Peter & Jackie’s guidebook

Peter & Jackie

Peter & Jackie’s guidebook

Food scene
Local places to eat
Fabulous Pizzeria, 7 minutes walk from the flat, on Leith Walk. Phone: 0131 554 6539 for booking and takeaway/delivery.
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Origano pizzeria
236 Leith Walk
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Fabulous Pizzeria, 7 minutes walk from the flat, on Leith Walk. Phone: 0131 554 6539 for booking and takeaway/delivery.
Within a 7 minute walk you will find this gem of a restaurant, on Leith Walk. Serving delicious Italian food, also does takeaway: https://deliveroo.co.uk/menu/edinburgh/calton/vittoria-leith-walk for menu/online order, or: Phone: 0131 556 6171 for takeaway/delivery.
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Vittoria on the Walk
113 Brunswick St
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Within a 7 minute walk you will find this gem of a restaurant, on Leith Walk. Serving delicious Italian food, also does takeaway: https://deliveroo.co.uk/menu/edinburgh/calton/vittoria-leith-walk for menu/online order, or: Phone: 0131 556 6171 for takeaway/delivery.
A great Indian and Pakistani restaurant: you can bring your own bottle, and only pay a minimal charge for glass disposal. Phone 0131 558 1947 for take away/delivery.
Kahani Indian Restaurant
11 Antigua St
A great Indian and Pakistani restaurant: you can bring your own bottle, and only pay a minimal charge for glass disposal. Phone 0131 558 1947 for take away/delivery.
Scotmid supermarket, two minutes from the flat, is open long hours and has a good selection of the basics.
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Scotmid Co-operative
112-120 Easter Rd
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Scotmid supermarket, two minutes from the flat, is open long hours and has a good selection of the basics.
This is a wonderful rustic-chic gastropub with a Modern Scottish menu, draught and bottled beers, and whiskies galore. Several of of our guests have loved it! You could combine a day out at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art with a meal here afterwards.
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The Scran and Scallie
1 Comely Bank Rd
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This is a wonderful rustic-chic gastropub with a Modern Scottish menu, draught and bottled beers, and whiskies galore. Several of of our guests have loved it! You could combine a day out at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art with a meal here afterwards.
Great Italian food and desserts here. Or you can order traditional fish and chips.
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Giuliano's @ The Playhouse
18-22 Greenside Ln
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Great Italian food and desserts here. Or you can order traditional fish and chips.
For a really yummy lunch on the go visit Bross Bagels. You wont be disappointed!
Bross Bagels
165A Bruntsfield Place
For a really yummy lunch on the go visit Bross Bagels. You wont be disappointed!
A small cafe with friendly service and family friendly food! Just on Leith Links, at the bottom of Easter Road.
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Bijou Bistro
2 Restalrig Rd
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A small cafe with friendly service and family friendly food! Just on Leith Links, at the bottom of Easter Road.
Sightseeing
A visit to Arthurs Seat, Edinburgh's extinct volcano, is a must when you come to Edinburgh. It's only a 15 minute walk from the flat to The Queen's Park. Depending on your route, expect to spend 30 to 60 minutes to climb to the summit! The views are worth the time and effort.
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Sæti Artúrs
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A visit to Arthurs Seat, Edinburgh's extinct volcano, is a must when you come to Edinburgh. It's only a 15 minute walk from the flat to The Queen's Park. Depending on your route, expect to spend 30 to 60 minutes to climb to the summit! The views are worth the time and effort.
Edinburgh Castle is a must if travelling with children. Great info about the history of the castle and wonderful views of Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh Castle
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Edinburgh Castle is a must if travelling with children. Great info about the history of the castle and wonderful views of Edinburgh.
This museum is a small FREE museum on the Royal Mile aimed at children and adults. Run by the City of Edinburgh Council, it brings together toys to tell the story of childhood past and present.
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Museum of Childhood
42 High St
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This museum is a small FREE museum on the Royal Mile aimed at children and adults. Run by the City of Edinburgh Council, it brings together toys to tell the story of childhood past and present.
This museum is a fantastic place to go, especially on a rainy day! The building itself is fantastic and there are hundreds of exhibits to interest children and adults. Be aware you may have to book a slot because of Covid.
