Earthy Foods, Portobello

19-21 Windsor Place, Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2AJ
Open Mon-Sat: 09.00-18.00, Sun: 10.00-17.00
(0131) 344 7930

Just a shop at this Earthy Foods in Portobello (for now), but the branch manager and assistant manager here are both long-term vegans. Tips on vegan baking a speciality at Earthy Portobello as the manager here used to run the Ms Cupcake vegan bakery in London. Disabled access.

Real Foods, Tollcross

8 Brougham Street, Edinburgh EH3 9JH
Open Mon-Fri 08.00-20.00, Sat 09.00-18.00, Sun 10.00-17.00
(0131) 228 1201

The smaller of the two shops belonging to Edinburgh’s largest retailer of health and wholefood products, much of which is organic. They have a very good range of organic bread, for which all ingredients are listed. They are leading the way in stocking and clearly presenting a range of vegan and organic alcohol.

Pillars of Hercules Farm Shop

Pillars of Hercules, Falkland, Fife KY15 7AD
Open Mon-Sun: 09.00-18.00
(01337) 857749

Award winning organic farm shop and vegetarian cafe just outside Falkland in Fife. Excellent range of fruit, vegetables and wholefoods. They also offer a vegetable box delivery service. See web site for more information.

One World Shop

St John’s Church Terrace, Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 4BJ
Open Mon-Sat: 10.00-17.30, Sun: CLOSED
(0131) 229 4541

The One World Shop has returned to its usual home under St. John’s church at the West End.  Since it started trading in 1984, the shop’s aim is to reduce poverty in poor areas of the world through trading fairly. They sell foods and gifts which are produced by fairtrade farmers and craft workers. It is … Continue reading “One World Shop”

New Leaf Co-op

23 Argyle Place, EDINBURGH EH9 1JJ
Open Mon-Fri 9.30-19.00, Sat 10.00-18.00
(0131) 228 8548

This shop has been running for many years as a workers’ co-operative. There is a spices alcove (a section with loose herbs and spices that people can take as much as they want in their own containers or in plastic/paper bags provided by the shop), a whole section with loose wholefoods (grains, beans, dried fruit, muesli, … Continue reading “New Leaf Co-op”

Holland & Barrett, The Gyle

Unit 11 Gyle Centre, Gyle Avenue, Edinburgh EH12 9JR
Open Mon-Fri: 08.30-20.00 (open till 21.00 on Thu), Sat: 08.30-19.00, Sun: 09.00-18.30
(0131) 281 5622

Located at the Gyle shopping centre on the western edge of the city, this is one of the seven branches of this national chain in Edinburgh.

Holland & Barrett, Cameron Toll

Unit 31 Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, Lady Road, Edinburgh EH16 5PB
Open Mon-Sat: 09.00-18.00, Sun: 10.00-17.00
(0131) 664 5987

Located in the Cameron Toll shopping centre, this is one of the seven branches of this national chain in Edinburgh.

Holland & Barrett, Ocean Terminal

Unit RU27B Ocean Terminal, 98 Ocean Drive, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ
Open Mon-Fri: 10.00-20.00, Sat: 10.00-19.00, Sun: 11.00-18.00
(0131) 554 1302

Located in the large shopping mall that is Ocean Terminal out on the shore in Leith, this is one of the seven branches of this national chain in Edinburgh.