Shopping in Edinburgh's New Town

From luxury and stylish to high street fashion and local independents

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A paradise for designer fans, stylish boutiques, high street fashion and everything in between.

The New Town is a shopper's paradise. This is where you'll find some of Edinburgh's best shopping experiences, from the luxury of Multrees Walk to the convenience and excitement of Waverley Mall, which frequently hosts events and entertainment.

Multrees Walk

Princes Street is where you'll find some of the best the High Street has to offer, with George Street home to some of the most sought after designer labels. Tucked away on Rose Street and Thistle Street you'll find tailors, cobblers, whisky specialists and more just waiting for you to pop in for a browse too.

Princes Street

This main thoroughfare overlooking Princes Street Gardens is home to some of Britain's best loved brands, including Marks and Spencer, Waterstones book shop and Boots the Chemist.

Fashionistas will be able to bag a bargain at Primark, with five floors of value fashion and homeware. There are also lots of shops where you'll find cutting-edge fashion such as Urban Outfitters, Zara, River Island and H&M

George Street

Historically one of the most sought-after streets in town and home to some of the world's grandest banking halls, George Street is where you'll find all your favourite luxury brands. Anthropologie, Jigsaw, Gant, White Stuff and Hollister all have stores here. 

Fancy a bit of pampering? Look no further than the high-end beauty offering on George Street. Molton Brown, Jo MaloneBobbi Brown and Space NK have lots of options to spoil that special someone, or to just treat yourself...

Rose Street

Nestled in between George Street and Princes Street you will find Rose Street, home to lots of small and charming independent boutiques. Fopp is a must-visit for film and music buffs, as is Tickets Scotland where you can get all the hottest tickets for upcoming gigs in Edinburgh and around. 

You'll find funky fashion at Route One or spoil yourself to something that sparkles at Robert Anthony JewellersEteaket also have their concept store here, where you can pop in and try a wide range of loose-leaf teas and herbal infusions before picking a tin of your favourite to take home. 

Thistle Street

Thistle Street is a hub of independent fashion, with ALC, Biscuit and Covet offering jeans, dresses, bags and accessories from labels that you won't find anywhere else. 

The interconnecting streets including Frederick Street, Castle Street and Hanover Street host jewellers, chocolatiers, eateries and exciting shopping opportunities. Find out more about these and even more stores that the New Town has to offer at


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