Category: Leith

Leith is located in the North of Edinburgh and is home to The Royal Yacht Britannia, The Scottish Executive, three Michelin Star Restaurants, the Docks and the Shore. Leith is home to a diverse range of eateries and restaurants as well as some of the best pubs and bars you will find in Edinburgh.

The Ship on the Shore

Highly Recommended
26 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QN - Map
Ship

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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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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Leith Jazz Festival

The Shore

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

Category: Drinker, Leith, Real Ale Pubs
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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ramsay Cornish Auctioneers

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15 Jane Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5HE - Map
Ramsay Cornish Edinburgh

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

Highly Recommended
19 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA - Map
Valvona and Crolla inside

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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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
Tom KItchen

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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