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Royal Highland Show 2023 Early Bird Tickets

Thursday 22 June - Sunday 25 June

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Royal Highland Show 2023, Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

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Royal Highland Show 2023, Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

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The Royal Highland Show is famed for its food and drink offering, and rightly so – it's one of the biggest and best displays of produce from across Scotland!

If you’re a foodie and wondering what kind of food and drink-related things there are to do at the Royal Highland Show, look no further, as we’ve got them covered in this blog.

Discover Scotland's Larder

This year, the food hall experience has been completely re-designed. ‘Scotland’s Larder’, as it’s now known, will offer an unrivalled showcase of the very best produce from Scotland and around the UK. There is a focus on Scottish produce of course, with over 75% of exhibitors in Scotland’s Larder based in Scotland. New for this year, there will be a Bothy placed in the centre of Scotland’s Larder This will house a café hosted by the team at Mimi’s Bakehouse, serving delicious cakes and coffees and providing a space to relax and savour the delicious sights and smells. If you love food and drink but have never visited the Show before, the introduction of this new area for 2022 means that this is the perfect time to come and experience it all for yourself!

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Embrace local delicacies

One of the amazing things about the Royal Highland Show is discovering food and drink products that you may never have heard of before. Scotland is home to some of the most amazing regional delicacies – from the famed Arbroath smokie and the soft fruits of Fife, to whisky from the Highlands & Islands and Stornoway black pudding.

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Sample Scotland's Best

There is simply no better place to find all of Scotland’s best food and drink in one place.  And, if you’re lucky, some producers might even let you try before you buy! Browse the countless food and drink stalls and offerings across the Showground and feel your senses come alive with the different tastes and smells on offer. Think juicy Aberdeen Angus steak burgers, tangy Orkney Cheddar, ruby red strawberries, the freshest seafood and, of course, that traditional Scottish delicacy, haggis!

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Farm to Fork Journey!

The Royal Highland Show is a unique opportunity to learn about the origin and history of where our food comes from. There is no better place to discover the farm to fork journey – where else can you watch prime livestock in the rings, while speaking to farmers and producers first-hand about the ways they produce the food and drink that fuels the country?

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Witness Champions Crowned

The winners of the Scottish Championships for Dairy, Bread & Honey are unveiled at the Show each year. This includes prizes for classes including ice cream, butter, artisan loaves, honey cocktails and so much more! In a new feature for this year, visitors will be able to visit the Champion’s Corner, where they can sample a lunch menu made from 2021’s winning produce champions!

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Stock up on supplies

Nowhere else do you have access to such high-quality produce, all in one place. It is simply heaven for lovers of artisan produce! Stock up on a range of produce, from pies and meats to fruits and sweets, to keep that Highland Show experience going for the rest of the summer.

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Meet the Maker

Meet the maker From artisan producers to big name brands, everyone wants a slice of the action at the Royal Highland Show. You’ll find that exhibitors are more than happy to chat away to you about their product, how it’s made and what their backstory is. It’s a fascinating way to find out more about Scotland’s larder, straight from the horse’s mouth!

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Skilled Chefs

Not only can you taste some of the best produce out there at the Show... you can also see it being transformed into delicious gourmet meals right in front of you at the Food for Thought theatre! Some of Scotland’s top chefs will be whipping up a storm at the Show, demonstrating how they work with a variety of produce to create world-class dishes, from dreamy desserts to superb steaks!

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Support small businesses

One of the best things about the Show is discovering small, artisan producers who you may never have heard of before. Not only is purchasing from smaller producers a huge help, but more so it’s the chance to get their names out there – whether that’s giving them a like on Instagram or simply carrying their branded shopping bag around the Showground all day!

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Experience our Food Charter

It’s not only the food and drink exhibitors and competitors that are of the highest quality – the catering suppliers dotted throughout the Showground are also held to the highest standards! The Royal Highland Show’s strict Food Charter ensures that only locally produced and ethically sourced food is served at the Show – from delicious venison burgers to tasty fish and chips, finished off with a bowl of Scottish strawberries bursting with flavour.

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