Category: West End

Edinburgh’s West End is home to the cities financial district, the International Conference Centre, and is a cultural hub with cinema’s, theatres and music venues. The West End is home to some of the cities finest independent restaurants, pubs, bars, shops and the Edinburgh Farmers Market.

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

Category: Drinker, Real Ale Pubs, Update, West End
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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

Category: Independent Local Traders, Old Town, Shopper, Update, West End
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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

Category: Budget Eats, Cafe Culture, Foodie, Update, West End
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Thomson’s Bar

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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

Category: Drinker, Real Ale Pubs, Update, West End, Whisky Tasting
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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

Category: Drinker, Real Ale Pubs, West End
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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

Category: Luxury Hotels, Sleeper, West End
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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

Category: Budget Eats, Foodie, West End
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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

Category: Budget Eats, Foodie, West End
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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

Category: Drinker, New Town, Real Ale Pubs, West End
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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

Castle Terrace Restaurant

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33/35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL - Map
Castle Terrace Appetizer

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

Category: Foodie, Old Town, Total Foodie, Update, West End
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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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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

Category: Foodie, Top Restaurants, West End
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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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