Visiting Edinburgh?

Need a local to show you around?

Check out my guides to things to do in Edinburgh, from great days out to cocktails.

 

My Favourite Edinburgh Restaurants

From where to grab a great plate of pasta on a Saturday lunch time, to the best hangover cure brunch and a fine dining experience you won’t forget, these are my favourite Edinburgh restaurants.

Supping & Supper at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society

There is nothing more synonymous with Scotland than whisky. For those in the know, the place to go for whisky is the Scotch Malt Whisky Society.

A local’s guide to things to do in Edinburgh

We all know how easy it to fall into the trap of visiting the ‘top ten’ places – here are my favourite things to do in Edinburgh.

Mini Edinburgh Adventures – the Shore Walk

Walking the Shore Walk from the quaint village of Cramond through the Dalmeny Estate to the dramatic Forth Bridges is one of my favourite ways to spend an afternoon.

Weird (and wonderful) things to do in Edinburgh

So you’ve done the castle and explored the old city beneath the city and are looking for more weird and unusual things to do in Edinburgh? Here are my favourite things to do in Edinburgh that you might not know about.

The Table Edinburgh

With just two chefs and 10 seats, The Table, Edinburgh is is an intimate dining experience.

Love Gin? Then visit Edinburgh!

With three home-grown gins made in the city and a plethora of specialist bars serving gin from across Scotland, Edinburgh is your perfect destination if you love gin.

Edinburgh’s best brunches

Sunday afternoon in Edinburgh isn’t complete with a wander and then a relaxing (or hangover treatment) brunch. Prepare to get very hungry with 5 of my favourite spots for brunch in Edinburgh.

Tacos & Tequila – Mexican food in Edinburgh

Put down a taco and I will love you forever. Check out two of the contenders for the best tacos in Edinburgh – El Cartel and Bodega.

Things to do in Edinburgh: The Castle

Wander up the Royal Mile to the the Castle to take in (and photograph!) those stunning views.

More than Souvlaki – Greek Food in Edinburgh

A guide to Greek food in Edinburgh featuring two of my favourite spots, Ola Kala and Spitaki

Edinburgh Apps

Find everything you need for your visit via some excellent Edinburgh apps.

Edinburgh Guide: Beer

BEER! – That hopefully got your attention. I love beer. Whether you prefer ‘craft beer’ or ‘real ale’, beer is still beer, and something that Edinburgh does fantastically well – so to help you out here is my mini guide to Edinburgh craft beer and real ale pubs.

Edinburgh Guide: Cocktail Bars

I love a good cocktail and this mini guide is dedicated to everything speakeasy; if you like cocktails, here are five Edinburgh cocktail bars you really don’t want to miss. It’s my perfect Friday night if you fancy joining me?

Edinburgh Festival Tips

A guide to how to survive the Edinburgh Festival, from a local