When choosing a drinking spot in the city centre you are spoiled for choice.
My friends and I decided upon the “newly refurbished” McGinty’s.
When I heard it was going to be done up I thought it would be completely different, but very little has changed.
On walking in you are confronted by a more rustic look to the city centre pub, however the TVs still adorn the walls at every twist and turn.
With whisky barrels acting as wallpaper to pictures of kilted Scotsmen (bizarrely drinking out of buckets), it definitely adds to the more “rustic” look it is going for.
After a recent trip to Edinburgh Gin distillery I decided on one of them with a splash of tonic (£4.10), while one of my friends embarked on a more local tipple by choosing an Esker Gin and tonic (£4.40).
Meanwhile, my other friend really pushed the boat out (insert hint of sarcasm) and went for pint of Tennents (£3.50).
Although we all knew what we wanted, the list of gins, rums, whiskies and beers is extensive and therefore ideal for a post-work/pre-night out place to drink.