A visit to Edinburgh is not complete without a walk along its most charming street, the Royal Mile. As the main thoroughfare in the city’s Old Town, the Royal Mile is hard to miss. However, with so many shops, pubs and restaurants packed along the famous street, it can be easy to miss the places that are truly worth a visit. Though the Mile has its share of ‘tourist traps’, it also offers plenty of genuine, local hotspots. Check out our picks for where to eat, drink and shop along the Royal Mile:
Edinburgh’s iconic Royal Mile is stuffed with attractions ranging from the delightfully quirky to the downright spooky. With so many sights jam-packed into a Scots mile, the famous street makes for a perfect game of ‘I Spy’.