Virgin Experience Edinburgh Food and Drink Tour

 Private Edinburgh Food and Drink Tour Details

The Virgin Experience Edinburgh private food and drink tour last 3  hours.  The walking tours visits five different bars and restaurants tasting locally sourced Scottish food. Three of those stops will also have local drink tastings.


Walking between venues your own private local guide will talk about the history of the area. At each stop the guide will explain about the food and drink being served.

Areas visited

The food walking tour takes in both the Old and New Town of Edinburgh. Giving you the chance to see and eat in the historical area of Edinburgh but also visit bars and restaurants in the New Town. The New Town was built in late 18th early 19th Century and is where locals go to eat and drink. We will have table reservations at all the stops.


The tastings on Edinburgh food tour will include Scottish Smoked Salmon, , Slow cooked Scottish beef in a Horseradish gravy with mash potato, Stornoway Black Pudding on a potato scone, Scottish & European cheeses, charcuterie and Cranachan a Scottish dessert. There will also be the chance to taste haggis neeps & tatties. Drink tastings include Edinburgh raspberry gin with Prosecco, Scottish beer (glass of wine alternative) and a Single cask malt whisky. Soft drink alternatives will be available.

All food served are tasting plates, but it is still best to skip lunch before an afternoon tour or no need for dinner after an evening tour.

Finer details

The Old town part of the food tour walks through the Grassmarket, Victoria street, the Lawnmarket (on the Royal Mile) and Makars Court. While the New town section goes down the Mound, past Princes St Gardens, onto George Street, Queen street and around Charlotte Square finishing at the West End of Princes street.

At the end of this Edinburgh food tour you will be given a map showing the premises visited. The map also has offers/promotions should you wish to return to any of the venues for lunch, dinner or just a drink.

Tour at Le di Vin

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Edinburgh food tour in Old and New Town

There is nothing extra to pay on the Virgin Experience Edinburgh food and drink tour

Which includes:

All food and drink tastings (equates to a three course meal with drinks)

Your own local guide

Guided food tour of the Old and New Town 

Suggestions for other places to visit after the tour is over.

 Map showing venues visited

Discount offers from our tour partners should you wish to return for a full meal.