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Athletic Arms [Diggers]

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Alechemy - RitualExcellent1
Edinbrew - Friendly FireExcellent1
Loch Lomond - King SlayerGood1
Alechemy - Rhapsody PaleNot Tried0
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Caledonian - 80/-Not Tried0
Caledonian - Golden XPANot Tried0
Fyne - Vital SparkNot Tried0
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two HootsNot Tried0
Inveralmond - Lia FailNot Tried0
Stewart - 80/-Not Tried0
Stewart - Diggers 80/-Not Tried0
Picture 1. Athletic Arms [Diggers], Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of
Picture 2. Athletic Arms [Diggers], Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

01 Apr 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening. Excellent boozer.
Edinbrew - Friendly Fire4.30ExcellentGolden. A dry and bitter APA.
Loch Lomond - King Slayer5.20GoodA chestnut-coloured Scottish Ale.
Caledonian - 80/-4.10Not Tried
Fyne - Vital Spark4.40Not Tried
Inveralmond - Lia Fail4.70Not Tried
Stewart - Diggers 80/-4.40Not Tried
05 Jul 2014 (HSB)
19:50 Main bar very busy so we sat in the snug.
Alechemy - Ritual4.10Excellent
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Stewart - 80/-4.40Not Tried
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two Hoots4.20Not Tried
Caledonian - Golden XPA4.30Not Tried
Alechemy - Rhapsody Pale3.80Not Tried

About the Athletic Arms [Diggers]

The pub sign. Athletic Arms [Diggers], Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of, EH11 2JX.

More commonly known as Diggers, as it is located between two cemeteries in Angle Park Terrace, this is a classic drinkers' pub. It has suffered some internal changes in recent years with the removal of some screens but it is still worth a visit for the interior. One large bar and a snug at the rear. Autovacs in use on some ales.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 11 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: EH11 2JX