One of the longest streets in Edinburgh. Starts at the junction of the Constituition Street and the Great Junction Street and runs all the way up to the junction with London Road. It also links to the east end of Princes Street by means of the Leith Street. 

Local Venues

Leith Walk Events

Leith Festival

A popular community arts festival featuring artists and performers mostly from Leith. Around 150 events hosted by around 50 venues within a one-mile radius in Edinburgh's port community.

Edinburgh Mela

Though it is a festival with South Asian roots, it’s a truly international celebration of cultures. World music, dance, fashion, food and fun spread over four areas of the Main Music Stage, the Mela World Dance Feste (newly established in 2012), the Mela Mix stage and the Mela Kidzone.

The Mela Global Food Village caters to your taste buds  after taking in all the sights and sounds.

Cafes & Teahouses

Valvona & Crolla

Valvona & Crolla is Scotland's longest established, family run Italian food and wine shop that dates back to the 1890s. Still managed by the descendants of the founders, Valvona offers a range of choices and personalised service for its patrons.

Local Restaurants

La Favorita

The award winning La Favorita is one of the best pizzerias in Britain. The speciality includes Wood-fire oven cooked pizzas, gourmet pastas and a wide selection of vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Home delivery service available.

Boda Bar

Edinburgh’s original Swedish bar, Boda bar offers a truly creative cocktail list. Warm and friendly milieu. Regular art exhibitions and events add up to its character.


An old corner pub in the Leith walk area, Robbie's has a range of cask ales and malts on offer. Always busy on a weekend with drinkers from from the Hibernian stadium just around the corner. The rich interiors with traditional wood, mirrors, and bright colored prints make it dramatically beautiful.

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