Seven places to enjoy eating out and shopping local in Edinburgh

Seven places to enjoy eating out and shopping local in Edinburgh

a month agoPosted in Egg Partners

egg shares this week's pick of the best places to eat, drink and shop around the Scottish capital...

1. The Huxley

Find tasty burgers, hot dogs, great local beers and live sports at this popular bar and restaurant in Edinburgh's city centre. The Huxley has put a delicious Scottish twist on American dishes and delivers great grub that tastes as good as it looks. Go for a weekend brunch, after-work drinks, vino and light bites or a coffee catch-up… Just go and watch the world go by on Princes Street. egg members enjoy 20% off. READ MORE

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2. Merchants Edinburgh

Nestled in the heart of the Old Town, Merchants is a cosy, family-run restaurant offering quality Scottish food and drink. The Edinburgh institution was lovingly refurbished following the George IV Bridge fire and is open for dinner, Thursday to Saturday. Expect everything from hot smoked salmon mousse to haggis spring rolls, rolled 12-hour braised shin of beef and seared salmon. egg members receive 20% off. READ MORE

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3. Fin and Grape

For a cosy, atmospheric spot to eat out in Bruntsfield try Fin & Grape. Focusing on Scottish seafood, sharing plates and good wine, local chef/owner Stuart Smith creates the most exquisite tasting food. Smaller plates are served alongside larger cuts of fish cooked either whole or on the bone. The produce is locally sourced and they have an extensive wine list with a wide range of interesting wines available by the glass or bottle – ask about the orange wine, it’s good! eggs enjoy 3 courses for £20. READ MORE

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4. Hastate Design

Need some help in the garden? Hastate Design is a passionate planting design specialist. They embrace existing planting and simply edit and enhance it to create naturalistic garden designs. They work with customers who are looking for a planting design that evolves through the seasons, encourages more wildlife and creates a space that feels more in tune with nature. READ MORE

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5. The Voyage of Buck

You’ll find this cool, laid-back bar in Edinburgh’s west end. It's renowned for expertly made, award-winning cocktails so expect an impressive drinks menu (toasted Marshmallow Espresso Martini anyone?) as well as seasonal plates full of flavour. egg members enjoy 20% off brunch, lunch and dinner. READ MORE

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6. In Bloom Studio

Whatever the season, whatever the reason, you’ll find beautiful flowers at In Bloom Studio in Marchmont. The award-winning florist creates bright and beautiful bouquets and wreaths, available for UK delivery or collection. They also run workshops so you can explore your creative flair and enjoy flower-filled fun. READ MORE

The Botanist Bar & Restaurant offering exclusive member discounts

7. The Botanist

This lively cocktail bar serves food, brunch, hearty roasts, live music and late-night drinks. It’s located near St James Quarter shopping centre, Edinburgh, and popular for its instagram-worthy interior, kebabs, botanical cocktails and good tunes from local talent at weekends. egg members get 20% off the a la carte menu. READ MORE

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