Guidebook for Edinburgh

Lisa & Gary
Guidebook for Edinburgh

Sightseeing

One of our favourite places to go for a walk. Beautiful plants and very peaceful.
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
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One of our favourite places to go for a walk. Beautiful plants and very peaceful.
Local village within the city with shops, bars, cafes, and restaurants.
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Stockbridge
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Local village within the city with shops, bars, cafes, and restaurants.
No visit to the city is complete without visiting the castle, even if just from the outside! Go just before 1pm to hear the gun.
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Edinburgh Castle
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No visit to the city is complete without visiting the castle, even if just from the outside! Go just before 1pm to hear the gun.
Beautiful monuments and great views over the city
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Calton Hill
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Beautiful monuments and great views over the city

Food Scene

Great for breakfast and coffee. The interior is lovely, lots of exposed brick and the coffee and food are good and reasonably priced too.
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Di Giorgio
1 Brandon Terrace
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Great for breakfast and coffee. The interior is lovely, lots of exposed brick and the coffee and food are good and reasonably priced too.
Good fish and chips.
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L'Alba D'Oro
7 Henderson Row
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Good fish and chips.
Good Indian food and reasonably priced. It is BYOB with no extra charge.
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Khushi's
10 Antigua St
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Good Indian food and reasonably priced. It is BYOB with no extra charge.
More of a takeaway although there are some stools to sit and eat in. The best pizza we have found in Edinburgh and much cheaper than national pizza chains. Delivery available.
Anima - Italian Soul Food
11 Henderson Row
More of a takeaway although there are some stools to sit and eat in. The best pizza we have found in Edinburgh and much cheaper than national pizza chains. Delivery available.
Swedish bakery and coffee shop in the heart of Stockbridge. Their cardamom buns are highly recommended.
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Söderberg Stockbridge
3 Deanhaugh St
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Swedish bakery and coffee shop in the heart of Stockbridge. Their cardamom buns are highly recommended.
One of our favourite restaurants. The food is fantastic and very reasonably priced.
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the dogs
110 Hanover St
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One of our favourite restaurants. The food is fantastic and very reasonably priced.
It might not look like much but they do the best coffee in Edinburgh
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Artisan Roast
57 Broughton St
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It might not look like much but they do the best coffee in Edinburgh
Handmade burgers and a good drinks menu.
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Burger Meats Bun
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Handmade burgers and a good drinks menu.
MAP LOCATION WRONG! (it's on Canon St beside the BP station). Very authentic and good value. Takeaway but there are a couple of tables to sit in. We recommend the pork belly and chicken lar chee.
Jade Garden Chinese Takeaway
12 Canon St
MAP LOCATION WRONG! (it's on Canon St beside the BP station). Very authentic and good value. Takeaway but there are a couple of tables to sit in. We recommend the pork belly and chicken lar chee.
If you're going to Modern 1, Modern 2 is just across the road, and set in lovely grounds.
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)
75 Belford Rd
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If you're going to Modern 1, Modern 2 is just across the road, and set in lovely grounds.
Delicious handmade marshmallows and local cards and gifts. There is also a small coffee shop in store- try their amazing milkshakes!
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The Marshmallow Lady
14 Rodney St
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Delicious handmade marshmallows and local cards and gifts. There is also a small coffee shop in store- try their amazing milkshakes!
Fine dining in a relaxed setting (a converted timber warehouse). Booking in advance essential.
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TIMBERYARD
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Fine dining in a relaxed setting (a converted timber warehouse). Booking in advance essential.
Fantastic Indian food served tapas style.
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Mother India's Cafe
3-5 Infirmary St
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Fantastic Indian food served tapas style.
French delicatessen that serves breakfast, lunch and snacks. Well worth a visit.
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Henri
48 Raeburn Pl
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French delicatessen that serves breakfast, lunch and snacks. Well worth a visit.
Fantastic coffee. Great for escaping the hustle and bustle of St Andrews square.
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Fortitude Coffee
3C York Pl
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Fantastic coffee. Great for escaping the hustle and bustle of St Andrews square.
Restaurant and bar serving good food and cocktails
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The Bon Vivant's Companion
51 Thistle St
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Restaurant and bar serving good food and cocktails
A small restaurant serving the best and very authentic Mexican food in Edinburgh.
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El Cartel
64 Thistle St
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A small restaurant serving the best and very authentic Mexican food in Edinburgh.
Michelin-starred restaurant close to the city centre
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Castle Terrace
33-35 Castle Terrace
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Michelin-starred restaurant close to the city centre
