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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

Category: Independent Local Traders, Old Town, Shopper, Update
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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
Porto & Fi Edinburgh

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

Category: City Walking, Newington, Old Town, Update, Visitor
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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

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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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

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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

Category: City Walking, Newington, Old Town, Update, Visitor
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Mimi’s Bakehouse

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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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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 Stand Comedy Club

5 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EB - Map
The Stand

Located in a basement the surroundings are intimate and non fussy, the highlight is the laughter. Edinburgh’s Stand Comedy Club has been running for 10 years and is well established as one of the only venues to do comedy all year … 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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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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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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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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Edinburgh Festival Fireworks

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Project Coffee

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196 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DF - Map
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Possibly the smoothest coffee bar in town! Located in Bruntsfield with floor to ceiling windows (retaining the original wrought iron window surrounds) this place has a classic feel. Bare stone walls, wooden floors, white tiling, copper table tops and light … 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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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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