City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Food & Drink


Cafe Hub, Castlehill, will be a real Festival hub with its new Gin Terrace for alfresco drinks and Street Food

Cafe Hub Gin Terrace for Festival 2018

If you stand on Princes Street and look up at the majestic, architectural skyline of the Old Town, it is indeed a city of churches and cathedrals with dozens of slender, tall spires reaching up to the

Edinburgh Food Festival

Foodies enjoy the Edinburgh Food Festival 2015 at George Square Garden

The Edinburgh Food Festival is a free festival that in 2017 attracted a reported 25,000 visitors.

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2018 Gets into Swing

Marquise Knox at Edinburgh Jazz Festival

The 40th Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival is officially underway and will get into full swing this weekend with its two headline free events

Beyond Borders International Festival

Beyond Borders Scotland returns to Traquair House in the Scottish Borders for the Beyond Borders International Festival.

Foot Tapping Times Ahead at Summerhall

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Edinburgh's independent arts venue, Summerhall, has some swinging summer surprises in store.

Hidden Door Festival

Hidden Door, a not-for-profit arts organisation run entirely by volunteers, specialises in discovering disused spaces in Edinburgh and radically transforming them into temporary, but imaginative venue

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.