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Address: Parkhill Drive, Glasgow, Scotland
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Tasting Scotland offers a range of food and drink based experiences from...

Tasting Scotland offers a range of food and drink based experiences from one day regional food tours, short breaks and longer holidays to tasting events, cooking classes and wild food foraging events. For our international visitors, we both know that to really understand a nation is to understand its food and drink traditions. Encompassing everything from the landscape to the people, from the heritage and traditions to modern cuisine innovations we provide a taste of Scotland like no other.And for our local guests, well as locals ourselves, we know that sometimes you really don't notice what's on your doorstep.Wherever you are travelling from to join us, we look forward to giving you unique access to all that tastes great in Scotland.

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A Culinary Experience

On a recent trip to Scotland my husband and I along with four of our friends enjoyed a culinary tour of Glasgow led my Brenda Anderson. Brenda was extremely personable and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
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Edmonton, Canada

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

On a recent trip to Scotland my husband and I along with four of our friends enjoyed a culinary tour of Glasgow led my Brenda Anderson. Brenda was extremely personable and knowledgeable and was able to answer all our questions about food and drink. After a visit to the Willow Tea Room, a stop at The Bothy, Masala Twist and... More 

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TastingScotland, Manager at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello, How nice of you to take the time to post a review relating to your Glasgow Food and Drink tour with me. It was my pleasure to spend the day with you and a joy to create a customised trip especially for you. Get in touch next time you are over our way and until then eat well! Tastefully... More 

Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We just returned from a week in Scotland. We started in Edinburgh and ended in Loch Lomond. Our custom vacation was arranged by Brenda Anderson of Tasting Scotland. She was our tour guide for the week. She was a wealth of knowledge on all topics, especially the influence of food and drink in the Scottish culture. She introduced us to... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Owner at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Vikki & Harvey, Thanks for taking the time to send your review. It's very much appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet you both and to celebrate with you the rich history, legendary culture and modern innovation of Scotland's cuisine (and who could forget the whisky!). I very much look forward to seeing you both again and in the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Brenda arranged a fantastic day in Glasgow for a diverse group of us from Toronto, LA and NYC to celebrate our friend's birthday. We started out with whiskey and pies at The Pot Still, and continued on across the city to several excellent stops for everything from traditional fare at The Bothy to Scottish/Indian fusion at Masala Twist. At each... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Owner at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Well it's 2 months to the day that I had the pleasure of celebrating your special 90th birthday Tom. I really enjoyed getting to know you and Sandy, and am so glad you had a memorable day. I hope that Scotch Whisky is still proudly on display (or the empty bottle at least!!). Sandy, thanks for choosing Tasting Scotland, and... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

I reached out to Brenda while in the early stages of planning a birthday trip to Glasgow and came away with a proposal for a fantastic full day experience that my eight friends and I will never forget. We started the day with the tasting Glasgow tour: a tasty and intimate voyage through Glasgow’s most interesting food spots, with Brenda’s... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Owner at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you so much for taking the time to write. I really appreciate it. It was a joy to work with you from the outset to develop the perfect itinerary for your double 20 + 10 birthday! and I am glad there were some added golden, unexpected touches along the way. As promised there are a few photos... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

What a terrific day - a group of friends came to Glasgow from NYC, LA and Toronto for a friend's 50th birthday weekend. One of the organized events was Tasting Scotland with Brenda Anderson. She organized 5 or 6 stops that showed the breadth of what is on offer in Glasgow. Brenda herself was a great host, lots of fun... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Owner at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Scott, thanks for your review. As always, these are very much appreciated. It was a treat for me to meet you all and David was right: you were a lovely bunch! I hope you enjoyed the architecture tour the next day and that you will be sure to get in touch next time you are in Scotland! Brenda More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Decided on this tour for my father's 90th birthday, we were picked up promptly and chauffeur driven in total comfort to enjoy a variety of tasting experiences. Firstly, tasting Scottish made oat cakes accompanied by different cheeses and all explained by a local expert, who knew our guide well and knew the produce so well too. We moved on to... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Owner at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello Tom, well it's 2 months to the day since our day out. It was a real treat for me to celebrate with you in your 90th birthday celebrations. I hope that bottle of Scotch from the distillery is still proudly on display (or at least the empty bottle!). Sandy, thanks for choosing Tasting Scotland. Here's to the special man's... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Visiting Edinburgh with friends we were picked up from our hotel by Brenda for a picturesque drive through the autumn countryside for our first stop at the Famous Grouse Distillery. We had a personal - and very informative - tour and whisky tasting session - just as well someone else was driving! - followed by the opportunity to blend our... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Manager at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Mark, hard to believe it's almost been 6 months since we had that great day out! I hope you are continuing to enjoy great memories of your day. Say hi to Oliver! Keep and eat well. Brenda More 

Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Brenda Anderson, of Tasting Scotland, has accomplished a tour so perfectly designed for our interests and tastes that my wife and I were consistently surprised, satisfied, and amazed. We asked to get off the "beaten path" and Brenda delivered again and again. We did stay at world renown resorts, but also at equally breathtaking bed and breakfasts with melt-in-your mouth... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Owner at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Mike and Martha, Thanks for taking the time to write about your 14 day retirement trip in Scotland. A special trip fully deserving of two very special people. There is nothing I love more than meeting people who love to sample the best of a country via it's food and drink. As we all know it encapsulates a country's... More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

I was very lucky to receive a Bite-size Braveheart day tour for my birthday. The gift giver and I had a truly wonderful day with Brenda. The tour was excellent, very professional and Brenda's knowledge, passion and enthusiasm were contagious! Nothing was too much trouble. The day tour had the perfect balance of seeing the beautiful Scottish countryside and attractions... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Owner at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Rob, Thanks for taking the time to post about your day 'Tasting Scotland'. I enjoyed showcasing the best of Scotland to you both! Until the next time, eat well! Tastefully yours, Brenda More 

Orange, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We were spending one day in Scotland on a cruise. In anticipation of our day in Scotland, I found and booked our private tour with Benda from Tasting Scotland. She was great in corresponding about our likes and dislikes and put together multiple options for our choosing. She picked us up at port and drove us to Stirling Castle. The... More 

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BrendaTaScot, Manager at Tasting Scotland Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello William & Jack, Thanks for completing the Trip Advisor review. You will be very pleased to know I also have tracked down the recipe for the 5 star Cameron House Martini. It's on it's way! Until next time. Tastefully yours, Brenda More 

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