Directory

Please note that the list is neither on any alphabetical nor preferential orders.

Emergencies

  • Call 999 if you require immediate help (life threatening illness, ambulances, police, fire)
  • NHS 24, if you’re feeling unwell and need advice on how to look after yourself, please call NHS 24 at 111

Health and Medical

Financial Services (Banks), some bank branches are shown

  • Bank of Scotland
    • Royal Mile Branch
      300 Lawnmarket, EH1 2PH
      Tel: 0131 4702007
      Web: link
    • St. Andrews Square Branch
      38 St Andrews Square, EH2 2AD
      Tel: 0131 2435226
      Web: link
    • George St Branch
      75 George Street, EH2 3EW
      Tel: 0131 4569432
      Web: link
  • RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland)
    • Nicolson Street Branch
      30 Nicolson Street, EH8 9DL
      Tel: 03457 242424
      Web: link
    • Edinburgh University Branch
      61 Forrest Road, EH1 2QP
      Tel: 03457 242424
      Web: link
    • St. Andrews Square Branch
      36 St Andrew Square, EH2 2AD
      Tel: 03457 242424
      Web: link
  • Clydesdale Bank
    • Hanover Street Branch
      20 Hanover Street, EH2 2QW
      Tel: 0800 345 7 365
      Web: link
    • Edinburgh University Branch
      29/39 Nicolson Square, EH8 9BX
      Tel: 0800 345 7 365
      Web: link
    • Festival Square Branch
      50 Lothian Road, EH3 9BY
      Tel: 0800 345 7 365
      Web: link
  • Barclays
    • Princes Street Branch
      10-15 Princes Street, EH2 2AN
      Tel: 0345 7 345 345
      Web: link
  • HSBC
    • Hanover Street Branch
      76 Hanover Street, EH2 1EL
      Tel: 03456 040 626
      Web: link
    • Princes Street Branch
      118 Princes Street, EH2 4AA
      Tel: 03456 040 626
      Web: link
  • TSB
    • Hanover Street Branch
      28 Hanover StreetEH2 2DS
      Tel: 01315 179 998
      Web: link
    • Castle Street Branch
      19 Castle Street, EH2 3AF
      Tel: 01312 262 696
      Web: link
    • Clerk Street Branch
      9/11 Clerk Street, EH8 9JH
      Tel: 01315 179 983
      Web: link
  • Santander
    • Hanover Street Branch
      31 Hanover Street, EH2 2EB
      Web: link
    • Edinburgh University Branch
      The Potterrow, 5/2, Bristo Square, EH8 9AL
      Web: link
    • Newington Road Branch
      82 Newington Road, EH9 1QN
      Web: link

Telecommunications, one branch is shown

  • Three
    Web: link
    Branch: 74-75 Princes St, EH2 2DF
    Tel: 0131 225 4748
  • Giffgaff
    Web: link
    No physical branch
  • O2
    Web: link
    Branch: 16-17 Princes St, EH2 2AN
    Tel: 0131 556 1703
  • Vodafone
    Web: link
    Branch: 24-25 Princes St, EH2 2AN
  • EE
    Web: link
    Branch: 21 Princes St, EH2 2AN
    Tel: 0131 558 9243

Restaurants, as recommended by our students and alumni!

