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One of the “classics” in Grassmarket, it’s a good place to have a beer with friends. Although it’s a bit small, they have renovated it and it’s really nice and modern inside. Good selection of beers. If only to be where the “infamous” Maggie Dicksons apparently lived, visit it and down a pint or two for her. History In the early 18th century, a woman fish hawker who was to become known… Read More

Oliviero a fresh new Italian restaurant serving quality pasta & pizza. Italian dining and authentic flavour which is perfect for an intimate dinner date, or a comfortable family meal. “The service is very good, it looks like they have a degree of local trade as some diners were obviously known to the staff and enjoyed some banter with them. Overall not bad at all – about £23 for starter, main, bottle of Peroni and glass of… Read More

Extremely friendly staff and giant portions make up for not-great food in this cheap as chips cafe – my salad came with toast and lots of sundried tomatoes! Address: 21 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh EH12 Phone:0131 225 2176 Map for CASTLEROCK VIEW CAFE [mapsmarker marker=”57″]

I love this sweet shop. It’s a beautiful, sugary wonderla nd of happiness and a wee gem in the Grassmarket. Stocking almost every traditional sweet as well as American sweets that you can imagine. They Also stock traditional “the broons” products. 37 Grassmarket Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 2HS 0131 225 2322 Map of Bains Retro Sweet Shop [mapsmarker marker=”56″]

The food is excellent, I had a pizza with king prawns, garlic, onion and sun-dried tomatoes and my friend had basically every meat you could imagine. His was amazing and mine was really good, but I was a bit disappointed by the lack of prawns (only 6 on a 12 inch pizza). They have a range of pizzas and pastas and a create your own pizza option all at good prices. The… Read More

Mamma’s serve handmade, fresh stonebaked pizza alongside delicious steak on the stone, pasta and a great range of starters, sides and desserts. Also serving gluten free pizza, starters, desserts and beer. Non-smoking, outside dining, gluten free, wheelchair access. They are happy to cater for large groups and also offer a delivery service. Menu Address: 28-30 Grassmarket, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2JU Phone:0131 225 6464

The Beehive Inn Their menu is packed with Great British pub food classics, including iconic dishes like their hand-battered fish and chips, pie and mash and succulent burgers. Drinks include a great range of real ales and an extensive wine list. Cask ales include some of the best in British beers, including the new 1730, their own special pale ale. The team at the Beehive Inn look forward to welcoming you soon… Read More

Looking for a bar with some entertainment?  A nice pub with honest pub food and live sport on the big screen.  Staff and locals are very friendly, it had a wide variety of local and international beer, wines and spirits available. Acoustic nights from Wednesday to Friday with talented musicians eager to showcase their talents, so take your pick from our selection of acoustic nights Wednesday, Thursday & Friday and enjoy an… Read More

Black Bull are serving freshly prepared classic pub grub.  Food served ‘till 10pm Sunday – Thursday and 8pm at weekends. Please take a look at their latest Food Menu. We also have a Kids menu available until 5pm daily A great selection of local cask beers & ales which change weekly as well as the usual suspects, something for everyone. If you fancy a nip with your pint you won’t be disappointed…. Read More

We are located In the famous Historic Grassmarket Area, bang in the middle of the City centre. A stones throw away from Edinburgh Castle and beside all the historic sites and bars and clubs. 5-10 minutes walk from bus and train stations and the famous Haggis tour routes. This must be one of the best Hostel Locations in town.     I stayed here only one night but I loved it. Such… Read More