Located in Deaf Action’s historic deaf centre in Edinburgh, the Blackwood Bar is a relaxed and friendly space for all to enjoy.


Our bar is open to deaf and hearing people. We are open every week for drinks, food and events. Come along and enjoy a drink in a friendly and welcoming setting, or grab a bite to eat from our lunch menu. We have a selection of light lunches and snacks, with regular specials.

Opening hours

The Blackwood Bar will be open all day on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

  • Thursday:  11am to 11pm
  • Friday:  11am to 1am
  • Saturday:  11am to 1am

Food served until 5pm. Opening hours may be extended during holidays and for special occasions. Keep an eye on our social media channels for updates.


There’s always something to enjoy at the Blackwood Bar. Every month we’ll host regular events like deaf clubs, bingo, deaf karaoke and pub quizzes, to extra special events for deaf and hearing people to enjoy. Everyone is welcome to our events.

What’s on at the Blackwood Bar

Book an event space

Hire the Blackwood Bar. Host your event in our bar, or one of Deaf Action’s other event spaces in our Edinburgh office. We have room hire available to suit all meetings and events.

Room hire

Find us

The Blackwood Bar is in Deaf Action’s historic deaf centre in Edinburgh’s new town. 

Deaf Action
49 Albany Street

Wheelchair accessible. 

See you soon at the Blackwood Bar!

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