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Food & Drink Festivals
Our selection of food and drink festivals throughout Scotland. Not comprehensive but a taster, Pardon the pun
Bowmore, Islay's oldest distillery will be hosting a tasting in the Whiski Rooms.
EatBute is a celebration of fresh, seasonal and locally produced food from Bute and the surrounding areas of Argyll as well as showing the importance of eating good food.
A day of family filled activities celebrating Scotland's national dish with porridge enthusiasts competing to become World Porridge Making Champion.
Celebrate the tastes and flavours of Shetland in this unique festival. Throughout the festival a number of eateries across the islands will be putting on daily specials and creating special menus.
Local produce, crafts and gift market with local artwork, gifts and food. Every Friday from 25th March - 16th December
Now in its third year, St Andrews Food & Drink Festival will offer a month long celebration of food and drink in and around the beautiful town of St Andrews. Some of the attarctions this yera include chef demonstrations, tastings, special Festival menus in venues across town, an extended Fife Farmers’ Market with pop-up restaurant, and events involving a wide range of delicacies.
Described as Scotland;s festival of Gin and whisky - at Bogbain Farm and all over Inverness. Masterclasses, tipplings and the craic flowing.
A feast of West Coast food, wine and entertainment.
Orkney Fine Wine Festival features a boutique collection of tastings and wine events including some of the premium wines from around the world.
Food and music meet in this local festival. The gourmets will have a field day to explore the exceptional tastes of Fife. Some of the attractions this year include the producers' market, cookery demonstrations and evening supper, while music fans can expect some top Scottish names.The harbour festival will be of interest to the kids.
Scottish Real Ale Festival is famous for its impressive line up of over 150 Scottish real ales makes it the largest collection of native brews in the world.
Foodies at the Festival is one of the main food events during the Edinburgh festival season, serving up popular food and drink master classes. Cooking and baking classes,cookery demonstrations by top Scottish chefs.
Join us for our annual Scottish Real Ale festival at the Scottish Real Ale shop and The Lade Inn. Sample a selection of wonderful Scottish real ales, Ciders and live music at the weekends.
Set in the stunning venue of the grounds of Inveraray Castle, this family-friendly festival highlights the best in food, drink, craft, music and entertainments from the West of Scotland. From fine crafts to fine food and from local pipe bands to world-famous headline music acts, the programme offers something for everyone, including a range of children's activities, horse riding, archery and survival skills to tire the kids out.
Torridon takes it ales seriously. Showcasing over 20 ales with tasting notes on each, a vote for Ale of the Festival, and some out of the ordinary flavours, seven handpumps work at any one time to keep the ale flowing.
Lochinch Food and Drink Festival offers an impressive display of local produce and food and drink products.
Appealing to both the enthusiast and the novice alike, Whisky Live is the whisky tasting and sampling event of the year.
This festival is part of the Highland Perthshire Wild Connections Festival and involves visitors discovering the many methods of fire-making without matches, the best tinder, and wild cooking with fungi.
Sample derivations from the Tomatin range including 12, 15 and 18 year old Highland Single Malts.
Summer travelers can enjoy one of the best food festivals all year at the Taste of Edinburgh, held from July 4-5 2014
Fine Food fayre a popular food fest in St Andrews offers a range of food stalls, eclectic cooking demonstrations by Michelin star and local chefs, award-winning entertainment, a luxury raffle and lot more.
Themed on Whisky, Food, Music and the Heritage & Culture of Speyside, the Festival will offer a wide array of quality events.
The Great Grampian beer festival will feature over 100 real ales including some great championship beers of the country
Explore the taste of Grampian in this one-day food and drink festival, which offers a great day out for the family with lots to see and do including face painting, food sampling and wine tasting.
The annual Tarbert Seafood Festival will feature the customary attractions like family entertainment, cookery demonstrations and outdoor market along with a selection of live music and more.
Turriff Show is not just the largest annual event to be held in Aberdeenshire but is also the largest two-day Show in the whole of Scotland. It is a great opportunity to sample fresh goods and check out the best local producers.
Arbroath Seafest is an annual festival of the sea held along Arbroath’s seafront and centring around the town’s traditional harbour and new marina.
A high quality artistic programme that brings Scottish and international musicians together in the unique location of Islay. The festival features a taste of Islay, so watch out for hand-dived scallops, crabs, chocolates, homebaking and of course, Lagavulin