A great gastropub only 5 minutes walk from the flat. We love going here for brunch, the 'stacks' featuring poached eggs, potato cakes and hollandaise plus smoked salmon are a favourite! Also has a really good beer selection if you fancy a drink in relaxed surroundings.
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Brandon's of Canonmills
1 Canonmills
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A great gastropub only 5 minutes walk from the flat. We love going here for brunch, the 'stacks' featuring poached eggs, potato cakes and hollandaise plus smoked salmon are a favourite! Also has a really good beer selection if you fancy a drink in relaxed surroundings.
Thai street food restaurant. Always busy at lunchtime and evenings.
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TING THAI CARAVAN Teviot Place
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Thai street food restaurant. Always busy at lunchtime and evenings.
Fantastic Thai food - highly recommended
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Dusit
49A Thistle St
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Fantastic Thai food - highly recommended
Great coffee, sandwiches and cakes
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Lowdown Coffee
40 George St
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Great coffee, sandwiches and cakes
Fantastic coffee and they also do the best grilled cheese sandwiches in Edinburgh
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Cairngorm Coffee
41A Frederick St
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Fantastic coffee and they also do the best grilled cheese sandwiches in Edinburgh
Great burgers and the best poutine in Edinburgh. We recommend the Angry Bird- poutine with spicy fried chicken on top!
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Bread Meats Bread
92 Lothian Rd
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Great burgers and the best poutine in Edinburgh. We recommend the Angry Bird- poutine with spicy fried chicken on top!
This place serves yummy bubble teas-perfect refreshment after wandering round the old town. We like the fruit flavours with aloe jelly pieces :)
Tempo Tea Bar
7 E Market St
This place serves yummy bubble teas-perfect refreshment after wandering round the old town. We like the fruit flavours with aloe jelly pieces :)
This cosy restaurant (which is also a social enterprise) is hidden away in Stockbridge and serves some of the freshest seafood in Edinburgh. They have a lobster and champagne special offer on Fridays. It is really good value too.
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Kilted Lobster
112 St Stephen St
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This cosy restaurant (which is also a social enterprise) is hidden away in Stockbridge and serves some of the freshest seafood in Edinburgh. They have a lobster and champagne special offer on Fridays. It is really good value too.
A great place to grab a freshly made sandwich when over in Old Town. Some of the best sandwiches in Edinburgh, good coffee and the rest of the shops in the New Waverley Arches are worth a wander around too.
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Gannet & Guga
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A great place to grab a freshly made sandwich when over in Old Town. Some of the best sandwiches in Edinburgh, good coffee and the rest of the shops in the New Waverley Arches are worth a wander around too.
They serve the most amazing donuts and the coffee is great too!
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Baba Budan
19 E Market St
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They serve the most amazing donuts and the coffee is great too!
An upmarket gastro pub run by Tom Kitchin. Great Scottish food with a focus on Scottish produce.
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The Scran and Scallie
1 Comely Bank Rd
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An upmarket gastro pub run by Tom Kitchin. Great Scottish food with a focus on Scottish produce.
Serves delicious ice cream and less than a 10 minute walk from our apartment!
Wendy's Ice Creams
29 Hamilton Pl
Serves delicious ice cream and less than a 10 minute walk from our apartment!
Oink sells freshly cooked hog roast rolls with a variety of toppings. We recommend picking up a roll and heading to the benches in the Grassmarket to eat it and enjoy the view of the castle.
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Oink Victoria Street
34 Victoria St
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Oink sells freshly cooked hog roast rolls with a variety of toppings. We recommend picking up a roll and heading to the benches in the Grassmarket to eat it and enjoy the view of the castle.
Great food and wine, this newly opened restaurant has been really popular. Mains don't come with sides so order a few separately for sharing. We recommend the duck and the tuna. The chips with aioli are great too!
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ROLLO
14 Broughton St
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Great food and wine, this newly opened restaurant has been really popular. Mains don't come with sides so order a few separately for sharing. We recommend the duck and the tuna. The chips with aioli are great too!
Serves fantastic French food and the owner, Fred Berkmillar is a Scottish food champion, promoting and using as much local produce as he can.
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L'Escargot Bleu Restaurant
56 Broughton St
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Serves fantastic French food and the owner, Fred Berkmillar is a Scottish food champion, promoting and using as much local produce as he can.
They made yummy gluten-free baked goods
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Sugar Daddy's Bakery
5 Rodney St
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They made yummy gluten-free baked goods
They do very good food at reasonable prices- check out their fixed price lunch and early evening menus
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New Chapter
18 Eyre Pl
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They do very good food at reasonable prices- check out their fixed price lunch and early evening menus
Fantastic gelato
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Affogato
36 Queensferry St
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Fantastic gelato
Delicious macarons
Mademoiselle Macaron
22 Grindlay St
Delicious macarons

