Official Guide to Edinburgh
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Introducing This is Edinburgh

30 January 2014

This is Edinburgh, an exciting and lively hub of the very best things to see and do in the city. From its world famous landmarks to its ancient wynds and closes, let’s step off the beaten track and discover the favourite boutiques, shops, restaurants and hideouts coveted by those in the know.

Win an Exclusive Day Out in Scotland’s Capital

To mark our launch we are offering two very lucky winners the opportunity to experience a unique and memorable day out.  Enjoy a superb, money can’t buy, exclusive Whisky Tasting in the World’s Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky at the Scotch Whisky Experience, a private tour of Edinburgh Castle, vouchers to spend at fashionable Harvey Nichols, an afternoon of luxury at The Sheraton One Spa and a night to remember at Tiger Lily – phew.  What are you waiting for, you can enter our fabulous competition here . . .

Food and Drink

From fine food to fast food, there’s plenty to tempt the taste buds of foodies in Edinburgh.

A vibrant, cosmopolitan city, Edinburgh can offer diners a traditional or international flavour which will satisfy those hunger pangs.

Boasting an array of outstanding and indeed award winning restaurants, cafes and bistros, browse our website and discover the city’s best food and drink establishments.  From warming hot chocolate to sparkling champagne, we’ll show you the best places to eat and drink frequented by those in the know.

Shopping

Luxury brands, High Street names, small, designer boutiques and Farmers Markets. 

Edinburgh is a shopper’s paradise and we have scoured the capital and put together the best places to catch a bargain or indulge in some extravagant retail therapy.  Why not visit our Things to Do and start creating your ideal shopping list in time for your visit to Edinburgh.

Accommodation

Whether you are here for one night or ten nights, This is Edinburgh is the perfect place to find and book your ideal accommodation on-line.

Cheap digs or a room fit for a king, our useful guide caters to all tastes, styles and budgets.  Let’s explore.

Your Favourite Films from Edinburgh

A stunning city with a superb cityscape, impressive buildings and beautiful landmarks, there is no question that Edinburgh is one of the world’s most cinematic cities. Attracting filmmakers from across the globe, the city has played a starring role in many renowned films.  Follow in the footsteps of your favourite movie stars and let us take you on a journey down memory lane as you recall and experience first-hand your favourite films.