• Portobello Rd 0131 652 1825
  • Clerk St 0131 667 3563
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My wife and I very much appreciate the attention received in recent months in dealing with her serious eye problems. We have always been very satisfied with how you and your friendly staff have been of service to us over many years. Thoroughly professional and professionally thorough.


George Barbour


Just got my new glasses – Delighted! Have been coming here for years and always found the service 1st class. I would like to commend Claire for her special attention.


Irene Milligan


The first thing one notices on entering is the friendly atmosphere, also there is no pressure to purchase new frames.


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. The staff are very approachable and understanding with the children.

We have trusted Derek and the team with all our children's eyecare and would recommend Browns to anyone!


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 frames, size of lens can be tailor made for you.


Sheila Carragher


Close to home. Easy to get to on a bus. The staff are wonderfully friendly and helpful. My elderly mother used to love going to her appointments because the staff treated her so well. Compared to other opticians I’ve used, Browns staff are much more friendly and offer excellent advice on choice of frames and lenses. Quick to spot anything untoward.


Clare Roller


The front of house staff are unfailingly cheerful and helpful. The Opticians are very professional and knowledgeable and have been enormously helpful on more than one occasion.


Anne Stevenson


Nigel is an asset to the store. I have got to know him over the many years I have been a client. His customer service, attention to detail and inter-personal skills are unsurpassed.


Richard McGregor


I have been with Browns Opticians for many years now and have had nothing but excellent service from everyone at the practice. It is friendly, yet professional. They go above and beyond in my opinion.


Shona Pearmain


The staff in Clerk street are excellent. They give the place a real family feel which is far and far between these days.


Richard Mann


I chose Browns Opticians Clerk Street as they were recommended by a friend who had a fantastic service. I liked the care and attention to detail.


Raymond Baxter


When my prescription changed recently, Nigel suggested a change of frames to a bigger more modern style.

His choice for me, endorsed by my wife, wouldn’t have been my choice-frankly, I thought they made me look like the love child of Hank Marvin and Nana Mouskouri. But I trusted him and went with it. Everybody loves them, and now I do too. He was dead right. We wouldn’t dream of going anywhere else.


Howard Sargeant


It was only when I once tried an optician nearer to home that I realised how good Browns Opticians are.


Jean Brown


Browns Opticians was recommended by the eye pavilion when our daughter Katie first needed glasses 17 years ago.

We have always had a very welcoming and professional service from all of the staff.

I always seek advice about my glasses from Laura and Nigel as they always give me good direction as to what glasses suit me.


Karen Avey


Said it before but... Simply the best. Wonderful service from the minute you walk in the door! Great advice, lovely staff, you feel special from the word go!


Magi Spratt