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This is one magnificent building inside and out. The Christmas decorations especially the tree are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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christmas visit

Wanted to see Christmas tree in store so called in briefly Saturday 1st December. Tree large with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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48 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2YJ, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one magnificent building inside and out. The Christmas decorations especially the tree are fantastic. It's worth going into the store just to look at the decorations. At present there are some amazing bargains to be had. It's amazing how they get the tree...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go back in time to a traditional Department store. A myriad of different department throughout a honeycomb of floors and alcoves all selling quality products to catch your eye. In the basement a Hamley's toy store, two cafes to rest your weary legs. Everything housed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to see Christmas tree in store so called in briefly Saturday 1st December. Tree large with lights looked lovely just because so large and the place in the store but no other decorations so a little understated. nice none the less but not spectacular,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit love there tree at Christmas visited with family had a visit to cafe for hot chocolate and cakes

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank louise n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1893-95 by W Hamilton Beattie It started life as a silk and linen shop in 1838 as Kennington & Jenner 47 Princes Street By 1890 Charles Jenner & Co. had expanded to 49 Princes Street, and added 10,12,14 & 16 South St. David’s...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the cafe on the 2nd floor for a quick bite to eat. We asked for crispy bacon as the bacon on display wasn’t cooked enough for us. The chief was very obliging and soon after we’d paid for our coffee, our bacon...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Bev M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building inside and out is a lovely it is old with a gallery on each floor, old staircases etc and worth visit. We did not know it was a House of Fraser shop and thought it was an old independent department store so when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joann K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven’t been in this stores for some time - a bit disappointing. The ladies fashion department is bitty, limited number of concessions, not showcased very well and the whole store is in definite need of some TLC. If it’s going to complete with the likes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JuliaMC55
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Just a regular department store, the Macy’s style one... nothing out of the ordinary. Very poor shoes selection, home department is a bit better, women’s clothing has only basic stuff and not of good quality (looks cheap). Maybe their food section is good - did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Jenners is a large Department store on Princes Street. We just walked around and grabbed a few drinks and snacks at the snack bar.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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28 January 2018|
Response from drzoom11 |
The Princes Street Restaurant and the Foodhall Cafe both have Princes Street views. They are on the 2nd floor.
28 November 2017|
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Response from PennyWalters | Reviewed this property |
2 miles apart, bit far to walk but maybe on a bus route or a taxi