Are you planning a shopping trip and don’t know where to go? We have selected the best 5 places to go shopping in Edinburgh, just for you.

Explore breathtaking destinations in the capital city of Scotland, from stunning architecture to best shopping experiences and gourmet food restaurants. Discover hidden gems around Edinburgh – then stop by Scott’s on Princes Street for a traditional Afternoon Tea, and enjoy spectacular views of Princes Street Gardens and the Edinburgh Castle.

Top 5 shopping experiences:

    • Waverley Mall: Waverley Mall is situated next to the Waverley train station right in the heart of the city. The mall is the home of some high street brands, souvenir shops and a brand new open-air rooftop marketplace.

    • Harvey Nichols: If you are looking for designer brands’ bargains, visit Harvey Nichols situated next to St. Andrews Square, just a few minutes walk from Princes Street.

    • Princes Street shops: Princes Street is the most popular area of the city when it comes to shopping. You can find numerous high street shops, such as Zara, Gap, River Island, New Look, Vans, Next or Top Shop.

    • Stockbridge Market: If you are after some locally sourced items, Stockbridge Market is the place to visit. The Sunday food market is featuring artisanal goods from local producers & stalls for the global street fare. The market is within 15 minutes walk from Princes Street.

    • Edinburgh Farmer’s Market: Edinburgh Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday, offering area-sourced produce, meats & cheeses and baked goods and it’s just a few minutes walk from West Princes Street Gardens.

Following the government’s announcement, the Scott’s on Princes Street restaurant is open for hotel residents only from 6pm on the 9th October until the 25th October.

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