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Address: Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland
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One of my favourite places, ever

A beautiful and long stretch of beach. I love going there when outside is dark, and walk on this stretch of beach without socks and feel the freezing water.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 17, 2017
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A walk along Portobello prom is as lovely on a cold day and it is on a warm day. It will certainly blow away any cobwebs! Beautiful

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Thank travellingsusie10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great walk clean beach my dog loves at beach beautiful on cold morning walking down beach front . Lovely cafes on sea front

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Thank Lesley S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coffee, and the pastries and cakes looked great too, but as they were not gluten free I couldn't have them. You are missing a trick cafe miro, whoever did the bakery products is obviously very skilled. Add a gluten free almond cake or something similar, and you could be top notch.

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Thank glutenfreediner191
Australia
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224 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Visited here on cold windy day possibly more interesting and enjoyable on a summer's day with lots of interesting cafes and eating places along the promenade a very holiday beach attraction for locals and tourist alike. Lack of public toilets is it's down fall so be prepared when visiting. Good looking beach as far as UK beaches are concerned and... More 

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Thank DitchAustralia
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

A beautiful and long stretch of beach. I love going there when outside is dark, and walk on this stretch of beach without socks and feel the freezing water.

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1 Thank cristinatA7207UJ
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20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Is a amazing beach at 20 min by bike of the downtown. Really beautiful and perfect to run, walk, dogs..

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1 Thank Ache D
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We were here on a sunny winter's day and it was lovely. A long stretch of clean looking sand on the beach and excellent views across the Forth. There is free parking close by and quite a few nice looking cafes and restaurants although we didn't try any. There's also a little amusements which was popular with kids. Great place... More 

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Thank Charlotte M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

I really enjoyed the walk I took with my girlfriend on the Portobello promenade on the 1st of January. This is not exactly a touristic spot, but definitely an identity-place for locals. Many benches, nice view, lots of families, happy dogs and seagulls. A handful of cafes - we visited Miro's which was quite nice indeed!

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North East
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282 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

We have visited Edinburgh many times but only just found this beautiful beach. In winter it's lovely with great coffee shops to dive into. Must be great in summer, although it'll never be warm, I guess, beginning the East coast of Scotland. But still, a Great British Beach!

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Thank NorthEastMe999
Rajahmundry, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

we (office mates) went to this place which is very nice and played here some variety of games in the beach area. That is day is very chilled day and we enjoyed a lot. and it is worth visit in edinburgh. recommended place.

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