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10 of Edinburgh's oldest pubs - and what their names mean

Edinburgh and its surrounding towns are rich with history and some of the pubs found there have fascinating back stories, particularly when it comes to their names.

By Rosalind Erskine
Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 5:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 5:00 pm

With over 700 pubs in the city alone there are names ranging from the exotic to the (seemingly) obvious. Here we take a look at ten of the oldest, and the stories behind them.

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