Edinburgh, United Kingdom
New Town/City Center
tel: +44 131 625 8625(Tourist Information) /+44 131 718 0302
From fashionista's favourite Harvey Nichols in St. Andrew Square and designer shops such as Cruise and Phase Eight, to star studded jewellers such as Hamilton & Inches and Laings, George Street has it all going on. And when day turns to night, the street comes alive with well-groomed partygoers who flock to the area's many stylish bars.
George Street is home to some to the most glamorous and stylish stores available in the UK. From the famous luxury store Harvey Nichol's by St. Andrews Square to Cruise a designer emporium at the West End of George Street
, George Street
offers shoppers a full range of retail.
Clothing and shoe shops on and around George Street
include flagship store of White Stuff (amazing shop over 2 floors including an indoor tree), Jack Wills, Hobbs, Whistles, Phase Eight, Churches, Brook Brothers, Austin Reed, Jaeger, Jane Davidson, 21st Century Kilts, and LK Bennet. If fabulous jewellery is on your shopping list George Street
has a plenty to tempt, with luxury watches and jewellery from Hamilton & Inches and Laing's and unique pieces from Asimi and Joseph Bonnar. There are a range of other useful shops including Lakeland, Baytree and Paperchase for a special gift or card and Waterstone's. Close to George Street
just off St. Andrews Square is Multrees Walk with a range of luxury shops including Mulberry, Louis Vuitton and Links plus some high end brands including Kurt Geiger, Reiss, Firetrap and G Star.
George Street also has a wonderful variety of restaurants, cafes and bars to suit all tastes and budgets. Many of the restaurants are housed in beautiful historic buildings with stunning interiors. In the summer months many local restaurants offer al-fresco dining allowing people to fully appreciate the architecture of George Street
. Some of the restaurants in and off George Street
are independently run and include Centotre the award winning stylish Italian eaterie is owned and run by husband and wife Victor and Carina Contini; Tiger Lily, Opal Lounge, Ricks owned by the Montpellier Group are wonderful contemporary restaurants with bars offering a range a wide range of Modern British cuisine; Oloroso is a wonderful roof top restaurant owned by the chef Tony Singh who was recently seen on The Great British Menu; Henderson's is a long established family run vegetarian restaurant with adjoining delicatessen.
Other restaurants in and off George Street
offer all types of food from Modern British, Italian, Seafood, Spanish to Asian fusion including; Tempus; Gusto; The Dome; Iris; Café St. Honoré; The Dogs; Urban Angel; Fishers in the City; Dusit Thai; The Living Room; Cafe Andaluz; Gourmet Burger and Browns.