Friday 8th: 11am – 8pm

Saturday 9th: 10am – 8pm TICKETS FOR SATURDAY SOLD OUT

Sunday 10th: 10am –  7pm

Tickets can be bought on the door or can be booked online here.

Foodies Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of food & drink returns home to Edinburgh Inverleith Park this weekend – Fri 8th, Sat 9th & Sun 10th  

This year the festival welcomes top chefs from across Scotland including MasterChef: The Professionals finalist Adam Handling, fellow finalist Scott Davies of The Adamson in St Andrews, Celebrity MasterChef favourite Russell Grant, Great British Menu contestant Jacqueline O’Donnell and Three Sisters Bake - Gillian, Nichola and Linsey.  The festival will also serve up Edinburgh’s top chefs Mark Greenaway, Michelin star Jeff Bland of the Balmoral Hotel, TV Chef Tony Singh, The Pompadour by Galvin Head Chef Craig Sandle and Café St Honore’s Neil Forbes; who will cook their favourite summer recipes in the Chefs Theatre for the audience to recreate at home.

Festival goers can also enjoy a beer, wine or cocktail Drink Masterclass, get top tips from baking experts in the Chocolate, Cake & Bake Theatre with Glenn Cosby and perfect their BBQ skills at the outdoor BBQ Arena. There is also a Producers’ market, Street Food Avenue and Pop-Up Restaurants to tuck in to.

After a day of feasting, visitors can relax at the Champagne, Gin and Pimms tents with deck chairs and picnic rugs, or escape to the White Isle at the Ibiza Riot Bar with live DJs, giant beanbags, hanging chairs and hammocks with an exotic cocktail in hand. The entertainment stage features live music acts and fringe performers including Michelle McManus and Edinburgh’s Got Talent winner Saskia Eng throughout the day until 8pm.

For little foodies a Children’s Cookery Theatre hosted by The Edinburgh School of Food and Wine running Summer themed cookery classes. These workshops help children find their taste buds and teach them basic cooking skills.