Foodies Festival – Inverleith Park 7, 8 and 9th August

edinburgh foodies festival

Foodies Festival’s flagship event returns to Edinburgh

The Foodies Festival returns to Inverleith Park 7,8,9th August, celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Last years Edinburgh Foodies Festival – welcomed 34,000 visitors – organisers are expanding the festival site by 50%, making room for new food and drink theatres, an extended Producers Market and a huge selection of street food stalls.

foodies festival edinburgh

The Aga Rangemaster Chefs Theatre welcomes Michelin-star, celebrity and top local chefs.

Chefs confirmed include:

Michelin-star Marcello Tully – Kinloch Lodge
Jamie Scott – MasterChef: The Professionals 2014 winner
Adam Handling – Adam Handling at Caxton voted Scotland’s Chef of the Year
Fraser Allan – The Pompadour by Galvin
Mark Greenaway – Restaurant Mark Greenaway
Paul Wedgwood – Wedgwoods
Neil Forbes – Cafe St Honore
Jian Wang – Chop Chop
Graeme Pallister – 63 Tay Street
Colin Findlay – Melville Castle
Kim Atcharahorn Kaewkraikhot – Chaophraya
Ian McAndrew – Blackaddie

Highlights of the Festival this year will include:

New Wine and Champagne Theatre: Experts Neil Phillips and Charles Metcalfe guide visitors through this season’s best bubblies from around the world, while beer expert Melissa Cole (yay love her) is on-hand in the New Craft Beer Theatre with food and beer pairing masterclasses. New Tasting Theatre, Street Food Avenue,Cake & Bake Theatre, Artisan Producers Market, Chilli Market, Childrens Cookery Theatre: as well as a Spaghetti-Eating Competition: Pairs of contestants – friends and strangers – race from either end of a 4 meter spaghetti to be crowned ‘Lady and her Champ’.

Tickets are on sale now at or by calling 0844 995 1111

Friday adult day ticket £10.00 (£8.00 concession)
Saturday or Sunday adult day ticket £13.00 (£11.00 concession)
3-day adult ticket £20.00 (£16.00 concession)
Friday VIP ticket £35.00
Saturday or Sunday VIP ticket £38.00
VIP tickets include a welcome glass of bubbly, access to the VIP tent with private bar and refreshments throughout the day, priority entry to food and drink masterclasses, a goody bag and a showguide.
All children aged 12 and under go free to all Foodies Festivals when accompanied by an adult.

Open times:
Friday 7th August: 11am – 7pm
Saturday 8th August: 10am – 8pm
Sunday 9th August: 10am – 7pm

us foodie explorers



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.

Recommended Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.