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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Partners with Tom Kitchin to Launch an Exclusive Culinary Experience

Posted: 22nd June 2023

New dining hospitality package provides a gastronomic experience with the Michelin Starred Chef

Two world class icons of Edinburgh are joining forces to create a culinary extravaganza as The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo partners with Michelin Starred Chef Tom Kitchin to offer an exclusive, intimate, and exquisite dining experience.

Guests to this year’s Tattoo, Stories, can enjoy it in the lap of luxury with spectacular entertainment intertwined with the finest food and drink. Diners will be able to celebrate before, during and after the Show with a spectacular package to showcase the very best of Scotland’s land and sea.

Presented in the newly refurbished Tattoo’s Ramsay Garden Apartments, the intimate venue can host up to 12 guests who will be treated to an exquisite Scottish tasting menu from the world-renowned chef Tom Kitchin, with the added privilege and unique opportunity to meet and discuss the food with the man himself. Wines will be specially selected to pair with the food and diners will enjoy a special, pre-Show, private performance by some of the members of the Tattoo Cast.

Guests will then be escorted by their host to seats in the exclusive Royal Gallery to enjoy the best view of the Show set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. A post-Show drinks reception in The Royal Gallery will complete the package.

Jason Barrett, Chief Operating Officer at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, said: “This truly is a unique experience and offers guests the occasion to enjoy world-class performance, paired with world-class food.

“Tom’s menu explores and features the very finest Scottish produce, inspired by his ‘From Nature to Plate’ philosophy, with all dishes expertly matched with wines chosen by his Sommelier, which makes for a taste journey which celebrates the best of Scotland’s land and sea.

“The pre-dinner, up-close performance from members of our Tattoo cast will be unforgettable and something guests will treasure. I expect tickets for this dining experience will be snapped up quickly so I’d urge anyone interested to get in touch with us soon.”

Tom Kitchin said: “It’s an honour to be part of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in this way and create this exclusive dining experience.

“I’ve had the pleasure of watching and admiring the Tattoo from afar for a number of years, so the chance to partner with such a world class organisation and combine our two worlds is incredible.

“I’m really looking forward to welcoming guests to Ramsay Garden to share my own culinary story on what is sure to be a host of memorable evenings.”

Tickets for The Tom Kitchin Dining Experience are priced at £1,200 per person and are available on Friday 18, Saturday 19, Friday 25, and Saturday 26 August at 6.00pm for a 9.30pm performance. To book visit, call +44 (0) 131 225 1188 or email your enquiry to The hospitality packages are on sale from Saturday 24 June 2023.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo also offers a range of other hospitality packages to enhance and elevate the overall Tattoo experience. Located moments from the arena, Cannonball House is one of 10 hospitality packages on offer. Other packages include dining in Edinburgh Castle, sampling the finest Scotch Whisky at the Scotch Whisky Experience and a VIP dining experience in The Royal Gallery overlooking the Castle Esplanade. All hospitality tickets include a prime seat in the outdoor arena with exceptional views of the performance, a dedicated host for the evening and a Tattoo Souvenir programme.

The 2023 Show, Stories will be staged between 4-26 August, and will be a celebration of sagas, myths, and legends, transporting audiences on a journey of ideas – from the earliest campfire stories through to the world stage.

Building on last year’s successful return show, Voices, the 2023 performance, with Presenting Partner, Innis & Gunn, will showcase performers from around the globe, telling tales that connect us through our unique and shared military and cultural heritages. Pre-order is available now at

More information on the hospitality packages available and tickets for Stories can be found online at or on the phone on 0131 225 1188.

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