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Queens st Edinburgh

Edinburgh Old and New Town Food walking Tour

The Old & New Town tour visits 5 locations tasting locally sourced Scottish food with 3 of the stops also having drink tastings. As you walk through the Old & New Towns the guide will talk about the history of city. Use code VS2021 for 10% off.

The Eat walk Edinburgh Old and New town Tour is the original Edinburgh food walking tour.

The food walking tour takes you through areas of Old town dating back to the 15th Century but also takes in the New Town dating from 18th Century. As we meander through these two distinct historical areas you will stop off at restaurants and bars for locally sourced Scottish food and drink tastings. Many of the venues selected in the New town are where local will normally eat.

The tour last 3-3.5 hours visiting five venues for food tastings with three of the stops also having drink tastings. The guide will not only talk about the history of the area as the group walks between venues but will also point out other places to visit after the tour is over.

The maximum number we take on our regular tours at 1pm and 5pm are 8, but even if only 2 or 3 people are booked the tour will still go ahead.

Those on the tour are given audio headsets to listen to the guide while walking at their own pace or wandering off to take photos. We also give out maps at the end of the tour showing the places visited with many offering discounts should people have time to return.

With prior notice we can offer suitable dietary alternatives, we even have vegetarian haggis and our regular Haggis is gluten free.

Details on tour meeting point are sent out at time of booking and are subject to change.

Regular daily tours are guided in English. The tour is also available in , German, French, Russian and Spanish but only as as private tours with price subject to number in your group.

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From £75 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

Eat walk Edinburgh food walking Tour

50 Montpelier Park
City of Edinburgh
EH10 4NH

Tour information


  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh & The Lothians
  • Edinburgh - City Centre


½ Day


  • Walking


  • Bespoke
  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish


  • Food and drink
  • History
  • Walking
  • Whisky

Covid 19 Facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed

Tour prices

From £75 Per Adult £75 Per Child

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour Stops

Eat walk Edinburgh food walking Tour

Tour company information

Eat walk Edinburgh food walking Tour

Eat walk Edinburgh, the original Edinbrugh food walking tour visit 5 bars/restaurants tasting locally sourced Scottish food, with 3 of the stops also having drink tastings. Your local guide will talk about the history of the city as you walk between venues. One of our tours takes in the Old Town circa 15th Century and New Town circa 18th Century while the other visits the lower half of the Royal Mile, called the Canongate. You will be given audio headset to listen to your guide as you walk at your own pace. At the end you will be given a map showing all the places visited.

Opening times

Office open for enquiries 9am to 6pm.
10am Canongate tour Monday to Saturday
1pm Old & New Town tour Mon to Saturday
5pm Old & New Town tour Mon to Thursday

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