Guidebook for Edinburgh

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Guidebook for Edinburgh

Essentials

Closest large supermarket.
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LloydsPharmacy In Sainsburys
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Closest large supermarket.
Scotland's oldest delicatessen and Italian wine merchant. The brand is very strong in Edinburgh and they have cafes and eateries dotted all over town. It's worth looking at their website.
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Valvona & Crolla
19 Elm Row
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Scotland's oldest delicatessen and Italian wine merchant. The brand is very strong in Edinburgh and they have cafes and eateries dotted all over town. It's worth looking at their website.
This is where I do my food shopping it stocks a good range of basics, fresh fruit and veg. Just to be clear it is on EASTER ROAD and not on London Road as it looks on the map . Tech failure AirBnB.
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Scotmid Co-operative
112-120 Easter Rd
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This is where I do my food shopping it stocks a good range of basics, fresh fruit and veg. Just to be clear it is on EASTER ROAD and not on London Road as it looks on the map . Tech failure AirBnB.

Arts & Culture

A landmark for contemporary art, craft and design built around a spectacular tapestry studio. Has a lovely cafe. FREE
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Dovecot Studios Ltd
10 Infirmary St
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A landmark for contemporary art, craft and design built around a spectacular tapestry studio. Has a lovely cafe. FREE
Always exhibiting something interesting in modern or contemporary art. FREE
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Ingleby Gallery
33 Barony St
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Always exhibiting something interesting in modern or contemporary art. FREE
Great space with both local and international exhibitions. Great bookshop and cafe. FREE or donation.
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The Fruitmarket Gallery
45 Market St
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Great space with both local and international exhibitions. Great bookshop and cafe. FREE or donation.
Promotes young contemporary artists alongside those of the established school. FREE
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The Open Eye Gallery
34 Abercromby Pl
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Promotes young contemporary artists alongside those of the established school. FREE
If cinema is your thing this one is a 10 minute walk from Maryfield with places to eat in the centre and nearby.
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Vue Cinemas
61/11 Leith St
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If cinema is your thing this one is a 10 minute walk from Maryfield with places to eat in the centre and nearby.

Shopping

A vintage emporium. This store is like a tardis. Check out their second hand cashmere. Situated in the Grassmarket there is plenty to do and see in the area. ££
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Armstrongs Vintage
81-83 Grassmarket
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A vintage emporium. This store is like a tardis. Check out their second hand cashmere. Situated in the Grassmarket there is plenty to do and see in the area. ££
Unique hat shop for both men and women. Even if you don't want a hat I defy you not to try one on. ££
Fabhatrix
13 Cowgatehead
Unique hat shop for both men and women. Even if you don't want a hat I defy you not to try one on. ££
Kim and Jane own this store and have a great eye for picking pieces that are just a bit different. Located in the West End Village there are lots of other shops to browse in the area. £££
Frontiers Woman
16B Stafford St
Kim and Jane own this store and have a great eye for picking pieces that are just a bit different. Located in the West End Village there are lots of other shops to browse in the area. £££
Where style replaces trend led fashion along with high quality luxurious cashmere designed by Lisa Taylor. £££
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Epitome
35 Dundas St
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Where style replaces trend led fashion along with high quality luxurious cashmere designed by Lisa Taylor. £££
Sarah runs this boutique which sells women's designer clothing in a very low pressure atmosphere. You can look and drool without feeling guilty at walking away without making a purchase. £££
Jane Davidson
52 Thistle St
Sarah runs this boutique which sells women's designer clothing in a very low pressure atmosphere. You can look and drool without feeling guilty at walking away without making a purchase. £££
Should you feel the urge to invest in a kilt whilst in town this is a designer boutique for quirky, off-the-peg or bespoke kilts in either tartan or contemporary textiles. £££
21st Century Kilts 1996 | EDINBURGH
Should you feel the urge to invest in a kilt whilst in town this is a designer boutique for quirky, off-the-peg or bespoke kilts in either tartan or contemporary textiles. £££
It's always nice to know where this store is located if it's in a city.
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John Lewis & Partners
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It's always nice to know where this store is located if it's in a city.

Entertainment & Activities

A great family attraction taking visitors through history from the big bang to modern day. Tickets are cheaper online and valid for any day. Located behind the Scottish parliament and Holyrood Palace.
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Dynamic Earth
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A great family attraction taking visitors through history from the big bang to modern day. Tickets are cheaper online and valid for any day. Located behind the Scottish parliament and Holyrood Palace.
I often take young visitors here. You can easily spend the best part of a day (and empty your wallet in the process). Once inside all the attractions are an easy walk.
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Edinburgh Zoo
134 Corstorphine Rd
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I often take young visitors here. You can easily spend the best part of a day (and empty your wallet in the process). Once inside all the attractions are an easy walk.
Home to some of the finest views of the city and can easily be combined with a visit to the castle.
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Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
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Home to some of the finest views of the city and can easily be combined with a visit to the castle.
You cannot come to Edinburgh and not see the castle. The historic fortress dominates the city's skyline. If you don't want a tour visit the esplanade at lunchtime and hear the 1 o'clock gun.
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Edinburgh Castle
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You cannot come to Edinburgh and not see the castle. The historic fortress dominates the city's skyline. If you don't want a tour visit the esplanade at lunchtime and hear the 1 o'clock gun.

