Where are we?

Access from the cowgate to bar50,
50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh,

Closest Station:

Waverley, around a 5 minute walk

Opening Times



Food Served:

Mon - Thurs: 4pm-10pm

Fri - Sun: 12pm-10pm


Fri - Sun: 7am-11am

Sat - Sun: 7am-11am

Get in touch

Society & Sponsorship:

E: [email protected]


T: 0131 524 1989

E: [email protected]

General Enquiries:

T: 0131 524 1989

E: [email protected]

Welcome - About Bar 50

We serve an eclectic mix of spirits, beers and cocktails, along with tasty locally sourced food. The menu has dishes for everyone, from stone-baked pizzas to Vegan Burgers. Our main menu is served every day from 12 pm to 10 pm, breakfast from 7 am to 10 am (11 am Fri-Sun).

Whether you are looking for function hire or to keep entertained, we have something for everyone with pool tables, comfy couches and a heated outdoor Beer Garden & Terrace.

We are proud to attract such a variety of customers, being a public bar, student accommodation and a hostel we strive to offer a wide range of events and offers to meet everyone’s needs, even your pet dogs!

Offers & events

Join us for our weekly pub quiz, Monday at 9pm! Free food for any pre-booked team of 4+.

Sing your lungs out at Bar Fifty to be in with a chance of winning £5 to spend at the bar!

Catch all the sporting action on our big screens, followed by live DJs in the evening.

Find all events on our Facebook page.

Send us your booking request

Feel free to give us a call or email to discuss your requirements.

We take a variety of booking types and we will always try to adapt to your individual needs where we can, whether you are looking to book a table for two, our fantastic roof terrace or an area for larger parties just let us know and we will respond typically within 24 hours.

Typical bookings:
- Book the terrace for a party or event
- Area bookings for large groups
- Table bookings
- Pre Book our Ping Pong tables or Pool tables
- Private quizzes
- Fundraisers etc.

We will do everything we can to meet your needs, just ask. (Kids welcome until 10pm & Dogs welcome all day everyday)

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Looking for accommodation whilst you're visiting Bar 50?

Book your room at our a&o hostel!