Guidebook for Edinburgh

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Guidebook for Edinburgh

Food Scene

Another stylish offering from the Contini family - Edinburgh's best know Italian-Scottish cooks
Cannonball Restaurant & Bar
356 Castlehill
Another stylish offering from the Contini family - Edinburgh's best know Italian-Scottish cooks
Great Thai and Indian at reasonable prices for this part of town
Shamoli
105 High St
Great Thai and Indian at reasonable prices for this part of town
Great fish and chips just down the stairs from the flat
Clam Shell
148 High St
Great fish and chips just down the stairs from the flat
Great food, buzzy atmosphere
21 yerel halk öneriyor
Maison Bleue
36-38 Victoria St
21 yerel halk öneriyor
Great food, buzzy atmosphere
One of our favourite French restaurants in Edinburgh. Really excellent!
75 yerel halk öneriyor
L'Escargot Bleu Restaurant
56 Broughton St
75 yerel halk öneriyor
One of our favourite French restaurants in Edinburgh. Really excellent!
Stylish surroundings and local produce
51 yerel halk öneriyor
Angels with Bagpipes
343 High St
51 yerel halk öneriyor
Stylish surroundings and local produce
If you go to the district of Leith, this restaurant and bar specialising in seafood but game and other meat as well. Bar adjoining sometimes has live jazz and is a great place for a drink in traditional surroundings. If you can't get a table here try its sister restaurant Fishers across the road.
127 yerel halk öneriyor
The Shore Restaurant
3 Shore
127 yerel halk öneriyor
If you go to the district of Leith, this restaurant and bar specialising in seafood but game and other meat as well. Bar adjoining sometimes has live jazz and is a great place for a drink in traditional surroundings. If you can't get a table here try its sister restaurant Fishers across the road.
Eat oysters and drink champagne in opulent Victorian surroundings in the restaurant. Or have a pint and a pie in the circle bar next door. A real Edinburgh experience.
80 yerel halk öneriyor
Cafe Royal
19 W Register St
80 yerel halk öneriyor
Eat oysters and drink champagne in opulent Victorian surroundings in the restaurant. Or have a pint and a pie in the circle bar next door. A real Edinburgh experience.
Just down the road from the flat you will find Monteiths down a tiny close. Blink and you miss it. But what a great find, with lovely surroundings, fantastic food and innovative cocktails.
47 yerel halk öneriyor
Monteiths
61 High St
47 yerel halk öneriyor
Just down the road from the flat you will find Monteiths down a tiny close. Blink and you miss it. But what a great find, with lovely surroundings, fantastic food and innovative cocktails.
Fun central spot for Middle Eastern-influenced small plates and sharing food in the centre of town. We like the decor.
20 yerel halk öneriyor
BABA
130 George St
20 yerel halk öneriyor
Fun central spot for Middle Eastern-influenced small plates and sharing food in the centre of town. We like the decor.
A historic bar and restaurant that featured in the film Chariots of Fire. A good place for a quiet drink in the centre of town. Good choice of drinks and excellent seafood. Oysters are a speciality.
80 yerel halk öneriyor
Cafe Royal
19 W Register St
80 yerel halk öneriyor
A historic bar and restaurant that featured in the film Chariots of Fire. A good place for a quiet drink in the centre of town. Good choice of drinks and excellent seafood. Oysters are a speciality.

