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Shopping in Edinburgh

Department stores Jenners and Harvey Nichols dominate the New Town and George Street. Broughton Street's boutiques provide freshly roasted coffee beans at Artisan Roast and Scottish-designed gifts at Concrete Wardrobe. Explore Old Town specialists like Royal Mile Whiskies and Ragamuffin and walk away in a leather kilt from Geoffrey Tailor Kiltmakers. Gourmet foods are for sale at Saturday's Farmers' Market. Shops close at 6pm, and 7pm on Thursday.

Alistir Wood Tait, Edinburgh. Courtesy of Alistir Wood Tait
Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh. Courtesy of prshots.com
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Harvey Nichols

Glossy department store

Exclusive department store Harvey Nichols in the New Town's St Andrews Square is for shoppers with deep pockets. It's worth visiting for stylish clothes for men and women, elegant displays of beauty products and the top-floor gourmet hall, restaurant and brasserie.



Opening Hours

Mon-Wed 10am-6pm; Thu 10am-8pm; Fri & Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am-6pm

Address

30-34, St Andrew Square, New Town, Edinburgh EH2 2AD

Telephone

+44 (0)131 524 8388

Transport

Bus 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 15A, 16, 19, 22, 25, 26, 31, 33, 34, 36 or 44 to St Andrew Square - tram works may cause disruption

Website

Harvey Nichols Website

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Jenners

Upmarket department store

The oldest and most beloved department store in Edinburgh exudes old-world grandeur. Browse six floors of beautifully displayed fashion, homewares, cosmetics, gifts and toys, and a small whisky shop. The top-floor food hall and café are heaven for foodies.



Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 9.30am-6.30pm (until 7.30pm Thu); Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 11am-6pm

Address

48, Princes Street, New Town, Edinburgh EH2 2YJ

Telephone

+44 (0)844 800 3725

Transport

Bus 1, 3, 10, 11, 15, 15A, 16, 19, 22, 25, 31, 33, 34 or 36 - tram works may cause disruption

Website

House of Fraser Group Website

Farmers' Market, Edinburgh. © Edinburgh City Centre Management
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Castle Terrace Farmers' Market

Local gourmet foods

The Saturday Farmers' Market is below Castle Rock. Over 70 stalls sell local organic produce, breads and meats. Bag a jar of Scottish honey, chutney or cheese, and lunch on gourmet sausages and home-baked goodies.



Opening Hours

Sat 9am-2pm

Address

New Town, Edinburgh EH1 2EN

Telephone

+44 (0) 131 652 5940

Transport

Bus 10, 11, 15, 15A, 16, 24, 22, 30 or 34 - tram works may cause disruption

Website

Edinburgh Farmers' Market Website

Alistir Wood Tait, Edinburgh. Courtesy of Alistir Wood Tait
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Alistir Wood Tait

Scottish jewels

A 30-year-old institution in New Town, Alistir Wood Tait's jewellery store specialises in Scottish gems and designs, as well as antiques. Splash out on cuff-links made from Highland gold nuggets, a plaid pin or a silver quaich (double-handled bowl for drinking whisky).



Opening Hours

Tue-Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 9.30am-5pm

Address

116a, Rose Street, New Town, Edinburgh EH2 3JF

Telephone

+44 (0) 131 2254 105

Transport

Bus 1, 3, 10, 11, 15, 15A, 16, 19, 22, 25, 31, 33, 34 or 36 - tram works may cause disruption

Website

Alistir Wood Tait Website

Ragamuffin, Edinburgh. Courtesy of Ragamuffin
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Ragamuffin

Affordable designer gifts

Enchanting Ragamuffin in the Royal Mile stocks reasonably priced designer knitwear, slippers, stuffed animal toys, bags and gifts by young British and international designers. All products use natural fibre like boiled wool and linen, and are strictly fair trade.



Opening Hours

Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12pm-5pm

Address

278, Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh EH8 8AA

Telephone

+44 (0) 131 557 6007

Transport

Bus 23, 24, 27, 41, 42, 45 or 67 - tram works may cause disruption

Website

Ragamuffin Website

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Royal Mile Whiskies

Malt-lovers' favourite

The wonderfully old-fashioned Royal Mile Whiskies shop in the Old Town contains over 300 varieties of single malts, blended whiskies and bourbons. Its staff are helpful and very knowledgeable; sample tastes are provided on request.



Opening Hours

Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-6pm

Address

379, High Street, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1PW

Telephone

+44 (0) 131 225 3383

Transport

Bus 35 to High Street - tram works may cause disruption

Website

Royal Mile Whiskies Website

Concrete Wardrobe, Edinburgh. Photo by James Donald
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Concrete Wardrobe

Scottish design

Original Scottish-designed gifts are for sale at Concrete Wardrobe in the New Town. Browse accessories made from Shetland wool and cashmere, funky jewellery, and other hand-crafted goods by Scottish designers.



Opening Hours

Jan-Jun Mon-Sat 10am-6pmJul-Dec Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12pm-4pm

Address

50a, Broughton Street, New Town, Edinburgh

Telephone

+44 (0) 131 5587 130

Transport

Bus 8 - tram works may cause disruption

Artisan Roast, Edinburgh. Courtesy of Artisan Roast
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Artisan Roast

Coffee-roasting den

Friendly coffee boutique Artisan Roast in the New Town roasts hand-picked, ethically sourced coffee beans. Admire the ornate coffee roaster while sipping some of the best coffee and hot chocolate in Edinburgh, and savouring locally made organic Coco chocolates.



Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 8am-7.30pm; Sat 10am-7.30pm; Sun 10am-6pm

Address

57, Broughton Street, Broughton, New Town, Edinburgh EH1 3RJ

Telephone

+44 (0) 7789 840776

Transport

Bus 8 - tram works may cause disruption

Website

Artistan Roast Website

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Geoffrey (Tailor) Kiltmakers & Weavers

Kilts with a difference

At family-run Geoffrey (Tailor) Kiltmakers and Weavers in the Old Town, there is a large selection of classic Highlander kilts for men, women and children. Or forget tartan and choose from the selection of 21st Century Kilts made from leather or denim.



Opening Hours

Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm (until 7pm on Thu); Sun 10am-5pm (Dec-Apr from 11am)

Address

57-59, High Street, The Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1SR

Telephone

+44 (0) 131 5570 256

Transport

Bus 23, 24, 27, 41, 42, 45 or 67 - tram works may cause disruption

Website

Geoffrey (Tailor) Kiltmakers and Weavers Website

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