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Things to do in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh

The leafy district of Bruntsfield is absolutely brimming with independent stores, cafés and artisan retailers selling bespoke goods you won't find anywhere else. 

As a resident of the Bruntsfield Hotel, you have a wealth of things to do right on your doorstep. Spend the day browsing the local gift shops and boutiques, go for a leisurely walk along the tree-lined paths of the Meadows Park or treat yourself to coffee and cake in one of the stylish local cafés. 

Our hand-selected list of the best things to in Bruntsfield will guarantee a trip to remember, right in the heart of the Scottish capital.


Biscuit Clothing

If you're after a complete shopping experience under one roof, then Biscuit Clothing is the place for you. This spacious boutique sells leisure and work wear plus gifts, books and accessories, all within a few minutes' walk from the hotel.

132 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4ER - view map
0131 229 2882

Vivaldi Accessories

Located near Holy Corner, this independent ladies' boutique offers exclusive clothing, footwear and accessories from a wide range of European brands. You'll also find an extensive selection of silver and costume jewellery, and scarves in every colour and pattern.

217 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4DH - view map
0131 447 9229

Ooh! Ruby Shoes

Ooh! Ruby Shoes boasts a sophisticated range of designer shoes and superior customer service that won't fail to disappoint. Their footwear and clothing collections are sourced and handpicked from Italy, Spain and Scandinavia.

117 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4EQ - view map
0131 229 6909


Nice Stuff

Nice Stuff stocks an array of gorgeous furnishings and accessories, providing the perfect birthday or anniversary gift. Many products are made locally and exclusively for the shop, so you're guaranteed to find that special something for friends and loved ones, or even an indulgent treat for yourself!

141 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4EB - view map
0131 477 2237

Rosie Brown

With muted colours and subtle textures, Rosie Brown jewellery is designed for everyday wear but is equally suitable for a special occasion or night out. All products are hand crafted from the finest silver, gold and gemstones by highly skilled jewellers in their Bruntsfield workshop. 

148 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4ER - view map
0131 228 9269


Curiouser sells an extensive range of products, from illustrative prints and cards to jewellery and homeware. Working with local designers, the emphasis is on bright colours and good design with a number of exclusive limited-edition pieces from Edinburgh-based artists.

106 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4ES - view map
0131 228 9971

Artisan food

Coco Chocolatier

Experience a true flavour of Scotland at this artisanal chocolate workshop and boutique in Bruntsfield. The Isle of Skye Sea Salt bar and Haggis Spice with warming flavours of cloves and nutmeg are a must-try. Each bar is handmade using the world’s finest South American cocoa.

174 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4ER - view map
0131 290 2159

Mellis Cheese

This Edinburgh institution stocks a huge range of British and continental cheeses as well as delicious accompaniments and artisan bread, oatcakes and local sausages. Graze on charcuterie and cheese with a glass of wine in the delightful lounge at the back of the shop.   

330 Morningside Road
Edinburgh, EH10 4QJ - view map
0131 447 8889

Andante Bakery

This award-winning Morningside bakery provides freshly baked breads using locally sourced ingredients, made from scratch on the premises. Specialities include the rye sourdough loaf, New York style deli rolls and a selection of croissants and sweet treats. 

352 Morningside Road
Edinburgh, EH10 4QL - view map
0131 447 8473


Honeycomb & Co

This relaxed neighbourhood eatery combines a friendly, efficient service and great food to create the perfect dining experience. Whether it's breakfast, brunch, lunch or coffee you're after, sit back and relax in the charming setting of Honeycomb & Co.   

1 Merchiston Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4NP - view map
0131 228 4641

The Chocolate Tree

The Chocolate Tree serves an array of artisan chocolate products including hot drinks,  confectionery, ice-cream and cake. Relax indoors with a warming hot chocolate or enjoy the best dairy-free gelato in town in the outdoor seating area. 

123 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4EQ - view map
0131 228 3144

Project Coffee

Using beans from small artisanal roasters, Project Coffee serves up the perfect flat white, Americano or espresso shot. The atmosphere is relaxed with a varied menu to suit all tastes. Choose from a selection of pastries, full Scottish breakfast or a delicious sandwich with homemade soup. 

192-194 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4DF - view map
0131 229 6758



Stylish Montpeliers bar provides a quality bar and café atmosphere seven days a week. Enjoy a craft beer or cocktail at the lively bar or enjoy a coffee soaking up the local atmosphere in the outdoor seating area adorned with pretty trees and plants.

159-161 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4DG - view map
0131 229 3115

Southside Scran

Southside Scran is Michelin-starred chef Tom Kitchin's latest offering on the Edinburgh foodie and restaurant scene. The menu showcases the finest of Scotland's larder alongside Kitchin's love of French cooking. 

14-17 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4HN - view map
0131 342 3333 

Cafe Grande

This family-friendly bistrot is open from 9am until late and serves up the best in breakfast, lunch and supper dishes. With fresh, local, seasonal produce delivered daily, the café is renowned for its excellent food and quality service. 

184 Bruntsfield Place
Edinburgh, EH10 4DF - view map
0131 228 1188

Walking and jogging routes near the Bruntsfield Hotel

  • Green route: 25 minute walk from hotel to Edinburgh Castle/Princes Street
  • Purple route: 3.5km jogging route
  • Orange route: 1.6km jogging route


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