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Leith

Edinburgh EH6, Scotland
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Edinburgh EH6, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Formerly red light area and docklands with a mixture of funky original pubs and new gastropubs, fish and chip shops and the great Harburn Hobbies, centre for model railway enthusiast, as I was.

Thank reverpacific
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The person who said there is nothing to do obviously could not be bothered too look. Lots of bars/restaurants/shops. The Royal Yatch Britannia is here!! The people are very very friendly and we have had to book a week long visit back here as we...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area around the shore at the mouth of the Waters of Leith is very nice with smart ( Michelin star) restaurants and a lovely place to sit.

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 14 May 2017

While there are some nice views and some (little) limited and unique shopping, we found this unimpressive at best. Mostly set up for Cruise Ship passengers that get off the ship and do not choose a tour to Edinburgh, unless you have lots of extra...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely part of Edinburgh, great record shops and alternative unique shops not found in the city centre. I visited the school of art for a life drawing class. The school of art is a beautiful building. Shame they never linked the trams! Had to get...More

Thank helsbels8644
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed apartment in area of waterfront. Nice view of ocean and view of brigades. It's not too far to city center, half hour by bus. Some good sea food restaurants around.

Thank HH C
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Travelled through here enroute to Ocean Terminal on no 22 bus. Beautiful place especially in the sunshine. Pubs sjops and restaurants to visit. Worth a wee walk through before heading back into Edinburgh centre

Thank dundeetravellermrshc
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Leith is a lovely area within Edinburgh and easily accessed by bus or the tour bus we took. It's a lovely tranquil area and away from all the hustle of main Edinburgh. Would highly recommend visiting if you have enough time to explore Edinburgh outside...More

Thank Meg W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Really not much there. A few shops and pubs but basically wandered around and saw little activity. Has potential but compared to other waterfront attractions we were disappointed.

Thank NikonGlass
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is easily found by bus from the City Centre by No 16 & No 22 bus. It costs £1-50 single and they do not give change. On the way get off at Commercial St in Leith and there are a couple of Michelin Star...More

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Anna H
How much is it roughly by taxi from Edinburgh airport to Leith waterfront?
25 June 2017|
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Response from Kirktoncoll | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Cost would be around £20. Thre is also an airport bus that goes to Proces St and then a bus to Leith No 16 which would be cheaper but longer time and depends how much luggage you have.
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deedeeGrimsby
Soon we will be staying in an apartment on the waterfront in Leith can anyone recommend a restaurant nearby please?
2 January 2017|
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Response from Kirktoncoll | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Fishers gets quite a good name for good food and is on the stretch leading to Malmaison hotel. There are two Michelin Star restaurants here as well. Tom Kitchin and Martin Wisherts both are booked up well in advance but... More
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NerjaGrizz
how much would it cost from leith in a taxi to the centre of Edinburgh
28 December 2016|
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Response from Sarah H | Reviewed this property |
Leith is quite a big area with one if it's borders right near the centre so it could be anywhere from £5-15 depending also in the day (surcharges apply late at night and on weekends). If you download the Uber app it gives... More
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