Whilst Starbucks and other big coffee chains have a strong presence in Edinburgh we are fortunate enough to have a thriving artisan coffee scene the length and breadth of the city too. If you are staying in Edinburgh in one of our apartments for a long weekend or a week or two, make it a mission to try at least one of Edinburgh’s independent coffee shops. Whilst there are literally too many cafes to choose from here are 5 of our favourites, but let us know which are your by leaving a comment.
For those of us who have tried to keep January a dry month but have failed then fear not! We have been asking bars in Edinburgh what they think would be the ideal healthier alternative to a glass of wine or beer. So in the last few days in the month (or anytime really!) why not try one out. This is our top pick which you can try at Lucky Liquor Co!
If you are coming to Edinburgh for a hen party, then a night of drinking is almost certainly on the cards and Edinburgh has hundreds of bars offering lots of different types of nights out to suit a wide variety of tastes. We may not be able to plan your entire night out, but we certainly have some ideas where you can get the party started. Here is a list of some of the top bars in Edinburgh that are great for a hen party cocktail!
In a city full of restaurants, especially Italian restaurants it is easy to find a great thin crust Italian pizza, but what about American style pizza? Well really there is only one place to go, and that is Mamma’s Pizza! Located in the Grassmarket, not far from the Vie Amhor HQ this pizza restaurant is an institution in the city having being in business for 25 years.
It’s always the case. When you’re least expecting to stumble upon a hidden gem – you don’t just stumble but trip with gracelessness. The hidden gem I am referring to in this case is Panda & Sons. Although this ‘trip’ almost resulted unrewarded as this place is so well hidden that even a local on the look-out almost missed it.
Edinburgh is without question one of the most beautiful cities and in winter it boasts an elegant charm with a sprinkle of magic in the air. And as a popular choice for weekend Christmas shopping break we want to help you make the most of your time here and really live by our moto to ‘live like a local‘.
A delicious taste of Bavaria right here in Edinburgh, Oktoberfest is set to be a stein-clanking, folk-music-playing, lederhosen-wearing good time. The beginning of a new Edinburgh tradition, join the celebrations in October 2013 and be a part of history.