Best stores in Edinburgh

Check out the top stores in Edinburgh, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Waitrose
1. Waitrose
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24 local reviews
38 Comely Bank Rd, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+44 131 332 6312
SupermarketGrocery or supermarketStore
Ronan
At the higher end of the price scale but a quality food and grocery store.
Peter
Probably the best groceries can be bought in Waitrose at Comely Bank. The shop itself features a sushi in-stor…
Kate
Our recommendation for one-stop grocery shopping of high quality, taxis can be ordered from the store if requi…
1. Waitrose
1. Waitrose
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24 local reviews
38 Comely Bank Rd, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+44 131 332 6312
Ronan
Ronan
At the higher end of the price scale but a quality food and grocery store.
Peter
Peter
Probably the best groceries can be bought in Waitrose at Comely Bank. The shop itself features a sushi in-store as well as a butcher, fisher…
Kate
Kate
Our recommendation for one-stop grocery shopping of high quality, taxis can be ordered from the store if required.
2. Armstrongs Vintage
2. Armstrongs Vintage
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24 local reviews
81-83 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 131 220 5557
Clothing storeStorePoint of interest
Helen
A vintage emporium. This store is like a tardis. Check out their second hand cashmere. Situated in the Grassma…
Lydia
Fabulous vintage clothes store that will appeal to those into retro/ antique clothing. This is a veritable Ala…
Emily
Edinburgh's biggest vintage clothing store. Stocks clothing from every decade for both men and women.
2. Armstrongs Vintage
2. Armstrongs Vintage
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24 local reviews
81-83 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 131 220 5557
Helen
Helen
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…
Lydia
Lydia
Fabulous vintage clothes store that will appeal to those into retro/ antique clothing. This is a veritable Aladdin's cave of treasures, from…
Emily
Emily
Edinburgh's biggest vintage clothing store. Stocks clothing from every decade for both men and women.
3. The Sheep Heid Inn
3. The Sheep Heid Inn
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57 local reviews
43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+44 131 661 7974
BarRestaurantFood
Jamie And Ellie
One of Edinburgh's oldest pubs that has been restored in recent years. Good to pair with a walk over/up Arth…
Vaida
A beautifully restored village pub and restaurant in Duddingston serving pub food and a selection of real ale…
Sara
The Sheep Heid Inn is a beautifully restored village pub & restaurant in Duddingston. A firm favourite among p…
3. The Sheep Heid Inn
3. The Sheep Heid Inn
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57 local reviews
43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+44 131 661 7974
Jamie And Ellie
Jamie And Ellie
One of Edinburgh's oldest pubs that has been restored in recent years. Good to pair with a walk over/up Arthurs Seat.
Vaida
Vaida
A beautifully restored village pub and restaurant in Duddingston serving pub food and a selection of real ales for 600 years.
Sara
Sara
The Sheep Heid Inn is a beautifully restored village pub & restaurant in Duddingston. A firm favourite among past monarchs and poets, Edinbu…
4. Cornelius Beer & Wine
4. Cornelius Beer & Wine
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31 local reviews
18-20 Easter Rd, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+44 131 652 2405
Liquor storeStoreFood
Kellie
Great selection of wine and beers to bring home if you fancy a night in! Lots of craft beers and great local …
Peter
Nice independent beer and wine store with huge selection on Easter road.
Suzanne
Independent beer and wine shop. You'll find interesting brands and brewers here - long established.
4. Cornelius Beer & Wine
4. Cornelius Beer & Wine
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31 local reviews
18-20 Easter Rd, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+44 131 652 2405
Kellie
Kellie
Great selection of wine and beers to bring home if you fancy a night in! Lots of craft beers and great local knowledge of beer. Scottish st…
Peter
Peter
Nice independent beer and wine store with huge selection on Easter road.
Suzanne
Suzanne
Independent beer and wine shop. You'll find interesting brands and brewers here - long established.
5. Tesco Metro
5. Tesco Metro
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24 local reviews
SupermarketConvenience storeGrocery or supermarket
Mark
Open from early until late and the largest store close by.
Bettina
This grocery store has a far wider selection of products then the Sainsbury's Local around the corner. If you …
Mark
Large supermarket. Open till 1am. There is another smaller store on Holyrood Road (much closer to apt)
5. Tesco Metro
5. Tesco Metro
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24 local reviews
Mark
Mark
Open from early until late and the largest store close by.
Bettina
Bettina
This grocery store has a far wider selection of products then the Sainsbury's Local around the corner. If you are looking for something more…
Mark
Mark
Large supermarket. Open till 1am. There is another smaller store on Holyrood Road (much closer to apt)
6. ScotMid
6. ScotMid
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9 local reviews
76 Duke Street, Scotland, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
0131 555 4000
Grocery or supermarketFoodStore
Tanya
The added advantage of this is that it is also the local Post Office. Nice little store nearby.
Grant
Need to stock up on all your essentials, the local Scotmid store has everything you need, and friendly staff t…
Jamie & Laura
This is a small grocery store which is a 2 minute walk from the flat. It has a good selection of everything in…
6. ScotMid
6. ScotMid
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9 local reviews
76 Duke Street, Scotland, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
0131 555 4000
Tanya
Tanya
The added advantage of this is that it is also the local Post Office. Nice little store nearby.
