Edinburgh named most pet-friendly location for brunch-loving Brits in study

Now we can go out and see friends, it's safe to say we all want to take every opportunity to go out when we can for a catch up over some smashed avocado and a glass of prosecco.

But with 3 million Brits having acquired a pet during lockdown, who aren’t used to being left by themselves, we may be looking for spots where they can join us - but where in the UK is the best equipped for dog friendly brunching? 



Based on a variety of factors, a study by The Bottle Club has recently revealed which cities in the UK are best for brunch-loving Brits. 

Cardiff came top in the overall study, Bristol came top for vegan brunch lovers and Edinburgh has now been revealed to be the most pet-friendly city for those who want to take their fluffy friend along to enjoy a spot of brunch.  

According to the figures:

  • There are 495 brunch locations in Edinburgh, 5.5% of which are pet-friendly. That is approximately 27 pet-friendly brunch locations to choose from to go with your furry pal in the Scottish capital.

  • Brighton came 2nd just behind with 5.4% of their 204 brunch spots being pet-friendly. 

  • Glasgow however, is not as pet friendly as its fellow Scottish city, with only 2% of the city's 394 brunch spots being pet-friendly. 

As the laws in Scotland don’t allow for eateries to advertise as ‘bottomless’, we have put together the top ranking ‘boozy brunches’ in Edinburgh for those who want to get out and enjoy the start of summer with some bottomless brunch with friends - furry or otherwise. 

These can be found below, or in a Google doc format on request. 

If you would like to use the information above in a feature, please credit The Bottle Club at: https://www.thebottleclub.com/blogs/thedrinksjournal/uk-s-best-cities-for-a-boozy-brunch-ranked 

Infographics from the study can be downloaded here

Many thanks,


Best of the Brunch: Five of the Best Independent Boozy Brunch Spots In Edinburgh

1 Rabble


Located: 55A Frederick St, Edinburgh EH2 1LH


Unfortunately in Scotland, you won’t find many ‘bottomless brunches’ due to local legislation, but when restrictions finally lift,  you’ll find plenty of ‘boozy’ ones! 


Rabble topped the list as Edinburgh’s most popular independent spot for a boozy brunch. For £30, you can choose a delicious breakfast dish paired with a variety of continental breakfast items - topped off with prosecco and a choice of cocktails - frosé anyone?


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To see Rabble’s full boozy brunch menu please see here: https://www.rabbleedinburgh.co.uk/menus/restaurant-menus/boozy-brunch/ 


2 Tigerlily


Located: 125 George St, Edinburgh EH2 4JN


Tigerlily may just be one of the most Instagram-able eateries in Edinburgh. For £35 you can experience their amazing boozy brunch and it definitely packs a punch. You don’t have to wait for people to pick their dish as this boozy brunch includes a cocktail on arrival. It is then followed by a continental plate to share (pastries etc, you know the drill), a main brunch dish and dessert - all whilst being served prosecco throughout*. 


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To see Tigerlily’s full boozy brunch menu please see here: https://www.tigerlilyedinburgh.co.uk/menus/boozy-brunch/ 


3 Hanover Tap


Located: 112 Hanover St, Edinburgh EH2 1DR


This pub has more on offer than meets the eye. This craft beer house is home to one of the best bottomless* brunch offerings in Edinburgh. For £25 you can enjoy a 2 hour slot filled with up to 6 boozy drinks. This includes a choice from a large range of drinks and main dish options so there really is something for everyone. 


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To see Hanover Tap’s full boozy brunch menu please see here: https://www.craft-pubs.co.uk/hanovertap/boozy-brunch 


4 Badger & Co


Located: 32 Castle St, Edinburgh EH2 3HT


Badger and Co specialises in Scottish cuisine using home-grown ingredients to help create re-works of classic dishes, inspired by the woodlands. From Ratty’s steak and onion sandwich to a caramelized cauliflower steak. For £25 you can enjoy your choice of main and a choice of drinks (up to 4 per person).


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To see Badger & Co’s full boozy brunch menu please see here: https://www.bruncher.com/media/12163/badger-brunch-menu.pdf 


5 The Chanter


Located: 30-32 Bread St, Edinburgh EH3 9AF


The Chanter in Edinburgh is a great place if you want a boozy brunch without the ‘bouj’. This traditional sports bar maynot be the most instagram-able venue, but their boozy brunch is one of the best independent spots in the city. For £20 you can enjoy a range of brunch options - from a huge stack of pancakes to a plate of wings, alongside your choice of draft beer, G&T’s or prosecco. This one's for those who really want to fill their boots on boozy brunch. 


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To see The Chanter’s full boozy brunch menu please see here: