Doctors is currently closed for an investment and will reopen soon! Check our Facebook feed below to see when we reopen!

Doctors is a traditional Scottish pub situated in the heart of Edinburgh, serving great cask ales and a freshly cooked menu with daily specials. We have an outside eating and drinking area for those hot summer days where you can watch the world go by. The pub itself has strong links with both the Edinburgh University Medical College and the Old Royal Infirmary, which originally stood directly across the road. The building itself was created to mark the opening of the hospital in 1874 and initially housed a cabinet and coffin maker for the neighbouring mortuary. Relics from this time can still be seen around the pub, serving as a macabre reminder of its place within Edinburgh’s gothic history.


Doctors is located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town and is popular with tourists, students, office staff, shoppers and night time / weekend revellers. We offer the very best food and drink served to the very highest standards. The pub has an excellent reputation for friendliness - in many ways this is a local's pub in the city.

We’re proud to say our menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like our hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers.

Our drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list. Our cask ales range has some of the best in British beers, including the new 1730, our very own special pale ale. The team at the Doctors look forward to welcoming you soon at this fantastic traditional London pub in Midlothian.

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32 Forrest Road, Midlothian, EH1 2QN

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