Valvona & Crolla Scottish Foodhall at Jenners

Valvona & Crolla Scottish Foodhall at Jenners
Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2YJ
  • Telephone 0131 260 2242
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  • Website www.valvonacrolla.co.uk

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This award-winning specialist Italian grocer, wine merchant and café bar has legendary status in the capital, if not the country as a whole. 2008 marked a major development for Valvona & Crolla when a tie-up with House of Fraser saw them take over the foodhall not just in Princes Street's most famous shop, Jenners, but also in Jenners' outpost at Loch Lomond. The foodhall at Jenners has a stronger emphasis on Scottish products than the Italian-dominated Elm Row store, and while the shortbread is a strong seller, there's also smoked fish, cheese, preserves, chocolates and V&C's ever-solid range of wines and spirits. A caffè offers hot drinks and snacks, as well as perches beside a long window overlooking the Scott Monument and Princes Street Gardens.

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Art of Reduction and Distillation of Humanity: Whisky Theatre

Whisky Anorak The whole of the 20th century viewed through profound counterculture events and the whisky industry! An abridged history lesson and tutored whisky tasting, the Whisky Anorak way. In 2012, in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, The Whisky Anorak led the Inaugural Tasting of the Monte Carlo…

Thu 18 Aug

Valvona & Crolla Foodhall@Jenners

£15 (£13) / 0131 260 2242

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 25 Aug

Valvona & Crolla Foodhall@Jenners

£15 (£13) / 0131 260 2242

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Spaced: Whisky Theatre

Whisky Anorak The East/West stand-off surely needed the hard stuff to steady nerves. The story of the Cold War, near nuclear annihilation and how whisky played its part. Who knew? A scintillating whisky tasting – the Whisky Anorak way. In 2012, in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, The Whisky Anorak led…

Tue 9 Aug

Valvona & Crolla Foodhall@Jenners

£15 (£13) / 0131 260 2242

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 10 Aug

Valvona & Crolla Foodhall@Jenners

£15 (£13) / 0131 260 2242

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 11 Aug

Valvona & Crolla Foodhall@Jenners

£15 (£13) / 0131 260 2242

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 28 Aug

Reviews & features

Ice cream days: growing up in an old school ice cream parlour

1 May 2009

Mary Contini of Valvonna & Crolla describes her enviable upbringing

It took two men, my father and Tommy Dougal, to lift up each milk churn and tip it into the stainless-steel vat. It could be four or five churns at a time – even more in July and August when the factory was working at full capacity. Once the 20-gallon…