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Whighams Wine Cellars

Edinburgh’s foremost and iconic
wine bar and restaurant



Welcome to Whighams Wine Cellars, Edinburgh’s foremost and iconic wine bar and restaurant.  Situated on Charlotte Square, in the heart of the West End, Whighams was established in 1983 on the site of early 19th Century cellars.  Today, the cellars provide cosy snugs to relax and enjoy our outstanding selection of wines, beers and spirits combined with a unique ambience unrivalled by any other bar restaurant in Edinburgh.

To us, our customers, both loyal and new, are like family and we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and the quality of service we provide.  Our chefs seek out the very best of local and Scottish produce, we specialise in the highest quality of seafood sourced from our very own shores.


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Our exceptional selection of fine wines are the perfect accompaniment to our delicious menus which includes a mouthwatering range of tapas as well as lunch and dinner and we will be delighted to advise you on wine pairing to accompany each dish.

We also offer a wide selection of beers and spirits, many of which are produced in Scotland.

Jazz Club takes place on Sunday evenings and attracts some of the World’s most iconic musicians.  Click HERE to find out more.

Why not join our Wine Club?  We regularly host wine tastings and as a member, you will enjoy exclusive offers and invitations to wine tastings with a wide variety of makers, all whilst increasing your knowledge of the wonderful world of wine.

Whether you are looking to soak up the atmosphere in our historic cellars whilst enjoying the finest wine or are looking to sample the very best of fresh Scottish produce, you shouldn’t miss a visit to us where you will be assured the warmest of welcomes.

We also host events to celebrate a special occasion with friends and family and business as well as corporate events which are tailored to your individual requirements.


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