Edinburgh: Scottish Tasting Platter at The Tolbooth Tavern

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Enjoy local Scottish produce with a tasting platter at The Tolbooth Tavern in Edinburgh, a traditional cosy pub located on the Royal Mile.


  • 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


The 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. Delight in MacSween’s haggis bon bons with whisky cream sauce, savour the smoked salmon paired with Scottish oatcakes, enjoy the earthy mushrooms in garlic cream sauce on toasted bloomer bread, and indulge in freshly landed hand-battered mini Fish n’ chips. The experience culminates with a traditional Scottish dessert, Cranachan, featuring 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.


Celebrate the flavours of Scotland with a delightful Scottish tasting platter. Included within the tasting platter is: MacSween’s haggis croquettes with whisky cream sauce Smoked salmon with Scottish oatcakes Medley of mushrooms, garlic cream sauce, toasted bloomer bread (v) Freshly landed hand battered mini Fish n chips For dessert you will enjoy a traditional Scottish dessert Cranachan. Scottish raspberries, whisky, cream and oats.

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