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Edinburgh Food Festival 2023

July 21 - July 30

Edinburgh Food Festival

The Edinburgh Food Festival returns to the Assembly George Square Gardens this July. The only Edinburgh food market festival held in the Scottish capital’s city centre, the 2023 festival is a must-attend event.

Festivalgoers can meet local producers, experience chef demonstrations and sample food from more than 20 stalls, featuring some of Scotland’s finest food and drink producers. This is foodie Edinburgh paradise; the place to taste the full Scottish larder. .

Food at the Edinburgh Food Festival

Jarvis Pickle
Jarvis Pickle, c. Chris Watt

Expect the best from Jarvis Pickle, Chick & Pea, Poco Prosecco, Belfield Brewery, Mana Poke Bowls, Alanda’s Scottish Seafood Grill, Alanda’s Gelato, Paddle & Peel, Cargo Burger, Cargo Spud, Kabbabar, Fraiser of Scotland, Free the Chilli, The Fat Flamingo, Prime Street Food, Moskito’s Bacchus Mobile Bar, We Sell Dumplings, Maria’s Kakes, and Ohana Pops.

A list of the street food and drink on offer can be found here.

Entrance to the festival, as well as to the talks, is free.

The UK has a wonderful selection of foodie festivals each summer. Read our previews of the Abergavenny Food Festival, the Ludlow Food Festival, Food Rocks and the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival.

Assembly George Square Gardens
Assembly George Square Gardens, Edinburgh

Where is the Edinburgh Food Festival?

Assembly George Square Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 When is the Festival?

21 to 301 July, 2023.

Alternatively why not head to Edinburgh in August and check out either the Edinburgh Fringe Festival or the Edinburgh Festival.  

Hotels in Edinburgh

Make sure you book your accommodation well in advance. To find the best accommodation in Edinburgh, as well as flights, please search via our comparison engine, which scans all the major booking sites so you don’t have to.

More information on the Edinburgh Food Festival

To follow the festival, click here or its Facebook page. Cover photo by Chris Watt.


July 21
July 30
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Edinburgh Food Festival
Assembly George Square
Edinburgh,ScotlandEH8 9JUUnited Kingdom
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