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Ahead of your next trip to Scotland's capital, our food and drink experiences in Edinburgh will provide some great ideas to indulge in an array of both traditional and contemporary culinary delights. As Edinburgh continues to welcome a growing number of visitors each year, its food scene has truly blossomed. 

Edinburgh has an awesome hospitality scene, and what's more, in the post-pandemic era, we've seen a bunch of exciting new spots popping up, with bold twists on global cuisines and inventive plant-based dining experiences.

Top 5 Food and Drink Experiences in Edinburgh

Enjoy the ultimate taste of Scottish gastronomy with our carefully selected top 5 food and drink experiences in Edinburgh. From the iconic whisky tour to the festive season, there's something for everyone to indulge in.

Edinburgh Afternoon Tea or Gin Afternoon Tea Experience

Before embarking on this enchanting bus tour of Scotland's magnificent capital, ensure you have ample space to indulge in delectable treats such as Victoria sponge cakes, smoked salmon blinis, mini quiches, and a plethora of delightful delicacies.

As you gracefully pass by the magnificent Edinburgh Castle, perched atop an ancient volcanic rock, and take in the enchanting sights of the historic Royal Mile, remember to raise your tea cup delicately! Immerse yourself in the captivating architecture and majestic towers, that whispers stories of a bygone era. 

Indulge in delectable treats, like warm, buttery shortbread, while sipping on an exquisite alcoholic aperitif, enjoy a refreshing gin infused with local botanicals. Immerse yourself fully in this sensory experience, allowing the sights, smells, tastes, and sounds to transport you to a realm of pure delight and wonder.

3-Hour Walking Food Tour - English Tour Guide

Explore our walking tour of Edinburgh for a captivating introduction to this enchanting city. Discover its rich history, literary heritage, exquisite cuisine, and vibrant nightlife. Our knowledgeable experts will guide you through captivating tales and cultural treasures in our beloved "Athens of the North".

The tour offers you a plethora of recommendations to fully enjoy the Scottish cuisine. Moreover, our new route will incorporate unique stops that deviate from the conventional paths, while ensuring you don't miss out on the must-see gems during your visit to Edinburgh.

Join us for a captivating tour of Old Town, as we wind our way through its charming alleyways and explore its iconic architecture and fascinating characters. Along the way, we'll also visit the enchanting viewpoints of New Town. To make this experience even more memorable, we'll take a delightful break at your choice of the finest cafés and restaurants. 

Holyrood Distillery Tour

Edinburgh had been without a new single malt distillery for nearly a century, that is, until Holyrood came along! Embark on a captivating tour of this exceptional single malt distillery and discover the new sensation in the realm of Scotch whisky.

Holyrood Distillery was opened in 2019, and unlike the more established Scotch Whisky distilleries that stick to their traditions, Holyrood Distillery, as a new-wave Scotch whisky maker, isn't bound by 200 years of traditional production methods.

Come and see how these fresh distillers work their magic to create whisky and gin using awesome new methods and ideas. Take a sneak peek at their gin and whisky production areas and enjoy drinks and sampling all the way through. Join us to uncover their secrets and try some of their finest fiery creations. Cheers!

Taste the Best Scottish Ales: Rose Street Private Pub Tour

Discover the captivating blend of history and modernity as you explore Edinburgh's vibrant heart. Uncover the charm of the UK's oldest drinking establishments, where local pubs, affectionately known as 'locals', form the heart of communities. Embark on a journey through time, embracing the rich heritage that intertwines old traditions with new experiences.

Join us along Rose Street! Immerse yourself in the rich history and heritage of Edinburgh, where you'll discover both old and new establishments. Experience the vibrant local pubs, known as 'locals,' that lie at the heart of communities throughout the city. 

Indulge in a delightful tasting experience at each of the three pubs, where you can choose from a local beer, a house wine, or a wee dram of whisky (a single shot). Conclude your tour at the entrance of Calton Hill, inviting you to ascend and explore further at your own pace.

Special Christmas Tour in Edinburgh

Why plan ahead and treat the whole family to something special this festive season? Immerse yourselves in the culinary delights of Scotland, savouring traditional treats like Christmas pudding and indulging in warm and soothing Hot Toddy. Explore the charming Christmas Market, where you'll discover an exquisite array of delightful food offerings.

Uncover the captivating tale of the magnificent Norwegian tree and the extraordinary bond that blossoms between Norway and Scotland during this magical season. Experience the enchanting world of Charles Dickens and his pivotal role in shaping the history of Christmas. 

Delve into the captivating tales of the ghosts of past, present, and future. Our immersive tour also explores the cherished tradition of exchanging Christmas postcards and indulging in the delightful pastime of ice skating.

Book Food and Drink Experiences in Edinburgh for 2023

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