Leith is an area like no other in Edinburgh. Boasting its own distinct character, Leith is full of lively eating and drinking spots, creativity and cultural diversity. Various cultural festivals take place in Leith every year including the Leith Festival and the Edinburgh Mela.
This up and coming poplular area has everything a student could need, from great student friendly pubs, to lots of local food shops. Transport links are great with the main bus routes leaving from just outside Gateway Apartments.
Towards the city centre is the Playhouse Theatre, a modern entertainment complex containing cinemas and restaurants outlets and the St James Shopping Centre.