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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.

Pub
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“Decent pub -5 mins on bus, on the way to town - which does good food and has lots of live music and a HUGE beer garden with kids climbing frame.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar and restuarant. Child friendly up until 8pm. Live Music on Saturday Evenings pub Quiz Thursday evenings”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
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“An award-winning, non-profit social enterprise making healthy bread using fully organic ingredients and slow fermentation techniques. You can buy bread and cakes from the bakery, and they also serve coffees, teas and other light snacks. They also do community outreach, workshops and farmer's markets to educate and spread awareness of the nutritional benefits of real bread. I have heard good things about their bread baking courses.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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Point of Interest
“Craigentinny is a very walkable golf course and will be enjoyed by golfers of all ages and abilities”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“If you're a fan of the Outlander books / TV series, and you want to see the locations where the story takes place, then this might just be for you!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Bigger than Aldis with more choice especially good for special diet foods, gluten-free, vegan etc. Less then 5 mins by bus from the flat.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Fancy a game of pool? Teenagers will love this place! And it's just round the corner....”
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
“Artisan Coffee - a cosy cafe with great coffee, home-made cakes and pastries”
  • 1 local recommends
Snack Place
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  • 2 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“Good supermarket a 4/4 minute walk from flat, has everything need on doorstep, including good wine section.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Post Office
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Piershill Square East is the nearest bus stop for the flat. Buses on the south side of the road go into Edinburgh City Centre. Buses on the north side of the road go East towards Portobello and away from the city centre.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Traditional Scottish newsagent's selling newspapers, magazines, cigarettes, sweets, milk, bread and basic food items. Left out the garden gate. At the end of the street, on the corner, by the traffic lights.”
  • 1 local recommends