About this activity

Enjoy local Scottish produce with a tasting platter at The Tolbooth Tavern in Edinburgh. Try haggis, wild mushrooms, and fish n chips in a traditional cozy pub located on the Royal Mile.

Full Description 

he Tolbooth Tavern, a cosy pub loves to showcase local Scottish produce. With the Scottish tasting platter you will get to sample some of the most popular dishes.

Included within the tasting platter is

MacSween’s haggis croquettes with whisky cream sauce

Smoked salmon with Scottish oatcakes

Wild mushrooms in a garlic cream sauce on toasted sourdough

Freshly landed hand battered mini fish n chips

For dessert you will enjoy a traditional Scottish dessert – Cranachan. Scottish raspberries, whisky, cream and oats.

The Tolbooth Tavern is part of the original Canongate Tolbooth built in 1591. This medieval building was used to collect tolls from travellers entering the burgh at the Canongate. The ground floor became The Tolbooth Tavern in 1820.

It is a traditional Scottish pub full of character and charm boasting a fantastic spot along the Royal Mile where the small exterior gives way to a spacious bar and mezzanine dining area.

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  • Visit one of the oldest pubs in Edinburgh, part of the original Canongate
  • One of the most photographed spots to visit
  • Sample traditional local cuisine
  • Embrace some of Edinburgh’s dark history at this traditional pub



  • Arrive at The Tolbooth Tavern at your booked time
  • All food is included within the price

Meeting Point


The Tolbooth Tavern is located on the left hand side as you are heading down from the Castle on Canongate.

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June, 2024




August 26,2019

  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Lewis
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