Ocean Terminal highlights a wide range of shopping, including fashion, specialty shops, nail and hair salons and much more. With its waterfront location, you can enjoy a scenic view, especially while shopping on the 2nd floor. The mall is great for families with a large, soft play center for children to burn some energy and a 12-screen movie theater to catch a show. You will also find a wide selection of restaurants with children’s menus, free buggies and family restrooms. The Royal Yacht Britannia is docked just outside the mall and is a great stop for those who love history. For those with a healthy and active lifestyle, you may enjoy a stop at the 24-hour gym or M&S Simply Food. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, a coffee and some candies or a nice plated meal, you’re sure to find something.

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Highlights of Ocean Terminal

In addition to the fantastic shopping and dining options, you’ll also find a soft play center, gym, movie theater and Royal Britannia located in the mall. Oceanplay, located on the second floor, is a great stop for families. Here, children can get some energy out by playing in the Zoopa Cannon, Ball Pool and Surf Rider. Little imaginations will go wild in the shoe shop and mini grocery store. While the children play, you can enjoy a snack from the waterside cafe. You can also catch a movie at the Vue Movie theater, which provides comfortable seating and snacks to enjoy the show. For those who like to stay active while on vacation, you will find a 24-hour gym located in the mall.

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Shopping at Ocean Terminal

Ocean Terminal has a little something for everyone. You can shop men’s, women’s and children’s high fashion and casual apparel at stores including New Look, White Stuff and GAP outlet. Children will love a stop at Build-A-Bear and Toy Town. If you’re looking for some pampering, you can treat yourself with a stop at Charlie Miller or Elegance Brow and Nails for a manicure, haircut or spa treatment. There’s also a wide variety of specialty shops where you can browse for items such as bikes, gaming, tea and health supplies. Restaurants range from fast food to gourmet sit-down dining and everything in between. If you’re looking for a view, look no further than The Debenhams Britannia View Restaurant, which offers sandwiches, pizza, hot dinners and a salad bar as well as fabulous desserts.

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Good to know about Ocean Terminal

You can find Ocean Terminal 3 miles from Edinburgh on the waterfront at the intersection of Ocean Drive and Melrose Drive. There is plenty of free parking available or you can drop your automobile off at Autovalet.  Staff will meticulously detail it while you shop and pick you up when you’re ready. The Royal Yacht Britannia is docked directly in front of Ocean Terminal with the gift shop and ticketing on the 1st floor of the mall. The Yacht belonged to the Queen for more than 40 years and touring the residence is a fascinating experience not to be missed. Be sure to check social media for special events, as the mall has hosted events ranging from live music to the Chinese State Circus.

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Ocean Terminal in Edinburgh

Location: 74 Ocean Dr, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, UK

Open: Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm, Monday–Friday from 10 am to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm

Phone: +44 (0)1315 558888