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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 January 2010

Walking tour by Tim Bell. A must for anyone who admires Irvine Welsh"s work of genius. Witty, rambling tour that brings Trainspotting to life. I made a trip from London just for this walk and I wasn't disappointed. You have to have a Guinness in...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend and was not disappointed at all. Loved the harbour and the many restaurants and pubs along the waterfront. Walked along Leith Walk into Edinburgh but I must say it was not a very pleasant walk as the pavement was littered...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has soul. It has history from the Docks themselves to the Mariners' Monument to the buildings. Yes the focus area is small but the restaurants, market, walks, signage and the people are to be cherished. We stayed here in an Airbnb and loved every...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from Edinburgh centre but here you can find cheap accommodation. Transport from Leith to Edinburgh easy an d not expensive. Leith is obviously not a tourist town and very young

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love the vibe in Leith, such a tranquil but busy location, everything just looks so lovely, fab little hidden gems of restaurant's can't wait to sample a few more

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We came here to appreciate the waterfront. It was nice because it was also time for the sunset. But other than that there is not much to look at.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Have a cream tea on the Royal Britannia,then walk to Tom Kitchen restaurant for a fabulous meal you have to book before you go.

Thank coledenisp
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Spent a wonderful weekend in Leith. Has lots of different restaurants for every budget. Sightseeing opportunities, not far from Edinburgh. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Situated on the banks of The Firth of Forth and at the Mouth of the Water Leith, Leith is a quaint port city, it’s original harbor dating to the 14th century. It is now part of Edinburgh. It offers many eateries & bars.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Visiting 'The Shore' at Leith is a must; with lovely walks along the river, historic buildings and excellent places to eat. Especially good to visit during the Edinburgh Fringe when all the restaurants in Edinburgh town are packed!

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to stay while visiting the festival, bus service into town worked wonderfully and all the places we found to eat and drink out of the bustle of the festival in the city were superb. Tapa and The Pantry especially.

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Leith was thought of as a run-down area of the city (although I had some great nights out there also in those days). In recent years it's been spruced up. Walk or take the bus to the end of Leith Walk. Go left and you'll...More

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Nichola B
11 September 2018|
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Response from crabandgoat | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Granary and the Leith Depot are the spots you will be looking for. Depending on type of music. And to be honest I am not sure about the Pitt Market. I believe it is still on Hope that helps
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Bridget P
7 June 2018|
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Response from Gordon H | Reviewed this property |
From Edinburgh airport to Leith is approximately 10 miles. The cheapest way is Bus.between £2 and £5 depending on which you catch takes 45 minutes. Or Taxi will cost about £30 to £35. There are also trams & Shuttle buses.
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