Edinburgh launches Taylor Swift-themed food trail as Eras Tour hits the city

Taylor Swift performs at the Paris Le Defense Arena as a part of her Eras Tour concert in Paris, Thursday, May 9, 2024. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
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Taylor Swift fans are in for a treat as they head to the first of her sold-out Eras Tour shows this weekend. As the 'Fortnight' singer prepares for her Edinburgh concerts, the city is launching a new food trail themed around the pop star.

The all-new Edinburgh Taylored Taste Trail will feature around forty businesses offering Swiftie-related treats for fans and non-fans alike to enjoy. Forever Edinburgh has dedicated several pages to everything Taylor Swift. Fans visiting the city can use this resource to plan their visit during the Eras Tour.

The Edinburgh Taylored Taste Trail will be active over the weekend of Swift's performances in the city. She is scheduled to perform three shows at Murrayfield Stadium from Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9.

A total of 39 businesses are participating in the Edinburgh Taylored Taste Trail. Each will offer customers Taylor Swift-inspired items such as cocktails, mocktails, afternoon teas, coffees, ice-creams, desserts, and cupcakes inspired by her iconic songs, reports Wales Online.

Among the offerings, you'll find Taylor's favourite pancake stack (double buckwheat pancakes, bacon, parmesan and fried egg) at Bonnie and Wild. You can also enjoy the singer's preferred caramel latte at MILK Cafe and join Capital FM and Brewhemia for a Taylor Swift-themed brunch.

Edinburgh Taylored Taste Trail
Here's all of the businesses taking part in the Edinburgh Taylored Taste Trail -Credit:Forever Edinburgh

If you're planning a sightseeing trip, Forever Edinburgh has crafted a Taylor Swift-themed itinerary featuring some of the city's most iconic locations. For those unfamiliar with the Scottish capital, the site also offers handy tips for visitors.

As for her sold-out gig at Murrayfield Stadium, there's no need to fret. Whether you're local or travelling from afar, this guide will provide all the information you need to ensure your Edinburgh experience goes smoothly.

Edinburgh Taylored Taste Trail

Here are all the businesses participating in Edinburgh's Taylored Taste Trail:

  1. Bonnie and Wild, St James Quarter, St James Crescent (Level 4) EH1 3AE

  2. Brewhemia, 1A Market Street EH1 1DE

  3. Eve, 18-20 Cowgate EH1 1JR

  4. Cold Town House, 4 Grassmarket EH1 2JU

  5. Coro the Chocolate Café, 13 Frederick Street EH2 2EY

  6. Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh, 20 George Street EH2 2PF

  7. Mimi’s Bakehouse, 63 Shore, Leith EH6 6RA

  8. Mimi’s Bakehouse, Collection or local delivery only

  9. Mackays on the Mile, 223 Canongate EH8 8BJ

  10. Mara’s Picklery, 21c Strathearn Road EH9 2AB

  11. The Prahna Indian Grill, 295a St Johns Road EH12 7XF

  12. MILK Café, 232 Morrison Street EH3 8EA

  13. Babyfaced Baker, 341 Leith Walk EH6 8SD

  14. Sweet Paradice Desserts, 45 Comiston Road EH10 6AB

  15. The Little Parlour, 52 High Street, South Queensferry EH30 9HN

  16. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, Princes Street EH1 2AB

  17. St James Quarter, St James Crescent EH1 3AE (including Bonnie and Wild, Duck & Waffle Edinburgh, Ka Pao Edinburgh, and The Alchemist)

  18. Edinburgh Street Food, OMNi Centre, Leith Street EH1 3AU

  19. George IV Bar, 54 George IV Bridge EH1 1EJ

  20. McGonagall’s Gin and Whisky Emporium, 49 George IV Bridge EH1 1EJ

  21. Whiski Rooms, 4-7 North Bank Street EH1 2LP

  22. Copper Still, 154 High Street EH1 1QS

  23. Amber Restaurant, 354 Castlehill EH1 2NE

  24. Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill EH1 2NG

  25. Fazenda, 102 George Street EH2 3DF

  26. Angels Share, 7-11 Hope Street EH2 4EL

  27. The Alchemist, 51 George Street EH2 2HT

  28. Elio’s, 38a George Street EH2 2LE

  29. YOTEL Edinburgh - Revolve Bar, 68-73 Queen Street EH2 4NA

  30. Le Petit Beefbar, 21-25 George Street EH2 2PB

  31. One Square Bar, 1 Festival Square EH3 9SR

  32. Fingal, Alexandra Dock EH6 6JJ

  33. Hendersons, 7-13 Barclay Place EH7 4JB

  34. Holyrood Distillery, 19 St Leonard’s Lane EH8 9SH

  35. 1874 Bar, Tynecastle Park, Mcleod Street EH11 2NL

  36. Camera Obscura & World of Illusions, Castlehill EH1 2ND

  37. The Scotch Whisky Experience, 354 Castlehill EH1 2NE

  38. Le Creuset, 34 Frederick Street EH2 2JR

  39. Gorgie Suite, Tynecastle Park, Mcleod Street EH11 2NL