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Cranachan & Crowdie

263 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ, Scotland
+44 131 556 7194
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All Scottish Products and Friendly Staff

We stopped in Cranachan & Crowdie as a part of our Canonagate Brunch tour. Beth was so friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathryn A
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Extraordinary Gem- Don't Miss It

Edinburgh is filled with shops catering to tourists filled with goods of questionable provenance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sandiegotravel94
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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 Scottish foodies boast an exciting range that includes at least 8 different types of oatcakes alongside oodles of accompanying jams, marmalades and chutneys. Not to mention traditional Black Bun, award winning chocolates, traditional and whisky tablet and even Scottish dog treats. Those among us with special dietary needs needn't worry about being left out, as Cranachan & Crowdie offers a fantastic gluten free range of biscuits and beer to satisfy their Scottish-food-cravings. Cranachan & Crowdie are bringing the widest range of quality Scottish food, drink and gift products to the capital's doorstep as they always seek new, small producers, including acclaimed Charlotte Flower Chocolates, to introduce in the city. So if you haven't already been tempted by the Canongate's latest take on traditional Scottish food and drink shop, don't wait around to stock up on your favourite Scottish treats, and pick up a few new ideas while you're there. They'll even wrap it up in a gift basket for you! Gift certificates are available and make the perfect gift for any foodie. Free gift wrapping available year round.
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263 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in Cranachan & Crowdie as a part of our Canonagate Brunch tour. Beth was so friendly and very passionate about Scottish made goods. This is an awesome place to do some shopping with a great location on the royal mile!

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

Thank you so much for your shining 5 star review Kathryn. Passion has been one of our drivers from the beginning. Scotland is an amazing small country and we love showing off her products. We look forward to welcoming you back again, Beth

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Edinburgh is filled with shops catering to tourists filled with goods of questionable provenance and quality. Cranachan and Crowdie is a different species altogether. The goods sold are all from various locales in Scotland. They make wonderful gifts and souvenirs- and the store owners are...More

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

Thank you for your very kind review Sandie. Fiona and I have most definitely created a one-of-a-kind retail experience on the Royal Mile and we're so glad you appreciate our effort. Hopefully we'll see you on your next visit to Edinburgh, Beth

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely pop in here if you have time! They have great gifts to bring back for family and friends & it’s a nice break from the other touristy shops along the Royal Mile. The staff let us try several locally made Scottish gins and gave...More

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

Thank you for your awesome 5 star review Margaret! We love it when our customers truly get how different we are from every other shop on the Royal Mile. Hope you took home a gin or two to remember your visit. Best regards, Beth

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by here to pick up the Scottish tablet candy - warning it is super sweet, and takes a bit of time to get used to. There are a lot of things to see in this small shop, including varieties of shortbread & decorative...More

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

Thank you for your kind review. Scottish tablet is indeed very sweet and very traditional and perhaps a bit addictive. Glad you tried it. We are indeed closer to The Palace of Holyroodhouse than Edinburgh Castle, on the part of the Royal Mile known as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shop keeper went out of her way to help me find what I needed. Great wrapping paper for gifts, a rarity on the Royal Mile.

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

Thank you for your kind review. Our shop team is all about offering attentive customer service, sharing stories and tastes. This makes it interesting and fun for all of us and like you, our customers appreciate it. Best regards, Beth

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the assortment of all Scottish products in this lovely wee shop! Specialty foods, ceramics, dog treats and products, wood, gin and other alcohol, children’s books to name just a few. The owners, Beth and Fiona are all about customer service and taking good...More

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

Thank you for your shiny 5 star review Amy. Our range of Scottish-made products is unique and we are always on the lookout for new items to catch your eye. We look forward to your return visit...soon! Beth

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice little shop with high quality products. Beth from the shop assisted me in reserving a Highland spiced craft gin (Devil’s Staircase) that I tasted at the Isle of Glencoe Hotel during a tour in the Scottish Highlands. I corresponded through email and was...More

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of our shop and our range of Scottish Gin which appears to be one of our specialities at the moment. Enjoy your wee bottles and we'll look forward to seeing you when you need a top-up. Best regards, Beth

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We heard about this shop from youtuber Kakibot in a video about alternative gift ideas when visiting Edinburgh. We loved the variety of gifts and items the had for sale. The shop owner was super friendly and took time to talk to us and teach...More

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review Jordan. We truly love our customers and will do practically anything (legal!) for them. Looking forward to your Scottish house warming party so we can bring you a piece of Black Bun. Best regards, Beth

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Great selection of Scottish products to enjoy and to purchase . Perfect place to find unique Scottish products for gifts.Warm and helpful staff. Look for the puffin poo.My co-workers loved the gifts. The Scottish shortbread was gone by lunch time.

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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review Herbert and we're glad to hear your co-workers appreciated your fine taste in Scottish edibles! Look forward to welcoming you back to the shop again. Best regards, Beth

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Beth and staff for the fantastic online shopping experience. Highly recommend for authentic Scottish goods and homewares.

Thank missmel2016
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Beth E, Owner at Cranachan & Crowdie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for letting us help you get yourself a handmade spurtle all the way from Scotland! Use it well and enjoy your porridge. 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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