Take a leisurely two hour cruise along the Union Canal during which you’ll drink (lots of) gin, learn more about your favourite spirit and eat a delicious three course selection of gourmet snacks. (Sun 1 – Sat 14 Nov, £32.50, Edinburgh Quay, Fountainbridge, EH3 9QG – more info)
Edinburgh’s Scran Salon brings together people with a love of food, each month. With the focus on the food community in Scotland, across producers, chefs, owners, customers, writers, promoters and enthusiastic eaters, the aim is to give a monthly opportunity for these sometimes disparate groups to come together.
Venue:Hemma – Holyrood Road Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh EH8 8AE GB – View Map
Free from 7pm. More info here
Cooking Demo and Grog Wine Tasting
In aid of Alzheimers Scotland, Royal Scots Club Head Chef Bremner MacDonald demonstrates winter recipes while Edinburgh’s Great Grog teaches you a little about wine.
Venue: The Royal Scots Club, 29-31 Abercromby Place, EH3 6QE
The Beer & Spirits FestivALE
Summerhall’s popular FestivALE is back with regulars Barney’s Beer and Pickering’s Gin as well as Williams Bros Brewing Co. Food, music and lots of fun.
Venue: Summerhall, 1 Summerhall Place, EH9 1PL
Foodies Festival Christmas
Foodies Festival is back in Edinburgh and all about Christmas. food, drink and the best chefs about.
Venue: The Exchange, 150 Morrison Street, EH3 8EE
More information and to win tickets.
American Thanksgiving Dinner
Indulge in traditional three course Thanksgiving dinner in Edinburgh, organised by the English-Speaking Union Scotland.
Venue: Lauriston Hall, Lauriston Street, EH3 9DJ
Drinkmonger Christmas Fair
St Andrew’s Day Dinner
Celebrate with delicious food including Cullen skink in a delightful setting.
Venue:The Balmoral, Hadrian’s Brasserie, 1 Princes Street, EH2 2EQ