"Beer is my religion, The Blind Poet is my church."




The Blind Poet Club
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"Beer is my religion. The Blind Poet is my church."


Bands Wanted!

We feature live music several nights a week and are always on the lookout for local musical talent.

If you'd like to play The Poet just click here to send us your details!

Welcome to The Blind Poet, a cosy, literary pub in the Southside of Edinburgh. We attract a mixed bunch, students, locals and tourists alike. We're best known for the three B's - Beer, Banter and Bands. We feature live music several times a week, usually something rock/pop/country based, and also have a weekly open-mic night where anyone can get up and strut their stuff.

For those who like to stretch their brains a little there's usually a cryptic crossword on the go. We've also got a large set of C19th Encyclopædia Britannica which make for entertaining browsing!

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Calton Gold - Edinburgh Draught

A woman drove me to drink, and I didn't even have the decency to thank her.
~ W.C. Fields