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The 10 Tastings of Edinburgh With Locals: Private Food Tour


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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.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

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

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW Scotland

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

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

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St Cecilia's Hall & Music Museum, 50 Niddry Street Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1LG Scotland

Discover why Scotland has a long lasting tradition of pie making at a nearby secret place.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street Royal Mille, Edinburgh EH1 1TB Scotland

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: John Knox House Museum, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Scotland

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

Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St Andrew Square, George Street, Edinburgh Scotland

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal Mile Market, 122 High Street Tron Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 1SG Scotland

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!

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland

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

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

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!

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Private tour: only you & your local guide
  • Includes city highlights in between food stops
  • Alternatives offered for those with dietary restrictions
  • 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.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Private Tour
  • Small group tour option available
  • Local Guide
  • 10 Food & Drinks Tastings

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food & beverages not listed as inclusions

3 hours

Return Details
Brodie's Close, 304 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, UK

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14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.