The 10 Tastings of Edinburgh With Locals: Private Food Tour

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Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Eat your way through Edinburgh's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied!

Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Haggis and Whiskey. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie.

Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

What's Included

10 Food & Drinks Tastings

Local Guide

Private Tour

What's Not Included

Food & beverages not listed as inclusions

Hotel pick-up and drop off

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Alternatives offered for those with dietary restrictions
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Includes city highlights in between food stops
  • Private tour: only you & your local guide
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

St Giles' Cathedral
Meet you guide outside Royal Mile Whiskeys Shop, right across the Cathedral

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

National Library of Scotland
Get to understand the ancient culture of incredibly good local farmhouse cheese production, in a place nearby.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Enjoy the story of Maggie Dickson at the famous grass-market, home to a myriad of historic happenings.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St Cecilia's Hall & Music Museum
Discover why Scotland has a long lasting tradition of pie making at a nearby secret place.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Museum of Childhood
Right at a place nearby, find out more about and taste traditionally copper pot made fudge.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

John Knox House Museum
Make a stop outside the Royal Mile’s oldest surviving medieval building to hear about the John Knox House Museum’s civil war history

• Admission Ticket Free

Edinburgh Old Town
Discover haggis, a savoury pudding containing sheep's pluck (heart, liver, and lungs); minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and cooked while traditionally. Wash it down with a lovely local beer

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St Andrew Square
Beside this beautiful square, make your way to an ornate (and possibly haunted) Victorian bar to fall in love with the smooth, smoky flavors of the fish chowder known as Cullen skink

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Royal Mile Market
Next to the market, discover the joy of biting into a crunchy, gooey deep-fried Mars bar – a naughty treat the Scots have become very fond of!

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Writers' Museum
Stop at Lady Stairs Close for an insight into Scottish literature outside the Writers’ Museum – a tribute to local greats Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson

• Admission Ticket Free

Royal Mile
Finish up the experience and celebrate Scottish food and drink by learning about the drink called ‘the water of life’ as you sip a glass of whisky at a cozy pub with a roaring fire!

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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