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The best Edinburgh clubs this weekend

It's nearly the weekend - have you got your dancefloor plans sorted yet? Rebekah Parmar, Flava D and George Fitzgerald will see you right

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Idlewild launch craft beer

Because Hops is Important. Get it?

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Second Edinburgh cat café on its way

Maison de Moggy to be complemented by Cattitude this spring

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The top 10 things to do this week

Including an Astral Black takeover, a New Writers Awards Showcase and more

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Independent Venue Week Scotland

Catch Withered Hand, Honeyblood and more in intimate venues

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Recommended Edinburgh events

Theatre

Faith Healer

Brian Friel’s masterful play about the life of faith healer Francis Hardy

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Art

Turner in January

See the National’s collection of watercolours by English master JMW Turner

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Music

The Afghan Whigs

Reformed grunge veterans touring their first album of new material in 16 years

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Film

Oppressed Creatures (Manipulate)

Multi-award winning Estonian animator Ülo Pikkov presents four of his works

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Music

The Staves

Sibling folk trio from Watford who have toured with The Civil Wars and Bon Iver

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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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Find more things to do in Edinburgh

Things to Do

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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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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