Our Story

The Jolly Botanist extends his warmest welcome to YOU, in Edinburgh-Haymarket’s newest dining room and intoxicating liquor emporium!

Scouring the globe for rare botanicals and extraordinary liqours, our bewinged and exquisitely suited explorer The Jolly Botanist has returned to offer rare and experimental delights for the demanding paletes of his many patrons.

Here, thirsty travellers will discover one of Edinburgh’s most vast and illustrious selections of gins, whiskeys and cock–tails.

And for those in need of hearty sustenance, we have procured the finest flavours from the land and sea, prepared with absolute distinction, and designed to excite even the most critical tongue!

So come. Experience first-hand the Jolly Botanist, in all his intriguing and gastronomic glory!



Work for us

Work for us

We are looking for bubbly, friendly personalities to join our young independant team. Ideally you will have strong bar & restaurant experience, a keen interest in food & drink and a flair for hospitality.

  • Full time supervisor
  • Part time bar staff
  • Part time floor staff

Experience is essential. Send your CV to