Grant
Grant
Need to stock up on all your essentials, the local Scotmid store has everything you need, and friendly staff too!
Jamie & Laura
Jamie & Laura
This is a small grocery store which is a 2 minute walk from the flat. It has a good selection of everything including fresh produce and bake…
7. Asda Leith Superstore
7. Asda Leith Superstore
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24 local reviews
2 Sandpiper Dr, Edinburgh
+44 131 561 2300
SupermarketAtmCafe
Kerry
24 hour superstore and petrol station.
Hannah
Large grocery store for food, drink and household essentials.
Mel
Note this supermarket is actually a Sainsbury's Local. Someone has put the wrong name on google places!
7. Asda Leith Superstore
7. Asda Leith Superstore
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24 local reviews
2 Sandpiper Dr, Edinburgh
+44 131 561 2300
Kerry
Kerry
24 hour superstore and petrol station.
Hannah
Hannah
Large grocery store for food, drink and household essentials.
Mel
Mel
Note this supermarket is actually a Sainsbury's Local. Someone has put the wrong name on google places!
8. Filmhouse
8. Filmhouse
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74 local reviews
88 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 131 228 2688
Movie theaterCafeBar
Emma
Filmhouse is a world-class, three-screen independent cinema showing a wide range of films from all over the wo…
Sandra
The home of the Edinburgh Film Festival, a world-class independent cinema showing a wide range of films from a…
Vroni
Arthouse films and venue for the international film festival...
8. Filmhouse
8. Filmhouse
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74 local reviews
88 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 131 228 2688
Emma
Emma
Filmhouse is a world-class, three-screen independent cinema showing a wide range of films from all over the world, from quality crowd-please…
Sandra
Sandra
The home of the Edinburgh Film Festival, a world-class independent cinema showing a wide range of films from all over the world, including a…
Vroni
Vroni
Arthouse films and venue for the international film festival...
9. Tesco Express
9. Tesco Express
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9 local reviews
Tesco Express, Edinburgh
0845 674 6444
Grocery or supermarketStoreFood
Rebecca
Another closely grocery store
The Young Family
This is our local grocery store where you will find all of the basics.
Henry
Express grocery store just around the corner.
9. Tesco Express
9. Tesco Express
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9 local reviews
Tesco Express, Edinburgh
0845 674 6444
Rebecca
Rebecca
Another closely grocery store
The Young Family
The Young Family
This is our local grocery store where you will find all of the basics.
Henry
Henry
Express grocery store just around the corner.
10. Sainsbury's
10. Sainsbury's
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22 local reviews
10 Moray Park Terrace, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+44 131 656 9377
SupermarketGrocery or supermarketStore
Isabelle
Nearest local grocery store and local shopping centre. Also nearest glass and textiles recycling
Shonagh
Large store for groceries open till 10pm
Beatrice
This is a very large grocery store - you can even buy some home products/clothing - and is typically open 8am …
10. Sainsbury's
10. Sainsbury's
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22 local reviews
10 Moray Park Terrace, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+44 131 656 9377
Isabelle
Isabelle
Nearest local grocery store and local shopping centre. Also nearest glass and textiles recycling
Shonagh
Shonagh
Large store for groceries open till 10pm
Beatrice
Beatrice
This is a very large grocery store - you can even buy some home products/clothing - and is typically open 8am - 10pm (please check website i…
11. Sainsbury's Local
11. Sainsbury's Local
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8 local reviews
9-10 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+44 131 225 8400
SupermarketGrocery or supermarketStore
Fiona
Good store .Open early to late ,seven days a week.Good selection of wine and beer
Steven
Very handy and good general food store if passing.
Maureen
Great for general food and other bit's and pieces.
11. Sainsbury's Local
11. Sainsbury's Local
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8 local reviews
9-10 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+44 131 225 8400
Fiona
Fiona
Good store .Open early to late ,seven days a week.Good selection of wine and beer
Steven
Steven
Very handy and good general food store if passing.
Maureen
Maureen
Great for general food and other bit's and pieces.
12. Princes Street
12. Princes Street
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142 local reviews
Princes St, Edinburgh
Route
Trudi
Well not really a shopping mall as opposed to the good old high street 'strip shops'. Shops, shops, shops and …
Ruslana
Luxury brands, high street stores and beautiful boutiques. Shopping in Edinburgh is a fantastic experience cat…
Manal
There aren't many cities in the world where the foremost shopping thoroughfare boasts an uninterrupted view of…
12. Princes Street
12. Princes Street
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142 local reviews
Princes St, Edinburgh
Trudi
Trudi
Well not really a shopping mall as opposed to the good old high street 'strip shops'. Shops, shops, shops and more shops. Ideal for retail t…
Ruslana
Ruslana
Luxury brands, high street stores and beautiful boutiques. Shopping in Edinburgh is a fantastic experience catering to all tastes, styles an…
Manal
Manal
There aren't many cities in the world where the foremost shopping thoroughfare boasts an uninterrupted view of an ancient castle, but Edinbu…