Tag Archives: Winter in Edinburgh

Winter in Edinburgh with suggestions for winter walks, winter food, winter warmers, winter shopping and staying inside if its really cold.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

5 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR - Map

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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The Abbotsford

Highly Recommended
3 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR - Map

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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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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Edinburgh Farmers’ Market

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL - Map

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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Bow Bar Edinburgh

Highly Recommended
80 West Bow, Edinburgh, EH1 2HH - Map

Old town setting, unspoilt decor and a range of real ale’s and whiskies that keeps em coming back. Foremost the bar has a great range of real ale, guest ales and 150+ malt whiskies on offer. Bow Bar is one … Read More

Category: Area, Drinker, Old Town, Real Ale Pubs
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Fruit Market Gallery


The Fruit Market Gallery has a reputation for exhibiting lively and divisive art. This gallery tends not to sit in safe middle ground which is refreshing and surprising in this historic area of Edinburgh. The Gallery is located behind Waverly … Read More

Category: Culture, Great Galleries, Old Town
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Teuchters A Room In the West End

26 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH - Map

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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Mimi’s Bakehouse

Highly Recommended
63 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6RA - Map

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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The Stand Comedy Club

5 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EB - Map

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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Union of Genius

8 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN - Map

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

Category: Budget Eats, Foodie, Newington, Old Town, Update

Project Coffee

196 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DF - Map

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

Category: Cafe Culture, Foodie, Update
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The Kings Wark

36 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QU - Map

Good food at good prices, water front location and a clutch of Michelin Guide recommendations. This is a foodie pub, having eaten here for the last ten years the quality of the food never waivers. For the best experience eating in … Read More

Category: Foodie, Leith, Top Restaurants
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National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF - Map

A world class museum, an amazing building, an abundance of interest and detail for adults and youngsters alike. After a £45 million refurbishment the Museum is a must see attraction, not just in Edinburgh but Scotland and the wider UK. … Read More

Category: Culture, Great Galleries, Newington, Old Town
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