Essentials

Only a couple of minutes walk and stocks a huge range of items.
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Tesco Superstore
7 Broughton Rd
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Only a couple of minutes walk and stocks a huge range of items.
Has the best selection of beers in Edinburgh and a kegerator too.
The Beerhive
24 Rodney St
Has the best selection of beers in Edinburgh and a kegerator too.
A great wine shop run by an Italian who really knows his stuff. All smaller producers and they have a good selection of chilled wines.
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Bacco Wine
136 Dundas St
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A great wine shop run by an Italian who really knows his stuff. All smaller producers and they have a good selection of chilled wines.
A restored Victorian swimming pool with sauna and steam room.
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Glenogle Swim Centre
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A restored Victorian swimming pool with sauna and steam room.
Open daily for laundry and dry cleaning
Canon Mills Dry Cleaners & Laundrette
7-8 Huntly St
Open daily for laundry and dry cleaning
Nearest post office to the apartment
Warriston Post Office
2 Brandon Terrace
Nearest post office to the apartment
Independent grocery store that sells a good range of local food as well as all the essentials. Good chilled wine and beer selection
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Margiotta Dundas Street
122-124 Dundas St
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Independent grocery store that sells a good range of local food as well as all the essentials. Good chilled wine and beer selection
Everything you need for vaping
The Vapour Lounge
74 Broughton St
Everything you need for vaping
Our local butcher. Great quality meat and award winning sausages. The haggis and black pudding are good too.
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Crombies of Edinburgh
97 Broughton St
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Our local butcher. Great quality meat and award winning sausages. The haggis and black pudding are good too.
Great hair salon that is in the city centre. We recommend Jay and Lauren, two excellent stylists.
Dickson Reid Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
47 Frederick St
Great hair salon that is in the city centre. We recommend Jay and Lauren, two excellent stylists.

Drinks & Nightlife

Wonderful whisky selection in beautiful surroundings
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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
28 Queen St
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Wonderful whisky selection in beautiful surroundings
Cocktails and good food in a converted Victorian pump house just off the Royal Mile. Excellent whisky selection too!
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The Devil's Advocate
9 Advocate's Cl
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Cocktails and good food in a converted Victorian pump house just off the Royal Mile. Excellent whisky selection too!
Traditional Scottish pub with a fine selection of ales and whiskies.
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The Bow Bar
80 W Bow
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Traditional Scottish pub with a fine selection of ales and whiskies.
Traditional Scottish music every day of the week.
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Sandy Bell's
25 Forrest Rd
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Traditional Scottish music every day of the week.
Great selection of craft beers from Scotland and beyond.
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BrewDog Edinburgh
143 Cowgate
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Great selection of craft beers from Scotland and beyond.
Great local pub and serves reasonably priced good food. Can be busy at weekends
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The Stockbridge Tap
2-6 Raeburn Pl
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Great local pub and serves reasonably priced good food. Can be busy at weekends
Great place for karaoke. Different sizes of private rooms, great selection of songs and drinks delivered to the rooms.
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Supercube
58a George St
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Great place for karaoke. Different sizes of private rooms, great selection of songs and drinks delivered to the rooms.
Great bar/restaurant that serves good Mexican food. Ask for a Dark and Stormy- they are seriously good.
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The Basement
10a-12a Broughton St
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Great bar/restaurant that serves good Mexican food. Ask for a Dark and Stormy- they are seriously good.
A very quirky bar that sells slushy cocktails and has an alcoholic ice cream dispenser. Great decor too.
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Hoot The Redeemer
7 Hanover St
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A very quirky bar that sells slushy cocktails and has an alcoholic ice cream dispenser. Great decor too.
Disguised as a barber shop, go downstairs and through the bookcase to find a speakeasy style bar with great cocktails.
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Panda & Sons
79 Queen St
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Disguised as a barber shop, go downstairs and through the bookcase to find a speakeasy style bar with great cocktails.
Hidden downstairs, this Edinburgh institution is always busy at the weekends. Try their signature Bramble cocktail- it is delicious!
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Bramble Bar & Lounge
16A Queen St
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Hidden downstairs, this Edinburgh institution is always busy at the weekends. Try their signature Bramble cocktail- it is delicious!
One of the best cocktail bars in town that is off the tourist track. Has a relaxed vibe and more unusual cocktails.
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The Last Word Saloon
44 St Stephen St
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One of the best cocktail bars in town that is off the tourist track. Has a relaxed vibe and more unusual cocktails.
A small cocktail bar that serves great cocktails.
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Lucky Liquor Co
39A Queen St
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A small cocktail bar that serves great cocktails.

