Eight pubs in Scotland for a Guinness this St Patrick’s Day

Celebrating with a Guinness

Guinness have certainly done well with their PR with St. Patrick’s Day basically St. Guinness Day!  Here are eight places to celebrate your inner Irishness.

So get a pint of the black stuff, make new friends and have some fun.

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o donoghues irish bar
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Malones 62-64 Shiprow, Aberdeen Malones

O’Donaghues, 16 Old Justice Mill, Aberdeen O’Donoghue’s Irish Bar


The Speedwell Bar, 165 Perth Road, Dundee The Speedwell Bar


Captain's Bar Edinburgh
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Captains Bar, 4 South College Street, Edinburgh Captains Bar

Three Sisters, 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh The Three Sisters


Waxy O’Connor’s Guinness exterior st patricks day glasgow
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Waxy O’Connors, 44 West George Street, Glasgow. G2 1DH Waxy O’Connors

Jinty McGinty’s, 23 Ashton Lane, Glasgow  Jinty McGuintys Irish Bar


Johnny Foxes, 26 Bank Street, Inverness  Johnny Foxes







I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

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