The Edinburgh and South-East Scotland branch of beer and pub campaigning group, Campaign for Real Ale Members (CAMRA) has announced that the Dreadnought on North Fort Street and Stockbridge Tap on Raeburn place have bagged joint first place in the 2019 pub of the year competition.
The dog-friendly Dreadnought opened in October 2016 on site of the old Halfway House and also caters to vegan drinkers with The Brass Castle beer being suitable beers for vegan diets.
Multi CAMRA award-winning specialist real alehouse the Stockbridge Tap has shared the number one spot for the city’s best pub of 2019. It occasionally hosts its own beer festivals and boasts a real ale selection that is complemented by a wide range of beers and spirits. Its two regular beers are Cromarty and Swannay Island Hopping.
In third place was Cloisters on Brougham Street in Tollcross.
The Edinburgh and south-east Scotland branch of CAMRA was founded in 1975 and covers the Lothians and the Scottish Borders as well as Edinburgh city.