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

Things to do

The best free things to do in Edinburgh

The essential Edinburgh experiences that'll cost you pecisely nada

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Edinburgh to witness solar eclipse on March 20

The celestial phenomenon will be visible across Europe, with Edinburgh in a prime spot

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New bands added to Nothing Ever Happens Here

The Summerhall gig series will feature Honeyblood, The Phantom Band and more

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Frisbee golf is on its way to Edinburgh

A new course is to open alongside an MTB skills centre and regular golf course

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The top 10 things to do in Edinburgh this week

Including a Tempest, two Ryans and Twelve Angry Men

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Recommended Edinburgh events

Theatre

Fleabag

A hedonistic protagonist aims to clean up her act over the course of 48 hours

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Dance

Northern Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

Witness Jean-Christophe Maillot and Les Ballets de Monte Carlo’s heartbreaking production

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Theatre

Twelve Angry Men

Tom Conti leads the cast in this seminal courtroom drama revival

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Music

Placebo

Brian Molko's glam-grunge-pop troupe continue churning out the tunes

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Comedy

Susan Calman

The comedian and radio regular embarks on her first UK tour, ‘Lady Like’

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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 craft beer bars in Edinburgh

Whether it's casked, kegged or bottled, there's a great bar serving it in Edinburgh

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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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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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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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