The Caves

The Caves

About The Caves

8 - 12 Niddry Street South, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1NS
01315578989
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The Caves is a truly unique venue that makes up the sub-structure of the 18th Century South Bridge. There is no venue more Edinburgh than the Caves, or more Scottish, if you consider there was once so much Whisky stored here that it became known as "Whisky Row".

Every room has a story to tell and a special place in Scottish history -from vaults that served as the stables to the French Cavalry who were at one time body guards to the Royal Family, to remains of the houses that pre-date the Bridge itself - with the original terracotta floor tiles still intact!

Today, after over 100 years of being lost, the hidden vaults were rediscovered and the original stone vaults of the Old Town Edinburgh have been magnificently restored by the current Managing Director, Norman Rowan junior.

With great regard for preserving the authenticity and history of this venue, for many years they have painstakingly excavated these vaults which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, thus creating this spectacular and very unique venue...

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Upcoming Events at The Caves

Rhys Lewis - CANCELLED

Rhys Lewis - CANCELLED

13th May 2021

As he prepares to release his debut album Rhys Lewis has announced a new UK tour including a night at The Caves on May 13th!
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The Blinders

The Blinders

14th July 2021

The Blinders head out on a run of intimate dates in 2021 which includes a night at The Caves, Edinburgh on 14th July!
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The Snuts - Unplugged With Strings

The Snuts - Unplugged With Strings

Selected dates between 7th September 2021 - 8th September 2021

The Snuts will perform debut album 'W.L.' as part of their Unplugged With Strings show at The Caves Edinburgh on the 7th & 8th September!
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Callum Beattie

Callum Beattie

16th September 2021

Edinburgh singer songwriter, Callum Beattie, will play live at The Caves Edinburgh on Thursday 16th September!
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The Magic Numbers

The Magic Numbers

22nd September 2021

The Magic Numbers are known for their unique harmonies, melodic hooks, songwriting craftsmanship and their timeless sound. Catch them at The Caves on 22nd September!
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Ryan McMullan

Ryan McMullan

27th September 2021

Ryan McMullan is going back on the road in 2021 and is bringing his tour to The Caves Edinburgh on 27th September!
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L Devine

L Devine

29th September 2021

English singer and songwriter L Devine comes to The Caves Edinburgh on Wednesday 29th September!
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The Reytons

The Reytons

5th October 2021

The Reytons are midway through their tour and selling out venue's all over the shop. Grab a chance to see them, QUICK!
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The Reytons

The Reytons

5th October 2021

The Reytons are on tour in 2021 and selling out venue's all over the shop. Grab a chance to see them when they play The Caves on 5th October!
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Shambolics

Shambolics

7th October 2021

Shambolics are a four piece band hailing from Kirkcaldy and will be playing The Caves on 7th October!
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Walt Disco

Walt Disco

20th October 2021

Walt Disco bring their Young, Hard and Handsome tour to The Caves on Wednesday 20th October!
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Declan Welsh and the Decadent West

Declan Welsh and the Decadent West

23rd November 2021

His songs range from an ode to having a sub par night out to a call to arms against the fascists in our midst! Don't miss Declan Welsh and the Decadent West at The Caves, Edinburgh on 23rd November!
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Flyte

Flyte

9th March 2022

Alternative four piece, Flyte have announced they are heading out on tour! Catch them at The Caves Edinburgh on 9th March 2022!
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Mystery Jets

Mystery Jets

26th April 2022

Mystery Jets, an eclectic English indie group that blends conventional pop with kaleidoscopic folk, indie rock, and post-punk, play The Caves on 26th April 2022!
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