The Whistle Stop Barber Shop

I feel like there have  been quite a few new openings in Edinburgh recently, but I am particularly excited about this one: The Whistle Stop Barber Shop has popped up on South Bridge and sounds like quite an interesting concept – a bar, American diner and barbershop all rolled into one. Keen to find out what it is all about, I went along with a friend a few days ago for a bite of dinner.

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Copper Blossom

It’s the George Street opening that everyone’s been talking about. Copper Blossom has only been open for about a month, but it seems like everyone and their best pal has stopped off for a cocktail there at least once. I’ve been in a couple of times and it has been packed every single occasion I’ve been there, so if you want to know what the big fuss is about, you better make sure to book a table.

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The National Museum of Scotland

Like many folks who grew up in or around Edinburgh, the National Museum of Scotland has a special place in my heart. My earliest memories of the museum are of me running around the various galleries with my Dad, and feeling as pleased as punch when he let me buy some rocks from the gift shop.

I might be a bit older now, but I still love wandering around the museum whenever I have a free day and treating myself to the odd trinket or two!

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