• Portobello Rd 0131 652 1825
  • Clerk St 0131 667 3563
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Over 30,000 local people trust Browns Opticians with their eyes health & eyecare


Established in 1981 in the southeast of Edinburgh, Browns Opticians has become a cornerstone of the local community. Based at the same Portobello Road and Clerk Street premises for the last three decades, the success of our popular practice is underpinned by a long-established and highly regarded team of optometrists and support staff.

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  • My wife and I very much appreciate the attention received in recent months in... More

    George Barbour

  • Just got my new glasses – Delighted! Have been coming here for years and... More

    Irene Milligan

  • The first thing one notices on entering is the friendly atmosphere, also there is... More

    Sidney Wardrop

  • I have attended Browns for 20 years...speaks for itself!

    Jill Gibb

  • Our experience with Browns has always been an excellent and outstanding service.... More

    Tony Singh

  • Just so grateful to Roddy for the countless times that he has repaired Sophie's glasses.

    Caroline Davies

  • The service is excellent, return at any time for adjustments. A good range of... More

    Sheila Carragher

  • Close to home. Easy to get to on a bus. The staff are wonderfully friendly and... More

    Clare Roller

  • The front of house staff are unfailingly cheerful and... More

    Anne Stevenson

  • Nigel is an asset to the store. I have got to know him over... More

    Richard McGregor

  • I have been with Browns Opticians for many years now and have... More

    Shona Pearmain

  • The staff in Clerk street are excellent. They give the place... More

    Richard Mann