Edinburgh Food Festival

Celebrate all things great in food & drink when the Edinburgh Food Festival returns to George Square Gardens in July 2022!

Edinburgh Food Festival

About Edinburgh Food Festival

The Edinburgh Food Festival launched in 2015, running for five days as part of Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink. The Festival has always had quality Scottish ingredients at its heart and has showcased the best food producers and makers from across Scotland, as well as featuring Chef demonstrations and workshops from some of the country’s best Chefs, including Carina Contini (Contini), Scott Smith (Fhior), Derek Johnstone (MasterChef the Professionals inaugural Champion), and more. Since its launch in 2015 the festival has grown year on year, welcoming over 35,000 visitors in 2019 over the ten-day event.

In 2022, the Festival returns to it's normal scale and will showcase some of the most mouthwatering food and drink from makers and creators from across Scotland.

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