Category: Independent Local Traders

The Edinburgh guide to the best independent local traders including shops and markets.

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

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

Category: Curio & Collectables, Independent Local Traders, Leith, Shopper, Update
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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

Category: Independent Local Traders, Leith, Shopper
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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

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
Iconic 1

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

Category: Arts & Crafts Shopper, Curio & Collectables, Independent Local Traders, Old Town, Shopper
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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

Category: Independent Local Traders, New Town, Shopper, Update
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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

Category: Cafe Culture, Foodie, Independent Local Traders, New Town, Shopper
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