The Scran & Scallie

“Award-winning pub in trendy suburb” - AA Inspector



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Readers from south of the Scottish border might like to know that 'scran' is food and 'scallie' is a scallywag. Occupying two narrowly separated buildings, its many original features blend harmoniously with trendy Scandinavian influences, reclaimed furniture, Isle of Bute fabrics, and unusual wallpapers. Now for the scran: on 'Oor menu' appear modern seasonal dishes and regional classics, such as dressed Newhaven (the Firth of Forth one) crab; Highland Wagyu beefburger and chips; smoked haddock rarebit; and Jerusalem artichoke and pearl barley risotto. Sunday roasts may be served alongside 'forgotten' dishes like sheep's heid Scotch broth. Among 'Yer puddins' find treacle tart and mascarpone. For young scallies there's macaroni cheese, and sausage and mash.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

AA Pick of the Pubs
The Scran & Scallie
1 Comely Bank Road, EDINBURGH, EH4 1DR


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available

About The area

Discover Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.

It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.

A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days. 


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