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3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Edinburgh w/ Private Tour Option provided by Secret Food Tours Edinburgh

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Edinburgh w/ Private Tour Option

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Eat your way through the streets of Edinburgh on a small-group food tour. Your guide leads you on an epicurean journey that includes Scottish cheeses, scones, and more. Of course, no culinary tour is Scotland is complete without a taste of Haggis and Lowland Single Malt Whisky. Along the way, learn about the city's famous landmarks as you pass by, including Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle.
You'll start at
St Giles' Cathedral
High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UK MEETING SPOT: The front of St Giles Cathedral at the West parliament square side, opposite the french consulate. Address: High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UK Directions: The guide will be carrying an orange umbrella, so you can spot him/her easily
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  • Pass by Edinburgh Castle
    Pass by National Museum of Scotland
    Pass by Scott Monument
    Pass by Arthur's Seat
    Pass by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
You'll end at
Saint Mary's Street
St Mary's St, Edinburgh EH1, UKThe tour ends at St Marys street which is about 3/4 of the way down the Royal Mile.
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  • Have traditional Scottish dishes and desserts
  • Enjoy the personalized experience of a small group
  • See historical landmarks around Edinburgh
  • Get an insider's look at Edinburgh culinary culture
Important Information
Departure Point
St Giles' Cathedral, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UK
Return Details
Saint Mary's Street, St Mary's St, Edinburgh EH1, UK
  • Food tasting
  • Beverages
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Shared group experience
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Due to the nature of creating a well balanced and thoughtful gastronomy experience, many of our tours are unable to accommodate certain dietary restrictions. Please contact us prior to booking your tour to see if we are able to accommodate your dietary needs.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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AccidentalSoutherner wrote a review May 2020
Decatur, Georgia246 contributions39 helpful votes
Learn what’s not in the guide books! Thoroughly enjoyable hour in the capable hands of Charlotte. Good “taste” of the city’s history, culture, and memorable figures.
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Madison R wrote a review Mar 2020
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My husband and I have been living in Edinburgh for a few months now, but this tour was able to show us excellent restaurants that we had not tried. The food was great and we even got a history tour around the city too. Charlotte was so nice and is passionate about food. She was
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Date of experience: March 2020
CRAIG STEPHENS wrote a review Mar 2020
Tiverton, United Kingdom2 contributions
Well planned tour, starter in one place, main in another, then dessert at a different place then a whisky tasting followed by local cheeseboard with local landmarks explained enroute, very enjoyable experience
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Date of experience: March 2020
Hannahraj81 wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions
Great tour - really enjoyed it - Charlotte was so knowledgable about Edinburgh - despite living here for six years she taught me lots about the history and gave some great venue tips too!
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Date of experience: March 2020
reginag616 wrote a review Mar 2020
Stockton24 contributions5 helpful votes
Our guide Doogle was the best.He was courteous. knowledgeable, very friendly. He went out of his way to accommodate us. Initially when we met he asked us about allergies to foods likes and dislikes to ensure our safety and Taylor the tour to our liking. Doogle did an excellent
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By: Secret Food Tours Edinburgh
Virtual Tour: Complete Guide to Edinburgh
This virtual tour included stories of the history, architecture, food and drinks of Edinburgh. It was very interest
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Virtual Tour of Edinburgh
On Monday I had a delightful tour of Edinburgh from the comfort of my own home. Its been a long three months of lo
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virtual tour
We try to take food tours wherever we can find them, and always Secret Food tour if they are in that location. We'
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Secret Virtual Tours Edinburgh
This virtual tour of Edinburgh is informative and a lovely way to spend an hour while at home on lockdown. I visite
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Gintastic Tour
Great tour, Great Gin and Great Guide (Brooklyn) who gave us a good introduction to all the different types of gins
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Great gin tour!
I did a gin tour with Secret Food Tours last month and absolutely loved it. I was introduced to the history of gin
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A truly fantastic insight into Edinburgh and some delicious gin!
What a fantastic way of spending an afternoon! Despite the weather being a little patchy, the tour guide, Brooklyn
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A must do!
We just finished the food tour with Charlotte and had a fantastic time. I was expecting a nice intro to regional fo
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Excellent experience
My mom and I stayed in Edinburgh for five days, and we thought that a food tour would be a good way to get acclimat
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Heather B
Loved it
We went to 5 places, some we bought drinks and others were provided. Introduced to Scottish cuisine. Our food w
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Michele C
Secret Food Review
This tour was excellent. Kimmie our guide was knowledgeable and interacted with the group so well it made the exp
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Bryan K
We have been on many food tours all over the world and this was one of the best ones we have done. Our criteria fo
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Brenda J
Great experience
Very good restaurants are used on this tour. Never thought I would eat haggis but I really enjoyed it. The Cullen s
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Eat the Haggis And Drink The Whisky, You Are In Scotland!
Kimmy rocked our secret food tour with her quick. She introduced us to traditional and delicious Scottish fare and
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Deborah F
Fabulous food around every corner
What a great way to get to know Edinburgh! David was a wonderful guide, knowledgeable about food and culture, pati
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