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Edinburgh Street Food: Location, opening times and vendors as new market launches

A new street food market has opened in Edinburgh. Here's the lowdown on it.

Published: February 28, 2023

Earlier this month is was announced that a new, permanent street food market would open in Edinburgh - Edinburgh Street Food.

It opened on 25 February and offers Edinburgh residents and visitors a covered outdoor space filled with street food, art and live music.

Where is Edinburgh Street Food located?

You can find it, seven days a week, at Omni Centre, Leith Street, EH13AU.

Edinburgh Street Food is set out over a 900m2 corner of Edinburgh’s Omni Centre with a 250+ seater urban garden.

What traders are at Edinburgh Street Food?

Edinburgh Street Food

The ESF line up of traders includes Junk, Bundits, Chix, What Le Duck, Antojitos, The Peruvian, House Of Tapas, Homies, Fabbrica Pasta and SoftCore, with room for further rotating guest traders outside.

There's also three bars available on site.

What's on the menu?

Over 1/3 of the menu is plant based with 18 vegan mains, 15 vegan sides, umpteen dips and six certified vegan beers on draught.

An allergen book, with full ingredient break down and details of separate prep areas and friers for coeliacs, is available on request.

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  • Fine dining reimagined by 2023 UK & European Street Food winners, Junk.
  • Bundits, the Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards 2022, with their East Asian fusion fluffy Hirata bao.
  • Chix, gourmet fried chicken.
  • A new brand by Edinburgh Street Food called What Le Duck which promises classic French confit duck with a Scottish twist.
  • Scotland’s 2022 Street Food winners, Antojitos, bringing bucket loads of flavour via plant based Mexican food.
  • The answer to your tequeños and lomo saltado cravings: The Peruvian.
  • House of Tapas with their authentic Spanish fare.
  • Edinburgh’s proper Detroit-style pizza legends, Homies.
  • Fresh pasta and fried Italian street food delights from Fabbrica.
  • A new hand-crafted soft serve concept, SoftCore, who’ll serve warm cookies, candy-floss, and sundaes.

Meanwhile, the three bars will continue to support local breweries, distilleries and soft drink producers. The opening line up of draught beers featured entirely Scottish ones with 70% hailing from Edinburgh, with shout outs to East Lothian, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee.

In addition to ten exceptional traders and three bars, Edinburgh Street Food will have an impressive calendar of 150+ live events per year, promising to deliver on flavour and entertainment every time you pop by.

Edinburgh Street Food opening times

Edinburgh Street Food is now open 7 days a week, from 11am-11pm on Sundays - Thursdays and 11am-1am on Fridays and Saturdays.

It's pram and dog-friendly, making it an ideal family day out.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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