Ready to celebrate the best of Scottish food with tastecard? The amazing Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight will run this year from 1-18 September 2018 and it’s your excuse to eat even more Scottish food and drink than usual, as if you needed an excuse!
A showcase of the best of Scottish cuisine from the Highlands to the Lowlands, the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight celebration also highlights the people growing food and cooking it. There’ll be plenty of fun events to take part in if you’re in Scotland, from food festivals and farmer’s markets to cooking demonstrations and, of course, haggis-eating competitions.
If you’re not in Scotland during Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight, why not dine out with tastecard at a local restaurant and devour a Scottish steak or a plate of the freshest Scottish salmon to celebrate the amazing quality of food from Scotland.
Eat up the Best Scottish Foods at the Best Prices
What are your favourite Scottish dishes? Let’s go on a tour of some of its most famous culinary highlights.
Can you make it through the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight and not eat that ‘Great chieftain o the puddin’-race’, haggis? And what goes best with haggis? Well, neeps and tatties of course or turnips and potatoes for those new to classic Scottish dishes. You can’t miss out on Scottish beef either when you dine out with tastecard. Try the Handmade Burger Co. for incredible 100% Scottish beef burgers or indulge in smoked Scottish salmon when you’re out for lunch at a tastecard Scottish restaurant.
Dining out in Scotland? Make sure you treat yourself to a fish supper during Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight complete with some tangy brown sauce or cut into the double crust of a Scotch pie filled with gorgeous minced mutton. You can’t go through this tasty celebration of all things Scottish without eating the famous deep fried chocolate of the battered Mars Bar, a great way to finish off your Scottish meal. Treat yourself to a whisky afterward to keep your spirits high!
Dine Out at tastecard Edinburgh Restaurants and Save
As the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh will be chock full of great foodie events during Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight. tastecard members can choose from lots of top restaurants in Edinburgh to benefit from our restaurant savings like 2 for 1 meals or 50% off food.
If you like dining out at popular nationwide restaurants in Edinburgh, you’ll have many tastecard choices. Pizza lovers can eat out for less at Pizza Hut’s Edinburgh restaurants or in PizzaExpress while burger lovers can enjoy the best Scottish beef burgers at the Handmade Burger Co. Love Italian food? Then book a table at Prezzo and Zizzi Edinburgh restaurants while Chiquito and Frankie & Benny’s offer fantastic American and Mexican cuisine.
You’ll love to eat out too at our superb independent restaurants, gastropubs and hotel restaurants that deliver great food at the prices tastecard members and canny Scots have come to expect. That’s only a taster though of the variety and number of Scottish restaurants available to our members. Find your nearest tastecard restaurant in Scotland with our restaurant search function. When you save money eating out with tastecard in Scotland, upload your photo to Instagram and tag @tastecard.
Keep Saving with tastecard after Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight
All good things must come to an end but don’t worry, when the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight is over, tastecard will still be providing incredible restaurant savings.
If you’re not already benefitting from our endless savings like 2 for 1 meals or 50% off food, 7 days a week, just try tastecard. JTry tastecard for just £1 and get discounted dining out in Scotland and the rest of the UK. Save on average £18.88 at 6,000+ restaurants nationwide; now that’s the canniest bargain of them all!