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“royal bank”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice park with a stature in the middle. We walked through on armed forces day and there were lots of people and live music!

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice little park in Edinburgh with some cool flower beds and a very tall statue. Worth cutting across.

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is a very popular place with many people enjoying it. It is a pretty place to meet friends and enjoy a nice summer day

Thank srlawren11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ibis and as a budget hotel they had all our needs and the breakfast was good for the first day which was the Sunday but on Monday and Tuesday all or most things were gone by 8 30. A little disappointing.but........More

Thank ozman1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After Hard Rock Cafe we continued few steps along George Street and end up in this nice little Square, where is also impressive(and tall) Melville Monument. Also there is a bus station to the east of the Square.

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This small square has nice gardens and places to sit, for a rest, or a snack and drink, or for a picnic! Lots of shops, cafes and restaurants nearby. Located on George street in the "new town" area. Be aware that this is a private...More

Thank thaward
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Central Square and nice gardens, minutes from lots of top tourist spots. Very photogenic, busy and a pleasant place to walk or have a picnic lunch. There is now a Costa coffee shop in the Square. Overlooked by the beautiful Georgian RBS building.

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 31 March 2018

The apartment we rented during our stay in Edinburgh was located here and this is how we spotted this small, cute square and its gardens. Very surprisingly, the garden is privately owned and closes at 7pm. We found this very weird. There is a small...More

1  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Nice square in the heart of the area. Great place to relax and people watch or take a nice stroll. Great during the holiday period.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Right in the center of the town, St. Andrews square is a nice spot to relax and take a break from your schedule - whether regular or touristy :). Lot's of cafes and shopping around and enough place to just plonk down with a picnic...More

Thank Mistymauve1
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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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