6th — 8th August 2021

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh 6, 7, 8 August.

We’re good to go! Join us at Edinburgh Foodies Festival 2021 for our biggest celebration yet of top chefs, tasty food, delicious drinks and live music. 

Watch MasterChef Champions, Michelin star and top local chefs cooking  their signature summer recipes in The Chefs Theatre and giving you top tips. The line up includes GBBO Winner 2020 Peter Sawkins, newly crowned MasterChef Champion 2021 Tom Rhodes, MasterChef Finalist 2020 Alexina Anatole, MasterChef Finalist 2020 Laura Michael, Great British Menu Star and Chef Patron at Fhior Scott Smith and Great British Menu Star at The Harbour Cafe Amy Elles with many more to be announced. 

Learn how to make show stopping cakes in The Cake & Bake Theatre at the festivals with expert bakers including Great British Bake Off Winner Peter Sawkins who will share their best baking hints and tips live on stage with easy to make recipes that are as delicious to look at as they are to eat.  Indulge in afternoon tea staples such as lemon drizzle loaf, delicious buns, chocolate delights, as well as gluten free and vegan sweet treats and you’ll get a treat at the end of it!

Sample new wines, champagnes and cocktails in The Drinks Theatre, eat delicious street food from around the world, taste new flavours, meet artisan producers, have fun all day with chilli eating competitions and food challenges! 

Kids join in the fun at The Kids Cookery Theatre run by SuperChefs where they can learn to create scrumptious recipes with a Teddy Bear Picnic theme. This year we have an extended Kids Zone and Crafts Tent so everyone has a fun day out! 

We have released new weekend tickets which let you enjoy three days of great food, great music and great fun, plus day tickets if you prefer to come for the day. Don’t forget that children under 12 and dogs get in for free.

Just to reassure you that we are monitoring the coronavirus outbreak closely, taking guidance from the UK government, and that the health and safety of exhibitors, visitors and staff is our top priority. We look forward to welcoming you this Summer and enjoying a fun filled weekend.


Venue Address:

Inverleith Park, Arboretum Road, Edinburgh, EH3 5NZ

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Opening times:

Friday 6th August 2021

11pm - 8pm

Saturday 7th August 2021

10am - 8pm

Sunday 8th August 2021

10am - 8pm

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Good to know:

Dogs welcome on short leash
Showguide £4
Goody Bag £5
Carers come for free

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0844 995 1111

Edinburgh Council and Foodies Festival are monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak closely and we will continue to follow the advice provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Government and Public Health England to ensure the safety of our visitors, exhibitors and staff.

All attendees are encouraged to maintain good hand, respiratory and personal hygiene. Our visitors’ safety is our number one priority and as this is a developing situation, we will continue to monitor and review our security measures to adhere with the recommended advice.

We do recommend that visitors keep a close eye on the situation too, referring to the latest information and advice provided by Public Health England. Should anything change, updates will be posted to this website and emails sent to registered newsletter subscribers.

* Event dates are subject to change and subject to license

What to do?

Festival timetable

Friday 6th August

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Saturday 7th August

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Sunday 8th August

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Live Music Stage Headliners, Celebrity Chef Demonstrations & Masterclasses will be announced soon!

Live Music Stage Headliners, Celebrity Chef Demonstrations & Masterclasses will be announced soon!

Live Music Stage Headliners, Celebrity Chef Demonstrations & Masterclasses will be announced soon!