Parks & Nature

Perfect for a picnic on a sunny day, there are great views of the castle and the city.
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Inverleith Park
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Perfect for a picnic on a sunny day, there are great views of the castle and the city.
Amazing views of the entire city and out to sea.
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Arthur's Seat
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Amazing views of the entire city and out to sea.
Running through the centre of Edinburgh this waterside path takes you from Balerno all the way down to the shore at Leith. Passes through Stockbridge and the Dean Village.
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Water of Leith
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Running through the centre of Edinburgh this waterside path takes you from Balerno all the way down to the shore at Leith. Passes through Stockbridge and the Dean Village.
Great spot for chilling out with a picnic during the Festival
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The Meadows
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Great spot for chilling out with a picnic during the Festival
Take a walk along the promenade on a sunny day and stop for a coffee at the beachfront cafe.
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Portobello Beach
1 Promenade
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Take a walk along the promenade on a sunny day and stop for a coffee at the beachfront cafe.

Arts & Culture

Free entry (except to exhibitions). Lovely walk along the Water of Leith to get there. The best cafe in Edinburgh is in Modern 1.
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)
75 Belford Rd
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Free entry (except to exhibitions). Lovely walk along the Water of Leith to get there. The best cafe in Edinburgh is in Modern 1.
Fantastic collection of art and a very good cafe serving lunches, cakes and coffees.
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Scottish National Portrait Gallery
1 Queen St
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Fantastic collection of art and a very good cafe serving lunches, cakes and coffees.
FREE ENTRY With new galleries just opened in July 2016 this museum has something for everyone. Good for Scottish history, natural history and more modern science and design exhibitions.
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İskoçya Ulusal Müzesi
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FREE ENTRY With new galleries just opened in July 2016 this museum has something for everyone. Good for Scottish history, natural history and more modern science and design exhibitions.

Shopping

Beautiful tweed and tartan soft furnishings and stoneware. Perfect for gifts.
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ANTA Scotland Ltd
117-119 George St
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Beautiful tweed and tartan soft furnishings and stoneware. Perfect for gifts.
Scandinavian fashion at affordable prices. This boutique has a great selection of clothes and accessories.
Kakao by K
45 Thistle St
Scandinavian fashion at affordable prices. This boutique has a great selection of clothes and accessories.
A great shop that sells local artwork, pretty things for your home and other bits and bobs that would make great souvenirs.
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Curiouser & Curiouser
93 Broughton St
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A great shop that sells local artwork, pretty things for your home and other bits and bobs that would make great souvenirs.
Forget kilts, if you've ever wanted a Scottish tweed suit then this is the place to go. Off the peg and tailor made suits, jackets, waistcoats etc. Also some very dapper hats.
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Walker Slater
16-20 Victoria St
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Forget kilts, if you've ever wanted a Scottish tweed suit then this is the place to go. Off the peg and tailor made suits, jackets, waistcoats etc. Also some very dapper hats.
Hidden in Jenners department store, Valvona and Crolla sell a good selection of Scottish food and drinks, perfect for souvenirs. There is also a coffee shop that has great views over Princes Street Gardens.
Valvona Crolla
48 Princes St
Hidden in Jenners department store, Valvona and Crolla sell a good selection of Scottish food and drinks, perfect for souvenirs. There is also a coffee shop that has great views over Princes Street Gardens.
Selling traditional English perfumes/aftershaves this store is heaven for anyone who likes fragrance.
Penhaligon's
33 George St
Selling traditional English perfumes/aftershaves this store is heaven for anyone who likes fragrance.
Sells designer clothing and accessories and has a cafe and restaurant that have fantastic views over the city.
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Harvey Nichols
30 - 34 St Andrew Square
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Sells designer clothing and accessories and has a cafe and restaurant that have fantastic views over the city.
For all your organic and specialty food needs.
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Real Foods
37 Broughton St
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For all your organic and specialty food needs.