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Usquabae whisky experience

2-4 Hope Street, EH2 4DB

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Drinks & light bites for one at Usquabae, Edinburgh; atmospheric bar boasting an impressive stock of over 400 whiskies - try their monthly takeover menu including arrival drink, light bite & choice of a cocktail or beer & whisky pairing or a whisky flight

Dram good deal

  • Whisky takeover experience for one at Usquabae
  • Includes an arrival drink choosing from a dram of whisky, G&T or glass of wine
  • Plus a delicious choice of light bites to munch on while you enjoy top tipples
  • Options to include a cocktail or beer & whisky pairing or 2 additional drams of whisky from Usquabae's monthly takeover menu

Sample light bites menu

  • Haggis or veggie haggis bon bons with Sriracha aioli
  • OR Crispy whitebait served Bloody Mary mayonnaise

Monthly Whisky takeovers

  • January: Glen Grant
  • February: Douglas Laing
  • March: Glenlivet vs Redbreast
  • April: Kingsbarns
  • May: Kilchoman
  • June: Jura


  • Usquabae is an atmospheric subterranean venue in the bustling West End of Edinburgh
  • After opening in 2015 as Usquabae Whisky Bar and Larder they quickly established a reputation as one of the leading Scotch whisky bars
  • They became a destination venue catering to locals and visitors from both near and afar who have a love of all things whisky, and a hankering for superb Scottish produce
  • Inspired by Robert Burns' poem, "Tam O' Shanter". Scotch whisky, and all it entails, lies at the heart of Usquabae!
  • The name is Scots for whisky and derived from the Gaelic Usige Beatha meaning 'water of life'
  • Their impressive bar boasts a stock of over 400 hand-selected whiskies, each boasting exceptional quality and a unique flavour profile
  • Excellent location in the City Centre close to top attractions including the Castle, Princes Street Gardens and more
  • Regularly featuring on top ten and best of lists for whisky venues in both Scotland and Edinburgh,
  • Winner of 'Wee DRAM Whisky Bar of the Year' in 2018
  • Rated 4.5/5 on Tripadvisor 

What to expect

  • Whisky takeover experience for one inc an arrival drink, choice of light bite and your choice of a cocktail OR beer & whisky pairing OR two whiskies to complete your flight

Voucher is valid from Tue 3 Jan 2023 until Fri 30 Jun 2023, Mon - Sat 4pm - 10pm; subject to availability. 

Excludes Sundays.

Voucher must be booked by Fri 16 Jun 2023 (we don’t want you to miss out!). 

Online bookings only.

You risk forfeiting your voucher if you cancel within 48 hours of your booking.

Multiple voucher purchases permitted. 

Includes a choice of light bites from a set menu; subject to change. Due to the limited nature of this offer we cannot guarantee dietary request beyond vegetarianism. Please advise restaurant at time of booking.

Includes an arrival drink choosing from a dram of whisky, G&T or glass of wine

Includes a cocktail OR beer & whisky pairing OR a whisky flight

Table required back after 2 hours.

No wheelchair access available.

No children permitted.

Advanced booking required or risk forfeiting your voucher.

The venue may restrict the number of itison bookings on each day so please book early if you want a specific date.

The beginning and end period of a voucher’s validity is always the busiest. We advise members to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

You can use your paperless voucher from your itison account on any mobile device. Printed vouchers are also accepted.

Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers.

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  • Usquabae Whisky Bar
  • 2-4 Hope Street,
    EH2 4DB
  • Website

Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant West End, Usquabae offers an unrivalled selection of Scotch whisky in an elegant and relaxed setting. As well as an extensive and tasty restaurant menu, they also offer a range of specialty gins, vodkas, rums, and other spirits as well as a wide-ranging wine list and bespoke cocktail menu.

Usquabae whisky experience