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Planet Out

6 Baxter's Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AF, Scotland
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Great Fun

Planet Out is such an amazing bar! I visited whilst on a long weekend away in Edinburgh and thought... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
BeckyWalker92
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Coalville, United Kingdom
via mobile
Drag show Friday nights!

Great, relaxed bar for all ages. It has a lot of regulars, judging by the friendly greetings. So... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Sean N
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9 Apr 2017
“Great Fun”
28 Jan 2017
“Great Night Out”
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6 Baxter's Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AF, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Planet Out is such an amazing bar! I visited whilst on a long weekend away in Edinburgh and thought this place was brilliant. The staff were so friendly and the other customers were really friendly and welcoming which is so often not the case in...More

Thank BeckyWalker92
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great, relaxed bar for all ages. It has a lot of regulars, judging by the friendly greetings. So it is not a twink bar, go to CC Blooms for that. It has no 'look' going on. All ages, all varieties of LGBTQ. Sofas, stools, pool...More

Thank Sean N
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Not been here for a while so was pleasantly surprised to see it had been revamped a bit. Comfy couches were nice and a small dance floor beside the DJ booth. There was no quiz on which was a change instead it is Bingo with...More

Thank sheils52
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Visited a couple of time during our visit. Everyone seemed to know each other and were friendly to visitors. Plenty of comfy chairs as well as a nice little dance floor.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This was a major improvement over an earlier appointment at a certain aggressive, homophobic little place in Leith named Joseph Pearce. After a gruelling affair (no pun intended as I'm a semi closet case) at the aforementioned horrible little bar, this place was a ray...More

Thank TobyYoung94
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I and 22 friends from Glasgow descended on Planet on Saturday evening for a night out. Door staff were great and bar staff were so friendly. DJ Laurie played great tunes and we all had a great night. We were made so welcome and would...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Myself and some friends were playing a round of pub golf and planet was on the course as hole 16. The bar staff were brilliant with us. Very welcoming and professional., Please could you give some lessons to cc's bar staff. Thanks again planet

Thank norma m
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This bar is so much fun, the drinks are cheap, the staff are fabulous and the music is great for dancing even early on in the night. A bar with a busy dancefloor before midnight isn't a common occurrence in Scotland but it happens here....More

Thank XtinaAddict
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I must say we met the most rude and inconsistent bouncer ever at this place. We had a great night out in Edinburgh and were advised to visit this place, my friend was refused because he was wearing trainers and this was despite several people...More

1  Thank Seamus G
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

A nice gay bar situated in Edinburgh. With plenty of seating and also a dance floor at the back of the venue. I was there midweek and it was not to busy, found could take awhile to get served at times and also limited to...More

Thank Justin M
Nearby
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
...More
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