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Fine Ales, Wines, Spirits & Food in Edinburgh's New Town

Nestled in the residential streets of Edinburgh's Georgian New Town, The Cumberland Bar offers the finest real ales, wines, spirits and gourmet food in welcoming wood panelled surroundings.  Owned and operated by D M Stewart Ltd, It's secluded beer garden is unique to the New Town whilst the bar boasts an open fire if the weather is a little too cold. 

The Cumberland Bar
The Cumberland Beer Garden

8 Real ale taps and a superb range of local and imported beers are complemented by an extensive wine list, delicious all day menus and traditional Sunday Roasts. Free WiFi is available and our conference room can be booked for meetings for groups of up to 12 people.



One of the most civilised bars in the New Town. Proper but not pretentious pub grub includes organic pork, lamb, mutton and veal roasts.
— The Independent, 50 Best Sunday Roasts 2013

Pushed for time at lunch? Why not telephone us with your order. Between Monday & Friday, we'll try to have a table and your food ready for you as you walk in the door.


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