Edinburgh Neighbourhood

Posted in Edinburgh by nido team on October 18, 2017

Nido Haymarket is situated in the heart of the historical West End of Edinburgh. A stone’s throw away from cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs. Edinburgh is the definition of quirky when it comes to shopping, lose yourself in endless vintage shops and small boutiques as well as the usual high street stores. You never forget a visit to Edinburgh so you’re lucky to live here!

BARS & CLUBS

BLACKBIRD

Blackbird is a relaxed cafe/bar with exposed stone and high ceilings. Well known for its modern Scottish dishes and classic cocktails. A great place to get a true taste of Scotland!

37-39 Leven Street

Edinburgh EH3 9LH

+44(0)131 228 2280

www.theblackbirdedinburgh.co.uk

TOPOLABAMBA

Scotland’s favourite Mexican restaurant has arrived in Edinburgh. Topolabamba are taking classic dishes and street food sourced from their extensive travels around the main regions of Mexico.

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Interior of Topolabamba, Edinburgh

93 Lothian Road

EH3 9AW Edinburgh

+44(0)131 228 6863

www.topolabamba.com

RESTAURANTS & CAFES

THE CELLAR DOOR

Enjoy casual Scottish dining in this stylish 2-floor bistro. The Cellar Door restaurant is often referred to as a ‘hidden gem’ and is located downstairs from George IV Bridge in Edinburgh’s Old Town.

44-46 George IV Bridge

Edinburgh EH1 1EJ

+44(0)131 226 4155

www.thecellardooredinburgh.com

PETIT PARIS

The Petit Paris is a cosy French bistro in the heart of Edinburgh. This rustic dining room is happily affordable and offers outdoor seating as well as a reduced set lunch and pre-theatre menu.

Exterior of Petit Paris restaurant, Edinburgh

38-40 Grassmarket

Edinburgh EH1 2JU

+44(0)131 226 2442

www.petitparis-restaurant.co.uk

LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

EDINBURGH CASTLE

A historic fortress and landmark for Edinburgh, the Castle dominates the skyline of the city and is one of Scotland’s top tourist attractions. Bursting with history and culture, this is a must see when in Edinburgh.

Exterior of Edinburgh Castle

Castlehill

Edinburgh EH1 2NG

+44(0)131 225 9846

www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk

SCOTCH WHISKY EXPERIENCE

Next door to Edinburgh Castle, this attraction tells the tale of Scotland’s national drink with high-tech exhibits and a barrel ride. There is also plenty of opportunities to taste and buy whisky!

Glass cabinets of whiskies at Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh

354 Castlehill

Edinburgh EH1 2NE

+44(0)131 220 0441

www.scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk

SHOPPING & GROOMING

21ST CENTURY KILTS

Designer boutique for quirky, off-the-peg and bespoke kilts, from tartan to contemporary textiles. These kilts have been worn by several famous people and are all over social media. They come in pretty much any fabric you can imagine, even traditional tartan.

Man in kilt holding champagne glass

48 Thistle Street

Edinburgh EH2 1EN

+44(0)131 220 9450

www.21stcenturykilts.com/article/34/kilts-kilt-suits

ALC

Alc is Edinburgh’s go-to destination for women’s denim. Any denim dilemmas will be solved in this contemporary boutique with its endless variety of jeans. Definitely worth a visit!

61 Thistle Street

Edinburgh EH2 1DY

+44(0)131 226 2317

www.alceshop.com