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Queen Victoria: For the love of food

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Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
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There is a public car park adjacent to the Palace at Broad Pavement. Please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for more details.

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Edinburgh Waverley. The Palace is a 15 minute walk from the station.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

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The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Palace is a 20 minute walk from the station. Visit Edinburgh Trams for times and fares.

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Bus numbers 6 and 35 stop near the Palace.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Limited free coach parking is available adjacent to the Palace. Alternative pay-and-display coach parking is available on nearby Regent Road.

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019
  • 18:30-20:00
  • £15.00 adult
    £13.50 concession
  • There will be no step-free access while the lift is undergoing major upgrading. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding while we work to improve step-free access to the Palace and better accessibility for our visitors.

Favourite foods, drinks of choice and personal dining habits, discover Queen Victoria's love of food in a special talk with popular television and radio broadcaster Annie Gray. Inspired by her new book on Victoria's love of eating, join us in the Throne Room of the Palace of Holyroodhouse - the place which was once her dining room - in this culinary history talk. Annie Gray is the resident food historian on BBC Radio 4's 'The Kitchen Cabinet' and recently oversaw a recreation of the wedding feast of Victoria and Albert for BBC Two; she is also an author and historian.

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