Non Members

The following establishments are considered to be of a very high standard, but they are not yet members of Scottish Food Guide

St Columba Hotel

Isle of Iona

Community owned with delicious local produce, often from their organic garden, comfy chairs with panoramic views in the lounge.

Tweed Valley Organics

Greenlaw

Boxes of local, organic veg and bread to households in the Borders and North Northumberland. Lots grown on family smallholding.

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel

Strontian

Lochside country house hotel – luxury fine dining, astounding views and fascinating history.

Lossie Fish Shop

Elgin

Bonnie wee fish shop with local produce in a lovely display. Friendly staff and a great asset to Elgin.

Fast Castle Organic Soay Lamb

Eyemouth

Soay sheep were originally bred on St Kilda. Truly organic and totally natural they are wild and tasty!

Plockton Inn & Seafood Restaurant

Plockton

Friendly informal eatery, locally landed seafood, smoked in own smokery. Live ceilidh music, real ales and range of malts.

Cavens

Dumfries

Charming country house set amidst beautiful gardens. Fine food, wine and gracious surroundings,

Aberdour Honey

Aberdour

Still made traditionally in the village it has a creamy consistency and opaque appearance. Early honey is pale in colour from hawthorn and clover.

Vine Leaf

St Andrews

Classic eatery now 25 years in business and still a popular haunt for locals and visitors. Surprisingly extensive menu yet concentrating significantly on local produce: local seafood, beef, game and fresh farm vegetables all cooked in style. Up a winding close in this ancient market town. It is a real treat.

Arbuckle’s

Invergowrie

Family farm for seasonal berries, June to Sept. Farm shop with local preserves, deli items and wee café.

The Doll’s House

St Andrews

In their words, serving “good mood food” and have a refreshing interesting range of dishes using local produce. Sundays roasts.

George Mewes

Glasgow

Now also with shop in Edinburgh. Top notch: stylish displays of perfectly conditioned cheeses; excellent knowledge from this former chef.

Crossbill Gin

Aviemore

Small batch gin, cultivating a sustainable wild juniper supply. It is ‘a celebration of juniper and rosehip, two bold and fresh Highland botanicals.’

Bridge Inn at Ratho

Ratho

Coaching inn with accommodation and great food provenance. CiS Pub Excellence Award 2012. On bridge by canal.

The Pier House

Knoydart

Idyllic spot accessible by boat (unless you have walking boots). Delicious home made breads, garden produce. Warm welcome awaits you.

Dornoch Castle

Dornoch

16th century building, bags of character. Good food in couthy surroundings.

Airds Hotel & Restaurant

Oban

Destination dining near Oban. 18th century ferry inn, now a family run luxury hotel. Airds has had an enviable reputation for many years.

Cafe_ Gandolfi

Glasgow

‘Well fed, well blessed.’ A Glasgow institution. With strong Barra connections the menu is delightfully Hebridean in flavour. 3 venues.

Sorbie Farm Dairy

Ardrossan

‘Cow to door in 24,’ Ayrshire milk straight from Sorbie Farm to your door as grandson Alan revives the milk round!

Andy Race

Mallaig

Locally caught shellfish, peat smoked salmon and kippers all smoked in traditional kilns. Mail order online. Andy supplies top hotels too.

Cullisse Highland Rapeseed Oil

Tain

Gently cold pressed on farm to create a fine product suitable for recipes and for salad dressings.

Cock & Bull

Balmedie

Eclectic inn, vibrant and bustling with excellent fresh menus – Winner of Catering in Scotland 2014 Pub Excellence Award.

Oxenfoord Organics

Pathhead

Family run – fruit, vegetables and flowers, all organic, from the ancient walled gardens of Oxenfoord Castle. Box scheme and farmers’ markets.

Balgove Larder

St Andrews

Farm shop, butchery and café. From fresh vegetables to their highland beef and a great selection of local produce and interesting crafts.

Airdbheag Blackface Sheep

Isle of Benbecula

Pure Bred Blackface Sheep born and bred on this beautiful croft. Smaller carcass size but massive flavour and excellent value. Sold mail order direct.

West Coast Delicatessen

Ullapool

Great range of charcuterie, cheese and local bakes, and make tasty sandwiches to order.

Cottonrake Bakery

Glasgow

A blend of British bakery and French patisserie. Sourdough breads, cakes, savouries and folk rave about their chocolate gateaux!

Millers Larder

Stonehouse

Preserves and chutneys, Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award Winner 2016 for Perfyit Piccalilli. Products made in small batches.

Huntly Herbs

Aberdeenshire

Family business growing organic herbs and vegetables used in their own jams and chutneys.

Ethical Fish Company

Isle of Mull

Husband and wife team Guy and Juliet Grieve. Winner of 2 environmental awards, Guy has top reputation for his hand dived king scallops.

