Edinburgh Foodies XMAS, from 22 to 24 November 2019. Program, tickets

WHERE: Edinburgh, Scotland
WHEN: 22 – 24 November 2019

Experience the spirit of Christmas at one of the UK’s most important itinerant food festivals. In the splendid setting of Edinburgh, three days of gastronomy, music and fun await you.

Edinburgh Foodies Xmas represents the last act of the Foodies Festival, an event that took place in May, in Brighton. Nine different locations, for as many festivals.
This one in Edinburgh is the second stage dedicated to Christmas, after Tatton Park.

Let yourself be inspired by the great British stars and the best Scottish chefs who, at the Chefs’ Theater and the Great British Bake will cook sensational dishes and prepare amazing cakes. Irini Tzortzoglu, winner of the 2019 edition of MasterChef, will also be present among the guests who will cook live. With her, there will also be the finalist of last edition, Jilly McCord.

Edinburgh Foodies Xmas is, however, the Christmas edition of the Festival. And then, under with traditional Christmas songs. Activities and theme workshops. Sweets and cooking lessons for the little ones in the Elven Kitchen school. And, just to not miss the traditional Christmas stands with lots of souvenirs and items for your gifts.




The best method to reach the Scottish capital, and the United Kingdom, is the plane. The international airport is well connected, with direct flights, with the main European and extra-European destinations. All info from here.
Reached the center, you can reach your destination by public transport.

Edinburgh Foodies Xmas takes place at EICC, Edinburgh International Conference Center, about 1 kilometer from the Castle. Being located fairly centrally, you can easily reach it on foot, in about 20 minutes from the historical center.
Alternatively, you can use the 2 number bus.


Edinburgh Foodies Xmas takes place over three days, during the weekend from 22 to 24 November, with the following times:
Friday, from 17:00 to 21:00. Saturday, from 10:00 to 18:00. Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00.

The ticket, valid for the single day Saturday or Sunday, costs 14.00£ at full fare, and 5.00£ reduced from 12 to 18 years. On Friday, the full ticket costs 10.00£. The 3 day ticket, valid for all the 3 days of festival, costs 25.00£ per person. Two adults and two children, on the other hand, can buy the family ticket, at a cost of £ 25.00 for the single day of your choice. Free for children under the age of 12, provided they are accommodating by a paying adult.

There is also a VIP DAY TICKET, sold at the price of 38.00£, valid for the single day. Get the commemorative glass, access to exclusive areas, private bar, separate entrance, and more.


The Scottish capital is not particularly cheap for sleeping. By booking in advance, you may be able to find some interesting offers, even in the center. The Hostel is the ideal solution to save money. In the central area you will be spoiled for choice. You will only have to adapt. City Rooms Edinburgh It is recommended for those wishing to stay near the EICC, which is a few minutes walk away. City Rooms Edinburgh offers rooms with free Wi-Fi. With a great location in the Haymarket district, this 9 guest house is within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. The property is located at 14 minutes walk from the Royal Mile. Prices starting from 80 € per night for a double room.