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Towns Uncovered | Edinburgh

TOWNS UNCOVERED
Edinburgh

Edinburgh, a vibrant city home to natural beauty, the world’s biggest arts festival…and soon a brand new Mint Velvet boutique (opening at the end of August)! On our journeys around Edinburgh we’ve discovered our favourite places to eat, drink, shop and play. Here’s our pick of the best…

 

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Checkpoint

Checkpoint

Checkpoint has been deemed one of the 25 coolest restaurants in Britain and rightly so. Eat and drink until your heart is content in this casual meets chic setting.


3 Bristo Pl,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1EY

 

0131 225 9352

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Grams.

With humble beginnings, grams. started selling healthy cakes at a couple of markets in October 2015. Fast forward 3 years and they now have a handful of cafes around Edinburgh, offering a fabulous selection of healthy hot and cold fast food made with 100% natural ingredients.


6 Clifton Terrace,
Edinburgh,
EH12 5JZ

0131 337 3599

The Timberyard

The Timberyard

An authentic brick warehouse with plenty of history, The Timberyard is a one-of-a-kind dining experience. All ingredients are sourced by local artisan and independent suppliers, with all herbs and edible flowers grown in their very own garden.


10 Lady Lawson Street ,
Edinburgh,
EH3 9DS

0131 221 1222

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Hyde & Son

Hyde & Son

There’s a real Scandinavian feel in this espresso and wine bar on George Street where you’ll find leafy potted plants, macha lattes and weekly yoga sessions!


127 George St,
Edinburgh,
EH2 4JN

0131 285 2050

The Milkman

The Milkman

If you like coffee, you’ll love The Milkman. Take a break from wandering around Edinburgh’s busy streets and watch the world go by in one of their cosy window seats for the ultimate afternoon ‘pick-me-up’.


7 Cockburn Street,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1BP

07772 077920

Hula Juice Café & Gallery

Hula Juice Café & Gallery

Serving gorgeous refreshments that are good for you – Hula is hands down our favourite juice bar in Edinburgh. Grab ‘n’ go or sit and enjoy the pretty interior until 9pm during the Edinburgh festival!


103-105 W Bow,
Edinburgh,
EH1 2JP

0131 220 1121

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Calm on Canning Street

Calm on Canning Street

This Yoga studio is a simply beautiful space designed by the founder’s incredible life experiences. With well-being at its core, everyone is welcome at this sanctuary of relaxation – including four-legged friends!


16 Canning St,
Edinburgh,
EH3 8EG
St Giles Roof Top Tours

St. Giles Roof Top Tours

These panoramic views of the hills and towers of Edinburgh are a must see. You’ll find countless photo opportunities from Edinburgh Castle all the way down to Holyroodhouse on your way around.


Historic Royal Mile,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1RE

0131 226 0674

Royal Botanic Garden

Royal Botanic Garden

Need a spot of peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle? Take some time to breathe and behold some beautiful greenery at the Royal Botanical Gardens.


Arboretum Pl,
Edinburgh,
EH3 5NZ

0131 248 2909

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Victoria Street

Victoria Street

Known as the most colourful road in the city, it’s hard to miss Victoria Street. Lined with pretty boutiques and independent cafés, you’ll be sure to find something that takes your fancy.


Victoria St,
Edinburgh,
EH1 2JW
Rose & Ammi Florist

Rose & Ammi Florist

Find yourself absorbed in the natural and romantic aesthetic in this flowers, plants and lifestyle shop. Bloomin’ lovely!


2 Gillespie Cres,
Edinburgh,
EH10 4HT

0131 228 6059

Bohemia

Bohemia

A favourite for stylish gifts with a conscience, Bohemia have built relationships with amazing artisan producers whose products capture inspiring traditional crafts. We love their pom-pom weave baskets the most!


39 Bangor Rd,
Edinburgh,
EH6 5JX

0131 555 2485

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