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Scotland's Pubs and Bars: A Story to Tell logo
Scotland's Pubs and Bars: A Story to Tell ››

Uncover the fascinating tales of Scotland's bars and pubs. Discover their unique stories

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  • A couple enjoy Scottish gin cocktails at 56 North, Edinburgh
    56 North, Edinburgh
  • A barman pours glasses of beer in the Hanging Bat, Edinburgh (Credit: Hanging Bat /
    Hanging Bat, Edinburgh
  • Enjoying a drink at the Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore
    Enjoying a drink at the Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore

Experience Scotland’s bar culture for yourself. From traditional pubs in the countryside, which are steeped in history, to contemporary and stylish bars in the heart of the city, there is something for you.

Many of the pubs and bars listed in this section are members of the Scottish Licensed Trade Association. Founded in 1880, it is the only national association in Scotland which represents all sectors of the Scottish licensed trade industry.