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Top recommendations from locals

Shopping Mall
“Just across the road there is a big shopping centre Ocean terminal which offers fantastic shopping opportunities, including retail shops such as Debenhams, H&M, Gap, Superdry, M&S food and many others. A good choice or restaurants, bars, cinema VUE and entrance to the famous 5* visitor attraction Royal Yacht Britannia.”
  • 164 locals recommend
Theater
“Large Theatre that has hosted major Broadway and West End Productions like The Lion King and The Book of Mormon.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Incredible seasonal, regional eating experience involving tasting menus and communal dining. They do a pretty mean brunch too! Booking needed”
  • 153 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Historic Royal Yacht, past pomp as lived by our Royals. The naval ratings and Royal Marines Band living below, not so much! 25 minute walk or short bus ride. ”
  • 167 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Travel under Edinburgh’s skin into a maze of subterranean streets and closes from the 16th through 19th centuries.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Sunday food market featuring artisanal goods from local producers & stalls for global street fare”
  • 177 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The Manna House, 3 minutes walk from the flat, is a wonderful artisan bakery with an on-site cafe, selling handmade breads, pastries and savoury bakes.”
  • 156 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Not a bar which is frequented by tourists so if you want to avoid the crowds, this has you covered. Thats if you can find it! Inspired by a the prohibition in America it disguises itself as a barbers, before pulling back a book case to reveal a thriving bar.”
  • 145 locals recommend
Bar
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“Swanky George Street bar, restaurant and tea room. Famous for its opulent interior and full-throttle approach to Christmas decor. ”
  • 144 locals recommend
Pub
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“Easy going, relaxed atmosphere with Swedish vibes. Great selection of drinks and cocktails. Open from mid morning till late so you can get all you meals there.”
  • 132 locals recommend
Science Museum
“ Embark on an adventure unlike any other on Earth. Discover the primeval forces of nature as they shaped our planet, journey through space and time and even go on a 4-D adventure around the world. Experience epic films in the 360-degree ShowDome cinema”
  • 108 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Screen 1 is wonderful. Loads of leg room and comfortable. Other screens much less comfortable. It's the local "independent" cinema.”
  • 181 locals recommend
Scottish Restaurant
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“Tom Kitchen’s Michelin star restaurant. For top value check out the set lunch menu. 20 minutes walk from the flat at Leith Shore. ”
  • 138 locals recommend
Café
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“My favourite gastro pub food. Go there for breakfast or get some tasty scran for dinner. ”
  • 154 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“The Scottish Parliament welcomes visitors 6 days a week, Monday to Saturday. All visits are free of charge. No booking is required to visit the public areas of the building. Advance booking is advised for guided tours and to attend debates and committee meetings.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Park
“This is on your doorstep! Fantastic walks. Stunning views of Edinburgh on a clear day. Various paths, routes and road around it. Road closed to motor vehicles on Sundays.”
  • 127 locals recommend