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Dine out for a fiver at Edinburgh's Boxsmall Market

Local food traders at Edinburgh's Boxsmall Market offer £5 meal deal throughout August

Published: August 6, 2015
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Festival goers, families and food lovers will be able to dine out for just £5 throughout August at Boxsmall Market on the roof terraces of Princes Mall.

Customers will be able to enjoy culinary delights and a soft drink from local traders including: Jones & Son, Orinoco Latin Food, Kampung Ali, Howies and Rabbies Cafe. Sample everything from haggis, burgers, noodles and pulled Scottish beef or lamb, for just £5.

Jones & Son. Picture: Niche

Jones & Son. Picture: Niche

 In addition, for families Boxsmall Kids’ Zone and ShowBox are also offering £4 all day entry and unlimited kids’ shows, including actsperforming at the Fringe, bouncy snake and games. Free toy prizes for everyone!

The Boxsmall Market is an architecturally designed market made up of a series of contemporary cubic micro-stores, showcasing the very best of Scottish products from delicious local food to cutting- edge design, clothing and crafts. Exhibitors include Made For You, Meredith Jewellery and Libby Walker illustration.

Shona Donaldson, festival director, says: “Boxsmall Market is all about championing independent retailers and local suppliers and we are thrilled to offer a £5 meal deal throughout August so festival goers, families and foodies can sample local culinary delights cheaply. Our unique and contemporary festival is full of innovation and fun - there is something for foodies, families and everyone to enjoy. Whether it’s sampling delicious street food, browsing the market for Scottish crafts, enjoying a show, or bouncy fun at the Bubbleparc, the whole family will be entertained on the roof terraces of Princes Mall.”

Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.

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