1 National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street Free and fascinating, this has been much missed.
2 The Mosque Kitchen, Nicolson Square It’s cheap, there’s no waiting and great for vegetarians.
3 Bar 50 at Smart City Hostel, Cowgate Discounts on drinks and it’s got two pool tables.
4 Cameo Cinema, Tollcross Old and new movies with matinees on rainy Sundays.
5 Charity shopping, Morningside and Newington Great if you want some hidden gems.