FOOD NEWS: The Scottish Street Food Awards return to The Pitt for the third year running

This weekend (Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of June) sees street food vendors from across Scotland gather in Edinburgh to compete to be named the country’s favourite.

L-R, Hal Prescott, Robin Strigner, Laura Hope, and Wilson the Dalmatian. Photo credit: Stewart Attwood

The Scottish Street Food Awards, supported by Hellmann’s, are hosted by street food venue, The Pitt, will see 16 Scottish vendors serve their wares to thousands of visitors over the weekend.

From crispy haggis bao buns to venison pastrami sliders, the event promises to showcase a range of flavours from Scotland’s thriving street food scene.

Invited to vote for their favourite trader whilst sampling the dishes on offer, visitors will cast their vote alongside guest judges, Ben Reade, of Edinburgh Food Studio and Scott Smith of Fhior.

Speaking of the awards, founder of The Pitt, Hal Prescott, said:

“Scots know great food, and the creativity that street food vendors bring to table is nothing short of brilliant.

Come and cast your vote for Scotland’s street food favourite – with such a brilliant trader line up, this is a foodie weekend you won’t want to miss.”

The winner of the Scottish Street Food Awards will go on to compete at the British Street Food Awards, with a view to making it to the European finals, held in Malmö, Sweden.

The Pitt opens from 12 noon, entry at £3 on the door, or £2 purchased in advance via

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