The Edinburgh Coffee Festival will return for a third year, this time at the iconic Edinburgh Corn Exchange.

The Coffee Festival, will feature a range of coffee, tea, food, and drink companies.  There will be talks, experiments, workshops and demonstrations taking place throughout the festival.

On Saturday the 14th of October, we will celebrate Scotland’s bustling and vibrant coffee scene, and it promises to be a must-see occasion for coffee enthusiasts from across the country.

With 40+ exhibitors, including handpicked artisan coffee roasters, specialty tea stalls, cafes and coffee equipment suppliers, visitors will not only get the chance to experience all the products on offer, but also to learn from experts in interactive workshops, tastings and demonstrations.

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Where and when will the Edinburgh Coffee Festival be held?

The Edinburgh Coffee Festival will be held on Saturday the 14th October. The event will be held at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 10 New Market Rd, Edinburgh EH14 1RJ.

What time is the Festival open?

The Festival opens at 10am and closes at 6pm.

Is there a cash machine?

There is not a cash machine inside the venue. The nearest ATM is: outside the ASDA Chesser Superstore, beside the Corn Exchange.

How can I buy tickets and how much are they?

Tickets can be bought on the Edinburgh Coffee Festival Website  under the “Buy Tickets” heading or there will be  tickets available at the door on the day of the event.

Ticket prices are £10. Student tickets can be purchased for £8.50 online or at the door with a valid Student ID card.

All advanced ticket holders should bring their etickets, sent to them by Eventbrite, to the event.

There will not be the option to pay for tickets by card , payment will be by cash only.

How do I get there?

By Car:  The Edinburgh Corn Exchange offers 300 complimentary on-site car parking spaces, and  is situated approximately 3.6 kilometres (2 miles) to the south west of Edinburgh city centre. It sits to the south of Gorgie Road (A71) and north of Slateford Road (A70) two of the main arterial routes into the city.

More precisely the site is situated to the west of Chesser Avenue benefiting from roadside frontage on three sides: New Mart Road (north), New Market Road (east) and Cattle Road (west). Access to the site may be taken from either New Mart or New Market Road.

Heading to the Venue from the main Scottish Motorways of the M8, M9 & M90, the Corn Exchange is conveniently located before the City Centre itself. From the airport or from the M8 at J1, follow directions for the Edinburgh City Bypass and then immediately leave the bypass and aim for the City Centre A71. Follow this road for 3 miles and Chesser Avenue is located on the right. The Corn Exchange is at the top of Chesser Avenue.

By Public Transport: Edinburgh has excellent public transport and the Corn Exchange benefits greatly from several bus and train routes. From the centre of town Lothian Buses run a number 35, from Haymarket you can also take the 4 or 44, which all stop outside the Corn Exchange. Other buses include the 20, 34 and 44A which also stop right outside the venue. More information on bus routes can be found here.

Slateford Train Station (on the Glasgow Central line) is a two minute walk from the venue. When you exit the station, the venue is straight across the road on your left hand side. You can check times by visiting the National Rail Enquiries website (www.nationalrail.co.uk) or by calling 03457 48 49 50.

 Is there disabled access?

Wheelchair and limited-mobility access to the Edinburhg Corn Exchange is via the main entrance to the venue on New Market Road.

Is smoking permitted?

Smoking is prohibited inside the venue and out the front of the Corn Exchange building.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs, other than assistance dogs, will not be admitted to the Edinburgh Coffee Festival. This policy is adopted as a result of previous experience and taking in to consideration the anticipated visitor numbers and the welfare of  dogs themselves.

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