Nicholson's Pubs

Welcome to The Conan Doyle, your local pub in Edinburgh

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You will find The Conan Doyle in Edinburgh within a short stroll of Picardy Place, Cathedral Lane and Queens Street - however you won't find another like it.

 

Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.

Find us

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The Conan Doyle, 71-73 York Place,
Edinburgh, , EH1 3JD

Tel: 0131 557 9539

A unique city centre pub with a rich history

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Located close to the pub is Picardy Place, where the pub's namesake, the great author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was born on 22nd May 1859. Today, an over life-sized bronze statue of Conan Doyle's greatest creation, Sherlock Holmes, stands opposite his birthplace. The most famous fictional detective is portrayed in meditation on the death of his author.

Find us

The Conan Doyle, 71-73 York Place,
, Edinburgh, , EH1 3JD

Tel: 0131 557 9539

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 01:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 01:00
  • Sunday 12:00 - 23:00

150+ years of serving up SEASONAL SPECIALITIES & MOUTH-WATERING FAVOURITES

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As a staple in the pub landscape for over 150+ years, we pride ourselves on our position as purveyors of perfect pints and unbeatable pies, with tempting dishes on our classic pub menus.

Imagine taking your seat for a starter we know you’ll like… Garlic Mushrooms on Sourdough, suited to every appetite.

And here’s something we can’t deny, we’re pretty famous for our hand-crafted specialty pies, including our Crofter’s Pie and British Steak & Nicholson's Pale Ale Pie. Come out of the cold and try one for yourself, won’t you?

Someone in your group got a sweet tooth? Here comes another sensational classic worth rushing to your nearest booth: our traditional new Bramley Apple & Blackberry Crumble. This is pub food, done right.

CLINK CLINK, FANCY A DRINK?

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Here at Edinburgh, we pride ourselves on serving an exquisite selection of perfectly-poured, ever-changing Cask Ales – including our very own Nicholson's Pale Ale, brewed by St Austell Brewery in Cornwall. You’ll also discover the wonders of our Gin Palace, featuring glorious gins from juniper-heavy and robust to sweet and fruity and every flavour profile in-between – all waiting at your local Nicholson’s in Edinburgh.