Tag Archives: Romantic

Romantic things to do in Edinburgh with walks, places to eat and drink and things to do together.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

5 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR - Map
Tony Cragg

An amazing building and grounds that are home to an ever changing art collection. The Modern Art Gallery in the Dean area of Edinburgh is favourite for many art lovers and anyone looking for an interesting time. The building itself … Read More

Category: Culture, Great Galleries
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Calton Hill

Dugald Stewart Monument, Calton Hill

Calton Hill offers some of the best views of Edinburgh and across to Fife, it’s a gentle walk and costs nothing. Located on Waterloo Place at the East End of Princes Street (opposite end to the Castle) Calton Hill is … Read More

Category: City Tourer, City Walking, Site Spotting, Visitor
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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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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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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

Category: Cafe Culture, Foodie, Leith, Update
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South Queensferry

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The Firth of Forth, Iconic Rail Bridge, the prom, ice cream, eateries, and a couple of pubs. If you want to get out of Edinburgh for a morning or an afternoon then take a jolly to South Queensferry. Its got … Read More

Category: City Tourer, Visitor
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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

Category: Culture, Phenomenal Comedy, Update
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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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Dominion Cinema

18 Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4RT - Map
Dominion Cinema Sign

The best big screen experience in town, relax on a comfy chair or sofa to watch your movie in style. A cinema that is different from all the big flick houses, showing a mix of mainstream big shows and some … Read More

Category: Culture, Theatre & Film
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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

Category: Area, Foodie, New Town, Total Foodie
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Cafe Royal

Highly Recommended
19 West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA - Map
Cafe Royal

Victoria Baroque design, tiled mosaics on the walls, beer, good wine and oysters. The Cafe Royal tucked away down a side street off St. Andrew Square is possibly one of the best bars in Scotland and the wider UK. Built in … Read More

Category: Drinker, Real Ale Pubs
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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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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

Category: Foodie, Leith, Total Foodie
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Castle Terrace Restaurant

Recommended
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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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

Category: Drinker, Modern Bars, New Town
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