City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Food & Drink


Breakfast with Guerrilla Gardener

International Guerilla Gardener Kate Gilliam joins the Edible Gardening Project team at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, providing fresh insight into growing and foraging for food. The event, takes place at the Demonstration Garden (enter via the Botanics North Gate on Inverleith Place).

Royal Highland Show 2012 - "Best Event in Scotland"

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The Royal Highland Show and its organisers the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland are well accustomed to handing out awards to prize winning livestock, food and drink products and innovative farm equipment.

Kids U-12 Go Free At Taste of Edinburgh 2012

Taste of Edinburgh - Waitrose tent

Taste of Edinburgh, the 3-day local food and drink industry festival, announced that this year's event will be free to children under the age of 12 with a paying adult.

Taste of Edinburgh

Taste of Edinburgh - Waitrose tent

Food and drink festival Taste of Edinburgh returns to The Meadows. Expect a host of cookery displays and presentations from celebrity chefs and local Edinburgh restaurants, hands on culinary classes, and over 100 stalls from Scottish purveyors of speciality food and drink in the temporary gastronomes' village.

Taste of Edinburgh moved to a later date and from Inverleith Park to The Meadows in 2011.

London 2012 Olympic Games: Super Saturday

On Saturday 4 August a total 25 gold medals will be awarded at the London 2012 Olympic Games, giving today its moniker Super Saturday.

Scotland Strengthens Shark, Shakes and Rays Protection

Vulnerable species of fish will benefit from greater protection after the Scottish Government's Sharks Skates and Rays (Prohibition of Fishing) Order came into force today (March 30). The legislation covers 26 species, including angel sharks, tope sharks, common skate and undulate rays. 

The Beerhive

Broughton village has yet another addition to their fine range of quality independent shops and it comes in the form of The Beerhive, a new beer and wine merchant

Science On A Plate Festival

Nick Nairn and Tom Kitchin are among chefs and food experts participating in the Science on a Plate festival, part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival, this spring.

Try & Score 2012

Come and compete in the toughest sporting quiz in town. Royal Blind’s unique sports quiz where the sporting celebrities deliver your questions in person.

Caledonian Brewery Quiz

What’s better than a pub quiz ? – A brewery quiz!