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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful panoramic views, the Scotsman Hotel on one side and the Balmoral on another, very crowded, a lot of traffic, but definitely worth taking a walk of the bridge linking the Old and New Town.

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very slow service, the restaurant was obviously under staffed. Items missing from every course. We had to keep asking where things were. Drinks missing, humous missing from the starter. We were then told there had been no humous delivered today! The food that arrived was...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The North Bridge is Just a bridge connecting the new and old town. The views are good or parts of Edinburgh.

Thank joycep883
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The walls of this bridge are very high, but it has nice views of the city from here side and is conveniently located right off of the Royal Mile.

Thank carawasthere
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Well, it's a bridge. But it connects the Old Town to Princes Street/the New Town/Waverley station and has magnificent views of the Old Town on one side and Calton Hill on the other.

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This apartments are very nice and clean as for the location you really dont need a car or taxi as its in the middle of city center and everything is around you and you can walk. Its a self service apartment which doesn’t get serviced...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

After we left our hotel room we made our way towards the Royal Mile we crossed this bridge on our way. Centrally located and near lots of attractions and sites.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

It’s in a nice setting, we had buy a gift voucher with bottle off wine,which was nice. But a bit disappointed,when we couldn’t get a couple off things on the menu. they had ran out but food was very tasty nice, I would return to...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

north bridge in edinburgh is a very central street with lots of places situated on or near it good place to meet and plan your day out in the city.

Thank frank1e
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Lovely old bridge at the east end of Princes Street. I have cross this bridge many time as Edinburgh was my home town for many years. The latest time was march on my way to hotel. The bridge bring back memories of time in Edinburgh.

Thank Alan D
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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