St James Quarter
St James Quarter is a game-changing new heart for Edinburgh, offering the biggest retail and leisure district Scotland has ever seen. The galleria features an enviable line up of brands, many who have arrived in Scotland for the first time.
Meet St James Quarter
St James Quarter is a game-changing new heart for the city of Edinburgh, offering the biggest retail and leisure district the city has ever seen. The Quarter integrates and enhances Edinburgh’s City Centre providing an inspiring, attractive, and vibrant destination for locals and visitors to live, shop, eat, sleep and play.
It is a destination like no other - bringing together brands from global to local, and convenience to luxury. St James Quarter features a shopping galleria with 80 retailers and shall have over 30 restaurants and bars as well as parking for 1,600 cars, including 70 disabled parking bays located throughout the car park, motorcycle & scooter spaces and dedicated parking spaces for families, placed strategically near welcome points. There are also bicycle racks located in areas near the Quarter for your convenience. Still to come at The Quarter is Scotland’s first W Edinburgh hotel, Roomzzz Aparthotel, and residential apartments.
Where to find the St James Quarter
St James Quarter, St James Crescent, Edinburgh, EH1 3AD
Contact St James Quarter
0131 290 1118
Where to enter
There are three entrances into St James Quarter.
• Little King Street which is to the right of John Lewis on Leith Street.
• Multrees Walk which you can find the entrance to at St Andrews Square and Queen Street.
• Register Square at the top of Leith Street at the east end of Princes Street.
Find St James Quarter online
Instagram – @stjamesquarter
Facebook – St James Quarter
LinkedIn – St James Quarter
St James Quarter opening times
Retail stores - Monday to Saturday 9:00am-8:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm
Restaurants & bars – opening and closing times may vary so please find details for each brand on the St James Quarter website - https://stjamesquarter.com/hours/
Park up at St James Quarter
Open 6am – 1am, St James Quarter’s spacious car park offers 1,600+ parking bays, spread out over three levels and two entrances and exits to help provide a quick and easy parking experience.
Championing innovation, the Quarter will be installing the largest amount of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging bays in one place in Scotland. Once installed the 43 EV charging bays will be carefully spread across the 3 levels, meaning there’s plenty to go round.
Car Park prices
£3.60 up to 1 hour / £6.40 up to 2 hours / £9.80 up to 3 hours / £13.00 up to 4 hours / £16.00 up to 5 hours / £19.00 up to 6 hours / £21.00 up to 7 hours / £25.00 8 to 24 hours
Guest Services Desk
St James Quarter’s guest services desk can be found on level 1, accessible via the Little King Street entrance adjacent to John Lewis & Partners.
Activities at St James Quarter
With its prime location in the heart of Edinburgh, the Quarter is a hub of activity that offers an unrivalled guest experience for all. As well as being easily accessible by train or tram, the Quarter is also on many of the cities most frequented bus routes.
Multiple innovative, state of the art outdoor event spaces allows St James Quarter to cater to ambitious collaborations and partnerships. The events team are passionate about working closely with brands that align with St James Quarter’s brand ethos to stage one-of-a-kind experiences and festivals in the historic heart of the city recognised as one of the world’s leading hubs of art and culture.
St James Quarter is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all its customers and employees and is operating in line with the current Scottish Government guidelines to ensure the safest measures are in place. A range of COVID-19 compliant procedures have been introduced to provide a safe and enjoyable shopping experience for all:
• Face coverings must be worn at all times, unless exempt, while visiting St James Quarter.
• Hand sanitiser dispensers will be located at every entrance, lift lobby and car park and shoppers are encouraged to use these throughout their visit.
• Increased deep cleaning procedures have been implemented in all public spaces and touchpoints throughout the day.
• Customers are encouraged to use contactless card payments wherever possible, individual stores may not accept cash payments at this time.
Please visit the St James Quarter website for the most up to date COVID-19 information in line with the current Scottish Government guidelines – https://stjamesquarter.com/COVID-safety/
St James Quarter has partnered with WelcoME, an app which allows people to notify the customer services team when they are visiting, to highlight their personal access needs, including their key requirements and information on what support they require.
Who’s here so far; Shopping, Beauty:
& Other Stories
Bank of Scotland
Clarendon Fine Art
John Lewis & Partners
Juliet Rose & Co
Russell & Bromley
The Body Shop
The Perfume Shop
Who’s here so far; Entertainment, Food & Beverage:
Black sheep Coffee
Bonnie & Wild
Duck & Waffle
Europcar Car Rental
German Doner Kebab
Gordon Ramsay Street Burger
John Lewis & Partners
Lazeez Mediterranean Street food
Thai Express Kitchen
The Real Greek
Still to come; Shopping, Beauty:
Still to come; Stay, Entertainment, Food & Beverage:
The W Edinburgh Hotel
Food & Drink offer
Edinburgh Seafood Festival returns to St James Quarter Edinburgh from Friday, 31st March to Sunday, 2nd April.
An unmissable, fun-filled weekend for seafood lovers and foodies, guests can enjoy a jam-packed schedule of exciting events and activities, plus the chance to sample delicious seafood dishes across the Quarter.
Experience the tastes of the sea in the heart of the city at our Seafood and Street Food Market on Register Square. Here, you can buy fresh Scottish fish and seafood, and learn cooking techniques from our very own fishmonger, or tuck into delicious dishes from street-food traders, offering everything from fish and chips to seafood tapas, pizzas to poke bowls. You'll also have a rare chance to meet the team from Isle of Harris Gin, and sample or buy their award-winning gin.
On Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April, the Seafood Stage will play host to a series of Chef demonstrations from experts including Chef Gary Maclean, Chef Teddy Lee, Chef Brian Grigor, and the creative team from the newly opened, Duck & Waffle.
Guests can immerse themselves in a world of seafood at the Quarter's many eating and drinking destinations. There's a pop-up Champagne and Oyster Bar in Bonnie & Wild on 1st April, a special seafood menu in Ka Pao, a Greek take on the classic fish and chips at The Real Greek, and an Oyster Happy Hour at Duck & Waffle plus so much more!
Finally, Chef Gary Maclean will host an exclusive, intimate cooking demonstration and book signing in the Miele showroom (on level 2) in their state-of-the-art Kitchen within the Quarter.
For more details, visit: https://stjamesquarter.com/event/edinburgh-seafood-festival-2023
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