Eleven East Lothian bars, pubs and breweries feature in The Good Beer Guide 2022, which details some of the best spots for beer around the UK.

Published by CAMRA, the 2022 release marks the 49th edition recommending thousands of places for a pint in regions across the country, alongside detailed descriptions of the pub and often examples of the beers on offer.

Each venue in the book has been visited by an expert volunteer, who consider both the beer on offer as well as atmosphere and location. 

Here's what you need to know about the East Lothian pubs and breweries that feature in The Good Beer Guide 2022...

Which East Lothian pubs and breweries feature in The Good Beer Guide 2022?

Volunteer Arms - Dunbar

17 Victoria Street, EH42 1HP

Located near the harbour, this traditional pub serves two real ales which are usually from smaller breweries, while the upstairs restaurant offers great seafood. 

Tweeddale Arms Hotel - Gifford

High Street, EH41 4QU

You can choose from a range of rooms to enjoy your pint at the Tweeddale Arms Hotel.  

Bonnie Badger - Gullane 

Main Street, EH31 2AB

The Bonnie Badger serves three changing beers which can be sipped while playing a game of pool or alongside a bar meal. 

Old Clubhouse - Gullane

East Links Road, EH31 2AF

This pub looks over the golf links and the Lammermuir hills, with a good reputation for food, wine and beer.

Waterside Bistro - Haddington

1-5 Waterside, EH41 4AT

Located by the river, the Waterside Bistro is described as a great place for an outdoor drink. 

Levenhall Arms - Musselburgh

10 Ravensheugh Road, EH21 7PP

This 19th century pub is located near the race course and is a good spot for a game of dominoes and watching live sport. 

Volunteer Arms (Staggs) - Musselburgh

1 North High Street, EH21 6JE

Having been in the same family since 1858, this was a Local CAMRA Pub of the Year 2020, offering a traditional snug and bar and more modern lounge. 

Auld Hoose - North Berwick

19 Forth Street, EH39 4HX

Auld Hoose offers traditional Scottish hospitality with a modern twist and live music on a regular basis. 

Nether Abbey Hotel - North Berwick 

20 Dirleton Avenue, EH39 4BQ

Four changing beers can accompany a meal from the award winning restaurant at Nether Abbey Hotel. 

Ship Inn - North Berwick 

7-9 Quality Street, EH39 4HJ

Located in the town centre, the Ship Inn is described as being a "staple of East Lothian life" for many years. 

Mercat Bar and Grill - Whitecraig

10 Whitecraig Road, EH21 8PG

This award-winning, family run bar and restaurant welcomes everyone, from kids to dogs. 

The Good Beer Guide 2022 is available to buy online at the CAMRA shop.