Bar & Diner

113, 115 George St, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, UK


Past pavement-side tables and bright murals below ground, this George St bar opens to an appealing basement space. It’s popular with a varied crowd, thanks to a decent menu that offers good deals for tighter purse strings. The relaxed and friendly daytime atmosphere, accompanied by coffee and cold-pressed juices, livens up in the evening when a range of guest DJs and drinks offers (cocktails for £5 and beer or wine for even less) bring the average age down a notch. Wait staff are friendly and clearly care about what they’re serving – recommendations are plentiful, as are the choices. Bites (which come in threes for just over a tenner) include tasty crab cake poppers, hot wings in the kitchen’s tangy sauce and lettuce tacos for the health-conscious. Stone-baked pizzas are the stars of the mains, with genre-hopping toppings like crispy duck and hoi sin or chicken Caesar salad. Finish off with a hard shake and a shimmy to the funky music.

About this place


George Street

Dress Code

smart casual

Hours of Operation

monday 12:00-01:00

tuesday 12:00-01:00

wednesday 12:00-01:00

thursday 12:00-01:00

friday 12:00-01:00

saturday 12:00-01:00

sunday 12:00-01:00


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