The guide to Edinburgh with recommendations for the best independent places to eat, drink, shop, sleep, and things to do. This Edinburgh guide will be of interest to residents, visitors and tourists.

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Latest: Sleeper

The Howard

Breakfast Howard

Edinburgh New Town location, butler service, breakfast in bed and afternoon tea in the lounge, this place is a real treat. On arrival the staff are welcoming and a butler quickly comes to help with your baggage. While the details … Read More

Latest: Drinker

Bert’s Bar


A good real ale pub located on William Street in the West End. Simple food, good real ale and good service. Bert’s Bar has been serving beer to it’s Edinburgh faithful for as long as we can remember. Located off … Read More

Latest: Foodie

Porto and Fi

Porto & Fi Edinburgh

Waterside location, simple and delightful menu, good service all with a drop of upmarket style. Serving a range of local and regional produce in relaxed surroundings Porto & Fi is a great spot for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or an … Read More

Latest: Visitor

The Meadows

The Meadows Edinburgh

  One of Edinburgh’s best outdoor spaces with a huge playground for kids, tennis courts and open fields for recreation and relaxation. South of the town centre the meadows consists of several¬†large grassed areas with tree lined pathways. Bordered by … Read More

Latest: Culture

Dovecot Studios

Dovecot Studios

Forget any preconceived ideas about what ‘crafts’ are and enter a modern space that shows exceptional work. The Dovecot Studios shows the best work from leading craft makers and artists. The building used to be a public swimming bath before … Read More

Latest: Shopper

Edinburgh Farmers’ Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

Bringing local produce to the city centre for everyone to enjoy every Saturday morning 9am to 2pm. The Farmers Market is great for city residents and visitors, whether you are looking for ingredients for a meal or for something tasty … Read More