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Edinburgh Food Safari

Broughton Street and Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 6PP, Scotland
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Lots of details & delicious food!

Our tour guide was extremely friendly & answered all questions we had. We learned an overview of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
workforpeace813
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Portland, Oregon
Loved Nell!

What a fab way to spend a morning! Nell introduced my friend and I to the lovely area of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lisa b
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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 with a local experienced guide. Edinburgh Food Safari - we do the hunting, you do the eating
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  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“scones” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Broughton Street and Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 6PP, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
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"spend an afternoon"
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"broughton street"
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"scones"
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"wee dram"
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"hen party"
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"enjoyable tour"
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"great guide"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was extremely friendly & answered all questions we had. We learned an overview of the city, and the food was delicious. My favorite Mellis Cheese Shop!!More

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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so glad I could answer all your questions! We all love Edinburgh and food so we are pretty good and if we don't know the answer we will try and find it! Glad you loved the cheese stop - I do especially when...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fab way to spend a morning! Nell introduced my friend and I to the lovely area of Stockbridge and several of its local businesses. I’m a big fan of food tours and this one hit all the basics- but also added in getting...More

Thank lisa b
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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for lovely review - you were great and so enthusiastic and am so glad you got to see the 110kg halibut being prepped and having the chance to talk to the fishmonger. I bought a halibut steak and it was delicious cooked...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Stockbridge tour takes you to a less touristy part of the city, with great little shops and amazing food, as you learn a bit of interesting history along the way. Everything was delicious, from the scone and handmade jam to the smoked meat, cheeses,...More

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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the trouble to write a review - and I am so glad to hear you are keen to return to some of the shops and cafes we visited - I feel that really is a sign of a successful tour!

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This tour was brilliant. My boyfriend and I enjoyed getting to know Edinburgh through food for the afternoon. Nell was so knowledge and friendly and just a wonderful spirit. She was able to switch some foods up on the spot which made the tour even...More

Thank Michelle W
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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you so much - I loved taking you both and am so glad you enjoyed your time in Edinburgh with me - that is the kind of experience I love safari goers to have.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We had such a great afternoon with Nell - it was brilliant in every way! She knows so much about food and Edinburgh that we learnt lots and had a lot of laughs along the way. It's also great value for money as we didn't...More

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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review - the food tours are meant to be fun, interesting and filling!

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Nell, We had a lovely time on the Edinburgh Food Safari. You really gave us a good sense of the city, past and present. And definitely a deeper dive than just walking along the Royal Mile. Having a tour guide who truly enjoys and understands...More

Thank Kathi C
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We went on a tour with Nell to learn more on Edinburgh and its small shop and bar where we can be immerge in the best of Scotland foods and drinks. We weren't disappointed : we now like haggis, we know were to find some...More

Thank Alicia D
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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you all so much for coming and for your lovely review - I felt it was a national triumph when you declared the Clava Brie from the Moray Firth could be French! Thank you for trying everything and come back again soon

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed our time with tour guide Tom. We were so like-minded he absolutely nailed our dinner recommendation (also booking it for us). It was a wonderful few hours and a lot of scrumptious food, but Tom was the real star!...More

Thank Saara E
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Nell did a wonderful job treating us to some delicious food, showing us more of Edinburgh, telling us about the history of the area, and completely entertaining us throughout the walk as well. I would highly recommend the Edinburgh Food Safari to anyone lucky enough...More

Thank Stephanie D
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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you so much for the review - I enjoyed taking you all as well and come back and try my new safari - all things gin!

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Nell made us discover another side of Edinburgh and some of the delicious food Scotland has to offer. It was delicious all the way.

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906nellielephant, Owner at Edinburgh Food Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks so much for your review and so glad that Edinburgh Food Safari was part of your birthday dining

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dreambig77
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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
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