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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.
Mountain
“How could visit Edinburgh and not hike up the city's best hill. Offering amazing views over Edinburgh, out onto the Firth of Fourth, up to the castle and right beside Hollyrood Palace. ”
  • 891 locals recommend
Park
“Great for a stroll or if your feeling energetic a game of tennis or play with the kids in the park. ”
  • 330 locals recommend
Park
“Located at the end of the Royal Mile, near Arthur's seat. This is a great place to visit. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Omg omg, just fantastic place to eat, quick and super tasty, reasonably priced too! Be prepared to share your space to others- this ia not a fancy restaurant ”
  • 143 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Screen 1 is wonderful. Loads of leg room and comfortable. Other screens much less comfortable. It's the local "independent" cinema.”
  • 185 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“One of our favourite places for a cooked breakfast within walking distance! Booking a table is recommended. ”
  • 107 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Craft Beer bar specialising in small breweries. Very good food served annoyingly in take out boxes for eating inside.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Rugby Stadium
“Scotland's largest stadium and the home of Scottish Rugby. A brilliant atmosphere if you are lucky enough to see a game there. You can also take a guided tour of the stadium. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“Great cafe at Arthouse cinema. Good honest reasonable food. Full of locals”
  • 128 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“One of Edinburgh's best cinemas- independent and focusing on creating a luxurious feel! Come and take a peek! ”
  • 107 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The old vetinary school now turned venue for events, exhibitions, with a bar,cafe & beer garden.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Hotel
“access from the airport via the tram to Haymarket station as well as the rail network. the flat is 10 minutes walk through Edinburgh's beautiful Georgian West end.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Church
“A beautiful and historic place to visit, especially if you are a fan of The Da Vinci Code! You can walk (30 scenic minutes) bus, or drive to the Chapel and if you have time you can explore the Glen or a coffee and scone in the cafe! ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Café
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“Great restaurant for breakfast and lunch! Located nearby the flat (and another cafe near Waverly). ”
  • 76 locals recommend
English Restaurant
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“Unusual combinations, hipster vibe, good atmosphere and tasty. Special occasion...”
  • 99 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great for gin and cocktails, especially in the summer when they open their double doors outside.”
  • 51 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Thai Restaurant
“Omg omg, just fantastic place to eat, quick and super tasty, reasonably priced too! Be prepared to share your space to others- this ia not a fancy restaurant ”
  • 143 locals recommend
Gastropub
“One of our favourite places for a cooked breakfast within walking distance! Booking a table is recommended. ”
  • 107 locals recommend
Brewery
“Craft Beer bar specialising in small breweries. Very good food served annoyingly in take out boxes for eating inside.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Café
“Great restaurant for breakfast and lunch! Located nearby the flat (and another cafe near Waverly). ”
  • 76 locals recommend
English Restaurant
“Unusual combinations, hipster vibe, good atmosphere and tasty. Special occasion...”
  • 99 locals recommend
Pub
“Enjoy a walk through Holyrood Park and this ancient pub is the perfect spot for lunch.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Intimate sushi and Japanese dining with sake menu to take at kitchen counter or in private rooms. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Pub
“Lively bar/restuarant with good food and a well stocked bar. All within walking disatnce of the accommodation.”
  • 67 locals recommend

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