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In the shell of a derelict pub with a dark history in the heart of Leith, Edinburgh, ‘The Lioness of Leith’ opened as a bar/bistro in December 2013.

‘Lioness Burgers’ was born in early February 2018 out of the passion to deliver a real ‘gourmet’ burger menu to the locals of Leith.
WHY ARE WE GOURMET?
Our beef is sourced from the award winning local butcher, Findlay’s of Portobello.
We ONLY use entirely free-range, slow grown, herb fed chicken.
Our artisan buns are locally sourced and baked.
We have a real passion to cater for our vegetarian and vegan diners.

To compliment our menu we offer premium local and international drinks. With our inventive and evolving cocktails list, award winning teas and coffee, you can be sure of quality, great taste and local sourcing whenever possible.

Our main menu is available all day Monday – Friday, and from 12.30pm at weekends. Freshly made buttermilk waffles are served from 10am with various delicious sweet and savoury toppings.

We won Ion Magazine’s Leith’s Best Bar in September 2014 and strive to be a favourite for locals and visitors alike.

A ramp is available on request for wheelchair access.

Events

WHAT’S ON?
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STUDENTS: WELCOME BACK!!

* COCKTAILS DEAL *

We’ve got some lovely new additions to our cocktail menu if you’ve not already sampled.
With cheap deals on all concoctions Monday-Wednesdays there’s a great excuse..
* WEEK DAY LUNCH DEALS *
Monday to Friday you can choose from ANY burger and add skinny fries for a TENNER.
OR grab a Hippie Burger or Butter Burger with a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon for only £10!

FEB 2018 – LIONESS BURGERS LAUNCH

February was a big month for us at The Lioness..
We were proud to launch our new Gourmet Burgers menu.

Why ‘GOURMET’?
BEEF BURGERS made in-house with Findlay’s (the Award Winning local Butcher) 100% Scottish minced Flank and Skirt Steak.

CHICKEN BURGERS made from scratch with specially sourced FREE-RANGE Herb Fed Chicken.

NON-MEAT eater?
We’ve always at least 3 delicious VEGETARIAN BURGERS to choose from ..and we haven’t even mentioned the sides, slaws, classics and puddings…

THE LIST – HITLIST APRIL 2018

Chuffed to feature on The List’s latest Best Pubs & Bars Hitlist!

BUY OUR ‘LEITH PENROSE’ T-SHIRT ON EBAY


‘STRICTLY BUSINESS’

If you missed our December sale and swap shop of old school hip hop vinyl, equipment, fashion, and memorabilia –
don’t FRET! Keep your ears and eyes peeled for the next date!
If you don’t know now you know 

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All our menus are available HERE

Contact us

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21-25 Duke Street
Edinburgh
EH6 8HH

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Opening hours


Mon – Fri 
midday – 1am
Sat & Sun 
11am – 1am

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