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Howies Restaurant Victoria Street has an eclectic mix of Scottish art, solid wood flooring, tables & chairs & friendly attentive staff. The Victoria Street restaurant has the perfect historic surroundings to sample quite simply, great Scottish food, wine & history. Snaking from the top of The Royal Mile (or High Street) to The Grassmarket you couldn’t find a better spot for taking time out of your busy day for coffee, lunch or… Read More

As well as operating a fantastic community café and woodwork and tartan social enterprises, a fantastic place providing a great and much needed service’s to a large section of the community/Edinburgh as a whole, friendly, helpful staff do a great job and I look forward to spending time there every week, well worth a visit for a reasonably priced good nutritious meal from the kitchen/cafe!!! Address: 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QA… Read More

Calzeat & Co Ltd is one of Scotland’s premier manufacturers of high quality jacquard textile products with an emphasis on design, value and customer service. Founded in 1974, Calzeat started by selling wool fabric for men’s neckties. Within 10 years it had developed a substantial business in men’s and ladies apparel fabrics and accessories. Finally developing a home interiors collection in the mid 1980’s. Through its experience in fashion and home furnishings… Read More

The Isle of Skye Candle Company is committed to providing the best quality natural candles at the most competitive price. We promise to use 100% renewable Soya wax and only the finest quality oils. The biggest advantage of burning a Skye Candle is that you’re getting real value for money as they use only the best quality oils and wax but still manage to keep them very affordable. They use Natural Soya… Read More

walker slater edinburgh tweed

Walker Slater create fabrics and styles that are constantly improved upon to keep its relevance today, whilst striving to retain the heritage and integrity of the weaving and tailoring from where it came. Everything is designed and created to provide their customers with the best value and quality they can offer. Your Own Fabric Walker Slater are able to make up garments from customers’ existing cloth. Whether Great Aunt Gertrude has some… Read More

PI-KU COLLECTIVE is an independent clothing an d homeware company, specialising in wholesome quality and fresh design. PI-KU COLLECTIVE supports local designers and craftsmen, as well as stocking specially selected second hand items. 39 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2QB OPENING HOURS TUES to SAT 11 – 6 SUN 12 – 5 MON closed pi-kucollective.co.uk Map of PI.KU. COLLECTIVE – CANDLEMAKER ROW

A fine selection of Ales from Bow Bar on West Bow street, Grassmarket. It offers a relaxing quiet pint in a Victorian-styled space. MAny locals frequent here as well as the many tourists that visit the old town every year. Stocking many real ales and guests beers, Bow Bar also offers an extensive selection of 150 malt whiskies. Save room for a pint of the Caledonian Deuchars IPA! One of the classic… Read More

Along with the uniquely Scottish dishes such as’Haggis, Neeps and Tatties’, Fiddlers Arms also freshly prepare traditional pub fayre with ingredients from the best local suppliers to provide you with a hearty, filling meal. Children are welcome for food until the end of service. Portions are hearty and very reasonably priced; attracting tourists and locals in equal numbers. So whether its breakfast (served all day), lunch or dinner; they have something for… Read More

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

Joyce Forsyth – exclusive and creative Scottish knitwear designer invites you to visit her world of highly individual and colourful fashion. Alternatively, if you are not making a trip, why not ‘phone or write to her if any of the designs catch your eye. She will send you knitted swatches in colourways to suit your taste. Joyce trained in woven textiles at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen and is currently establishing herself… Read More