Things to do on Broughton Street in Edinburgh

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There's a lot happening on Broughton Street in Edinburgh, a popular street to the north of the city centre.

Packed with independent speciality shops, brilliant bars, cosy restaurants and more, Broughton Street has so much to offer both locals and visitors. So, if you're staying in one of our apartments near Broughton Street, here's how we'd spend our perfect day in this fun and vibrant part of Edinburgh.

Spending a Day in and around Broughton Street

Start off with possibly the best brunch in town at the Broughton Deli, which is just off Broughton Street, about half-way down on Barony Street.

Pop in to Joey D's and Concrete Wardrobe on Broughton Street to pick some truly unique Scottish fashion pieces.

Then, a bit of pampering at Essential Therapy, where you can indulge with a beauty treatment or relaxing massage.

If you're looking for a drink to enjoy in your holiday apartment later on, you might want to pay Villeneuve Wines a visit.  They are always happy to impart some of their expert knowledge on fine whiskies and wines.

Hungry again? The Olive Branch has a wonderful corner spot with cosy seats in the windows, and a delicious dinner menu.

Or perhaps you're ready for a bar atmosphere, in which case you're spoilt for choice! But we'd always head to The Basement Bar. With incredible, imaginative cocktails and fantastic rustic Mexican menu. The ambience inside is perfect for escaping for several hours.

Finally, if you're still out and about into the wee small hours and ready for a final snack, head to Cafe Piccante. The chipper that thinks it's a disco!

Find a Holiday Apartment near Broughton Street in Edinburgh

The Broughton area is a fantastic place to spend the day on a trip to Edinburgh. Choose one of our holiday homes near Broughton Street and you'll be perfectly located for a visit. Please get in touch if we can help you plan your Edinburgh holiday.

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