Indigo Yard Edinburgh restaurant, Charlotte Lane bar address, Queensferry Road pub, Scottish capital architecture

Indigo Yard Edinburgh New Town Bar

New Town Bar for Montpeliers, Scotland by Graven Images at 7 Charlotte Lane

post updated November 25, 2023

Indigo Yard – Interior

Date built: 1998

Design: Graven Images, an architectural studio based in Glasgow

Address: 7 Charlotte Lane, Edinburgh, UK EH2 4

Phone: 0131 220 5603

Indigo Yard

Location: between Charlotte Square and Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

Client: Montpeliers

Indigo Yard Edinburgh pub
image courtesy of this venue

Text from designers Graven Images:

“We designed the name, concept and interior of this bar and restaurant in Edinburgh. We also created the graphic identity, signage, menus and promotional material. The project involved the refurbishment of an existing building and the transformation of an external courtyard to an internal space.

Indigo Yard is one of the busiest bar-restaurants in Scotland”.

This venue at 7 Charlotte Lane was voted Scottish Bar of the Year 1998.

Approximate building construction budget: £450k

Email for this bar: info(at)

Opening times (correct when checked on 25 November 2023, always check with the operators): 9am – 1am, 7 days a week

According to this venue’s website, Since 1996, Indigo Yard bar and restaurant has provided the perfect setting to enjoy the best food and drink in Edinburgh’s West End.

We’re passionate about our produce. With rustic style, and a superlative selection of beer, wine and cocktails, we work with the very best producers across both our food and drinks menus.

Whether it’s rugby days, after-work drinks or full-blown celebrations on our mezzanine floor, the 7 Charlotte Lane venue is the place to be in the West End of Edinburgh.

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