City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Food & Drink

Summerhall to host its first ever festival event outwith the Fringe in June 2018

This June, Summerhall, in association with Nothing Ever Happens Here…, Synergy Concerts, National Museums Scotland, and Edinburgh International Film Festival, will hold Southern Exposure Summ

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Cuddly robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Mini Maker Faire

The Mini Maker Faire, first launched in Edinburgh in 2013, is "a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement".

Vegetarian Haggis Recipe

Veggie Haggis

Die-hard carnivores will tell you that the traditional haggis without meat is not haggis. But for those wanting a Scottish celebration on Burns Night or Hogmanay, for example, without harming the famously timorous, wee beastie then here's a veggie adaptation for your table.

Burns Night in Edinburgh

Robert Burns (cutout)

Various Burns Suppers, ceilidhs and similar celebrations take place around the city to celebrate the birth date of Scotland's National Bard, Robert Burns (1759-96).

Fizz Feast - A Celebration of Sparkling Wine & Scottish Artisan Food

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The inaugural Fizz Festival was an absolutely fabulous event in October, 2016.

Edinburgh Soup teams up with Firstport to support local social enterprise start-ups

Edinburgh Soup, the innovative live music and fundraising night, based on the original successful Detroit SOUP founded in the Detroit’s Mexicantown in 2010, has teamed up with social enterprise charit

Only Fools and Three Courses, Ushers at the Pear Tree, Review

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You’ve had a disastrously delectable dinner at Fawlty’s and now join Boycie and Marlene for a Comedy Dining experience you’ll never forget - especially not if the Trotters have anything to do with it!

The Art and Science of Gin, 99 Hanover Street, Review


A delightful and completely sensorial experience, The Art and Science of Gin is a journey through the history and making of Edinburgh Gin.

George Egg: DIY Chef, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review


In 2015, equipped with only hotel room essentials, he brought you travel kettle sea bass, UHT milk ricotta crostini and bible crushed hazelnuts.