St James Quarter is already firmly positioned as a leading destination in the heart of the historic city of Edinburgh – home to some of the world’s most exciting and sought-after brands. The city centre development boasts Scotland’s first W hotel - the iconic W Edinburgh - as well as a luxury Roomzzz Aparthotel, the city’s first boutique Everyman Cinema, a flagship John Lewis department store and Inditex’s stable of fashion brands, anchored by Zara
John Lewis & Partners in St James Quarter is developing the latest thinking in the future of the retail experience. Showcasing the very best in product, services and partner expertise, John Lewis & Partners will remain open throughout its refurbishment.
Opening in 2022, the W Edinburgh will be the brand’s first hotel in Scotland, giving a clear vote of confidence for St James Quarter and the city. Sophisticated and quirky, glamourous and decadent, the W Edinburgh will be the centrepiece of the development – providing the most luxurious and fun hotel accommodation in Edinburgh and reinforcing the city’s reputation as a cosmopolitan European capital.
Everyman will debut its first Edinburgh city cinema at St James Quarter when it opens in 2021. The UK’s premier cinema will have five screens, and will feature indulgent sofa seating, food and beverage service delivered to customers’ seats and a stylish bar. A private screening lounge will be available for hire.
Roomzzz Aparthotels, the luxury aparthotel brand, will take a prime position at St James Quarter for its 75-room Aparthotel, complementing the scheme’s W Edinburgh. Roomzzz will provide stylish apartments with the personal touch for adventure, business and celebration. Guests can stay for one night, a week and up to a year.
& Other Stories is making its Scottish debut with a 5,900 sq ft store next to Zara. This, in addition to a new 27,000 sq ft H&M, will significantly bolster St James Quarter's position as a new fashion hub in the city.
Inditex, a Spanish multinational clothing company, is bringing Zara (taking 37,000 sq ft), Bershka, Stradivarius and Pull&Bear brands to St James Quarter.