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George Street

The centrepiece promenade of the New Town, home to fine shopping and restaurants. Charlotte Square at the west end is a few moments walk from The Resident Edinburgh and St Andrew Square at the East End hosts Harvey Nichols, The Ivy, Dishoom and is the gateway to the new St James Quarter.

  • View of George street at Edinburgh, Scotland

Indulge in a little retail therapy on George Street


George Street, nestled in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, is a bustling thoroughfare renowned for its elegance, sophistication, and vibrant atmosphere. Lined with neoclassical buildings and chic storefronts, George Street exudes an air of luxury which beckons both locals and visitors alike.

Shopping enthusiasts will delight in the array of high-end boutiques, designer shops, and luxury brands that grace George Street. From fashion and jewellery to homeware and beauty, the street offers a treasure trove of upscale retail experiences for discerning shoppers.

Beyond its shopping delights, George Street is also a culinary destination, boasting a diverse selection of restaurants, cafes, and bars. Whether you’re craving traditional Scottish cuisine, international flavours, or artisanal cocktails, there’s something to tantalise every palate along this vibrant strip.

As day turns to night, George Street comes alive with the buzz of nightlife, with stylish bars and pubs offering the perfect setting for a night out on the town. From trendy cocktail lounges to traditional taverns and pubs, the street offers a variety of venues to suit every mood and occasion.

Throughout the year, George Street plays host to a range of events and festivals, from seasonal markets and outdoor concerts to cultural celebrations and food festivals. These vibrant events add to the street’s allure, drawing crowds and creating a lively atmosphere that’s impossible to resist.

Whether you hope to shop, dine, or simply soak in the ambience, George Street allows you to experience the best of Edinburgh’s New Town in style.