Category: Area

The Abbotsford

Highly Recommended
3 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR - Map
The Abbotsford

One of the best real ale pubs in Edinburgh with a bar carved in Mahogany and an ornate Jacobean ceiling. Located on Rose Street this is one of the best real ale pubs in Edinburgh, both for the variety of ale, … Read More

Category: Drinker, New Town, Real Ale Pubs
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Cranachan and Crowdie

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263 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BQ - Map
Cranachan & Crowdie

Located on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile selling the best of Scottish produce, a treat for tourists and locals alike. As you step into Cranachan and Crowdie it is clear that Scottish food and drink produce is in good health. The shelves are stacked … Read More

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The Ship on the Shore

Highly Recommended
26 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QN - Map
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A great sea food dining experience by the water front. Eat in the bar area or the main restaurant, the catch is superb. One of the best restaurants in Edinburgh, do not mistake this place for the white ship in … Read More

Category: Foodie, Leith, Top Restaurants, Total Foodie
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Markets in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s markets include the Edinburgh Farmers Market, Stockbridge Market, Grass Markets, The Edinburgh Market, Out of the Blue Flea Market and the Omni Centre Car Boot Sale. Saturday Markets in Edinburgh Edinburgh Farmers Market 10am-5pm Located in the west of … Read More

Category: Area, Edinburgh Blog, New Town, Old Town
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Bert’s Bar

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29 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NG - Map
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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

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Edinburgh Farmers’ Market

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Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL - Map
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

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Porto and Fi

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47 Newhaven Main Street, Edinburgh, EH6 4NQ - Map
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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

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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

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Bow Bar Edinburgh

Highly Recommended
80 West Bow, Edinburgh, EH1 2HH - Map
Bow Bar Edinburgh

Old town setting, unspoilt decor and a range of real ale’s and whiskies that keeps em coming back. Foremost the bar has a great range of real ale, guest ales and 150+ malt whiskies on offer. Bow Bar is one … Read More

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The Howard

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34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QH - Map
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

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Dovecot Studios

10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT - Map
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

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Summerhall Tickets Competition

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Summerhallare giving away two pairs of tickets for this unique arts event. One set of tickets for Friday night and one for Saturday! This Weekend! Get Lucky? To win a pair of tickets simply answer this question: Nile has recently … Read More

Category: Culture, Edinburgh Blog, Newington, Update

Leith Jazz Festival

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THE LEITH JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL is back and organisers are promising it is going to be bigger and better than ever. The 2013 incarnation will run over the weekend of 14th to 16th June, with fifteen venues in the … Read More

Category: Area, Culture, Edinburgh Blog, Famous Festivals, Leith

The Manna House Bakery

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22 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RG - Map
The Manna House

A French bakery in Edinburgh that serves a great coffee and very, very good breads and pastries! Located at the top of Easter Road in the East of Edinburgh this wee French bakery offers sit in or take away eats, … Read More

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Bra Bohag Vintage Design

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150 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RL - Map
Bra Bohag

If you like design and quality with a reasonable price tag visit this wee lounge of a shop in Edinburgh. Known to us as Jimmy’s vintage and retro shop situated in the east of Edinburgh. It’s definitely a case of … Read More

Category: Curio & Collectables, Leith, Shopper
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Los Cardos

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281 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8PD - Map
Los Cardos

Fresh home made Mexican food with loads of flavour and authentic style. Los Cardos on Leith Walk is authentic, clean, comfy, friendly and most importantly very tasty. The owner Neil (from the USA) explained his take on good Mexican food which … Read More

Category: Budget Eats, Foodie, Leith
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Malt and Hops

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45 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QU - Map
Malt and Hops

  A proper pub serving proper beer to regulars and visitors by the Water of Leith, Ohoy a good pub! Dating back from 1749 the ceilings are draped with golf clubs, fishing rods, old tap signs, notes from around the … Read More

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Razzo Coffee

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43 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD - Map
Razzo Flat white

Razzo coffee cafe is set in St Andrew Square,  great location and superb coffee. This wee round glass house of a coffee stop is a wonderful addition to the once closed St Andrew Square. It’s a great spot to grab … Read More

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Bite Me

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167 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, Eh3 8AG - Map
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  Bite Me is bright and airy inside, the food is wholesome and tasty. Bite Me plays to its strengths, it has a large interior serving and dining space with simple decor and original modern art enhancing the traditional features … Read More

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Jolly Ristorante & Pizzeria

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This place is one of Edinburgh’s hidden gems and worth a visit if you are going as a couple or a large group; they cater well for both. The outside doesnt exactly lure you in and when you enter you … Read More

