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Cameo Picturehouse

Critics' choice

Nestled in Tollcross, this indie cinema is a real treat, picking around eight films a week from the edges of the mainstream. Chat up the friendly staff at...

38 Home Street

Children's Bookshop

Critics' choice

Set up by publisher Fidra, this newish enterprise does just what it says on the tin. As well as Fidra's own titles, the shop sells the best in children's...

219 Bruntsfield Place

Engine Shed

Restaurants & cafés

Based in a former train maintenance depot, this vegetarian/vegan wholefood café may have limited opening hours, but it's a good pit-stop if you've been...

19 St Leonard's Lane


Critics' choice

The Filmhouse offers a mix of arty new films and classics. Look out for screenings on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays organised by the Edinburgh Film Guild...

88 Lothian Road
Major venue

Hatches, Matches & Dispatches


With sturdy painted wooden toys that are very much built to last, this shop is sheer heaven for plastic-hating parents.

166 Bruntsfield Place

King's Theatre


Built in 1905, this elegant old-time institution is managed, along with the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, by the Festival City Theatres Trust. The programme...

2 Leven Street

Maddie & Mark's


An independent shoe shop, with brands including Lelli Kelly, Umi, Stones & Bones, Geox, as well as Startrite and the ubiquitous Crocs.

205 Bruntsfield Place



Karen Mackay's company has been producing practical clothing for children up to around six years old for more than 20 years. Her shop also stocks brands...

131 Bruntsfield Place

Peter's Yard

Restaurants & cafés

Part of the Quartermile development that's brought hundreds of new luxury apartments to the site of the former Royal Infirmary, Peter's Yard appeared at the...

27 Simpson Loan

Toys Galore

Critics' choice

All of the leading toy brands (Playmobil, Brio et al) are sold here, as are specialist lines from the likes of Steiff Bears and Alberon Dolls.

193 Morningside Road