Kilted Lobster

Edinburgh

Refreshingly ethical seafood restaurant founded by Colin Hinds, Member of Slow Food Chefs.’ Kilted Lobster has also created “Cooking up a Storm,’ the Social Conscience.

Cuillin Mint Cake

Isle of Skye

Skye’s unique highland energy booster for the great outdoors, minty Scottish tablet.

Strathearn Cheese Company

Comrie

Fresh soft cheese from cows’ milk and vegetarian rennet, Lady Mary is a moist tangy cheese scented with Summer Harvest Truffle Oil and locally foraged garlic.

The Shorehouse

Scourie

Lovely range of local delicacies to enjoy and home baked puds. For me the star has to be the crab platters – landed on the doorstep, prepared daily.

Linda Dick Chickens

Peebles

Fine free range chickens bred on a small commercial scale, sold in discerning Edinburgh stores. Duck eggs also available.

Summer House Drinks

Aberdeenshire

Full flavoured lemonades and craft sodas, natural ingredients at their family fruit farm. Tonic waters with herbs and botanicals from their walled garden.

Sutherlands of Portsoy

Portsoy

5th generation, the family traditionally smokes local fish. Hot roast salmon flakes with wonderful intense flavour; smoked haddock for Cullen Skink.

Really Garlicky Company

Nairn

Plump aromatic cloves of Porcelain Garlic grown in the Highlands. Also garlic oatcakes, mayo, rubs and dressings.

Field (Southside)

Edinburgh

Pared down menus brimming with local produce seek to show an essence of Scotland without fuss or fiddling, yet with no shortage of flavour on each plate.

Bellfield Organic Nursery

Newburgh

Organic produce with excellent reputation with a well managed box scheme, regular stall at Edinburgh’s famers’ market.

Liddesdale

Newcastleton

Dedicated to free range farming and the importance of ‘breed and feed.’ Chickens, sheep, Shorthorn cattle, and Gloucester Old Spot.

Caledonian Wildfoods

Glasgow

Specialist supplier to the trade: 200 species of fungi and foraged, plus oils, vinegars and dried foods. Next day delivery available.

Knockomie Hotel

Forres

Knockomie is a really beautiful residence with fine architecture. Gavin won Silver Thistle Award his work for tourism. Meats from Macbeths.

Highland Park Distillers

Orkney Isles

Owned by Edrington Group. Founded 1798 and still has traditional malting floor. Visitor Centre. A hint of peat plus sweetness from oak barrels.

Speyside Organics

Knockando

Organic beef and lamb from traditional breeds. Sometimes chicken too. Their own farm butchery ensures full traceability, low food miles.

Grain Store

Edinburgh

Fine food served naturally.This is a little gem, upstairs in Edinburgh’s historic winding Victoria Street, very laid back and unpretentious.

Bakery Andante

Edinburgh

Fine sourdoughs, danish pastries with their home made apricot compote and their magnificent Covenanter’s Loaf along with other delicious goodies.

D R Collin & Son

Eyemouth

Vibrant seafood shop – bustling, enthusiastic and popular with restaurateurs and foodies.

Coach House Coffee Shop

Luss

Bonnie coffee shop with a cheery host, tasty dishes, home baking, every sort of coffee, plus totally different gift ideas. This artistic cafe is a popular place in the heart of Luss.

Plockton Hotel

Plockton

Local produce and very friendly staff. Spotless pretty bedrooms, great atmosphere in bar and a lovely arty dining room

Blyd’O’It Fishshop

Shetland Isles

Perfect wee place bursting with landed catch and also local heritage delicacies such as Slow Food Ark of Taste Salt Herring and salt cod too.

Early Bird Enterprises

Isle of Skye

Keith and Rachel Jackson run a smallholding at Orbost Estate with Soay Sheep, Highland Cows, and Wild Boar Cross Gloucester Old Spot (Iron Age) Pigs.

The Adamson

St Andrews

Award-winning restaurant presenting brasserie styled food with a contemporary twist.

Braidwoods

Dalry

Miniature restaurant consistently has a big reputation and a Michellin Star – a delicious combination in a rural setting.

Fish in Crieff

Crieff

Chef Willie Little is so passionate about seafood he opened his own fish shop! He also shares his expertise with customers from far and wide.

Donald of Portsoy

Portsoy

Great tasting oatcakes with a crumbly texture. Also stock breads; sweet loaves; Polish loaves and pastries.

Perthshire Oatcakes from Handmade Oatcake Company

Crieff

Classic oatcakes and modern twists: Traditional, Sweet (perfect with blue cheese), Cracked Black Pepper, Cheese, Chilli, Ginger, Black Olive and Cocktail.

Thistly Cross Cider

Dunbar

Great reputation, pressing Scottish apples on East Lothian farm, fermented and matured. Traditional, Ginger, Elderflower and Strawberry.

Lembas Boxes

Stonehaven

Organic fruit and vegetable grower, widely known for their box scheme, also with organic farm shop

Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tearoom

Banchory

Estate with much to offer: beef, venison and game; farm shop, activities and café.

