Venues

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We stop at a minimum of five venues that are selected from the venues below but are subject to change due to availability. 

Usquabae

Usquabae, the Gaelic word for whisky, (English translation is water of life) is a basement bar in the West End of Princes Street. With a great range of Scottish beers and whisky on offer. We stop here for cheese and beer or whisky and haggis tastings.
Contini venue

Contini

Cannonball House last building before you reach the Castle has a selection of great food offerings on three levels. On the first floor a lovely cafe with light snacks and great home baking. In the basement an ice cream parlour and on the top floor a lovely restaurant for fine dining. 
Makars venue

Makars Mash Bar

Enjoy a selection of Scottish beers, gins and whiskies served with an array of food the majority of which are  locally sourced. 

Offering comfort food with a Scottish twist

Radisson

Radisson Blu

The Radisosn Blu is one of the hotels we start our tour from offering a central location for people to meet their guide. From the outside the building looks like it has been on the Royal Mile for over a hundred years when in fact it was only built in the late 1990s.

SMWS venue

Scotch Malt Whisky Society

28 Queen Street is a beautifully restored Georgian townhouse. The Scotch Malt Whisky Society only ever bottle from a single cask, selected from a range of over 120 whisky distilleries every Society whisky bottling is exceptional. This is a Private club so those on the tour enjoy exclusive access to this fine premises. 
Le di Vin venue

Le di Vin

It provides an elegant setting for a light meal or for those who like to relax with friends over a glass of wine. Old and New Worlds meet in an extensive and thoughtful wine list. You can learn and experiment as most wines are sold by the glass. 
Ghillie Dhu venue

Ghillie Dhu

Ghillie Dhu is a traditional Scottish pub and live entertainment venue serving the finest local produce, ales and premium spirits as well as showcasing the best local, national and International acts. 
Doubletrees venue

Bread Street Brasserie

Situated in a stunning old department store building the Brasserie menu offers a a mouth watering selection of locally sourced Scottish dishes. On the 1st Wednesday of every month, they have a vegan night

1780 Restaurant

1780 restaurant on Rose st offer a weekly changing menu to take advantage of fresh locally sourced produce. They also have a changing beer selection which the staff are happy to help you pair with food on their menu.