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The Flavours of Scotland: Gourmet Private Food Tour


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Discover the true flavors of Scottish cuisine on this private gourmet tour with a local in Edinburgh.Experience the quintessence of Edinburgh as you stroll through the picturesque old town.
Sample traditional oatcakes with tasty highland cheeses, and quench your thirst with local beer, the way the Scots do. For something stronger, distill the beauty of whisky-making and have a taste of expertly crafted Scotch whisky.
Your local host will share food insights that are deeply intertwined with Scottish culture while you bite into delicious delicacies like smoked salmon.
During this private food tour, explore the belly of Scotland. Try haggis bonbons, a crunchy, bite-size take on the classic dish, and find out how it inspired a famous poet. Do not miss the scrumptious Cullen Skink, Scotland’s version of a hearty seafood chowder, and indulge in the tea time tradition of pairing scones with clotted cream and jam.
The foodie locals are ready to take you on the best gastronomic tour!

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St Columba's by the Castle Scottish Episcopal Church, 14 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW, UK

Sample delicious Scottish cheeses and special oatcakes at a restaurant nearby

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Museum on the Mound, The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ Scotland

Quench your thirst with Scotland’s most famous drink, an authentic Scotch whisky at a bar nearby

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museum CONTEXT, 40 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2JW Scotland

Enjoy the delicacy of smoked salmon, originally an immigrant dish and a taste of the local Scots beer, surprisingly a drink older than whisky in a place nearby. Don't leave yet, until you munch on haggis bonbons, a modern version of a must-try dish in Scotland

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Iron Duke, 2 Princes St, Edinburgh EH1 3YY, UK

Discover Scottish comfort food, a delicious seafood chowder that can rival the American classic in a restaurant close by.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: William Pitt Statue, George Street Intersection of George Street and Frederick Street, Edinburgh Scotland

Have a cup of tea and try authentic scones with jam and a local specialty, clotted cream in a place nearby

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 3 alcoholic drinks
  • 7 food tastings
  • Local Guide
  • Private Tour

  • Extra food and drinks
  • Pick-up and drop-off

3 hours

Return Details
St Andrew's & St George's West, 13 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PA, UK

Voucher Info
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