Little’s Restaurant

Blairgowrie

Willie the seafood guru! Wonderful restaurant, fabulously fresh seafood. Eclectic design and polished tables make it warm and inviting.

Springbank Whisky

Campbeltown

Oldest independent family-owned distillery and only one to malt 100% of barley using traditional floor malting methods. Estab. 1828 on the site of an illicit still!

Café Fish

Isle of Mull

Seafood café, vibrant bustling venue above Calmac Pier Langoustines, lobster and squats caught on own fishing boat + Glengorm Castle beef.

Mossgiel Milk

Ayrshire

Artisan micro milk business with Ayrshires, producing on farm, non-homogenized, local milk. Farm shop and now selling tasty meat from Ayrshires too.

Mrs McMyns Eggs

New Abbey

Lohmann hens roam freely in this idyllic spot by the Solway Coast. Organic farm also with herd of suckler cows, sheep and two alpacas to watch them!

Loch Lomond Arms Hotel

Luss

Coaching inn creatively refurbished to create a hotel oozing character in a traditional yet contemporary way. Clan Colquhoun country and estate produce.

The Newport

Newport on Tay

Jamie Scott, BBC Masterchef Professional Winner opened his modern Scottish restaurant overlooking the silvery Tay.

Hopetoun Farm Shop

South Queensferry

Fun for food lovers, Hopetoun Estate has a farm shop stocking estate meats, cheese, deli and all sorts of cooks’ accessories.

Badachro Inn

Badachro

Local produce, local hostelry, all combined in one winning combo. Sailors, families, friends all enjoying the convivial surroundings.

H M Sheridan

Ballater

Butcher by Royal Appointment. Lovely shop with local produce and friendly service. Award-winning sausages, pies, haggis and roasts.

Applecross Inn

Applecross

The road over to the bay is awesome! Award-winning – seafood from Applecross Bay, Estate Venison and garden produce.

Black Isle Brewery

Black Isle

Popular range of high quality organic beers and regulars at farmers’ markets.

Glenfiddich

Dufftown

Known as the ‘maverick whisky makers of Dufftown!’ Founded 1887 by Grant family, one of the oldest independents. Vintage specialists and personalised bottles.

Oatmeal Of Alford

Laurencekirk

Traditional fine Scottish oats since 1882, stoneground and flat kiln dried for particularly tasty results – organic also available, all produced at Montgarrie Mill, Alford.

Crannog Seafood Restaurant

Fort William

Cheery landmark red crannog-esque building, by the waterside – a great way to enjoy fresh seafood, served simply and naturally.

Isabella’s Preserves

Edzell

Imaginative selection with delicious award-winning jams, jellies and sauces. Louise can often be seen on her pretty stand at food festival events.

Clyde Organics

Carnwath

Organic produce straight from the farm. Primarily milk and also seasonal vegetables.

WJ MacDonald

Stornoway

One of the oldest family businesses in the Western Isles. When we visited our hosts treated us to a black pudding tasting and we particularly enjoyed this one!

E Flett Butcher

Orkney Isles

All local Orkney beef and lamb, reared, raised and slaughtered on Orkney. Also fruit and veg, seafood and even cheese.

Quernstone Bakery

Shetland Isles

Rosemary and sea salt focaccia bread, large white cobs, Danish pastries and popular westside cobs, that are sold locally.

Old Clubhouse

Gullane

Charming old inn from 1890 overlooking golf courses of Gullane. Local produce on the menu and a good place to pause.

Kilnford Farm Shop

Dumfries

Very fine farm shop known for home reared Galloway Beef, Blackface sheep and Kilnford pigs. Full deli selection, cheeses and lovely cafe.

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

North Berwick

A light and airy contemporary space with freshly prepared dishes: seafood soup/steak platters. Very popular.

Orasay Inn

Isle of South Uist

Isobel & Alan have a great reputation for Hebridean produce – seafood fresh from boat Hebridean lamb from hill , beef from own Highlanders.

Wee Restaurant

North Queensferry

Wee place with a big reputation so best to book. Chef Proprietor Craig Wood CiS Chef of the Year 2015. Also in Edinburgh.

Tapa Organic

Glasgow

Organic artisan bakery and coffee roasterie with 2 outlets. Wheat, gluten-free products, and yeast-free sourdoughs. Courses, coffees and much more.

Loch Leven’s Larder

Kinross

Large sunny café, farm shop has local beef, organic pork, Scottish cheeses, honey and jam. Selection of fruit, veg, gifts, wines,kitchenware.

Moray Distillery Ltd

Caithness

Formerly Berry Good, fruit infused vodkas and gins, now distilling AVVA Gin too with its beautiful branding.

Borgh Pottery

Isle of Lewis

Ceramics, handthrown in Hebridean hues, beautifully displayed alongside artists’ jewelry and gifts Lovely individual pieces/customers can order a dinner service!