Category: Budget Eats, Foodie, Leith
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The Adam Pottery & Studios

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76 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BJ - Map
Adam Pottery and Studio

A local working pottery ceramics studio and gallery exhibiting an inspired range of work. Founded by Janet Adam in 1983 the basement space was formerly a bakers; this is not an awkward gallery spaces its all very relaxed here. Janet is … Read More

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Fruit Market Gallery

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The Fruit Market Gallery has a reputation for exhibiting lively and divisive art. This gallery tends not to sit in safe middle ground which is refreshing and surprising in this historic area of Edinburgh. The Gallery is located behind Waverly … Read More

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Thomson’s Bar

Highly Recommended
182-184 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EB - Map
Thomsons bar

A beautiful bar in Edinburgh that serves a pie and a pint in traditional style. Thomson’s Bar is situated on Morrison Street, central Edinburgh and has an old yet striking front and entrance; from the outside you can see the … Read More

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Teuchters A Room In the West End

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26 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH - Map
Room in the West End

An excellent range of real regional beers, lager’s from over the world an exemplary whisky offering. Small corner pub in the heart of the West End, old sash windows, wood panelling and comfy furnishing with the occasional leather sofa and chair; … Read More

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La Favourita

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325 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8SA - Map
La Favourita Inside

Its smart modern, friendly and they do serve very good pizza and great anti pasti. This is possibly Leith Walk’s busiest restaurant and deservedly so. There are lots of tables and situated in a stylish clean environment, a number of … Read More

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Rivals4Charity

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Rivals4Charity allows ordinary football fans the opportunity to live out their dreams by becoming a professional footballer for a day! Playing on hallowed turf playing for your favourite team against your fiercest rivals. The event looks to break down barriers … Read More

Category: Area, Edinburgh Blog

Scotsman Steps by Martin Creed

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104 steps in different marble, this is an inspired and sympathetic public art piece by Turner Prize winner Martin Creed. The enclosed stairs that run from the Scotsman on the bridges down to the Old Town and Waverley Station is … Read More

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Mimi’s Bakehouse

Highly Recommended
63 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6RA - Map
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From gorgeous homemade cakes to belly busting breakfasts Mimi’s in Edinburgh is a slice of food magic. Located on the Shore in Leith Mimi’s offers relaxed and gentle surroundings where people of all ages sit, sip, nibble and chatter. The … Read More

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Canderson’s Sweet Shop

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76 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB - Map
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The smallest and the sweetest shop in Edinburgh! Situated on Leith Walk Canderson’s sweet shop sells a vast range of traditional sweets. Edinburgh Rock, Soor Plooms, Traffic Light, Iron Bru, Giant Chocolate Mice, Sherbet Lemons, Rhubarb and Custard, Toffee Doodles … Read More

Category: Independent Local Traders, Leith, Shopper
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Nobles Bar

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44a Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6RS - Map
Nobles Bar Stained Glass

Stained glass galore and amazing original features, this place has a cosy atmosphere. Nobles Bar is located close to the Shore area of Leith, there are many good bars and eateries vying for attention yet Nobles does stand out. Its … Read More

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The Dogs Restaurant

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110 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DR - Map
The Dogs Restaurant

The Dogs do good honest food in a quirky setting, woof woof! The menu is good British food, mains from £8-12, and options such as Cumberland sausage, home made baked beans and chips £17 for two people. A star gazey … Read More

Category: Foodie, New Town, Top Restaurants

Roseleaf Bar and Cafe

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23 Sandport Place, Edinburgh, EH6 6EW - Map
Roseleaf Bar and Cafe

  The Roseleaf brings a level of elegance and frivolity mixed with traditional fixtures, good food and service. Located on the Water of Leith a step away from the Shore this bar makes the very best of the original fixtures … Read More

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Bonham Hotel

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35 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 7RN - Map
Bonham Stairwell

Modern, comfortable, quiet and central location with the customer central to its boutique offering. Located in the West End away from the main road but stepping distance to all that Edinburgh has to offer. The main entrance into this former … Read More

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Barney’s Brewery and Beer

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1 Summerahll, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL - Map
Summerhall IPA

Proud to be Edinburgh’s only microbrewery, Barney’s brews a range of classic beers alongside the odd special. Barney’s started brewing at Summerhall in July 2012 in time to supply the venue’s Royal Dick Bar for the Fringe, but Barney himself … Read More