Sightseeing

The official residence of The Queen in Scotland is so close to us that you can walk there in 10 minutes. Either take a tour or peek through the gates and then head up the Royal Mile to the Old Town.
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Holyrood Sarayı
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The official residence of The Queen in Scotland is so close to us that you can walk there in 10 minutes. Either take a tour or peek through the gates and then head up the Royal Mile to the Old Town.

Food Scene

Authentic inexpensive Italian cuisine and pizzeria. Great service, jolly family restaurant. £
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La Favorita
331-325 Leith Walk
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Authentic inexpensive Italian cuisine and pizzeria. Great service, jolly family restaurant. £
Perfect for speedy quality Italian food in the West End. £
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Quattro Zero
40 - 41 Queensferry St
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Perfect for speedy quality Italian food in the West End. £
Authentic delicious Cantonese that has celebrated 40 years in Edinburgh. £
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Loon Fung
1-2 Warriston Cres
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Authentic delicious Cantonese that has celebrated 40 years in Edinburgh. £
Communal tables with a fixed 6 course dinner in the evenings or a la carte at lunchtime. 5 minutes walk and they grow their own vegetables in the garden. ££
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The Gardener's Cottage
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Communal tables with a fixed 6 course dinner in the evenings or a la carte at lunchtime. 5 minutes walk and they grow their own vegetables in the garden. ££
If you want a civilised food experience on the Royal Mile. This is it. Excellent at lunchtime as well as in the evening. ££
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Angels with Bagpipes
343 High St
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If you want a civilised food experience on the Royal Mile. This is it. Excellent at lunchtime as well as in the evening. ££
A stalwart of Edinburgh's budget dining scene. £
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the dogs
110 Hanover St
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A stalwart of Edinburgh's budget dining scene. £
Authentic French cuisine created from a Scottish larder. A favourite of mine and 15 minutes walk from the house. ££
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L'Escargot Bleu Restaurant
56 Broughton St
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Authentic French cuisine created from a Scottish larder. A favourite of mine and 15 minutes walk from the house. ££
This is a unique seafood experience. It usually lists itself as a bar but the food is fabulous and the setting reminiscent of a ship in the days of Nelson. Try Malmaison next door for a cocktail. ££
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The Ship On The Shore
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This is a unique seafood experience. It usually lists itself as a bar but the food is fabulous and the setting reminiscent of a ship in the days of Nelson. Try Malmaison next door for a cocktail. ££
Martin Wishart's contemporary brasserie. Usually buzzing and the food good. Have a drink at Panda & Sons before or after dinner. ££
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The Honours Brasserie
58A N Castle St
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Martin Wishart's contemporary brasserie. Usually buzzing and the food good. Have a drink at Panda & Sons before or after dinner. ££
Cheap and cheerful Italian with quick service. ideal if you are heading to the Vue cinema. £
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Giulianos
18-19 Union Pl
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Cheap and cheerful Italian with quick service. ideal if you are heading to the Vue cinema. £
It may not be the smartest of venues but I would recommend it as one of the best Thai's in Edinburgh and it won't break the bank. £
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Phuket Pavilion
8 Union St
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It may not be the smartest of venues but I would recommend it as one of the best Thai's in Edinburgh and it won't break the bank. £
Modern Thai cuisine in the New Town. The ambiance is good, the food excellent and the street enchanting. ££
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Dusit
49A Thistle St
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Modern Thai cuisine in the New Town. The ambiance is good, the food excellent and the street enchanting. ££
Casual seafood and fish bistro in a stylish converted warehouse. Buzzing atmosphere and in a charming street. ££
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Fishers In The City
58 Thistle St
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Casual seafood and fish bistro in a stylish converted warehouse. Buzzing atmosphere and in a charming street. ££

Drinks & Nightlife

Posh public house that is really a gastro dining. Sells itself as nature to plate. ££
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The Scran and Scallie
1 Comely Bank Rd
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Posh public house that is really a gastro dining. Sells itself as nature to plate. ££
Cocktails and conviviality. Hidden behind a barber's shop facade it feels like going back to prohibition and slightly daring.
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Panda & Sons
79 Queen St
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Cocktails and conviviality. Hidden behind a barber's shop facade it feels like going back to prohibition and slightly daring.
It's a hotel but the bar is lovely for a drink before eating down on the shore. £
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Malmaison Edinburgh
1 Tower Pl
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It's a hotel but the bar is lovely for a drink before eating down on the shore. £
Excellent for a quick bite and always nice to see the tempting offer in the store each side of the escalator on the way up. There is a brasserie up there as well as Yo Sushi and a deli. ££
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Harvey Nichols Forth Floor Brasserie and Bar
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Excellent for a quick bite and always nice to see the tempting offer in the store each side of the escalator on the way up. There is a brasserie up there as well as Yo Sushi and a deli. ££