Fishers

Edinburgh

Maritime theme for menu and décor. Predominantly seafood menu with delicious bisques. Informal and casual. 2nd one in Leith.

William P Tulloch

Paisley

Traditional butcher with 2 shops in Paisley. Supplier of Slow Food Ark of Taste Fresh Blood Black Pudding.

Cromarty Brewing Co

Cromarty

Young innovative brewery with bags of knowledge and enthusiasm. Good range going places: Happy Chappy, Red Rocker, Rogue Wave…

Cafe Thyme at Old Byre

Isle of Arran

Charmingly restored croft: gifts, ceramics + this unusual and enjoyable eatery! Home made pides (Turkish style calzone) from wood burning oven.

Hansen’s Kitchen

Comrie

Well stocked deli supporting local producers and many home made items – bakery, meringues, quiches and good cheese counter.

Knockderry House

Helensburgh

Lochside location, charming hosts, enticing menus and lovingly restored interiors this is an enchanting place to stay.

Woodlea Stables

Crossgates

This lovely bakery and smallholding has pretty painted shelters for their flocks of hens and were Winners of Scottish Bread Championships 2017 and 2018.

Kettles of Dunkeld

Dunkeld

Treasure trove for foodies – and difficult to leave empty handed! Rooms of cookware, dishes, linens and ironmongery.

Cafezique

Glasgow

Enterprising cafe, vibrant and different, informal and surprising. The menu is very ethical and well sourced, fine crab risotto.

All Things Nice Food

Glasgow

Handmade preserves – blueberry, strawberry and plum jams; mustards, chutneys and marmalades. Made in small batches to taste like granny used to make.

Macleod Organics

Ardersier

Donnie is committed to bring freshest, best value, most local possible, 100% organic to your doorstep, in highlands: veg/meat/breads/fish/household.

Charlotte Flower Chocolates

Aberfeldy

Top quality, unique as only foraging chocolatier in UK. Beautifully boxed shiny dark chocolates of cream ganache with seasonal flavours of the wild.

Valhalla Brewery

Unst, Shetland

Viking inspired names and delicious flavours offering something special including Island Bere, using ancient local grain Beremeal.

Simon Howie

Auchterarder

Gold and Silver awards a-plenty, it had grown yet kept its fine range and quality. Highly regarded by discerning shoppers and top chefs.

Isle of Arran Distillery

Isle of Arran

Arran’s only whisky distillery and independently owned: good range of malts, whisky tours, beautifully designed; lovely café bistro.

The Macallan

Craigellachie

Speyside malt owned by Edrington Group, private Co based in Scotland. Founded 1824 The Macallan was one of the first distilleries to be legally licensed.
Range includes Sherry Oak, The 1824 Series, Fine Oak and the 1824 Collection. Their ‘Six Pillars Tour’ is a very popular and comprehensive tour.

Chocolate Tree Company

Edinburgh

Award-winning artisan chocolatiers, organic bean to bar – also with gelato, gateaux. Production in Haddington;retail/café in Bruntsfield.

Crown & Kitchen

East Linton

Delightful bar bistro – natural stone and woodwork, modernist and sensitively restored – homemade burgers, smoked sausages & fab desserts.

Luca’s Ice Cream

Musselburgh

Over a century trading, well loved by generations and a must on any trip to the beach! Their grandfather’s original recipe now in 50 flavours!

Andersons Greengrocer

Glasgow

Lovely fruit and veg shop on foodie’s heaven Byres Road! Lovely market feel in pretty displays.

Taste of Galloway

Thornhill

Galloway beef and Blackface cross lamb reared on rolling hills. Galloway cattle are bonny, native, and smaller than modern breeds with superb flavour.

Battlefield Bakery

Strathaven

Converted farm building to bakery producing a range of delicious farmhouse style breads, biscuits, preserves and sweet treats. Stuart is 4th generation of baking enthusiasts.

Boogie Woogie

Keith

Eclectic gift shop with crafts, clothes and an exuberant café with light dishes and lots of home baking.

Rufflets Country House

St Andrews

Gracious, relaxing – fine place to eat & stay. Rufflets also works on projects with local schools with healthy eating. 1st hotel in Scotland “carbon neutral.”

Schoolhouse Pottery

Lochcarron

Susan’s creative range of ceramics are functional and beautiful, all dishwasher safe. She has plates and bowls, vases and teapots, all in a wide range of hues.

Isle of Arran Ice Cream

Isle of Arran

Made from non-homogenised milk from local cows. Created in small batches in tasty flavours reflecting other island produce.

Ceann na h-Àirigh

Outer Hebrides

Community hub on Grimsay with versatile space, local produce market, home bakes and teas. Post Office and café, functions and events.

Highland Crackers

Inverness-shire

Delicate rectangles packed with flavour, ideal for cheese, nibbles or dips. Original, seeded and chilli flavours. Relatively new company and already award-winners.