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Edinburgh Castle

Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG - Map
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With unrivalled history and views Edinburgh Castle is a world class attraction. We want your Edinburgh castle story or review! Art work by Edd Wellesley-Davies ​visit: Eddscape                                … Read More

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Loopy Lorna’s Tea House

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33A Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DR - Map
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Loopy Lorna’s has got a reputation for being one of the best tea houses in Edinburgh and beyond. Tea and Cake! Located in Morningside Loopy Lorn’s is a well established tea room serving its sweet and savoury offerings inside the … Read More

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Milk Cafe

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232 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EA - Map
Milk Good Food Fast

Milk cafe serves good food fast in Edinburgh’s West End beating the hum drum of predictable sandwich shops hands down. From the outside this place looks cool with striking lettering and a slightly retro look and feel. MILK is white … Read More

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Cask and Barrel New Town

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115 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RZ - Map
Beer at the Cask and Barrel

Proper pub with good beer, great for watching sport, a corner stone in the Edinburgh beer establishment. This new town pub is great for meeting and drinking at the bottom of Broughton Street. A large pub that servers a good … Read More

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Union of Genius

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8 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN - Map
Union of Genius Soup

Edinburgh’s hottest and freshest soup cafe! Situated on Forrest Road this is a sweet place that is serving very good soup with very good bread, it’s reasonably priced and is in our budget food guide. It’s a simple formula and Union … Read More

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Eddscape Artist: Edd Wellesley-Davies

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Edd Wellesley-Davies is an Edinburgh artist who is creating images of our city and other Scottish icons in an eye catching and imaginative way. He sells his work in many forms online, good size prints, cards, and others. Having just … Read More

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Print Works Coffee

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42 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6RS - Map
Print Works Coffee

Coffee in Leith, Edinburgh? Simple, stylish, good food, and great coffee. Print Works Coffee comes recommended in our coffee guide. Situated in Leith Print Works is a simple, stylish little coffee bar selling good sweet and savoury snacks as well … Read More

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Bonningtons Eaterie

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75 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG - Map
Bonningtons Coffee Stop

A coffee and sandwich shop using fresh produce serving great food and coffee with enthusiasm. We went into this place as it was the closest sandwich option in our vicinity, we came out knowing we would be back. We ordered … Read More

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Illegal Jacks

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113-117 Lothian Road, EH3 9AN - Map
Illegal Jacks Lunch

Tasty Mexican food, quick helpful service and good value is not illegal any more. The only thing you will find illegal about this place are the flavours, they serve good Mexican food USA style which is great, big portions too. … Read More

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Pillow Stops

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Royal Mile (various) - Map
Pillow Stops Edinburgh

Apartments are located on the Royal Mile and offer a special self catering experience in the heart of Edinburgh. All properties are well maintained, comfortable and clean with the additional attraction of their very central and historic locations. Edinburgh’s Royal … Read More

Category: Old Town, Self Catering, Sleeper, Update

Elvis Shakespeare

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374 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8SD - Map
Elvis or Shakespeare

Sounds and words are plentiful in this independent seller of used books, music, and films, all in hard format. Elvis Shakespeare is a unique music shop in Edinburgh, there isn’t another seller of second hand books, music and films all … Read More

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Hula Juice Bar

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103 West Bow, Edinburgh, EH1 2JP - Map
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An oasis in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket this place feels very relaxed. Tucked away between the main run of the Grassmarket and Victoria Street Hula Juice bar is a nice surprise in a landscape of pubs and shops. It offers a range of … Read More

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Jupiter Artland

Bonnington Steading, Wilkieston, EH27 8BB - Map
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Jupiter Artland is an inspired country park with carefully choreographed art pieces, sculptures and landscaping. Located outside of the city near Kirknewton Jupiter Artland is situated in the grounds of Bonnington House which are owned by Robert and Nicky Wilson. It is … Read More

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Cafe St Honore

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34 North West Thistle Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH2 1EA - Map
Cafe St.Honore

Cafe St Honore has a Parisian ambiance and serves great seasonal food from local suppliers cooked by chef Neil Forbes. Located on a back lane of Thistle Street the inside of this place could be from mid century Paris, and … Read More

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Made in Edinburgh: The Best Scotch Eggs!