  • Tasty Noodle
    “Seafood dumplings, must try!”
  • Peter’s Yard / Soderberg
    “Morning pick-me up.”
  • Kim’s Mini Meals
    “Very homey Korean food”
  • Nonna’s Kitchen
    “Authentic hand-made pasta”
  • Brew Lab
    “The Central Perk of Edinburgh”
  • Tikka Mahal
    “Cheapest Chicken Biryani you can find in Edinburgh”
  • Nanyang Malaysian Restaurant
    “You should try their Roti Canai!”
  • Kanpai
    “No. 1 Japanese fine dining”
  • Cafe Andamiro
    “Matcha Roll Cake!!!”
  • Kebab Mahal
    “Their Chicken Pakkora taste like Indonesia’s KFC!”
  • Tupiniquim
    “Brazilian crepes just steps away from campus”
  • Wings
    “You can eat chicken wings while playing Mario Kart. What more do you want?”
    “Various sauces of chicken wings!”
  • Nando’s
    “Missing Padang food?  Nando’s Piri-Piri chicken tastes just like ayam Padang!”
  • Mary’s Milk Bar
    “The sweetest addiction you will ever have.”
  • The Original Mosque Kitchen
    “Do I even need to elaborate on this one?”
  • Chicken Club
    “Mouthwatering fried chicken and chips, even fulfills the expectation of an Indonesian appetite, topped of with an affordable price”
  • Pinto
    “When  sandwich and burger get you bored, why don’t give a try to burrito, quesadilla, or taco?”
  • Lovecrumbs
    “Cake heaven!”
  • Henderson’s
    “An affordable vegetarian restaurant with a nice ambience. Various fresh salad and vegan cake on board “
  • Baked Potatoes
    “Tempting smell from downstairs on the corner of UoE business school”
  • Zuhus
    “The latest peri-peri chicken restaurant in Edinburgh. Also they’re halal!”
  • Sicilian Pastry Shop
    “The black forest cake melts in my mouth”
  • Mimi’s Bakehouse
    “The best afternoon tea for two”
  • Maki & Ramen
    “Most authentic ramen you’ll find in Edinburgh”
  • Ting Thai Caravan
    “Suay mak!”
    “Delicious and affordable Thai food in town”
  • Union of Genius
    “Their soups warm your heart”

Bookstores, some branches are shown

  • Waterstones
    • George Street
      83 George Street, EH2 3ES
    • West End
      128 Princes Street, EH2 4AD
  • Blackwell’s
    • South Bridge
      53-62 South Bridge, EH1 1YS
    • Heriot Watt University
      Hugh Nisbet Building, Riccarton Campus, EH14 4AS

Computers and repairs, some branches are shown

  • Simply Fix It
    • 1 Forrest Road, EH1 2QH
    • 78 Bruntsfield Place, EH10 4HG
    • 4 Waverley Steps, Princes St., EH2 2EH
  • Curry’s PC World
    • 120 Princes Street, EH2 4AD
    • Units 7A 7B Kinnaird Park, EH15 3RD

Department Stores and Shopping Centres

Daily Necessities (Supermarkets, Drugstores, etc.)

  • Tesco Express
    • 141 Princes St, EH2 4BL
    • 59-62 South Bridge, EH1 1LS
  • Tesco Metro
    • 94 Nicolson St, EH8 9EW
    • Colinton Rd, EH10 5DN
  • Tesco Superstore
    • 7 Broughton Rd, EH7 4EW
    • 76 Duke St, EH6 8HL
  • Sainsbury’s Local
    • 79 South Bridge, EH1 1HN
    • 29-30 Simpson Loan, EH3 9GG
  • Sainsbury’s
    • Inglis Green Road, EH14 2ER
    • Unit 9-10 Moray Park, EH7 5TS
  • ASDA
    • 100 The Jewel, EH15 3AR
    • 2 Sandpiper Drive, EH6 6NX
  • Aldi
    • 100 Gorgie Park Road, EH11 2QL
    • Gilmerton Road, EH17 7QS
  • Lidl
    • 56-58 Nicolson Street, EH8 9DT
    • Dalry Road, EH11 2EF
  • Farmfoods
    • 76 Nicolson Street, EH8 9DT
    • 13A Newkirkgate, EH6 6AD
  • Waitrose
    • 38 Comely Bank Road, EH4 1AW
    • 145 Morningside Road, EH10 4AX
  • Boots
    • 6 St. Patrick St, EH8 9HB
    • 40-44 North Bridge, EH1 1QN
  • Superdrug
    • 4-6 St. James Centre, EH1 3SR
    • 70 Nicolson Street, EH8 9DT
  • Poundstretcher
    • 100 – 106 Southbridge, EH1 1HN
    • 142 Lothian Road, EH3 9BG
  • Poundland
    • 71-73 St James Centre, EH1 3SS
    • 52 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DT

Religious Organisations, selected places of worship are shown

  • Islam
    • Edinburgh Central Mosque
      King Fahd Mosque and Islamic Centre of Edinburgh
      Potterow, Edinburgh
  • Hinduism
    • Edinburgh Hindu Mandir and Culture Centre
      St Andrew Place, Leith, EH6 7EG

 

 

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