Celebrating National Tea Day at Colonnades at The Signet Library

On this the day we celebrate Britain's 400 year love affair with a cuppa, what better way for us to mark National Tea Day than with a visit to Colonnades at The Signet Library. Widely celebrated as the purveyor of 'Edinburgh's Finest Afternoon Tea' it's easy to see why when you step into the stunning 19th century building and marvel at the opulent library surrounds with its Corinthian columns and ornate balustrades that line the gallery above. The beautifully placed tables with their mirrored tops, offer a Gatsby-esque glamour, which is added to should one decide to ...

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Our favourite chocolate experiences in Scotland

Chocolate may not be your first foodie thought when you think of Scotland but did you know there are over 75 top chocolate makers in Scotland? So, this Easter we're giving the gift of an insight into a few of our favourite chocolate experiences that can be woven into your personalised tour itinerary with us.           Let's start with one of our personal favourites. Master Chocolatier IainBurnett is a truffle specialist who has become known as the Highland Chocolatier. His Velvet Truffles have received over 40 awards and ...

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Is the ink dry in Street Food Glasgow? Scotland’s changing culinary landscape

Dockyard Social Glasgow
Scotland’s cuisine culture is changing faster than you can shake a porridge spurtle at. If big, bold tasty, street food flavours using locally and sustainably sourced seasonal ingredients, served with a social conscience is your thing you must allow us to include Glasgow on your Scotland food tour map. Since 2012 we’ve specialised in curating the country’s best food and drink tour itineraries. We seek the hidden gems, we take you to iconic must visit restaurants for memorable dining experiences, we visit whisky distilleries and craft brewers. We love small scale ...

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WIN two places on our new ‘Seafood & More in a Day’ tour

Inverary Castle Scotland
To celebrate the launch of our 'Seafood & More in a Day' Tour, we are giving you the chance to WIN two places on this luxurious guided foodie escape to Scotland’s Stunning West Coast. To enter simply: Visit our Facebook page, like the page and like the competition post AND/ OR Visit our brand new Instagram page (@tastingscotland), follow us and like the post Et voila!  In doing both of the above you will have doubled your chances of winning. But hurry, this competition closes on 23.3.18 at 5pm. So what is included in your prize? 0900h Depart ...

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Seafood & More in a Day Tour

Seafood restaurant Scotland

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Featured! Celtic Life Magazine

Tasting Scotland in Celtic Life
I was recently asked to contribute for a second time to the fantastic Celtic Life magazine.  This Canadian publication celebrates Celtic living in all its glory and is jam-packed full of interviews, history and heritage pieces, trivia, recipes and everything in between. My input, is of course, in relation to Scotland's thriving food scene and after my first inclusion, I was delighted to introduce an influx of wonderful Canadian tourists to an array of the country's top gastronomic destinations. This time around, Tasting Scotland featured in both the magazine and ...

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