Edinburgh (EGPH)

Airport information

Nearest town: Edinburgh, Scotland

Opening times: H24

Longest runway: 2560m, Asphalt

Fuel: 100LL, Jet A1

Phone: 0870 040 0007

Website: www.edinburghairport.com, Wikipedia entry

AIP plates and airport diagram

Airport map

Airport services

Pubs

  • Black Bo’s, Blackfriars Street, 0131 557 6136. Small friendly pub on the Royal Mile.
  • Ensign Ewart, Lawnmarket, 0131 255 7440. Good for an ‘authentic’ Scottish drinking experience.
  • Isobar, Leith, 0131 467 8904. Young, laid-back and trendy, good for people-watching.
  • The Auld Hoose, St Leonards Street, 0131 668 2934. Atmospheric hidden gem with dedicated locals and great jukebox.

Restaurants

  • Yumi, West Court, 0131 337 2173. Probably the best Japanese in town with an authentic tatami room for groups of four or more.
  • La Bruschetta, Haymarket, 0131 467 7464. Authentic Italian using local produce.
  • Restaurant Martin Wishart 0131 553 3557 (www.martin-wishart.co.uk). Michelin-starred high-end dining.
  • The Secret Garden, 0131 225 5613. Candle-lit romantic venue.
  • Haldanes, Albany Street, 0131 556 8407 (www.haldanesrestaurant.com). Serves the best of traditional Scottish cuisine.

Hotels

  • The Scotsman (0131 556 5565, www.thescotsmanhotel.co.uk). Ultra-luxurious, set in the former headquarters of the newspaper. Award-winning restaurants and facilities including a private cinema.
  • The Balmoral (0131 557 3747, www.thebalmoralhotel.com). The city’s most prestigious address, member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
  • Rick’s (0131 622 7800, www.ricksedinburgh.co.uk). Chic boutique hotel with ten rooms, bar and restaurant.
  • Hotel Ceilidh-Donia (0131 667 2743, www.hotelceilidh-donia.co.uk). Small family-run hotel in quiet residential area.

Golf courses

Activities

Useful information

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