The Arcade, Haggis & Whisky House

Amble along the charming and timeworn cobblestones of Cockburn Street, Edinburgh and you will easily come across our unique and fascinating pub; the innovative Arcade Haggis & Whisky house. We are the only Haggis and Whisky Pubin Edinburgh, providing over one hundred Whiskies, a superb range of speciality fair trade teas and of course Haggis!. Our Whisky and Haggis Pub is also very handily located close to both Edinburgh Castle and Princess Street.
Our relaxing and distinctive Arcade Haggis and Whisky Pub offers you a wondeful place to take a well-earned break after wandering the streets of Edinburgh or to rest whilst eatingamazing food prepared using tempting localy produced food.
Our traditonal yet forward thinking Arcade Haggis &Whisky house is one of the oldest bars in the city Of Edinburgh. Since 2007 our public house has been under new management and has since introduced Haggis, Speciality teas and increased the range of Whiskies on offer. We extend a warm Scottish welcome; there is indeed something here for everyone at the Arcade.


Whisky is of course Scotland’s most well-known beverage and Haggis is the distinctive food that only the Isle of Caledonia can offer at its best. The Arcade, Haggis & Whisky House offers you not only an outstanding taste of Scotland but a chance to take part in an overall enduring experience.   

Whiskies with wisdom and wit - Arcade House prices from £2.50 to £26.99

Here are a few of our most popular Scottish whiskies:

Cardu Whisky

As you sip this smooth Speyside bred Cardu Whisky, it effortlessly conjures up the East Highlands of Scotland in a whispers breath.  Cardu is a single malt Whisky with a sweet oaky honey taste, which melts the coldness away and brings out new life in you as you drink.

Monkey Shoulder Whisky

The fun, enthusiastically named Monkey Shoulder Whisky pulls you quick and deep with its single malt blend made by the Balvenie and famous Glenfiddoch distilleries.  This William Grant & Sons combination has a distinctive smoky sweet malty taste that is pleasing and memorable.

Smokehead Whisky

The mysterious Islay Smokehead Whisky; a Scottish single malt Whisky with a touch of new things to come in every sexy, peaty, caramel sip.

Port Ellen Whisky

Pot Ellen, the Mackay single malt Whisky with wisdom and warm memories that entices every intrepid drinker to come back again for more of its sweet fruity smokiness.

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Lunch and Dinner

Lunch and Dinner at the the Arcade Haggis & Whisky House are indeed an experience not to be missed. We cater for all kinds of tastes and there is always something delicious for vegetarians on our menus. Fill yourself up nicely at lunchtime with one of our £5.95 delicious range of wraps.  For example, bite into on an Arcade special wrap with goat’s cheese and sun-dried tomatoes, rocket, and red onion or choose a warm spicy chicken, crunchy salad and sweet corn wrap. Why not combine this with some Arcade simply scrumptious soup at just £1 more for an extra treat.

The Arcade pub’s Haggis Tower Blocks

Delicious diners at the Arcade Pub, Edinburgh wouldn’t be the same without that quintessential taste of the amazingly unique Scottish Haggis! We are very pleased to introduce to you, our totally tempting Tower Block stacked layers of haggis, neeps (Scottish for turnips) and tatties (Scottish for potatoes. Why not try haggis with Pesto, Whisky, or Bacon Sauce or any combination of the three! Or why not be especially adventurous at the Arcade Haggis & Whisky House and try our special Diane Style Haggis, this is served with an ample drizzle of creamy Drambuie infused sauce. Our Haggis meals are also served at dinner time as well.

Our other Delicious Dinner Selctions

Relax in the Arcade House’s pub whilst eating one of our mouthwatering memorable meals.  Some examples or our menu include; Calamari rings served with salad and garlic mayonnaise, halloumi (V) Burger  with rocket salad, fresh & sun dried  tomatoes,  wild mushroom, grilled halloumi cheese served with  chips or partake of our selection of the finest  Scottish Cheeses: Smoked Blarliath, Lanark and Criffel served with grapes, olives and caramelized onion. Along with our Haggis of the day selection such as our Robert Burn’s famous Haggis served with mashed turnips and potatoes, also for vegetarians!

The Arcade, Haggis & Whisky House Speciality Teas and Muffins

The Arcade, Haggis & Whisky House provides a great range of organic fair trade specialty teas. Taste and savor a soothing hot cup of herbal tea, for example our popular Rosehip, Green Dragon, Snow Buds or Kir Royal teas. All our teas come with a free mouthwatering muffin.

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