Welcome to the Greater Grassmarket
"Must-see in Edinburgh"
Steeped in some of Edinburgh’s greatest history, Greater Grassmarket is only a minutes' walk from the popular Royal Mile and visitor favourite, the National Museum of Scotland.
Stroll along the old George IV Bridge, where you’ll meet the famous Greyfriars Bobby, before walking through some of Edinburgh’s oldest and most photographed streets including Candlemaker Row, Victoria Street, West Port and our famous view of the great Edinburgh Castle.
A vibrant and popular meeting place for visitors and locals alike, you can soak up the medieval atmosphere of the Greater Grassmarket with its splendid views of the nearby castle.
Experience Edinburgh’s creative side and enjoy our unique specialist shopping delivered by dedicated craftsmen, artisans and experts. With over 90% independent shops, we are Edinburgh's independent shopping destination.
Eat, drink and be entertained with a range of traditional Scottish food and drink sourced from local producers as well as experience year-round live entertainment and events.
Dining at Divino Enoteca
November 27, 2014
Local Business NewsDine at Divino Enoteca, which recently scooped a top accolade with a Gold award for 'Independent Italian Restaurant of the Year' at the prestigious PAPA Awards 2014. Read more
Edinburgh's Restaurant Festival: Visit our Weekly Market
October 10, 2014
EventsThe market runs every Saturday all year round but our special Edinburgh Restaurant Festival event is on Saturday 11th and 18th October. Read more
Be part of the History of the Grassmarket
October 1, 2014
Be part of the Grassmarket’s historic story during this year’s Previously…Scotland’s History Festival
. Read more
Bag for Life Competition
September 10, 2014
CompetitionsIt’s time to vote for your favourite Bag for Life design! Read more