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Edinburgh Food Safari

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“scones”(10 reviews)
Fabulous eating walking tours of Edinburgh - light on walking heavy on eating - we take you to local neighbourhoods so you can experience a new area and new food and drink experiences over the course of an afternoon in a small group of food lovers...more
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Broughton Street and Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 6PP, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
+44 7796 298163
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was simply the best way to spend an afternoon in Edinburgh We had, haggis pakora, fresh smoked wild salmon, afternoon tea with scones, marshmallows, and cheese (oh the cheeses, the cheeses), and gin and whiskey all on a cold wet day Our guide Nell...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Flipper1963
906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for the lovely review - your group were great and made the guiding so much fun - even on a wet day in Edinburgh and I am so glad you felt you saw things you might have missed. Haste ye back -...More

Reviewed 3 February 2019

For food lovers this is a great experience. We visited places with atmosphere, that would have not been easy to reach as simple tourists like Kays Bar, tasted amazing salmon at Stockbridge market and cheese and natural wines were fabulous at Mellis. Walking opposite the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank valeriadito
906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sorry to have missed you on the tour - I have selected and trained all my guides and they are passionate about food and Edinburgh as I am - glad you liked my food choices - I love them and delighted to be back in...More

Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

We attended Edinburgh Food Safari tour on 5th January this year for a birthday treat an we loved it. It was lovely to see a completely different side of Edinburgh we’d never visited before. We will definitely be back to some of the lovely places...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

I apologize for not posting this review sooner since my family really loved this tour. I hope our guide Tom still leads the Stockbridge Market tour because he was fantastic. He was so informative and a genial leader for our group. We learned about the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Despite being a local to Edinburgh I discovered some hidden gems, well worth visiting again. The quality of the food was outstanding and the tour guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Nell did a great job at organising a large corporate booking for me at quite late notice. The food was delicious and we were certainty full at the end. Interesting & quirky venues, all of my participants were very happy. Would definitely use them again....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was a great introduction to the city on my first day in Edinburgh. It was nice small group of three and Callum was an excellent guide with a wealth of knowledge of the history of New Town. I really enjoyed all the tastings and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joan S
906nellielephant, Manager at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks so much for such a nice review - so glad you like the smoked salmon - it is great to meet the man who smokes it as Daniel is so passionate about fish!

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Nell took us on a whistlestop tour of some wonderful artisan places with interesting insights into all things gin in Edinburgh. We had a walking tour which started with gin liquors, at the next stop gin blended with milk and Mackie’s of Scotland vanilla ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

If we could rate this tour a 6 or 10 instead of 5, it is deserved. This tour was the highlight of our stay in Edinburgh. It was such a pleasure to go beyond the Royal Mile and be introduced to the neighborhoods in such...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Had a great time with Nell on our food tour. Mostly we loved that Nell took us to independent, small businesses who were passionate about what they do, and we ate delicious food. It was great to hear about the local food scene. We also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review and for being so appreciative! Crombies butcher is wonderful and they are famous for theirs sausages and haggis and Lorne - square sausage! It makes me so happy that you enjoyed my food tour and relished meeting so...More

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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30 August 2015|
Response from 906nellielephant | Property representative |
Children are welcome - if little can share parents's food, if bigger enjoy all servings. As servings are small- but lots of them harder to offer a reduced price. Does this help? Best Nell