Welcome to The Newsroom bar & eatery. We are situated in Edinburgh's east end, minutes away from Princes Street gardens, the Playhouse theatre and Waverley train station. We are currently the only establishment to present two 500 litre stainless steel tanks of Krusovice Imperial, Czech Lager. We offer an upbeat and modern atmosphere in the capital's vibrant city centre.

About Us

The Newsroom Bar and Eatery
5-11 Leith Street Edinburgh
0131 557 58 30

The Newsroom Bar is open from 11am – 1am, and we serve food from 12pm til 9pm every day.

Saturday nights bring you music from Edinburgh's best DJs, 9pm – 1am, every week.

Thursday nights are home to our pub quiz from 9pm – 11pm with plenty of prizes to be won.

To book a table, please get in touch on our contact page.


Our downstairs club, 511, is home to an impressive function room with own bar, dance floor, bespoke lighting and sound system. If you are looking for a space for a party or event, then this is the place for you. 511 offers the most competitive rates in the city and is available to hire for private functions ranging from live comedy, parties, wedding celebrations, office events and much more. DJs, catering and bar staff can be arranged on request.


To enquire about a private event, please get in touch on our contact page.


To get in touch, email us or 0131 557 58 30


Work with us by completing our online application