Official Guide to Edinburgh

Open for Business in Southside

While a large number of businesses are closed due to current Covid-19 restrictions, many essential shops are still open, with restricted opening hours and strict rules in place regarding collection. Others are open via online sales only. The following is a selection of businesses currently trading in this area.

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Marchmont Hardware

8 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1JQ  Tel: 0131 6676389

Independent hardware store stocking a wide range of products for the home and garden.

Appointment system for essential items. Order & Collect slots available for collection on Thursday & Friday. Delivery possible for shielders and those that cannot collect.

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4 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JE  Tel: 0131 662 9955

Shop currently closed, but continuing to assist customers through remote ad hoc support for IT services and software repairs, software renewals and installations, home and business collect and return repair services.

Phone and collect or mail order services for PCs, laptops, cables, printer cartridges, parts and peripherals.

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3 – 5a Sciennes, Edinburgh, EH1 1NH  Tel: 0131 667 4064

Looking for vegan donuts? This is the place to go. All of Considerate's doughnuts, chocolate and ice cream are free from animal products, and are handmade fresh every day. 

Doughnut delivery on Friday & Saturday.  Online chocolate shop also open.

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Victor Hugo Delicatessen

26 – 29 Melville Terrace, Edinburgh, EH9 1LP  Tel: 0131 667 1827

Sandwiches, hot drinks, breakfast rolls, pastries and more available for takeaway at their hatch 8.30am to 4pm or deliveries through Deliveroo.

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WoodWinters Wines & Whiskies

91 Newington Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1QW  Tel: 0131 667 2760

With a mission of helping customers drink better wine, WoodWinters believe that buying wine should be a pleasure and they'll do all they can to make their service friendly and personal. 

Shop currently open Monday to Saturday 1pm - 5pm, with private shopping appointments available Monday - Saturday 10am - 1pm. Online orders for click and collect or home delivery available via their online shop.

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Eddie's Seafood Market

7 Roseneath Street, Edinburgh, EH9 1JH  Tel: 0131 229 4207

Crab, lobster, trout, swordsfish, squid, fishcakes and so much more. Whatever kind of fish or seafood you're looking for, Eddie's Seafood Market's range is pretty impressive. 

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 8am to 4pm.

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Meadowlark Yoga

43 Argyle Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1JT  Tel: 0131 228 7581

Missing your weekly yoga classes? No problem, push back the furniture and roll out your yoga mat as Meadowlark Yoga are now offering all their classes online. 

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The Bike Station

250 Causewayside, Newington, Edinburgh, EH9 1UU  Tel: 0131 668 1967

The Bike Station began nearly 20 years ago as an informal bike swap at Edinburgh's Sciennes Primary School. Today, they offer a wide range of bike-related services, including bike sales, repairs, donations, maintenance, reclycling and cycle training.

Currently open Fridays and Saturdays 10am - 4.30pm for bike sales and on the spot repairs.

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Starlight Chinese Supermarket

25 – 29 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JH. Tel: 0131 285 8021

From fresh produce to dried goods, Starlight stocks all the essentials.

Store open 10am to 8pm, 7 days a week

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Mother India

3-5 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT  Tel: 0131 524 9801

With exciting new dishes, as well as the established favourites, Mother India is well worth a visit for a special Indian meal. 

Collection available Friday and Saturday 1pm to 10pm and Sunday 1pm to 9pm.  Or order on Uber Eats for home delivery.

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