No.8 Lister Square is the ideal place to relax and kick back with a beer or cocktail in hand, maybe pop a bottle of prosecco or two… Listen to good music, eat great food and maybe play a game pool. Take advantage of the Scottish climate and enjoy a drink outside (don’t worry we have have umbrellas to hand!)

Nothing beats the weekend feeling, and boy can we get you in that mood!  Our welcoming staff can whip you up any drink your heart desires!

See you soon…

The kitchen offers a combination of classic dishes, light bites, comfort food to suit all appetites from lunchtime onwards.  Try out our Steak on hot lava stones which you can sizzle in the middle of the table! Our chefs use the freshest and locally sourced ingredients of the season to create mouth watering dishes, with a no fuss approach suitable for modest tastes to foodies.

Keep an eye out for our seasonal menus and new dishes!

Food service times

Lunch: 12am-3pm
Dinner: 5pm-10pm
Saturday/Sunday: 12am – 10pm

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Are you ready for the festive spirit?!

If you like to be organised and want to plan an unforgettable Christmas Party in Edinburgh then you are at the right place.  Join us for Christmas lunches or dinners from intimate meals to festive parties.

We have our Christmas Early Bird Offers available now!

Get in touch now to start planning

Steak & Shake


How can you resist?

Join us Monday – Wednesday for the tastiest deal in town!

Go big or go home!

Sit back and relax, let us take care of everything! Available all day Saturday, its up to you who you share with (or not)!

Join us every Sunday

For Delicious Sharing Roasts

What's On

We have a pretty busy week here at No.8, a good reason for you to join us everyday!

Live music Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Our regular house artists never disappoint with mixing in some of their own material as well as well known acoustic covers that you can sing along to!

Who doesn’t love some brainteasers? Join us Tuesdays for our Quiz Night, with the most experienced quiz master in town, Goose’s Quiz will either have you feeling like a genius or needing a brain scan…

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The hardest day of the week? We are here for you!


       Ain’t nothing like Goose’s Quiz! Join us every Tuesday from 7pm to test your knowledge…

    1st Prize £50 Bar Tab | 2nd Prize £25 Bar Tab | 3rd Prize Bottle Of Wine


Live music by Damian Casey-Boyce his beats will get you over the hump day feeling!


  Thursday is the new Friday! Let the celebrations commence!




Gin O’clock! Join us to kick the weekend off with our gintastic offers! £3 G&T | £5 Cocktails | £15 Pitchers


Join us for the games, drinks and bites perfect Saturday vibes!


Kick back, and take it easy. Grab some lunch and get ready for what Monday has to offer!


Private Bookings

Here at No.8 our bright and open space can host any occasion!  From a small gathering with friends, to corporate lunches or society meetings, how about a wedding!?

We will make sure your event is unforgettable!

With canapé, a la carte and buffet menu options, our food menus can be tailored to suit any taste. If you have any special requirements we can create a bespoke selection of food and drinks for you.

For more information please contact us at
t:0131 229 4634

No.8 Lister Square
Simpson Loan


Opening hours
Sunday – Wednesday 12pm-12am
Thursday – Saturday 12pm-1am