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Edinburgh Food Festival 2024

19 July - 28 July

The Edinburgh Food Festival is the ultimate food fest in the Scottish capital

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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 2024 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 2024

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 2024?

Assembly George Square Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland.

When is the Festival?

19 to 28 July, 2024.

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

More information on the Edinburgh Food Festival

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


19 July
28 July


Edinburgh Food Festival
Assembly George Square
Edinburgh,ScotlandEH8 9JUUnited Kingdom
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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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