About The Sheep Heid Inn

The Sheep Heid Inn is a beautifully restored village pub & restaurant in Duddingston. A firm favourite among past monarchs and poets, Edinburgh's oldest surviving watering hole exudes charm and character from every nook and cranny. Soak it all up over a plate of seasonal food and a glass of what you fancy.

Eating out in Edinburgh

It doesn't get much cosier than this. Pull up a chair near our roaring fire, dine with a difference in our eclectically furnished restaurant or, in the warmer months, kick back in our smart beer garden for a spot of alfresco eating and drinking. Lovely.

2013-14 Scottish Pub of the Year

"The Sheep Heid Inn is known for delivering outstanding food in a comfortable and warm atmosphere making it one of the most desirable places to dine in Edinburgh.

Find out why our silver-winning watering hole was voted the 3 gastropub in the UK for its high-class food and winning beer garden on ShortList.com's esteemed top 10.

Best pub in the village? Tell us how we did and you could win lots of lovely bubbly.

Our latest news

AA Pub of the Year 2013 for Scotland

The Sheep Heid Inn has been recognised by the AA Hospitality Awards and named as AA Pub of the Year for Scotland - and we...

What the papers say...

See what folk are saying about our lovely little pub - Edinburgh's oldest...

Get more from your glass at Wine Club

We've set up a little club for all our wine-quaffing guests here at The Sheep Heid Inn in...

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Plus we'll send you our latest news and a few treats every now and again. Don't forget to join our Wine Club too (just tick the box) for more corking offers.

Opening times

11am to 11pm Monday to Thursday
11am to midnight Friday to Saturday
12.30pm to 11pm Sunday

Food served all day

12pm to 10pm Monday to Saturday,
12.30pm to 9.30pm Sunday

43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh, EH15 3QATel: 0131 6617974

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Dreaming of a refreshing G&T in the sunshine? So are we - and that's not all.
Enjoy a complementary bar
snack
when you order our
ultimate Bombay Sapphire
& Fevertree Tonic. Feeling
thirsty? Go for a pitcher of G&T
with your pals and get THREE
bar snacks on the house!

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