Lothian Road



Paper Tiger, 53 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh, EH1 2DJ
Tel +44 (0131) 228 2790

Our Lothian Road shop sits in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, as is immediately adjacent to The Exchange district of the city centre. This is the business heart of the city,  with corporate headquarters for many financial institutions, and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. We are also surrounded by cultural institutions such as The Usher Hall, The Lyceum Theatre and the Edinburgh Filmhouse, as well as an extensive array of bars and restaurants. Our neighbours include the Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel, The Sheraton Hotel and many more within a short walk of our shop.


ON FOOT - This Paper Tiger shop is located just a 90 second walk from Princes Street, and a five minute walk from the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle

BY BIKE - bike racks at Usher Hall, Festival Square, Just Eat Cycles Station at Charlotte Square

ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT - Multiple Lothian Bus, Stagecoach bus routes into Lothian Road and Shandwick Place, West End Stop for Edinburgh Trams, Haymarket Station for local rail services

BY CAR - Private vehicle access with on street parking bays on Castle Terrace. Off street parking at Castle Terrace NCP. Drop Off/Pick Up Loading Bay adjacent to shop on Lothian Road


The shop trades on the ground floor level of a substantial Nineteenth century tenement block. Our Lothian Road shop has a wide selection of cards, stationery and wrap products, an excellent choice of Scottish gifts, and is has one of the most complete selections of official Tintin merchandise anywhere in the UK

In Lothian Road we offer the following services:

Corporate Gift Service

Gift Wrap Service

Personal Shopper Service


Our Paper Tiger store at 53 Lothian Road opened at this location in 1990. Paper Tiger was originally part of the Studio One group of companies, which began trading in Edinburgh in 1966.

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