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The Playfair
Omni Centre
Leith Walk
Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh
EH1 3AJ
Phone

0131 524 7760

Opening Times*

Mon - Thu: 8am to 1am

Fri - Sat: 7am to 1am

Sun: 8am to 1am

Facilities
Broadcasts Live News
Cask Marque Accredited
Children Welcome
Licensed Outside Area
TV Screens
Wifi
*Please note: actual opening hours are subject to change. For confirmation, please contact the pub.
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About this Pub
This pub opened on: 10 Feb 2003
Type: Lloyds No.1 Bar
Pub History

The Playfair is named after William Henry Playfair, who was responsible for some of New Town's finest architecture, including the National Monument on Calton Hill, overlooking the pub.

Calton Hill also overlooks the New Town area of Edinburgh, conceived in the mid 18th century by the Lord Provost, George Drummond. New Town contains some of Edinburgh's finest architecture, and it was William Henry Playfair, more than any other architect, who earned Edinburgh its label as 'the Athens of the North'. His classical style buildings include the National Monument, Royal Scottish Academy and National Gallery of Scotland.

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