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Nice Church on Princes Street in the New Town of Edinburgh

Nice Church on Princes Street in the New Town of Edinburgh. We stopped in for a look and its... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Whoever heard of a restaurant in a churchyard!!!!

On the way to watch the fireworks from Edinburgh castle the other day, we stopped to ask directions... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Putnam Valley, New York
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8 Oct 2018
“Nice Church on Princes Street in the New Town of Edinburgh”
5 Sep 2018
“Whoever heard of a restaurant in a churchyard!!!!”
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Nice Church on Princes Street in the New Town of Edinburgh. We stopped in for a look and its beautiful inside.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

On the way to watch the fireworks from Edinburgh castle the other day, we stopped to ask directions for a place to eat before going to the fireworks display. 'Just go down these stairs,' the security guard on duty suggested to us. 'You will find...More

Thank veeemoh5405
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This is a great place to get away from a busy Princes Street as inside this impressive building there are fantastic stained glass windows. The church itself is free to visit and has a lovely cafe downstairs.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

An impressive construction with beautiful stained glass and decor inside. A quick visit is recommended!

Thank salarsson
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Take a few moments away from sightseeing or shopping and pop in for a quiet period of reflection. Inside, the church is majestic and in pristine condition and the atmosphere is so tranquil. Admission is FREE but there is a box for donations. Worth a...More

Thank Nicked2016
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Very impressive church in the center of Edinburgh, walked past here on our self walking tour of Edinburgh. Built in 1800's its very nice inside and out.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Built in 1818, it harks back to an earlier style with it's beautiful fan vaulted ceiling and gothic architecture. My first impression when I entered was the bright and light stained glass. Well worth look if you are walking past, but in a way the...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

What a very nice church, just not my view as been here a few times, also for the previous GM in Edinburgh. Got lots of comments from visitors from all over the UK and beyond who thought it was really intimate.

Thank freddiemoran
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It took my breath away when I walked inside this beautiful Church and saw the stained glass windows, they are absolutely divine. The decor inside is stunning and I had to sit in the front pew to gather my thoughts, as the atmosphere is so...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We went here for Evening Prayer last night. Enjoyed the homily by the Rector, a wonderful soul. We shall return someday for evensong.

Thank jas0719
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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9 March 2018|
Response from Jeff1903 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you would be OK in slacks.