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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Crêperie
“Fabulous Brazilian street food stall with gluten-free, sweet and savoury crêpes and an open-air performance space in summer.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very nice restaurant, more up market. Less suitable for families with small children. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Lake
“For a peaceful escape from the busy touristy centre, this is a lovely place to have a quiet walk.”
  • 5 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Indian Restaurant
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“Spacious venue serving a menu of popular Indian dishes in a stylish dining room.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic, Italian restaurant! As one of not many restaurants in Edinburgh, they are serving pizza on home made dough.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
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“To go to city center, you can also get bus No. 3, 33, 25 at the bus stop opposite McDonald's on Gorgie Road. It is literally 1 minute walk from my flat. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Really good authentic nachos and Mexican food. It is located in great place with loads of other eateries.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“Great public transport available from Leith to the City, and from the City to outlying Shopping Centres. Buses to the city, and, from there, trams to The Gyle Centre.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Large Indian Restaurant, union place. Details CUISINES Indian, Asian, Balti SPECIAL DIETS Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options MEALS Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks *NB:-This is a guide, please check before booking...”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“Pub dining experience – great British/Scottish food in a relaxed atmosphere. Great for some rose in the afternoon sun”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Great for a simple breakfast and delicious coffee. They do a fantastic flat white and a delicious hot chocolate.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Great pub with a huge variety of drinks available. Hosts a pub quiz on a Sunday evening at 18.00. Get down earlier for a seat and keep your eyes peeled for us, we love a quiz!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Stylish Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepali and Thai cuisine in light, modern dockside former whisky bond.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Route
“From fashionista's favourite Harvey Nichols in St. Andrew Square and designer shops such as Cruise and Phase Eight, to star studded jewellers such as Hamilton & Inches, ROX and Laings, George Street has it all going on.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my favorites. Cozy place to drink and have some food. Try the nachos with haggis!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food is exceptionally good - the best ever Thai. Delicious, fresh, good ingredients. Takes the guilt out of ordering in. Doesn't normally deliver to EH7 postcode, but mention The Squint Chimney”
  • 4 locals recommend