The popular residential area of Restalrig is located on the east side of the city, with excellent public transport services to most parts of Edinburgh close by. The area has a number of shops for day to day requirements, with a range of specialist and general shops, restaurants and pubs shopping available at the nearby Meadowbank Retail Park & Ocean Terminal.
There is a variety of leisure & recreational activities in the vicinity, including Meadowbank Sports Centre & Craigentinny Golf Course. For the outdoor enthusiast, Leith Links offers leisurely walks and activities, and the scenic Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park are nearby.
Local schooling is available at both primary and secondary levels. Regular bus services provide access to the city centre and surrounding areas and the city bypass is about two miles away, which provides links to Edinburgh International Airport and other major motorway networks.