Independent shops within 5 miles of Edinburgh
131 places within 5 miles
Sorted by popularity / distance
Sublime Hair Design1.3 miles 16 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2JU
It's a spanking-new establishment, but we're intrigued. Architecturally sculpted into the bottom of DanceBase to international hairdresser Lesley Moses' vision, darling, Sublime stays open til 9pm, providing customers with a glass of wine before they go…
Swish Print1.0 miles 50 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1PB
Fabrick print t-shirts while you wait. They didn't say what you should wait for, but with 300 designs and 25 lettering styles you are sure to be kept busy. Custom print a hoodie, a bags, a t-shirt or even some underwear (clean of course). Prices range…
Designshop UK1.1 miles 116–120 Causewayside, Edinburgh, EH9 1PU
Brilliant, dedicated, er, design shop for the most fabulously stylish households around. Design Shop UK is run by knowledgeable and trend-aware staff, and stocks thoroughly contemporary and progressive pieces by the likes of Phillippe Starck, Missoni…
Seesaw1.3 miles 109 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RZ
A huge range of wooden toys, fair trade baby clothes and accessories, biodegradeable nappies, eco-friendly baby wipes and organic potions to satisfy the greenest of tots in your life. And we're not talking about jelly babies.
Annie Mo's1.8 miles 170b Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LJ
A proudly offbeat independent furniture boutique specialising in natural fabrics and one-off finds. Based in Aberdeen, the store has expanded and opened a new shop in the depths of Leith.
Cookie1.1 miles 29 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BP
Pretty cotton print frocks, brief, patterned smocks and edgy T-shirts from the likes of Eucalpytus, Yamama, Ruby Walk and Sugarhill. Certainly at the top end of the Cockburn Street price range, but still that little bit more affordable than anywhere…
Totty Rocks1.2 miles 40 Victoria Street, Edinburgh, Eh1 2JW
Totty Rocks is the main outlet of the clothing label of the same name, set up by two lecturers from the Edinburgh College of Art's fashion course. Young, fresh and seriously gorgeous girl-fashion at prices that'll make you think twice before drinking…
Sam Brown2.0 miles 5 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NG
Sam Brown is a vibrant clothes and accessories boutique in the heart of Edinburgh's West End Village. Labels include Great Plains, Masai, Seasalt, N&Willow and Avoca. Always a fantastic collection at affordable prices. Named as one Drapers…
Whiplash Trash1.0 miles 53 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BS
So much a Cockburn Street institution that it practically defines the area's identity, this tiny, dark little shop sells legal highs and all the assorted paraphanelia, as well as the odd saucy nurse outfit. Difficult to define, but very much part of the…
Emma Hall Hair Design1.1 miles 19A Haddington Place, Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH7 4AF
The first thing you notice about Emma Hall's salon is that it doesn't smell like your average hairdresser's. This is because, as the first 'clean air', all-organic salon in Edinburgh, they make a point of not using any of the chemical-laden 'product…
Galerie Mirages2.1 miles 46a Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, EH4 1HL
Those of a magpie disposition will love Shiela Dhariwal's array of silver, chunky, ethnic, beaded and stone-studded jewellery; an Aladdin's cave of internationally-sourced, sparkly stuff with a pretty broad price range, in a gorgeous hidden location.
The Himalaya Centre0.9 miles 20 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9PR
In 2005, at the Scottish Parliament, the Dalai Lama told Reka Gawa: ‘Don't forget you’re Tibetan; keep the culture alive.’ She had long dreamed of opening a shop, and in 2007, inspired by his words, she did so: the photo of their meeting hangs proudly…
The Record Shak0.9 miles 69 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG
Simple, basic and excellent wee record shop with absolutely no attitude, selling a great selection of blues, rock, folk, reggae and jazz, mostly second hand. Will occasionally buy records too.
Valvona & Crolla Caffè Bar1.1 miles 19 Elm Row, Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA
An Edinburgh institution for many years now, the Contini family's Valvona & Crolla shows no sign of letting its standards slip. Of course, whether you can make it through to the fresh but rustic-styled dining area in the back depends on whether you…
White Blossom Paper Boutique2.0 miles 96 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4ES
White Blossom is a small independent shop stocking a large range of coloured card, beautiful handmade papers and envelopes, Japanese Chiyogami and Thai silk range. This beautiful little boutique in Bruntsfield also has a range of recycled cotton paper…
A Ha Ha Ha1.2 miles 99 West Bow, Edinburgh, EH1 2JP
Long-running joke shop that has become something of a local landmark thanks to the gigantic funny nose and specs suspended over the Victoria Street Shop front.
The Bed Shop1.4 miles 110–120 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5DT
No need to flounce around looking for a frilly name to hoist above your furniture shop. Edinburgh's oldest established sleep emporium dispenses a no-nonsense approach to quality beds and mattresses.
Big Ideas1.2 miles 96 West Bow, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HH
This bright little boutique showcases fashion-forward plus-size womenswear (size 16 and up). Although it's aimed at an older age range, the clothes are decidely un-frumpy: there's a wide range of interesting designer lines in store, and some…
Butterflies1.4 miles 17 West Port, Edinburgh, EH1 2JA
Long-running local dressmakers' store, with windows full of sugary-bright creations. Whether you're after a prom dress or bridesmaid frock, or something a bit different for a night out, this is the place to come.
McNaughtan's Bookshop1.1 miles 3a & 4a Haddington Place, Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH7 4AE
Q Store1.2 miles 5 Barony Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6PD
Uncompromising and fully-licensed sex shop at the centre of Edinburgh's gay district. Don't say we didn't warn you.
Red Door Gallery1.2 miles 42 Victoria Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2JW
The best place to pick up artisan jewellery, prints, paintings, sculpture and completely individual greetings cards, all by local artists. Regularly changing exhibitions, lovely, friendly staff and a great selection of funky old lomo cameras if you're…
Voodoo1.1 miles 34 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BP
Goth, emo and rocker clobber for the days when you just want to face the world with a snarl. Ace range of hard-hitting labels like Pop Soda, Criminal Damage and Evil Clothing (you can kinda get the impression from the names, can't you?), plus some…
Word Power Bookshop0.9 miles 43 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DB
A1 Pets1.7 miles 165 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LG
Family-run animal-friendly hub with a huge range of stock, and a brand-new aquarium room. They're also very community-minded, sponsoring all sorts of local events, like doggy walk extravaganza Bark in the Park.