Old Course Hotel

St Andrews

Serious luxury on the menu! Resort hotel in the heart of ‘ The’ Golf Course in St Andrews. Road Hole Restaurant stunning views.

Forsyths Deli

Cullen

Super deli in lovely conversion with cheeses, local meats and foodie delights. Limited seating for coffees and light meals.

Phantassie

East Linton

Excellent produce for box schemes and trade. Patricia is well known for her creativity in the kitchen garden with exotic leaves and salads.

Mull Pottery & Gallery

Isle of Mull

Studio and gallery where Peter Walker aka Pete the Pot, who studied art and ceramics at Glasgow School of Art, is to be found.

Chain Bridge Honey Farm

borderlands!

Beside Union Chain Bridge linking Scotland/England at Tweed-bees can zig zag between 2 countries! Visitor centre, double decker bus café!

The Cellar

Anstruther

Formerly cooperage and smokehouse – the perfect venue for Billy Boyter’s fine seafood restaurant with Michelin Star.

Born in the Borders Brewery

Jedburgh

‘Plough to pint’ on farm where barley grows! From pale Foxy Blonde to classic rich ale Dark Horse. Foraged specials, Elderflower and Heavy Nettle! Café.

Main Street Trading Company

St Boswells

Deli located to rear courtyard of their cafe and bookshop. Beautifully laid out – impressive selection of produce from foodie shopping to special gifts.

Mearns T McCaskie

Wemyss Bay

Top class – and very picturesque – butchers with award winning meats, dry cured bacon, and even wines.

Corriegour Lodge Hotel

Spean Bridge

Beautiful lodge, glorious views, beautiful interiors, perfect for holiday or wedding. Loch View Restaurant renowned for fine food.

Restaurant Martin Wishart

Leith

Michellin Starred restaurant. Martin has justly won many awards for his skills and expert use of our fine local produce.

Roman Camp Country House Hotel

Callander

Charming country house set amidst river edged gardens. Fine dining.

Craggan Hotel

Sutherland

Breathtaking panoramas, golden beaches, terrific food! Kate is passionate about local produce and knows her suppliers well.

Broughton Ales Ltd

Broughton

Long established traditional ales, skillfully blended, each with their own distinctive character.

Foords Chocolates

Shetland Isles

UK’s most northerly chocolatier! Sells chocolates onsite and online made from finest Belgian chocolate. Former RAF Base with museum and café.

Angels with Bagpipes

Edinburgh

Taking its name from a beautiful wood carving in the Thistle Chapel of the St Giles Cathedral opposite. Contemporary twist on fine produce.

Bridgeview Station

Dundee

Artistically converted iconic railway station and impressive food to match! Rory Lovie is a Member of Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance.

Scarista House

Isle of Harris

Idyllic location above Taransay Island, fine reputation for local, where possible organic, specialties. Awesome scenery matched by meals!

Ian Mellis

Edinburgh

Original emporium here, now more shops including Glasgow. Beautifully laid out – wheels of cheese piled high and cheese related stock.

Magnum Restaurant & Bar

Edinburgh

Chris has transformed this landmark pub into a brasserie dining experience alongside a stylish bar. As he says, local ingredients with modern flair and charm.

Muddy Boots Farm Shop

Ladybank

Lively coffee shop, spacious farm shop and children’s indoor adventure play area. Own vegetables on 10 acres and a good range of artisan produce.

Aberfeldy Oatmeal

Arbroath

Fine oatmeal and other produce available from their farm shop.

Kallin Shellfish Ltd

Outer Hebrides

Own fishing boats and processes catch from others landing there. Langoustine, scallops, crabs and lobsters. Cafe. Shop in Glasgow.

Island Bakery Organics

Tobermory

Organic butter biscuits including ginger, lemon melts and chocolate limes. Powered by local sources of renewable energy.

Doune

Knoydart

Local game, landed seafood and own garden vegetables – green credentials are top notch. Collected from Mallaig in their own boat.

Inverlochy Castle

Fort William

Genuine castle in magnificent setting – fine dining par excellence. CiS Award Finaist for Group Hotel of Year Award 2015.

Sorn Inn

Ayrshire

Gastro pub in the heart of Ayrshire that has put the village of Sorn on the map.

Cranachan and Crowdie

Edinburgh

Pretty shop always has an attractive window display to tempt you with top notch artisan produce from all Scotland: liqueurs, condiments, gifts and hampers.

Secret Herb Garden

Edinburgh

Herb garden and cafe – tables inside main building and in greenhouse. Full moon dinners too!

Cuckoo Bakery

Edinburgh

Well well loved quirky cakes and bakes in 1950s style. Winner of ‘Best Cake in Scotland’ at the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards 2014 and 2015. Now with 2 ‘nests’ in the town!

Transition Turriefield

Shetland Isles

Community Supported Agriculture scheme is a community food growing project on the western edge of Shetland supplying fruit and veg.

Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant

Stonehaven

Oldest building in town, the county Tolbooth, dating from the 16th Century. Now a fine seafood restaurant right by the harbour.

Edinburgh Gin

Edinburgh

Distillery and Visitor Attraction under The Rutland at Edinburgh’s West End with a range of imaginative and high quality gins including the aromatic and very popular Seaside Gin.

Iona Pottery

Isle of Iona

Converted croft near Abbey with beautiful handthrown pottery evoking the seas and sights of Iona. Gallery of limited edition prints, art cards and etchings.

Buccleuch Arms Hotel

Moffat

Traditional country inn and a mecca for local produce skilfully and professionally prepared by Lara Smith at the helm in kitchen.

John M Munro Ltd

Dingwall

Leading fresh meat supplier of the north. Cheery friendly service with fish shop next door!

Ostlers Close Restaurant

Cupar

An institution in Cupar and put this market town on the map. Small and cosy so ideal for private celebrations too.

The Cross

Kingussie

Excellent menus combine fine dining with local ingredients, served in charming restaurant, patio doors onto river terrace.

Stichill Jerseys

Kelso

Amazing lady with her Jersey cows. Her unpasteurized cheese, luxury butter and clotted cream, cheesecake, panna cotta and quiche sell like hotcakes at local farmers markets.

Orkney Roastery

Orkney Isles

Artisan coffee roaster, opened 2017. Micro business with big knowledge of coffee slow roasted in small batches. Good range and popular.

Chillilicious

Ceres

Producing chilli jams, chutneys, chocolate and chilli related gifts, even chilli inspired glass art.

John Brash Murrayfield Butcher

Edinburgh

Locally sourced traditional beef, pork, lamb, seasonal game and excellent sausages. Also produces specialty South African sausages.

The Little Herb Farm

St Andrews

Sweet fruit and herb vinegars mad in small batches with home-grown herbs and locally sourced fruit. Blackcurrant & thyme, raspberry & rosemary…

Traquair House Brewery

Innerleithen

Ales date back to 1700’s with domestic brewery serving House and the Estate. Rediscovered by Peter Maxwell Stuart in 60’s. Still brewed by the Lairds of Traquair.

Aberfoyle Butcher

Aberfoyle

Famous butcher that everyone raves about! Seasonal spring lamb to mutton, chicken to beef, pork and game.

Kerachers

St Andrews

Stylish fish merchant and game shop. Fresh and cured fish – even piscine pottery!

Howies

Edinburgh

Informal and contemporary, light and airy. Tempting menu in an appealing setting. Good value for money with local food and daily menus.

Oban Chocolate Company

Oban

From classic fruit to zany chillis – something for everyone. On waterfront with lively café. Well loved by tourists, locals and a good place to visit.

Gartmorn Farm Poultry

Alloa

Rearing free range traditional breeds of chickens, geese, ducks and turkey available at farmers’ markets and direct online.

Laird’s Kitchen @ Delgatie Castle

Delgaty

Clan Hay Centre, with riveting history and romantic gardens. Ideal for weddings but equally fun for lunch or tea in the laird’s kitchen.

The Dogs

Edinburgh

A great concept of value for money, delightful informality, and above all, great food – ethical, sustainable and great tasting! David champions Scottish and British ingredients.

Ovenbird Artisan Coffee Roasters

Glasgow

Sourcing, roasting and supplying. Ovenbird is a migratory bird seeking shelter in trees on small coffee farms. Davide meets growers, tours farms, checks conditions.

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

Winner of Most Hospitable Hotel, Regional Thistle Awards 2017. Stylish and baronial luxury. CiS Exc Award Restaurant of Year 2011, Michelin starred, 4 AA Rosettes.

Scoop Wholefoods

Shetland Isles

Serving community with local produce and collaborating with producers e.g.Uradale organic Native Shetland Lamb and Beef. Fair Trade products and hampers too.

Coltman’s Delicatessen and Kitchen

Peebles

Out front is a pretty and useful deli. Delve deeper and you find a lovely bistro – contemporary style and log stove glowing.

Ardanaiseig Hotel

Oban

Rural elegance in this delightful country retreat. Fine architectural features and gained accolades for their dining experience.

Ullapool Smokehouse

Ullapool

Smokery creating traditional kiln-smoked salmon, dry-cured with sea-salt crystals and vertically hung in brick kiln on smouldering whisky barrel oak shavings.

Da Kitchen Bakery

Shetland Isles

Master Baker with traditional range plus lamb bridies. Breads traditionally fermented and hand moulded and along with his pies, delivered across the isles.

Sulwath Brewers Ltd

Castle Douglas

“Sulwath” is the ancient name for the Solway Estuary. Family business with prize-winning traditionally brewed beers. Lovely shop and tour.

Aberdour Hotel

Aberdour

Family run restored coaching inn. Bar and restaurant couthy, warm and friendly – very popular with locals for freshly cooked fare and range of beers.

