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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.
Park
“Easy walk, with various activities or fowls to watch on the canal, and dog walking on the park side.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Professionally presented Pan-asian (with a strong trend towards Chinese) cuisine created with an eye towards the palette of the unique, multi-cultural community springing up in the area.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Edinburgh's main music venue- though also often hosts expos for all sorts of things- including coffee, whisky and chocolate...I sense a theme!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is my fav local cafe 7 min walk away. Serving teas, coffees & pastries along with delicious bagels and more! ”
  • 13 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
Office
“Walking towards the main road, you will spot a bus stop which will take you into the town centre in 20 minutes. Taking the 1, 4, 22, 25 and 33 towards Princes Street. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Stylish neighbourhood curry house dishing up familiar Indian fare in a contemporary space.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely walled gardens set within the park extend to five acres and provide colorful displays with rose gardens, herbaceous borders and winter gardens.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Open through the night, great for snacks after a night out on the town. Just at the end of the street.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Get off here if you are travelling from the airport on the no. 35 bus. The bus stop code is 36236524”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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  • 2 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“The nearest 24-hour supermarket. A five minute drive or bus ride along Slateford Road (heading out of town). Also within walking distance but not advisable if you've got a few shopping bags to bring back.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“Aldi grocery store is just round the corner from me. It is very handy to get fruit and veg, milk and bread etc. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
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“I have to admit I haven't been to the Kilted Pig, but I've heard very good things about it from my neighbours. It's less than 10 minutes walk away - just along the canal.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“A meander down the Canal makes you feel like you're in the middle of a small, quiet town. Beautiful and peaceful, with cyclists, dog walkers and joggers.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Chinese Restaurant
“Professionally presented Pan-asian (with a strong trend towards Chinese) cuisine created with an eye towards the palette of the unique, multi-cultural community springing up in the area.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
“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
Indian Restaurant
“Stylish neighbourhood curry house dishing up familiar Indian fare in a contemporary space.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Pub
“I have to admit I haven't been to the Kilted Pig, but I've heard very good things about it from my neighbours. It's less than 10 minutes walk away - just along the canal.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“At the bottom of the street (walking distance from property). Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly. Decent beer selection. Often live music and deals on.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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