Highly Recommended
Black Pudding Scotch Eggs

The Pea Green Boat make the best Scotch Eggs we have ever tasted. Highly Recommended by Eh1 and worthy of awards. The Pea Green Boat is a small catering business based in Portobello. Scotch eggs are how it all started … Read More

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The Cambridge Bar & Grill

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20 Young Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JB - Map
Cambridge Bar Burgers

City centre hide away serving good beer and great burgers in cosy surroundings. The Cambridge Bar is not a fussy place, its got a simple bar, tables and chairs, a couple of leather sofas and a larger area to one … Read More

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Yocoko Noodle Bar Edinburgh

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45 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1LL - Map
Yocoko Noodle Bar Edinburgh

Yocoko has a simple frontage, simple dining set up and great food at great prices. Situated just over the bridges in Newington Yocoko noodle bar is a great addition to the range of eastern eateries on offer in this part … Read More

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Restaurant 21212

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3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB - Map
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A sublime Michelin-starred dining experience, expect the best in modern French cuisine served with style, passion and a touch of humour. A relative new-comer to the high end of Edinburgh’s eating out scene, 21212 wasted no time in securing accolades … Read More

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Rooms at 21212

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3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB - Map
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Private, intimate luxury within easy walking distance of Edinburgh’s New and Old Town’s yet a million miles away from city crowds. Occupying a prime elevated spot on Edinburgh’s Royal Terrace, this elegantly restored listed townhouse features four individually styled and … Read More

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Out of the Blue Drill Hall

36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG - Map
Out of the Blue Flea Market

A cultural hub with a cafe and range of public events from art sales to flea markets. This former army drill hall has become a centre for artists studios and community events. The large inside hall is home to a … Read More

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BrewDog Edinburgh

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143 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS - Map
BrewDog Beer

The death of IPA? Serving good real ale in Edinburgh, Brew Dog does bark loud about its beer and with good reason. Located in Cowgate the Brew Dog bar hides behind a concrete facade, the bar itself has an industrial … Read More

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Ramsay Cornish Auctioneers

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15 Jane Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5HE - Map
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Auctioning a range of antiques, collectables and household goods with the fun and drama that goes with a live auction sale. Located on a small industrial estate off Leith Walk this auction house is friendly and fun whether you are … Read More

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Valvona & Crolla

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19 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA - Map
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One of the best Italian delicatessens in Britain. Located at the top of Leith Walk the inconspicuous entrance does not reveal much of the vast range of produce that is on offer within. Fine wines, spirits, cheese, cold meats, cured meats, olives, fresh bread, … Read More

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Tailend Fish Bar and Restaurant

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14 Albert Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5HN - Map
Tailend Fish Bar

The Tailend in Edinburgh does a very good fishy on a dishy! Its supper! If your in for a take away expect good service and your fish and chips to be fried fresh, it comes in a cardboard box which … Read More

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Real Foods Shops

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37 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3JU - Map
Real Foods

The best place in town by a rhubarb mile for natural foods! There are two shops in Edinburgh that stock a huge range of natural very good food, what might amaze you when you pop in is that these shops … Read More

Category: Independent Local Traders, New Town, Shopper

99 Hanover Street

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99 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DJ - Map
Hanover Street Bar

A smart relaxed feel that pulls a mixed crowd in age and style. This is a Fancy Bar that hasn’t sold its soul, its a large room with high ceiling’s and dark wood panelling, designer wall paper and nicely upholstered furniture. There … Read More

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Rick’s Bar

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55A Frederick Street Edinburgh EH2 1HL - Map
Ricks Bar Edinburgh

A fancy bar that is becoming a classic, nice mix of people and great drinks menu. Rick’s Bar over the years has maintained its smart edge without adding many bells and whistles, its grown gracefully. With pleasing surroundings and a … Read More

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Compass Bar

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44 Queen Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7EX - Map
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Battered fish surfs on a sea of chips with a crest of tartar sauce, book a table or be disappointed. If you are in Leith you should find your way to the Compass Bar, its situated in a slightly off beat location. … Read More

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The Kitchin

Highly Recommended
78 Commercial Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX - Map
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Tom Kitchin, Michelin Star, an exquisite experience with food genius and local produce at it’s heart. Tom Kitchin’s Michelin Star Restaurant in Leith is a must go if you are a foodie in Edinburgh, the restaurant has an air of unforced … Read More

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The Kings Wark

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36 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QU - Map
The Kings Wark Michelin Guide

Good food at good prices, water front location and a clutch of Michelin Guide recommendations. This is a foodie pub, having eaten here for the last ten years the quality of the food never waivers. For the best experience eating in … Read More

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Thai at Haymarket

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39 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2BU - Map
Thai at Haymarket

If you want to eat Thai food in Edinburgh and fancy cooking your own then this place is a must. The Thai at Haymarket supermarket is located in the West End of Edinburgh and has been here for around 5 years; … Read More

