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Do you want to discover a vibrant area away from the crowds of tourists? Are you a craft beer lover? Welcome to a unique and immersive experience in the heart of Edinburgh - a guided tour of the vibrant Leith neighbourhood followed by a visit to the renowned Moonwake Beer Co where you’ll be able to try 3 precision brewed beers paired with local cheese and meats. 


Tour Highlights: 

  •   Explore Leith - Our journey begins in the historic Leith, where you'll be greeted by your knowledgeable guide for a 45mn walking tour. Off the beaten path, Leith is a treasure trove of history, culture, and modern charm. Explore the alleyways of this dynamic neighbourhood that has thrived alongside Edinburgh since the Middle Ages, as your guide shares fascinating stories of the area's maritime past, and its transformation into a trendy, artistic hub, thriving thanks to the spirits industry. During your tour, try some local snacks to whet your appetite! 

  • Moonwake Brewery Tour - After soaking in the local atmosphere, we'll head to the Moonwake Beer Co for an insider's look into the craft beer scene. Forget about gigantic operations, Moonwake is all about carefully crafted local and innovative brews – ever heard of an Edinburgh stout for example? Meet the passionate team behind the magic as they guide you through the brewing process, from raw ingredients to the final product. Witness the state-of-the-art brewing equipment of this independent brewery and learn about the art of beer-making! 

  • Tasting Flight with Local Pairings - The highlight of your experience awaits as you settle into the Moonwake’s cozy tasting room. Indulge in a carefully curated flight of three distinct 1/3 pours, each showcasing the brewery's range of flavours and styles. Let the aromas and tastes titillate your senses as you taste the craftsmanship that goes into each brew. 

To elevate the experience, each beer will be expertly paired with local cheeses and cured meats. This tasting session is an opportunity to explore the intricate nuances of beer and discover how it harmonizes with the rich textures and tastes of carefully selected local delicacies. 


Join us for an unforgettable day of exploration, culture, and, of course, exceptional craft beer. Slàinte Mhath! (Cheers in scottish!) 


Your Food Tour includes:   

  • 45mn Guided Tour with a local  guide

  • 3 "snacks-tastings" during your tour

  • Small group visit of the brewery and tasting - With max 10 people per group, we aim to share with you our passion for local craft, away from the crowds. 

  • Flight of three 1/3pints and their paired cheeses and cured meats 

Vegetarian, alcohol free or gluten free option on request, please contact us.

Vegan and dairy-free options are currently not available.


  • £72 per adult

  • £65 for under 18

Please note that young brewers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and will not be able to taste beer - they'll enjoy instead local soft drinks


Good to know: 

Edinburgh is a city built on ancient volcanoes and is sometimes subject to the weather, which is part of its charm. Please bring comfortable shoes and remember to bring rain gear!


What to bring with you:

Bring your confirmation, in your phone or printed out to be checked by the guide.


Meeting point : 

In front of Queen Victoria statue, close to the Foot of the Walk Tram stop - 1 Duke St, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6AE

Departure time:  Saturday 14:00 (the brewery is still active so our tours need to be outside of production hours!)

Contact us at for private tours at other times Friday to Monday - note that a surcharge may apply

Note that we under 3 participants in this public tour, the tour may be cancelled/rescheduled

Option: Tasting to music!

Want to have an even more festive time? From Flower of Scotland to Wild Mountain Thyme, a local musician will play traditional Scottish music on guitar to accompany your tasting and to introduce you to the musical culture of the Highlands.

Duration: 1 hour - supplement £400

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