For years, it's been one of the Capital’s most dynamic and bustling shopping streets, connecting Leith with the heart of Edinburgh.
But, with the coronavirus pandemic and seemingly endless tram works, it has been a tough time for businesses in Leith Walk. Sadly, we’ve already lost some of these treasured traders and the ones still standing need support more than ever.
The humble kebab house should not be overlooked as a vital part of any community. Best Kebab at 256 Leith Walk is a favourite among our readers, particularly after a night out. They offer everything a hungry person could need: burgers, pizzas, fried chicken, wraps, and of course kebabs. Photo: Google Streetview
Simply Greek is a Greek restaurant and takeaway at 12 Crighton Place. Expect massive portions and reasonable prices of gyros, skewers, and more at this grill house, considered one of the best Greek eateries in the Capital. Photo: Google Streetview
Edinburgh's oldest pet store, Dofos at 337 Leith Walk has been a family-owned business since 1953. They specialise in quality, nutritious dog food as well as dog accessories, dog grooming, and cat and other pet goodies. Photo: Google Streetview
Inner City Sanctum is a beauty salon at 240 Leith Walk offering nail treatments, waxing, massages, spray tans, facials and more. "Brilliant beauty salon!" wrote one reader, and another praised their "professional service every time". Photo: Google Streetview