Eat Walk Edinburgh | The Original Edinburgh Food Walking Tour
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Edinburgh Food  Tours

We offer two food walking tours, the Canongate Brunch tour at 10am and the Edinburgh Old & New Town food tour at 1pm Monday to Saturday or 5pm Mon to Thursday.

Our food walking tours are from £59 for Canongate or £65 Old & New Town, no booking fee or credit card charges.

Special dietary needs can be catered for with advance notice.

 £4 off ticket price for the Edinburgh Old and New Town food tour by using code AUTUMN19

 

FOODIES WALKING TOURS OF EDINBURGH

Discover Edinburgh’s food culture and history with Eat Walk Edinburgh, the original Edinburgh food walking tour.

Eat Walk Edinburgh tours are all about local sourcing. The company is based in Edinburgh, our guides are local and our tours showcase locally sourced, Scottish food and drink.

We live in a beautiful city with a fantastic array of restaurants and bars which we love to share.

Get a taste for Edinburgh’s vibrant food and drink scene with our two guided food tours.

Edinburgh Old and New Town Tour

The three-and-a-half hour Edinburgh Old and New Town food tour explores both the medieval Old Town of Scotland’s capital and its elegant Georgian New Town. Don’t be put off by the name New Town, yes the Old Town does date back in part to the 1100’s but the New Town dates back to the 1700’s so is worth a visit.

There are five food stops en route, three of them with a drink tasting. All of the stops have been carefully chosen not only to highlight Scotland’s iconic food and drink but also because the venues are much loved by local residents. This food tour takes you off the tourist trail.

As well as delving deep into Scotland’s natural larder, the Old and New Town food tour illustrates Edinburgh’s past and present; its history and the day-to-day reality of 21st century living in such a historical city.

Guests will be given audio headsets so you can listen live to the guide as you walk at your own pace or stop to take photos. Tour size is limited to 8 people so you all get a chance to get to know each other on the tour.

The Edinburgh Old and New Town food tour takes place Monday to Saturday at 1pm and Monday to Thursday at 5pm. Private tours are available at other times.

The Canongate Brunch Tour

 Eat Walk Edinburgh also offers a mid-morning tour of the Canongate, the lower half of Edinburgh’s fascinating Royal Mile.

The Canongate tour stops at a mix of eateries, bars, and shops. Visiting local shops provides the opportunity to meet local shopkeepers, who love to chat about their produce and have some tasty samples to try.

Weaving between venues, the tour visits some of the (intriguing) nooks and crannies that are a feature of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. The guide will explain the local history and stories of these lesser known sights

Eat Walk Edinburgh Tours

Old New Town Edinburgh Walking Tour

Old & New Town Eat Walk Tours

Explore the Old and New Town of Edinburgh while visiting five venues tasting locally sourced food with three stops also having drink tastings.

Canongate Tours

Canongate Eat Walk Tour

The  Canongate tour (lower half of Royal Mile) visits a mix of shops & restuarant where you get a chance to talk to locals about Scottish food & drink.

Tour gift vouchers

Tour Gift Vouchers

We can provide gift vouchers for the foodie in your life. These can be used on our Edinburgh, Glasgow or St Andrews tours.

Tour Venues

Tour Venues

We visit some excellent venues, should you require more information about them, click below.

Things to do Edinburgh

About Us

Find out how we set the tour up and about the guides that will take you on the tours.

Walking Tour FAQ

Tour FAQs

Please read through FAQ if you have any questions about our tour.

Press Tour Reviews

Since we started our food and drinks tours 8 years ago. We have received many great reviews in the media. Those below are a sample of some reviews for our Edinburgh food tours.

The Telegraph
The best things to do in Edinburgh, By Linda Macdonald, Telegraph Travel's Edinburgh expert
Mother-Nature-Network
10 food tours to expand your mind.
USA-Today-Travel
If you want a break from more traditional sightseeing activities and you fancy indulging yourself in a spot of gentle hedonism then why not embark on the Eat Walk Edinburgh tour?
The-Sydney-Morning-Herald
Things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland: One day three ways