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Just a short bus ride from the city, Portobello has a wonderful beach. Take a walk along the beach, have a pint in the Espy, get a Luca's ice-cream, go to the arcades, or just enjoy the spectacular views of the Forth.
A walk along the promenade, perhaps a quick dip, a shot on the arcades, and coffee and cake at Miro’s cafe!
Portobello is a coastal suburb of Edinburgh in eastern central Scotland. It lies three miles to the east of the city centre, facing the Firth of Forth, between the suburbs of Joppa and Craigentinny. Although historically it was a town in its own right, it is officially a residential suburb of…