Glengoyne Distillery

West Lothian

Owned by Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd. Highland single malt matured in the Lowlands-its stills are just over the highland line! Water from Dumgoyne, a clear and bright malt.

Stag Bakery

Isle of Lewis

Great range of cheese straws featuring Highland Dunlop from Connage and Ayrshire Bonnet, a hard pressed goats’ cheese produced by Dunlop Dairy.

Macauley’s Fruit & Veg Merchant

Burntisland

Attractive greengrocer…new owner(2017) and looking a treat, complete with an excellent range of Green City products. Friendly service

J Doig & Sons Fishmerchant

Cellardyke

Excellent fish van, cheery, delivering and selling freshest seafood to trade and consumers. Range of seasonal catch, farm eggs and local honey.

Bridgefoot Organic Co-op

Newmachur

One of the earliest box schemes, certified organic since 1991. Thriving box scheme perfect for ethical food shoppers.

Edradour Distillery

Pitlochry

Tiny distillery. Andrew Symington, Master of the Quaich, ensures it continues to produce traditional, handmade farm whisky and innovative malts.

Blacketyside Farm

Leven

Farm shop full of fresh vegetables, groceries and local meats. Soft fruits a speciality in season and available frozen all year.

Donaldsons of Orkney

Orkney Isles

Multi award-winning Orkney smoked beef, a full range of own traditional dry-cured bacon and ham and many more meat products.

Black & Gold Rapeseed Oil

Haddington

Part of the excellent range of artisan foods available through the East Lothian Food and Drink Directory.

Hilton Wild Boar

Perth

“Like pork used to taste in days of old.” Available at farmers’ markets.

Luss General Store

Loch Lomond

Handcrafted Scottish gifts alongside ambient local jams, chutneys, oatcakes. Spirits from the wonderful liquid deli Demijohn in gleaming glass flasks.

St Brides Free Range Poultry Farm

Strathaven

Small family farm specialising in slow growing high welfare happy hens, duck and guinea fowl. They feed on natural grains, foraging.

Ardalanish Organic Farm & Weaving Mill

Isle of Mull

Organic farm rearing Highland beef and Hebridean mutton. Fabulous woven yarns too on vintage weaving looms. Sustainability in spades!

Glenfarclas Distillery

Ballindalloch

6th generation Grant family, independent distillery. Fine single malts, guiding and shop.

Shetland Sea Salt

Shetland Isles

‘SaatBrack’ from Shetland seawater, filtered, dried and sold locally. Also available as squid ink salt. New to market so not yet widely available.

Gin Bothy

Kirriemuir

Small batch gin infused with local fruits at Peel Farm: Blueberry, Mulled, Gunshot, Raspberry and Strawberry. Café and farm shop.

Eddies Seafood Market & Fishmonger

Edinburgh

What a place, used by the best. You feel you are entering a bustling fish market with all the flurry of scales and ice! A vibrant experience!

Tom Courts Burntisland Butchers

Burntisland

Courts family, 3rd generation butchers are back in their home town and warmly welcomed! Great local butchers.

Lochaber Farm Shop

Ben Nevis

Rural log cabin with delightful gift and farm shop. Carefully sourced produce, locally reared meat, cured cuts, veg and Fair Trade produce.

40 North

Isle of Lewis

Combo of dining and takeaway. “Fine Foods from the Croft Kitchen” Food-to-go plus lovely restaurant, The Verandah.

Shetland Deli

Shetland Isles

Handmade,local recipes, using local + neighbours’ surplus, in season! Scandi style and fab names: Muckle Flugga Piccalilli; Spiggie Courgette Relish!

Orkney Wine Company

Orkney Isles

Most northerly wine company – traditional way with flowers and vegetables, many locally grown. Intense berry combos and now rum! 100% natural, sulphur free.

Mungoswells Malt & Milling

East Lothian

Grains from ‘bread basket’ of East Lothian. Sow, grown, harvested and milled on farm for fully traceable Scottish flour, both organic and conventional.

Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux Restaurant

Gullane

Created by famous Edwardian architect Sir Edwin Lutyens; gardens attributed to Gertrude Jekyll, and a Chez Roux restaurant!

Ceilidh Place

Ullapool

An institution in Ullapool, started out as a cafe in a boatshed in 1970 and from the beginning was environmental, local and convivial.

Delizique

Glasgow

Deli with a difference – really cool with a giant tree in the middle and lovely informal cafe bistro next door.

Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd & Smokehouse

Cairndow

Co-founded by Johnny Noble, fondly remembered for his love of oysters, put Loch Fyne on the map. Seafood deli, local venison and restaurant.

Lindores Abbey Distillery

Newburgh

Handsomely restored bringing back whisky making. Great story, product underway, lovely gift shop and excellent café complete with Mr.C’s Pies!

Corner on the Square

Beauly

Delightful licensed deli and eatery on the Black Isle – contemporary design & full of flavours.

