Whether you’re a visitor for a day or have been a resident for years, there’s something new at every corner in Marchmont. This area’s chocolate-box charm is irresistible to Edinburgh’s students given its close proximity to the Old City, Bruntsfield Park and the university itself.
The Victorian and Edwardian era houses here give a nostalgic feel to the area, as do the historic mosaic-lined Warrender Swimming Baths with their neo-Jacobean era frontage. Cosmopolitan cafes, bookshops hosting literary events and independent boutiques line Argyll Street, Marchmont is perfectly positioned.
Here, the Victor Hugo deli has been serving hungry Marchmont residents pastrami- laden sandwiches, supersized waffles and freshly brewed coffee since 1969.
Whisky-hued sandstone and ruby red combine for a regal and refined palette that suits this Marchmont area. The soft golden light from the windows of this winter scene brings a warmth and approachability that counteract the boldness of the red