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Discover Edinburgh's best things to do, restaurants, theatre and nightlife

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The best breakfasts and brunches in Edinburgh

A list of the best places in Edinburgh to get your action-packed day off to a good start – or to nurse your hangover after an action-packed night

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The Botanics are hosting an outdoor cinema season

Check out Back to the Future, Mamma Mia and The Grand Budapest Hotel this September

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5 Tracks: the best songs to hear live this month

Five of the best tracks by the best artists playing Edinburgh in April

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The Burlesque Ball UK is coming to Edinburgh - here's where you can try it

Why just watch when you can give it a go yourself?

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In pictures: the 11th Worldwide InstaMeet in Edinburgh

The Instagram community takes over the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

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Game Masters

Exhibition / installation / arcade celebrating over 30 years of video gaming history

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Theatre

Birdsong

This adaptation of the Sebastian Faulks novel deals with the carnage of the Somme in WWI

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Art

Ponte City

Striking South African photography exhibition from Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse

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Clubs

Daniel Avery

The golden boy of techno promotes the release of 'Drone Logic Remixed'

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Music

Years and Years

London quartet making danceable electro-pop with an urban twist

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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 bars in Edinburgh

Have a drink in some of Edinburgh's coolest booze-selling hangouts

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Edinburgh's best lunch spots

Enjoy a stellar soup or a high-class sandwich at some of Edinburgh's finest

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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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The best whisky bars in Edinburgh

Find the finest bars in the capital with the best selection of the national drink

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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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Clubs

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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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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