Category: New Town

Edinburgh’s New Town is a masterpiece of historic city planing and today is a distinct working and residential area. Home to The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park, Stockbridge (a village in the city) and the Grange Cricket Club which has a Victorian Pavilion. The New Town is home to an upmarket range of independent eateries and restaurants as well as some of the best pubs and bars you will find in Edinburgh.

The Abbotsford

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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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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

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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

Category: Luxury Hotels, New Town, Sleeper
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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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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

Category: Arts & Crafts Shopper, Independent Local Traders, New Town, Shopper
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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

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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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!

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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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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
21212285 bedroom

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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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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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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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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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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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

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