Fabulous food, drink & service in the heart of Edinburgh.

City centre dining

Burgers & Beers Grillhouse

Award-winning gourmet burger restaurant situated on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Fresh, local produce crafted in-house daily to give you juicy and tender burgers and 100% homemade sauces.


Jackson The Tailor

Just a few minutes' walk from Waverley Station. With Private booths and intimate tables, Jackson's is the perfect place to meet and catch up over a refreshing cocktail or two.

all-day food & drink

The Newsroom

The ideal spot for lazy days & crazy nights in the city. Newsroom sits right opposite St. James Quarter and boasts a wide range of food, drinks and cocktails to choose from - there’s something for everyone.


The Piper's Rest

Hame fae hame in Edinburgh’s famous Old Town. Serving traditional Scottish food and drink. Make sure you hang around for the nightly live music!


The Railbridge

Our cosy Bar & Restaurant is nestled under the iconic Forth Bridge - and has a spectacular view of all three bridges. Serving up amazing food, drinks and sweet treats - we've got the perfect spot to chill out and catch up with loved ones…

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Discover your next career with Merchant Leisure

Bar Staff

At Merchant Leisure, working behind the bar is so much more than pulling a decent pint! The role gives you the chance to connect with individuals from all walks of life, forging new friendships. By using your own skills and learning from your team, you'll be able to showcase your creativity and craftsmanship. Are you friendly, adaptable and good at problem-solving? We want to hear from you!

Chef & Kitchen

Join the kitchen crew at Merchant Leisure, where being a chef means more than just cooking – it's about bringing flavours to life. As a crucial part of our team, you'll have the freedom to experiment, innovate, and showcase your culinary skills. If you're passionate about good food, meticulous in your craft, and thrive in a fast-paced kitchen, we want to hear from you. Let's create something delicious together!

Management &

Join the Merchant Leisure family in a role where leadership meets hospitality. As a part of our management team, you'll play a key role in shaping the guest experience. If you have a knack for leading and inspiring others, we invite you to bring your skills to our dynamic environment. Your contribution will be instrumental in making every visit a memorable one. Ready to take the lead? Let's talk!

Waiting Staff

Come be a part of the Merchant Leisure service team – where being on the floor is all about creating seamless and enjoyable experiences - ensuring each visit is nothing short of exceptional. If you're someone who thrives in a dynamic, customer-centric environment, values teamwork, and takes pride in delivering top-notch service, we'd love to have you on board. Join us!

We’re always looking for creative individuals who like to work hard, play well in a team and are eager to learn new skills. Do you fit the bill? We'd love to hear from you! Simply fill out an application form...