Event Preview: Foodie’s Festival Edinburgh – This weekend!

Foodie festival Edinburgh launch

Foodie festival Edinburgh launch

This weekend’s Foodie Festival in Edinburgh launched

Head Chef Brian Grigor of Michelin-starred Number One at The Balmoral joined Foodies Festival, ahead of his demo in the Chefs Theatre, to officially launch this weekend’s festival with his summer inspired icecream flavours (summer berries and smoked salmon & horseradish).

Foodies Festival has once again increased the size of its Inverleith Park festival, making way for more award-winning producers, street food from around the world, food & drink masterclasses and foodie fun.

Highlights of this year’s festival include Scotland’s Michelin-star and top chefs cooking in the Chefs Theatre, a Vintage Tea Tent, Artisan Producers Market, Giant Pimm’s Teapot and Rum Bus, Street Food Avenue, Cake & Bake Theatre, Kids Cookery School and a Live Music Stage.

Foodie festival Edinburgh launch

Head Chef Brian Grigor and Pastry Chef Mikaela Wright

Foodies Festival Edinburgh at Inverleith Park 5th – 7th August


Tickets are on sale now at www.foodiesfestival.com or by calling 0844 995 1111

Ticket prices:
Friday adult ticket £10.00/£8.00 concession
Saturday/Sunday adult ticket £14.00/£11.00 concession
Three day adult ticket £20.00/£16.00 concession

VIP day ticket £38.00/£35.00 Friday – includes a glass of bubbly with red carpet welcome, use of the decadent Deco Noir VIP Lounge and Mirror Bar, refreshments throughout the day, priority entry to food and drink masterclasses, show guide, and goody bag to take home.

Children aged 12 and under go free to all Foodies Festivals when accompanied by an adult.

Open times:
5th August – 11am – 7pm
6th August – 10am – 8pm
7th August – 10am – 7pm

Aga Rangemaster, Wines of Rioja, Lidl, Belhaven Best, Chaopraya, Deanston Malt, Visit Scotland, Mackies, Bonne Maman and Kingfisher

Social Media:
Facebook – @foodiesfestival
Twitter – @foodiesfestival
Instagram – @foodiesfestival





I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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