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Couch and table in the rooftop terrace bar of Gleneagles Townhouse
A woman holding a cocktail


Welcome to Lamplighters

A sophisticated spot for cocktail connoisseurs and social butterflies alike, Lamplighters rooftop bar in Edinburgh sits high above street level, where Georgian statues watch over the city. Open from 12 noon Saturday & Sunday and 2pm Monday to Friday until the early hours, exclusive to members and hotel guests, find out why it’s one of Edinburgh’s most eclectic and vibrant after-dark destinations.

Bar stools and tall palms surround the bar in Lamplighters
Cocktail on wooden table in Lamplighters with ice stamper


Top tipples from a Townhouse bartender

Cocktail on a green table in Lamplighters

The Leerie

Our ode to the lamplighter themselves, staring Casamigos Tequila, Cloudcatcher Cordial, Cranberry, Aperol and Coconut.

Cocktail on the table in the rooftop bar, Lamplighters

First Light

A beautiful, refreshing blend of Ketel One Vodka, Apricot, Almond and Lemon, our First Light cocktail is sure to get your afternoon off to a bright start.

Array of small dishes and drinks in Lamplighters

Lamplighters Menu

Served 2pm Mon-Fri and 12 Sat-Sun Download Menu

With views of Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town to the left and picture-perfect New Town to the right, Lamplighters rooftop bar has been heavily influenced by our Perthshire heritage and bountiful Scottish surrounds. Work your way through our seasonally rotating, locally inspired list of cocktails, local whiskies, beers, spirits, and wine – the perfect spot to watch the sunset and see the city lights sparkle.


Lamplighters through the lens.



Opening Times

Mon - Fri

14:00 - 01:00

Sat & Sun

12:00 - 01:00


Passion and talent by the bucket load!


Every nook and cranny.

A wide view of a large bed in a House Bedroom at Gleneagles Townhouse

Stay With Us

As comfortable as they are characterful, our 33 bedrooms are tailor-made for a city break and come with all the benefits of a members’ club to boot.

A yoga instructor at Gleneagles Townhouse


With a state-of-the-art gym, two high-tech studios and space for healing spa therapies, The Strong Rooms is our wellness sanctuary.