Pilton is a residential area in the north of Edinburgh. It's situated to the north of Ferry Road, west of Granton and immediately east of Muirhouse. Pilton consists of two predominantly council housing schemes - West Pilton and East Pilton.
Administratively, Pilton is generally considered to be part of the larger neighbouring area of Granton. A substantial amount of housebuilding has taken place here in recent years, while local amenities include the Western General Hospital, Ainslie Park Leisure Centre and Craigleith Retail Park.