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Cranachan & Crowdie

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Over and above the ordinary.

Having visited virtually every shop in the Royal Mile, it was refreshing to enter this shop. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sarjsmith
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Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
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excellant Scottish products

Cranachan & Crowdie carries a large selection of Scottish products. We just bought a small bottle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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At Cranachan & Crowdie you'll find all those quintessential Scottish food and drink souvenirs from thistle-shaped shortbread down to a humble bottle of Scottish water. But this range of trademark Scottish treats is certainly not limited. These...more
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263 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having visited virtually every shop in the Royal Mile, it was refreshing to enter this shop. The lovely owner and staff, don’t come across as ‚tourist indifferent‘ and went out of their way to let us sample various products and offer advice. Their products are...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your beautiful 5 star review. Glad you enjoyed your experience with us and I will pass along your feedback to our staff, who truly go above and beyond. We truly appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Cranachan & Crowdie carries a large selection of Scottish products. We just bought a small bottle of Gin and some Scottish cheese. The store is excellent.

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your brilliant 5 star review Joyce. Enjoy your bottle of Scottish gin and make it last. See you on your return visit, Beth

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in specifically to buy tea. Not only did I get the tea, I found a large selection of goodies that I bought for gifts. Speaking with the owner (a wonderful person) I decided to have her ship everything for me to my home...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and taking the time to share your experience. So glad we could help you get your Scottish souvenirs and tea home safely. And we love your phrase...this is the place to stop and shop. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in as we walked about town. We were looking for gifts and found a children's book. The ladies in the shop started signing the song that goes with the book. It was awesome. Had no idea it was a nursery rhyme about mother in...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your beautiful 5 stars Jeanne. Glad we made such a positive impression on you with our singing...we do our best. See you on your next visit to Edinburgh, Beth

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the best shop on the Royal Mile. The woman who owns it very purposefully and thoughtfully stocks the shop with Scottish things, nothing mass-produced or gaudy. So many lovely things and everything is priced fairly, especially the alcohol. The owner is...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review Amanda! We do our very best to bring handmade products from all over Scotland into the shop so that we stand apart as a destination for authentic, Scottish food, drink and gifts. Glad you appreciate our range...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the best gift shop on The Royal Mile & very friendly & helpful staff. A very classy but not overpriced shop, lovely gifts & produce & im pleased to see they have a web site now that I’m home.More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 lovely stars Mandy. Will pass on your comments to our staff who we think are the best! If you can't find what you're looking for on our website please get in touch via our enquiry page and we'll be happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just popped in today after walking up Arthurs Seat. By far the classiest of the shops featuring Scottish souvenirs etc on the Royal Mile. Lots of lovely liquors, pottery, candles, towels and all very tasteful. Very refreshing after all the junky shops selling the same...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us 5 stars Tessa. We love your description of the shop as 'classy' because we do our best to set ourselves apart and offer authentic made-in-Scotland items. Hopefully we'll see you again, Beth

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was just in Edinburgh a few weeks ago, went into gift shop upon gift shop to see the same stuff in almost all of them--very generic items as expected but I wondered where is the store that actually carries the gems--locally made items, that...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! We're so glad you noticed that we stand out from the rest of the crowd by stocking items from all over Scotland. We are already looking forward to seeing you again soon, Beth

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Looking for a real “proper” Scottish gift than this is the place to go. Gifts, chocolates, chutneys, oatcakes together with an amazing range of Gins (other alcohol also available)that are not available in the supermarket. And don’t forget to look at the lovely Scottish cheeses!...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review EME! We love hearing from customers who celebrate our selection of Scottish made products. Will pass on your comment to our staff about the service they provided...which they work really hard at. Hopefully see you again, Beth

Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were on a private tour in Edinburgh and our guide took us to this lovely store. We were greeted by lots of warm smiles and a wagging tail of the precious dog that belongs to one of the owners. They have so many wonderful...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for your very shiny 5 star review Tenley. We look forward to seeing you again...when you run out of your Scottish raspberry gin liqueur! Best regards, Beth

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Yes, you are very welcome to bring your Yorkie into Cranachan & Crowdie. We are very dog friendly and sometimes our labradoodle Caley is in the shop. There are lots of dog friendly shops, pubs and restaurants in Edinburgh... More
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