What’s On

Edinburgh has a vibrant vegan scene, with lots of events happening in Scotland’s capital every month. Whether you’re into activism, supper clubs or just fancy a browse around a vegan-friendly market, there is pretty much something for everyone.

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Vegan quesadillas by Antojitos at Bellfield Brewery, Edinburgh

Antojitos pop-up @ Bellfield Brewery

Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 May
Bellfield Brewery, 46 Stanley Place, Edinburgh EH7 5TB

100% plant-based Mexican street food legends Antojitos are taking their menu on the road!

Pop along to Bellfield Brewery and try their amazing Mexican vegan food, and wash it all down with a pint of Bellfield’s exquisite gluten-free beer.

Yoga Day Retreat

Sunday 22 May 2022, 10:00am – 4:30pm
Beetroot Sauvage, 33-41 Ratcliffe Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 1SX

Switch off for the day and enjoy hours of yoga, meditation and nutritious vegan food at Beetroot Sauvage.

Esme’s day retreats are a special invitation to experience Vinyasa and Yin Yoga alongside other practices such as meditation, Pranayama, powerful visualisation techniques, and Myofascial release to help relieve your body of tension. It’s everything you’ll get in a retreat, condensed into one relaxed, fun filled, stress free day.

Find out more and book on the Yoga with Esme website.

Rum sitting on a table with doughnuts at Summerhall Drinks Lab
Image: Summerhall Drinks Lab

Vegan Rum and Doughnuts

Last Friday of the month (next session Friday 27 May)
Summerhall Drinks Lab, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL

Join the experts from Summerhall Drinks Lab on a sweet voyage around the world of rum and doughnuts. Indulge your sweet tooth and taste rum from Scotland and the rest of the world, perfectly paired with delicious plant-based doughnuts from Considerit Chocolate.

You’ll start by shaking up a tasty rum cocktail, and over the course of an hour you’ll discover a range of delicious rum and doughnut pairings, learn about the interesting, complex and often controversial history of rum, and Scotland’s role in its global trade. Your rum and doughnuts will come pre-boxed, so any leftovers are yours to take home.

Find out more and book on the Summerhall Drinks Lab website.

Image: Summerhall Drinks Lab

Tequila and Chocolate Tasting

First Friday of the month (next session Friday 3 June)
Summerhall Drinks Lab, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL

Tequila is not just for shots! The experts at Summerhall Drinks Lab will introduce you to some excellent premium tequilas of different styles and show you how to sip and appreciate, all paired perfectly with vegan chocolate from Seed And Bean.

You’ll start by shaking up a tasty tequila cocktail, and over the course of an hour you will discover three delicious pairings and learn about how tequila is made and where it comes from.

Find out more and book on the Summerhall Drinks Lab website.

Vegan satan burger by the Sly Fox at Leith Vegan Quarter, Edinburgh

Leith Vegan Quarter

First Saturday of the month, 10am – 4pm (next market Saturday 4 June)
Leith Market, Dock Place, EH6 6LU

Grab a treat for yourself at this month’s Leith Market Vegan Quarter. Previous stallholders include Faceplant Foods, Herbivore Kitchen, Rawsmary, Planet Kuku, Vegan Tipples, Sly Fox and many many more. Read our Vegan Street Food Guide to find out what to expect at these markets, and follow Leith Market’s Facebook page for this month’s lineup.

Whisky being poured into a glass
Photo by Dylan de Jonge on Unsplash

Whisky and Vegan Cheese Evening

Second Friday of the month (next session Friday 10 June)
Summerhall Drinks Lab, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL

Whisky and cheese is one of life’s greatest pairings, but why should non-vegans have all the fun?

You’ll start by shaking up your own whisky cocktail to sip on while the Summerhall Drinks Lab experts talk through three different single malt Scotch whiskies. You’ll then sample each and pair them with a different locally made vegan cheese. You’ll also be able to take away anything you don’t finish on the night.

Find out more and book on the Summerhall Drinks Lab website.

The vegan Edinburgh meetup group at Naked Bakery

Vegan Edinburgh Meetup

Events throughout the year

Would you like to meet like-minded vegans in Edinburgh? Our relaxed group regularly throws meetup events in vegan and vegan-friendly venues across the city.

Find us on Meetup to find the dates and locations of our upcoming events. We hope to see you soon!

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