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The 28 best events for Edinburgh’s Christmanay fortnight

All the best events celebrating Christmas, Hogmanay and all points in between.

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Edinburgh's top five booze producers

Anna Hamilton of local supper club Alright Treacle finds the capital's tip top tipplers

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Hogmanay in Edinburgh: the best clubs

Celebrate New Year's Eve with Kapital, Nightvision, Sneaky Pete’s and more

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Dylan Moran for new Edinburgh comedy night

The comic is heading up a new series of Gilded Balloon comedy nights

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55 fantastic events this December

All the best Edinburgh events, covering Christmas, New Year and non-festive treats as well

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Recommended Edinburgh events

Theatre

White

A white world gradually giving way to colour in the run-up to Christmas in this children's play

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Comedy

Al Murray - The Pub Landlord

Al Murray's satirical character creation hosts a festive variety show of comedy, music and more

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Things to Do

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Lily Allen headlines the capital's world-famous year-end shindig

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Theatre

The BFG

The winter's Lyceum festive show is an adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book

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Things to Do

St Andrew Square Ice Rink

St Andrew Square gets its own ice rink, looping round the towering Melville Monument

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Where to eat and drink in Edinburgh

Restaurants

The best restaurants in Edinburgh

From Michelin-starred restaurants and destination dining to student-friendly curry houses and perfect pizzerias

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Bars and pubs

The best cocktail bars in Edinburgh

Visit Edinburgh's hippest drinking dens and watch the city's finest mixologists at work

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Restaurants

The best coffee shops and cafés in Edinburgh

Whether it's from the bean or leaf, get your caffeine kick at these Edinburgh favourites

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Restaurants

The best cheap eats in Edinburgh

Don't want to break the bank? Here's where to eat well for a lot less lolly

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Bars and pubs

The best pubs in Edinburgh

From trendy spots to traditional taverns, Edinburgh's spoilt for choice when it comes to its boozers

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The best theatres in Edinburgh

There's a lot more to Edinburgh than just the Fringe. These theatres provide thespian delights throughout the year

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Nightlife

The best clubs in Edinburgh

Chart choruses loom large across the city, but these are the clubs with a little more credibility

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Things to Do

The best art galleries in Edinburgh

From classy independent collections to the National Gallery, quality art is everywhere in Edinburgh

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Things to Do

Top ten Edinburgh attractions

Views from Edinburgh Castle, tea on the Royal Yacht Britannia, Hollyrood House - don't let the tourists have all the fun

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The best music venues in Edinburgh

From classical recitals to lo-fi folk performances, improv jazz and floor-filling electronica, here's where to get your live music fix

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