Edinburgh lists

10 lists by 2 locals

Best view

9 places
These are the best spots to catch the sunset and sunrise, watch and photograph Edinburgh's famous fireworks or just admire the beauty of the Scottish capital.
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Best coffee and cake

7 places
Great places for real coffee enthusiasts and cake lovers. If you are missing the Central European great coffeehouse culture and looking for a special spot, look here.
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Coolest bars

5 places
Impress your date and visit Edinburgh's coolest coctail bars. Each of the bars on the list offers something special: elegant historic or stylish modern interior, intimate atmosphere and extensive drink menu.
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Best breakfast spots

4 places
From healthy porridge, fresh artisan bakery products to hearthy full Scottish breakfast, the Scottish capital has plenty breakfast spots where you can to fill your plate and tummy. These places are the among the best in town.
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Best pubs in Edinburgh

5 places
Experience Scotland's famous pub culture and visit the places where locals love to go for a casual pint or pre-theatre drinks.
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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Edinburgh

10 places
Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland probably doesn’t need advertising – famous for its hills and castles it attracts visitors from all over the world. However if you wish to get off the beaten track and save money doing so, keep...

Watch the fireworks

4 places
With the Military Tattoo and Festival Fireworks or Hogmanay (New Year) coming up, you might consider watching the fireworks from a less obvious spot than busy Princes Street or Inverleith Park. My favourite spot is Blackford Hi...
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Best places to eat out

7 places
Look for gourmet experience in friendly neigbourhood bistros, away from the touristy Old Town, and find hidden gems in dark alleyways.
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Escape the festival crowds

11 places
In every August, the population of Edinburgh quadrouples thanks to the numerous festivals taking place in the city. We, locals do love the festival, but from time to time it's nice to get away from the Fringe madness. - Dunb...
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48 hours in Edinburgh

12 places
Plan for the ultimate weekend break in the Scottish capital Before your trip: to avoid disappointment, book in advance your Saturday night dinner Saturday: - Breakfast at Mademoiselle Macaron - The touristy stuff - take...
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