Situated next door to the award winning The Bon Vivant bar and restaurant, we offer a modern take on a traditional wine & spirit merchant. We have an excellent selection of independent fine wines, spirits, beers & other specialist libations and our welcoming team are focussed on offering personal service and recommendations. Since opening our doors in May 2011 The Companion has become a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike.
51 Thistle Street
0131 225 6055
Our opening times are:
Wednesday – Thursday between 11am and 8pm
Friday – Sunday between 11am and 9pm.
Or why not visit our online shop?
We have an ever changing range of over 300 wines from around the globe, featuring a top class fine wine selection as well as our approachable every day wines. Please pop in to see us to discuss sourcing other wines if desired, advice on food matching or to find out what wines we are currently excited about.
Our shelves are full of independent and interesting drinks from premium distillers around the world. Visit us for artisan liqueurs, world whiskies and unusual gins plus rums, mezcals, tequila, brandies and cocktail equipment.
We pride ourselves on our selection of craft beer from Scotland, the US and Belgium especially. Our beer is chosen by a Brewing & Distilling Masters student who is passionate on the subject. The range is constantly evolving to represent the seasons and to keep up with the growing market of exciting breweries.
If you can’t come in and see us, then check out our new online shop. Order online and collect at a time that suits you, or opt for contactless collection. On a Thursday and Friday we also offer free delivery for any orders over £35 within the Edinburgh city bypass. Any orders made before Midday on a Tuesday will be delivered that week.
We have a wide range of products available including: