We opened the Balerno Inn in Nov 2019. We enjoyed a ‘few’ fast and exciting months prior to the long and painful lockdown. Thankfully, we are back, better than ever and loving delivering our unique Balerno Inn hospitality.

We are delighted to offer you our warmest welcome and we sincerely hope you enjoy your visit.

We are open:

12 noon – 11:00pm

Main menu

Dessert menu

Bairns Menu


Whether you desire a locally brewed beer, speciality cocktail or luscious glass of wine, we have an extensive drink list that will be sure to please everyone in your party.

Question & Answer

What will things look like when we open?

We’ll look very similar to how you remember, though our furniture is arranged to allow social distancing and you’ll see sanitization stations, and floor markings.

How long can I stay?

We have set our maximum duration as 2 hours, this is strict so please do arrive on time for your booking as the clock starts when your booking time starts.

What is social distancing?

We are following Scottish govt advice and enforcing 2m between people where we can. We are not the social distancing police and we need you to be smart and keep your distance and to keep your wits about you.

Do I need to book?

Yes, book at www.balernoinn.co.uk, we require the names of people in your party and are expecting to collect addresses and telephone numbers to as part of Scottish govt track and trace effort.

Can we spend a penny?

Our toilets are open and serviced frequently. Please follow staff advice and instruction.

Do you have hand sanitizer?

Yes, we have a dedicated hand sanitizing station inside front door, you must use this when you enter the venue. We have further stations and bottles around pub and garden.

For more information take a look at our full terms and conditions.

A whole new spin on outside dining

Our unique enclosed garden is the perfect setting to relax and catch up with friends. Whether you’re looking to enjoy some fabled Scottish sun at an outside table or have a private get together in one of our cosy bothys – complete with heating and surround sound – you’ll feel comfortable and right at home.

Reserve one of our lovely private dining rooms for groups or special events. 

The Malleny Room

The Malleny Room is located on the first floor and accomodates groups up to 12. It's stunning bay window provides a sweeping view of the historic high street. The room also features fully restored cornicing and a beautiful ceiling rose.

The Library Room

The Library Room was purpose-built and located off our gorgeous Garden Room. The Library can accommodate parties up to 10. It is bright and airy and features a beautiful interior design with tasteful furnishings.

The Garden Dining Room

Our light and bright garden dining room also caters up to 50 guests and is perfect for wedding, graduation, engagement or birthday parties.

Reservations by appointment only.
We will be delighted to discuss your specific requirements.

Stay over in luxury

If you’re visiting Edinburgh, there are many accommodations to choose from, but only one Balerno Inn. Our rooms have been lovingly renovated, incorporating original Victorian features with just the right amount of modern touches.

When are we open?

12 noon to 23.00

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The Balerno Inn, 15 Main Street, Balerno, EH14 7EQ