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National Museum of Scotland
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This museum is a fantastic place to go, especially on a rainy day! The building itself is fantastic and there are hundreds of exhibits to interest children and adults. Be aware you may have to book a slot because of Covid.
Anyone interested in art will enjoy a visit to The Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street, just a half hour's walk from the flat. Entry is free to the main gallery, but there is a charge for special exhibitions. Be aware that you may have to book a time slot in advance because of Covid.
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National Gallery Of Scotland
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Anyone interested in art will enjoy a visit to The Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street, just a half hour's walk from the flat. Entry is free to the main gallery, but there is a charge for special exhibitions. Be aware that you may have to book a time slot in advance because of Covid.
A great gallery, a bit further from the flat but bus number 19 which runs from the top of Easter Road, will take you close. Once again, the main gallery is free but you have to pay for special exhibitions. Booking in advance necessary because of covid. Scottish National Gallery Two is just across the road.
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)
75 Belford Rd
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A great gallery, a bit further from the flat but bus number 19 which runs from the top of Easter Road, will take you close. Once again, the main gallery is free but you have to pay for special exhibitions. Booking in advance necessary because of covid. Scottish National Gallery Two is just across the road.
Kids, big and small, will love the exhibits in here! A wonderful day out. Admission Prices 2021: Ticket Type Adult £15.75 £17.50 Student (with ID) £13.95 £15.50 Senior (65+) £13.95 £15.50 Child (5–15 years) £12.15 £13.50 Under 5s Free Free
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Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
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Kids, big and small, will love the exhibits in here! A wonderful day out. Admission Prices 2021: Ticket Type Adult £15.75 £17.50 Student (with ID) £13.95 £15.50 Senior (65+) £13.95 £15.50 Child (5–15 years) £12.15 £13.50 Under 5s Free Free
A wonderful, picturesque village, situated five minutes away from Princes Street, a beautiful oasis right by the Water of Leith, featuring a museum and a lovely walk. Set in the heart of Stockbridge, a hip community with interesting shops, cafes and restaurants, this would make a fascinating day out.
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Dean Village
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A wonderful, picturesque village, situated five minutes away from Princes Street, a beautiful oasis right by the Water of Leith, featuring a museum and a lovely walk. Set in the heart of Stockbridge, a hip community with interesting shops, cafes and restaurants, this would make a fascinating day out.
A twenty minute bus ride from the top of the street will take you to Edinburgh's seaside. A sandy beach and bustling promenade with cafes, restaurants and take aways awaits you. Portobello High Street also offers many lovely shops and there are many charity shops for those of you who like to look for a bargain!
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Portobello Beach
1 Promenade
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A twenty minute bus ride from the top of the street will take you to Edinburgh's seaside. A sandy beach and bustling promenade with cafes, restaurants and take aways awaits you. Portobello High Street also offers many lovely shops and there are many charity shops for those of you who like to look for a bargain!
A fun place to take the kids, up to age 10. A cafe for the adults while they wait. Just five minutes down the road from the flat. Great for a rainy day.
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Wonder World Soft Play Edinburgh
377 Easter Rd
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A fun place to take the kids, up to age 10. A cafe for the adults while they wait. Just five minutes down the road from the flat. Great for a rainy day.
Just at the bottom Easter road you'll find Leith Links, with an exciting park for the children. You could then visit Bijou cafe on the links for a delicious lunch!
Leith Links Play Park
Just at the bottom Easter road you'll find Leith Links, with an exciting park for the children. You could then visit Bijou cafe on the links for a delicious lunch!
For adventurous guests, we would recommend this exciting activity. A great day out for the kids too if the weather is bad! A bit out of the city so a car would be needed.
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Edinburgh International Climbing Arena: Ratho
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For adventurous guests, we would recommend this exciting activity. A great day out for the kids too if the weather is bad! A bit out of the city so a car would be needed.