In pictures: 11 things you’ll only know about Portobello if you’ve lived there

Once a Portobello local, always a Portobello local
Once a Portobello local, always a Portobello local
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Once a Porty person, always a Porty person.

With its enviable location right next to the beach and surprisingly short bus journeys to Princes Street, Portobello is one of Edinburgh’s most popular locations to set up home.

Peaceful and totally family-friendly, the area is worlds away from the bustling city centre.

Whether you love long walks on the beach or browsing independent shops, this is undoubtedly the neighbourhood for you.

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to live there, you’re sure to recognise a few of these local qualities and quirks.