Drouthy Neebors takes its name from the opening lines of Rabbie Burns’ famous poem Tam O’Shanter “when chapmen billies leave the street, and drouthy neebors, neebors meet…”

Drouthy neebors translates as thirsty neighbours, with the thirst referring to a thirst for alcohol or liquor rather than water! A large pub on a street corner, this is a proper local with familiar faces showing up through the week, including students, office workers and workmen and a more mixed crowd at the weekends. drouthyneebors-exteriorFrom the big tables down the side to the intimate nooks and crannies round the back and the open bar area at the front, Drouthy Neebors has as many corners as it does customers.

‘Drouthy neebors translates as thirsty neighbours, with the thirst referring to a thirst for alcohol or liquor rather than water!’

A particular hit is the Sunday pub quiz but you must arrive early to ensure a table as there are often up to 17 teams as it’s free to play with prizes. On a Wednesday evening you can try out your card-playing skills at the Nuts Poker League tournaments. The pub is also popular with football and rugby fans as it has four televisions showing Sky Sports HD, while the saltires and many other national flags make sure that everyone feels at home. Drouthy Neebors is a must for good conversation and a friendly atmosphere.

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