Drinks & Nightlife

Jazz and drinks!
106 yerel halk öneriyor
The Jazz Bar
1 Chambers St
106 yerel halk öneriyor
Jazz and drinks!
Live music and a lively local scene – sometimes a bit too lively and not for the faint hearted!
37 yerel halk öneriyor
Whistlebinkies Live Music Bar
4-6 South Bridge
37 yerel halk öneriyor
Live music and a lively local scene – sometimes a bit too lively and not for the faint hearted!
Sing along around the famous Fingers piano. Get there before 1am on weekends or you will have to queue. Don't get there too early though as there won't be anybody there!
14 yerel halk öneriyor
Fingers Piano Bar
61A Frederick St
14 yerel halk öneriyor
Sing along around the famous Fingers piano. Get there before 1am on weekends or you will have to queue. Don't get there too early though as there won't be anybody there!
We love the cocktails at the bar!
53 yerel halk öneriyor
Harvey Nichols Forth Floor Brasserie and Bar
53 yerel halk öneriyor
We love the cocktails at the bar!
Wine bar with a great menu. A genuinely excellent wine list makes a visit a treat.
14 yerel halk öneriyor
Ecco Vino
19 Cockburn St
14 yerel halk öneriyor
Wine bar with a great menu. A genuinely excellent wine list makes a visit a treat.
A well edited selection of live music in the centre of town
54 yerel halk öneriyor
The Voodoo Rooms
19a W Register St
54 yerel halk öneriyor
A well edited selection of live music in the centre of town
Hit the bar for sophisticated cocktails at this slick hotel that is just a quick walk from the flat. Reports indicate that you may be best to go elsewhere to eat though.
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh
1 George IV Bridge
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Hit the bar for sophisticated cocktails at this slick hotel that is just a quick walk from the flat. Reports indicate that you may be best to go elsewhere to eat though.
A chilled out bar very close to the flat. Also serves burgers and bar food. Last time we were there there was table football which is an entertaining way to spend a rainy afternoon. American-style brunch menu makes it a good breakfast stop.
23 yerel halk öneriyor
The City Cafe
19 Blair St
23 yerel halk öneriyor
A chilled out bar very close to the flat. Also serves burgers and bar food. Last time we were there there was table football which is an entertaining way to spend a rainy afternoon. American-style brunch menu makes it a good breakfast stop.
Live music and great tunes when there is no music, this is a good nighttime hangout close to the flat. Open late, cocktails by the kettle (yes, really!) and buzzy feel. Drawing classes and yoga are sometimes on during the day.
25 yerel halk öneriyor
Cabaret Voltaire
36-38 Blair St
25 yerel halk öneriyor
Live music and great tunes when there is no music, this is a good nighttime hangout close to the flat. Open late, cocktails by the kettle (yes, really!) and buzzy feel. Drawing classes and yoga are sometimes on during the day.
A proper traditional British bar hidden down a close off the Royal Mile. The roaring fire makes this a perfect place for a whisky mac after exploring the city's Christmas market or the courtyard is a good place to have a drink on a sunny afternoon.
28 yerel halk öneriyor
Jolly Judge
28 yerel halk öneriyor
A proper traditional British bar hidden down a close off the Royal Mile. The roaring fire makes this a perfect place for a whisky mac after exploring the city's Christmas market or the courtyard is a good place to have a drink on a sunny afternoon.
Experience very traditional Scottish pub with a good selection of whisky and beer. Surroundings spartan but this is part of the charm.
52 yerel halk öneriyor
The Bow Bar
80 W Bow
52 yerel halk öneriyor
Experience very traditional Scottish pub with a good selection of whisky and beer. Surroundings spartan but this is part of the charm.
A stylish spot for drinks and small tapas-style plates
12 yerel halk öneriyor
Lady Libertine
25 W Register St
12 yerel halk öneriyor
A stylish spot for drinks and small tapas-style plates

Sightseeing

Choose a clear day to make the most of the views across Edinburgh, across the Firth of Forth and out to Fife.
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Edinburgh Castle
703 yerel halk öneriyor
Choose a clear day to make the most of the views across Edinburgh, across the Firth of Forth and out to Fife.
Take a ride through a virtual distillery on this informative and entertaining tour with a chance to try whisky at the end.
74 yerel halk öneriyor
The Scotch Whisky Experience
354 Castlehill
74 yerel halk öneriyor
Take a ride through a virtual distillery on this informative and entertaining tour with a chance to try whisky at the end.
The Queen's Scottish residence!
115 yerel halk öneriyor
Palace of Holyrood
115 yerel halk öneriyor
The Queen's Scottish residence!

Arts & Culture

See Scotland's most famous painters exhibited in this lovely building - good restaurant for lunch
359 yerel halk öneriyor
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)
75 Belford Rd
359 yerel halk öneriyor
See Scotland's most famous painters exhibited in this lovely building - good restaurant for lunch
Fun day out for all the family
623 yerel halk öneriyor
İskoçya Ulusal Müzesi
623 yerel halk öneriyor
Fun day out for all the family
An amazing sculpture park in beautiful surroundings. Do check opening times before you go though as opening times are limited.
64 yerel halk öneriyor
Jupiter Artland
64 yerel halk öneriyor
An amazing sculpture park in beautiful surroundings. Do check opening times before you go though as opening times are limited.

Parks & Nature

As well as being one of the loveliest spots in Edinburgh 'The Botanics' has great views over the city. Particularly nice in spring when the azaleas and rhododendrons are out.
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
604 yerel halk öneriyor
As well as being one of the loveliest spots in Edinburgh 'The Botanics' has great views over the city. Particularly nice in spring when the azaleas and rhododendrons are out.
Climb Arthur's Seat to blow away the cobwebs and get amazing views of Edinburgh. Feed the ducks and geese in the lochs around the park.
145 yerel halk öneriyor
Holyrood Park
145 yerel halk öneriyor
Climb Arthur's Seat to blow away the cobwebs and get amazing views of Edinburgh. Feed the ducks and geese in the lochs around the park.

Getting Around

Edinburgh's main railway station is just a short walk from the flat - airport buses also stop here.
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Waverley Railway Station
55 yerel halk öneriyor
Edinburgh's main railway station is just a short walk from the flat - airport buses also stop here.

Entertainment & Activities

A big multi-screen cinema in the heart of the city surrounded by restaurants and bars
34 yerel halk öneriyor
Vue Cinemas
61/11 Leith St
34 yerel halk öneriyor
A big multi-screen cinema in the heart of the city surrounded by restaurants and bars
A great place to take kids to learn about natural history in an interactive experience.
120 yerel halk öneriyor
Dynamic Earth
120 yerel halk öneriyor
A great place to take kids to learn about natural history in an interactive experience.