Category: Independent Local Traders, Shopper, West End

Iconic Design

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23 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS - Map
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Iconic is like a tardis, small on the outside and not much bigger on the inside but its packed full of interesting pieces. Located in the heart of the Old Town, Edinburgh this is a great shop to find something … Read More

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Castle Terrace Restaurant

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33/35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL - Map
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Dominic Jack Chef  Patron has earned his Michelin Star through his hard work, innovation, attention to detail and foodie flare. City center with a Michelin Star, 3AA Rosettes and nominated New Comer of the year by five foodie ambassadors. On arrival you … Read More

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Artisan Roast

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57 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RJ - Map
Artisan Roast Coffee Bar

The best coffee in Edinburgh, blender and bean supplier, caffeine extraordinaire. Possibly the best coffee in Edinburgh. This independent trader and cafe supplies beans from around the world and makes great coffee as well as supplying coffee establishments throughout Scotland. Forget the predictability of milky … Read More

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Kiss The Fish

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9 Dean Park Street, Edinburgh, EH4 1JN - Map
Kiss The Fish

A great place to get creative, fun environment, lots to choose from and a friendly helpful team on hand to help! Located in Stockbridge Kiss The Fish is a shop and art studio for children and adults. Anyone can pop in and choose … Read More

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National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF - Map
National Museum

A world class museum, an amazing building, an abundance of interest and detail for adults and youngsters alike. After a £45 million refurbishment the Museum is a must see attraction, not just in Edinburgh but Scotland and the wider UK. … Read More

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Stockbridge Market

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Kerr Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6 - Map
Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market is a lovely spot to buy some local produce in the New Town. Situated by the Water of Leith and in the heart of Stockbridge the market is set in Jubilee Gardens. The market is set up … Read More

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Mathers Bar

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1 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4PA - Map
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This is a genuine proper pub in the West End, its where the locals, workers and city visitors drink. Located at the West End of Princes Street all set in one room this pub has features galore. With an ornate … Read More

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Ronde Cafe and Cycles

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66 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5AZ - Map
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Turn up on two wheels or two feet this place is retro neat! A specialist cycling shop and cafe bringing a social aspect to Edinburgh’s cycling community and those on foot in search of good coffee. Located in Stockbridge this … Read More

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Chop Chop Haymarket

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248 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8DT - Map
Chop Chop

The food is tasty and authentic, good service, central location, well worth a visit. You may know Chop Chop Chinese restaurant had a good start in Edinburgh’s West End with a recommendation from Gordon Ramsay and an AA Rosette award. … Read More

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Whiski

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119 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SG - Map
Whiki Bar

As the name suggests this bar is all about Whisky, located on the Royal Mile it prides itself on its range of Whiskies and live music.   Whiski has received various whisky awards and with over 250 single malt whiskies … Read More

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Elephant House

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21 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EN - Map
Elephant House Edinburgh

Sit about and read the paper, hot drink and a snack, this is as relaxed a place as you will find. The Elephant House has been here for a long time and has its maintained its calm down to earth … Read More

Category: Cafe Culture, Foodie, Old Town
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Sky Bar

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34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9AF - Map
Edinburgh Castle from the Sky Bar

This is an unreserved recommendation for a high in Edinburgh. The cocktails, champagne and wine are good and put the icing on Edinburgh’s skyline. The Sky Bar is open on the first Thursday of the month at the Point Hotel. … Read More

Category: Drinker, Modern Bars, West End
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Courtyard Antiques

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108A Causewayside, Edinburgh, EH9 1PU - Map
Courtyard Antiques

Buyer or browser you will enjoy having a good sniff around this antiques warehouse. Located off the main road the small entrance doesn’t suggest much of the size of this place once inside. There is a real mix of antiques … Read More

Category: Curio & Collectables, Newington, Shopper
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The Dome

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14 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PF - Map
Dome Chandelier

This former bank building is an Edinburgh institution and deservedly so. The Dome was one of the first big bar, coffee and food places in Edinburgh. Although its in the Fancy Bars it has a maturity and classic feel that … Read More

Category: Drinker, Modern Bars, New Town
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Mosque Kitchen

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35 Nicholson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX - Map
The Curries

Probably the best budget place to eat in Edinburgh, if you enjoy spicy food. Having been to the Mosk Kitchen many times the food is consistently good. A meal can cost from as little as £3.50 for a vegetarian option … Read More

Category: Budget Eats, Foodie, Newington
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