Man hurt in club assault
The man, aged approximately 35 was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the assault at Siglo nightclub, on the Cowgate, at around 1:20am.
A police spokesman said the man was bleeding heavily from a cut to the head, but was later released after receiving three staples.
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the attack.
No-one at Siglo was available for comment on the incident.