Lovecrumbs (Old Town): Quirky cafe for enjoying your cake and coffee while sitting in the front window, at a piano, or over an old drum.
Ting Thai Caravan (Old Town): Right near the university, this little spot has delicious and cheap Thai street food.
Spoon (Old Town): Cute, relaxed and airy Bohemian cafe. Great spot for brunch or to work with the large windows allowing in lots of light.
The Baked Potato Shop (Old Town): Little hole in the wall serving vegan and vegetarian tatties!
The Georgian Tea Room at the Dome (New Town): The Georgian Tea Room is perfect for indulging in a little opulence with your afternoon spot of tea.
Kilimanjaro Coffee (Old Town): Relaxed and comfortable hangout spot with couches and a rustic atmosphere. Great for breakfast, paninis and soups.
Pinnies & Poppy Seeds (Old Town): The best artisan shortbread. They bake in small batches every day and you can smell the shortbread from down the street.
Kim's Mini Meals (Old Town): Cozy restaurant run by a Korean family, serving up amazing bibimbap.
New Town Deli (New Town): Perfect spot for takeaway - paninis and salads for lunch while exploring New Town.
The Potting Shed (Old Town): Creative, farm-to-table food in an eccentric, garden-themed space.
Arthur's Seat: A MUST in Edinburgh. Try to climb earlier in the day before it get's too dark. The views are beautiful.
Calton Hill: For great views of the city.
Day Trip: Glasgow
Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA): Cool space with innovative works.
University of Glasgow: Stunning campus.
Hanoi Bike Shop: With bicycles hanging from the ceiling, this lively and offbeat restaurant serves amazing fresh Vietnamese street food. Beyonce known to frequent.