Roundabout @ Summerhall
What better way to start your day than a musical with a folk-inspired score? A beautiful tale of friendship set on a fictional Scottish island, Islander: A New Musical is a delicate call for empathy in divided times.
El Cartel Mexicana
15 Teviot Pl
Easily the best Mexican food in Edinburgh, El Cartel Mexicana has a delicious, affordable menu of tacos and antojitos. And a range of delicious cocktails if you’re needing a midday pick-me-up.
From award-winning Irish writer Margaret Perry, Collapsible is a play about falling apart. Anchored by an understated, remarkable performance from Breffni Holahan, it’s subversive, gutpunching and—somehow—funny.
Monkey Barrel Comedy
Programmer-turned-comedian and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Olga Koch returns with a feminist investigation into love and technology, in which she burns each point she makes to the ground with a beaut of a punchline.
49 Forrest Rd
Who doesn’t love pizza? If you’re after a quick bite in between shows, you can’t go wrong with Civerinos. The decor is great—fly-postered walls and marble statues galore—and the food is even better.
Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows
Time to hit the hay? Not before you’ve seen Super Sunday, a recklessly inventive circus that needs to be seen to believed. All we’ll say is that the set-pieces throughout the show just get better and better.