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The Golf Tavern

Fringe Venue 114 - Click here for map

30-31 Wright’s Houses (Next to Brutsfield Links), Edinburgh, EH10 4HR  / 0131 221 5221

Food  Wifi  Licensed  Air Conditioned
Open from 01:00 to 00:00
All Ages until 6pm

Located on the edge of the Bruntsfield Links is the Golf Tavern. Founded in 1456 the Tavern was previously known as the Golf Hotel. It has served many a golf player, and according to Hamilton is: By far the oldest known golfing pub. Sport was encouraged in the vicinity of the inn – cockfighting, boxing and games of chance – and it was natural that the innkeeper had a role in early Scottish golf.


Shows at The Golf Tavern
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Upstairs 

A Drinking Game NYC COMEDY 
AUG 3-12, 14-20 at 22:00 (120 min) - Free 
Love to drink? Love to watch movies? Come see your favorite cult movie classics read live and turned into an interactive drinking game! Previous shows include Back To The Future, Hocus Pocus, Indiana ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Anders Lee Here COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 18, 20-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
American comedian Anders Lee brings his hour of Stand-up to Edinburgh. A New Yorker, originally from the Midwest, Lee brings a "great mix of strong writing and bold stage presence" to the table.*Joker...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Big Cat Small Flap COMEDY 
AUG 14-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Big Cat Small Flap is a surreal stand-up show about the famous giant talking cat called Mr Nibbles and his life and observations on being different in today's crazy world asking the questions; What is...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

David Sheeran: I Am Donut COMEDY 
AUG 3-4, 6-17, 19-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Skyfall and Love Actually: three films President Trump will encourage the Prime Minister to stream during his state visit to the UK (probably). Luckily, these ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Ethnic Cleansing - Ruven Govender COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Wash away your white guilt and join Ruven for an hour of hilarious and racially charged stand up comedy that he's honed over the last decade. Ruven is Indian but was born in South Africa and raised in...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Festival Cup of Golf COMEDY 
AUG 16 at 14:00 (180 min) - Free 
Watch an almighty golfing battle for festival bragging rights and a trophy! Teams representing promoters, venues, the press and locals play nine holes of golf to discover who the golfing kings of the ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Frank Foucault: Shoes COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Jacques Tati once said "funniness comes from the feet". The award nominated Frank Foucault is willing to put that to the test. Work-in-progress show.. maybe with support. "A tiny work of comic genius"...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

GEORGE MCGOLDRICK: THE GOOD HERB COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
The co-president of the Oxford Revue George McGoldrick plays a Microkorg synth and mixes some music on a laptop while saying some comedy stories that he's written. "Is there anything the Oxford Revue...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Golfing Comedian of the Year Laughing Horse Free Festival COMEDY 
AUG 12-13 at 18:15 (120 min) - Free 
Join some of the funniest comedians at the festival as they hit the golf course. Balls and banter will be flying as they battle to be crowned champion and earn a cash prize. ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Harri Soinila's a Big Finnish COMEDY 
AUG 10-11 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
The only Edinburgh Festival Fringe show from Finland this year is about aging in a world that won't stay the same, being Finnish, not being Scottish and, obviously, dogs. Harri Soinila was a Laugh F...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Harriet Braine: Total Eclipse of the Art COMEDY 
AUG 4-13, 15-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Harriet Braine is a musical comedian. She is a Funny Women Stage Award winner, So You Think You're Funny? finalist and Musical Comedy Awards best newcomer. The one who does the songs about art to fami...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Pontoon COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 22:45 (45 min) - Free 
People say things like, I saw Louis C.K and he was great. Or, I saw Stewart Lee and he was really clever. Dont know about you, but I'm not hearing the word... funny? People coming to my show will say,...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

The First Gag Is The Cheapest COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 22:00 (30 min) - Free 
Heart-warming, laugh-out-loud comedy delivered in the most relatable way. Pete takes a brilliantly silly and unexpected look at life and creates an atmosphere in the room that leaves you feeling like ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

The Long Miserable Journey To Happiness COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
What happens to an optimist clown facing adversity? "The Long Miserable Journey to Happiness" is an interactive show that playfully examines the human condition through the lens of an altruistic clown...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Then There Were None THEATRE 
AUG 3-9 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
A group of actors, desperate for their big break, attend an acting workshop hosted by Andrew – an enigmatic but ever-so-slightly unhinged former C-Lister. He’s had a taste of fame and thinks he’s know...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

WMD Makes Everything Better COMEDY 
AUG 4-19 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
A hilarious sketch show that rips itself apart before delicately reassembling the pieces Ryan, Tom and Ben AKA WMD Comedy are a bold sketch troupe with a cult online following. Brighton marks the de...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

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