The Golf Tavern

Golf Courses

30-31 Wrights Houses, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH10 4HR

    Welcome to The Golf Tavern, one of Edinburgh's oldest establishments located next to the historic Bruntsfield Links Golf Course. We offer golf club hire and food & drink 7 days a week

    The much loved Golf Tavern, one of Scotland's oldest and finest establishments, has returned to her former glory!

    The 2011 refurbishment has been completed, check out our photo gallery for a glimpse of what awaits. The authentic interior added with a new look, modern twist, this unique bar and restaurant has been brought back to her finest!

    She offers not only an elegant fresh food menu and drinking experience but the atmosphere and ambience to match. We have increased our whisky range and included a unique international whisky selection picked from some of the finest countries around the world. And no, we haven't stopped there as we also have new lagers, cask ales and spirit ranges.

    All that is left for us to do is to give you, our customers, the best dining and drinking experience available. So, come down and see the staff and enjoy the new look, authentic Golf Tavern.

    Play the oldest short-hole golf course in the world - Bruntsfield Links

    Course now open from April - September 2013

    Today Bruntsfield Links remains one of Scotland's few free public golf courses. Looked after by the City Council's local green keeper it is a beautiful stretch of inner city parkland that also offers a rich and colourful history.

    Golf clubs and balls can be hired from the Golf Tavern for visitors wishing to have a play on the oldest short-hole golf course in the world and experience this slice of golfing history for themselves.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Open 7 days a week, from 11.30am-1am Monday to Friday and 10am-1am Saturday and Sunday


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Toilets


    • Club Hire
    • Cost - £0-19
    • Online Booking Available
    • Putting Green

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Equipment Hire
    • Level Access


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People

    Public Transport Directions

    We are located in the Bruntsfield area of Edinburgh and are situated just a 10 minute walk from Princes St. You can also find us by jumping on the number 10,11,16 or 27 buses and we are just a short walk from the King's Theatre

    Transport within Scotland

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    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 1


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Golf Offer

    Eat, drink and play for only £12!

    Our Eat, Drink and Play deal includes:

    Golf Club Hire (a pitching wedge, a putter, a score card and a ball)

    A Drink per person with a choice of a pint of Carling Lager, Blackthorn Cider or Belhaven Best, a bottle of Corona, a 125ml glass of Red or White Wine or a Soft Drink.

    A Meal per person with a choice of

    Double Cheese Macaroni au Gratin (v) served with garlic croutons

    Chilli Bowl with Rice, Tortilla Chips, Cheese, Sour Cream and Jalapenos

    Beef Burger with Skinny Fries and Relish (with optional cheese)

    Chilli and Chickpea burger (v) with Skinny Fries and Relish (with optional cheese)

    Haddock Goujons with Skinny Fries, Roast Lemon and Tartar Sauce

    Jumbo Hot Dog with Fried Onion and Skinny fries

    Food & Drink offer

    Enjoy 2 main meals for just £10.

    Monday to Thursday we offer 2 main meals for £10 12-5pm and then a starter and a main for £10 from 5pm-9.30pm

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