Our local offers card for Good, Close and Best Friends, and our Angels and Patrons, gives access to a range of discounts on local shops, bars and restaurants for the month of August.
All discounts will require you to show your offers card when redeeming an offer. Please take care of your card as only one card will be provided per Friend membership and will not be replaced if lost.
If you would like to purchase or upgrade your Friends membership to access these benefits, contact the Friends team on [email protected] or 0131 226 0036.
Some of the following offers are for drinks containing alcohol – for the facts, visit drinkaware.co.uk.
We'll update this page regularly as more offers are added!
Offer: Fringe Friends receive 20% off in the Belhaven Brewery shop in Dunbar, open 10:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday, and 13:00 – 17:00 on Saturdays during the festival. Discount cannot be applied to brewery tours, other Belhaven sites or online shop.
About Belhaven Brewery: Established in 1719, Belhaven Brewery is the oldest working brewery in Scotland. Situated in Dunbar, the brewery nestles amongst the rolling barley fields of East Lothian, just a 25-minute train journey from Edinburgh. With a dedicated team drawing on a brewing tradition that dates back over 300 years, Belhaven is home to the nation’s favourite ales, stouts and lagers: ideal for when people come together over a delicious pint, as good times shared are the BEST.
Brewery Lane, Dunbar EH42 1PE
Offer: Free bottomless chai (to sit in or to go) for anyone who shows us their Friends offer card at any point throughout the festival.
About Dishoom: Begin your day at Dishoom with breakfast, which might be a bacon naan roll, a kejriwal or a big Bombay. Then lunch lightly on roomali rolls and salad plates, or linger with a feast. Refresh your afternoon with a drop of chai and a small plate or two. Dine early or dine late. Or just join us for a tipple – perhaps an India gimlet, a permit room old-fashioned or our very good Dishoom IPA. Reservations link: dishoom.com/reservations.
3a St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2BD
Offer: 10% off in store and online during August – simply show your offers card in our distillery shop at Rutland Place or our retail shop on Hanover Street. For online orders, please use the discount code sent in Friends bulletin (please email [email protected] if you have not received this).
About Edinburgh Gin: Established 90 years ago, Ian Macleod Distillers is an independent, family-owned company with a portfolio of much-loved, world-class premium Scotch whisky, gin and rums brands. The company acquired Edinburgh Gin in 2016 and since then it has grown to become one of the most varied and vibrant gins in the world.
edinburghgin.com/shop / 1A Rutland Place, Edinburgh EH1 2AD (for distillery / tours)
Edinburgh Street Food
Offer: Fringe Friends receive a 15% discount on all food and drink items purchased via our online ordering platform between 10:00 and 00:00 every Monday to Wednesday. Please note pre-registration is required at the below link. Please use the membership number (all lower case) on your Friends Pass as your unique code to access the discount.
About Edinburgh Street Food: Edinburgh Street Food is a bold and eclectic foodies' paradise filled with the best independent traders in Scotland. Head down for award-winning global flavours, local beers and spirits, live entertainment, and plenty of frivolity. We’re here for the good times only.
Offer: Fringe Friends can receive 20% liquor discount at 12 of our nominated Belhaven pubs in Edinburgh. The offer is available all day, every day, throughout the month of August across all drinks (including soft drinks). Friends just need to show their offers card to the bartender before ordering.
About Greene King: Greene King is the country’s leading pub company and brewer, running over 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels in towns, villages and city-centre high streets across England, Wales and Scotland. It’s our rich heritage of more than 200 years that has taught us how to brew award-wining beer and operate pubs from our base in Bury St Edmunds ever since the company was founded in 1799 by 19-year-old Benjamin Greene.
Offer: We are pleased to offer a glass of Chandon on arrival for Fringe Friends and 15% off food (for up to six guests including the cardholder) when they show their offers card during the Fringe.
About Gaucho: A short walk from Waverley Station, just off St Andrew Square, Gaucho Edinburgh is proudly our first Scottish restaurant serving Argentina’s best free-to-roam, grass-fed Aberdeen Angus beef with an upstairs bar and a premium wine list, making it a must-dine steak restaurant in Edinburgh.
4a St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2BD
Offer: Hawksmoor has created a Fringe Benefits cocktail. It's not discounted, but for each Fringe Benefits cocktail purchased, Hawksmoor will donate 50p to the Fringe Society!
In partnership with Nc’Nean, a distillery uninhibited by tradition, Hawksmoor's bar managers Kyle and Niall have created a twist on the classic whisky highball like none before. In the spirit of experimentation, imagination and collaboration this drink embodies the essence of the Fringe. Each sip tells a different story much like the myriad of artistic expression showcased on the stages across the city.
23 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
Johnnie Walker Princes Street
Offer: 20% off all ‘Journey of Flavour: The Signature Tour’ bookings for the month of August. Whether you’re a whisky fan or not, this five-star experience will go beyond expectations with interactive projections, live performances and three cocktails specially made to match your flavour profile. Online booking is essential. Please use code JWPSFRINGE23! at time of booking and then show your offers card on arrival.
About Johnnie Walker Princes Street: We’re not here only for whisky drinkers, we’re here for those looking to try something new. Come on in and discover five-star tours, immersive tastings, rooftop bars, astonishing castle views, expertly crafted cocktails, locally sourced cuisine and an outstanding store, all in one unique building right in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland.
145 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BL
Offer: We would love to offer all Fringe Friends 25% off their food bill when ordering from our menu between 11:00 – 15:00 on Mondays and between 11:00 – 20:00 on Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August. Friends just need to kindly show one of our team members their offer card on arrival.
About Surya: Welcome to Surya! We are a restaurant located at the end of Queen Street serving Indian-inspired dishes, street foods and classics such as butter chicken, street chaats, keema tacos and much much more. We have traditional chai, speciality coffee, lassis, wines, beer and cocktails. We hope you come join us for brunch, lunch or dinner.
[email protected] 78 Queen Street Edinburgh EH2 4NF
Offer: Fringe Friends receive one complimentary cocktail from the Tattu Signatures selection per person for up to six guests. The offer is valid for guests with food bookings across August and September and excludes the Celestial Dragon sharing cocktail.
About Tattu: Welcome to Tattu Edinburgh – a truly special dining experience awaits you. Tattu delivers contemporary Chinese cuisine, fusing traditional flavours with modern cooking methods and exquisite presentation to create a unique and exciting dining experience. Start your journey in our Temple Bar, where a range of unique and innovative cocktails await you. Diners are encouraged to embrace the customary approach of sharing dishes with their guests, from colourful hand-crafted dim sum and luxurious small plates to contemporary large plates and stunning desserts. Or why not join us for a Moon Stand Lunch, available daily from 12:00?
18 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA
About Turo: Get 30% off your first trip on Turo — the world’s largest car-sharing marketplace. Unlike traditional hire car companies, Turo is a peer-to-peer marketplace where you book directly from trusted hosts. Whether a swanky set of wheels for a special occasion or a rugged 4x4 for a weekend getaway, search Turo to find a vehicle for any occasion.
Details: Use code FRINGE30 at checkout to get 30% off your first UK car hire on Turo. This offer is valid until 23:59, 28 October 2023. https://turo.com/.
Promo code can apply a maximum discount of up to £100 for each trip. Promo code is for first-time customers only. Promo code is not applied to protection plan costs, taxes, or other fees. Limit one promo code per customer. Promo code is valid for up to one use. The promo code will be voided if the booking expires or is declined, changed, or cancelled. Discount applies to the price of the vehicle only and excludes any applicable trip fees, Extras, or taxes.