Bankhead Farmshop

Crombie

Working farm with great range of vegetables plus their own on farm beef. Open 9-5, 7 days a week but only from Nov to May.

George Hughes & Son

Edinburgh

Fondly remembered from childhood and still going strong. They source 100% fresh fish from suppliers in Scotland and offer rapid delivery service.

Craig Millar @ 16 West End

St Monans

Stunning views and fine seafood make a winning combo Converted old fishing cottage, with rich exuberant tastes on the table.

Fyne Ales

Loch Fyne

Award-winning ales from natural ingredients and own spring. Traditional methods based on the old British Cask Ale heritage and own strain of yeast too with provenance.

Simon Thorborn

Isle of Arran

Croft community at Old Byre on west coast. He reflects sea and landscapes in natural and vibrant colours – my problem was deciding which to buy!

Bridge Cottage Cafe

Poolewe

Café and coffee shop brimming full of home bakes and local produce. As much artisan, organic and fair trade as possible.

Marrbury Smokehouse

Newton Stewart

Classy smoked salmon traditionally produced and recommended by many chefs, near and far. Also with a lovely café.

Wedgwood The Restaurant

Edinburgh

Stylish contemporary Scottish cuisine in relaxing atmosphere. Paul loves foraging for ingredients and won Thistle Awards Hospitality Hero 2015.

JL Gill

Crieff

Friendly family deli reminiscent of a traditional grocer’s shop in its care taken to source the best produce.

George Cockburn & Sons

Dingwall

Highly regarded butcher, seeking out the best local produce available. They have won awards for their black pudding and Champion Haggis.

Old Bridge Inn

Aviemore

Cheery hostelry on the ski road. Offering great fresh local food from the Cairngorm region in an informal setting.

Cairnie Fruit Farm

Cupar

Abundance of pick-your-own/ready picked seasonal soft fruits.Farm shop and famous ‘maize maze’ in summer.

Martin Baird Butcher

Melrose

So much more than a butcher’s with tasty range of delicatessen too. Great local produce and friendly service.

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d’Or

Glasgow

Well deserved reputation for fine dining and also devotes time to young chefs. Winner of the 2012 Chef of the Year – CIS Excellence Awards.

Luss Smokehouse

Loch Lomond

Succulent beech smoked salmon and trout, working in conjunction with Luss Estates. Luss Seafood Bar over the road.

The Tayberry

Broughty Ferry

Adam Newth won Young Chef of the Year Award at the CiS Excellence Awards 2016. Contemporary restaurant with local produce.

Isle of Harris Distillery

Outer Hebrides

Social Distillery – owned by locals for locals, creating jobs. Stunning Centre, shop and lovely ‘Canteen.’ Isle of Harris Gin however no whisky on sale yet…

Belhaven Fruit Farm

Dunbar

Wonderful pick-your-own berries in season. Belhaven also produce very fine non dairy sorbets ‘Ice Delight.’

Edinbane Pottery

Isle of Skye

Specialists in wood fired salt glazed pottery in gentle tones reflecting the surrounding landscape of seas, skies and Cuillins. I buy a wee piece every time I go!

Peat Inn

Peat Inn

Geoffrey and Katherine Smeddle in residence at this fine destination restaurant with a Michellin Star. Only the finest produce with consummate skill.

Inn at Kippen

Kippen

Contemporary inn, rather ‘cool’ with good range of tempting dishes with seasonal produce. Popular haunt as a successful gastro pub.

Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre

St Andrews

Opened in 2014 by the Wemyss family with first Single Malt release due 2018. Darnley’s Gin Still House is next door with gin tours from July 2017.

Au Gourmand

Edinburgh

Wholesale, perfect for chefs, cafes and shops. French influenced with an innovative artisan range.

Highland Drovers Ltd

Blairgowrie

Pedigree Highlanders, reared in hills and glens. Well hung and taste sensational. Hebridean Lamb from glens of Perthshire and Angus.

Café @ Calgary

Isle of Mull

Vibrant contemporary space created from farm steadings with art, indoors and out. Teas, home baking, light lunches and Cream O Galloway ices!

The Gardeners Cottage

Edinburgh

Diminutive listed Playfair building was indeed the gardener’s cottage and is now a quirky restaurant owned and run by two gifted young chefs, passionate about local produce.

Arran Chocolate Factory

Isle of Arran

Beautifully boxed chocolates and bags of caramels. Perfect for treating yourself. Always fab window displays to tempt you.

The Kitchin

Leith

Michelin Star to his name for his fusion of French cuisine and Scottish produce. His philosophy is ‘From Nature to Plate.’

Isle of Skye Fudge & Chocolate Company

Isle of Skye

Deliciously traditional Scottish tablet baked in a lochside kitchen -only Scottish butter and full cream dairy milk. Also tangy chocolate range.

Rogano

Glasgow

Classic 1930’s style décor. When liner Queen Mary was being built on The Clyde, Rogano was similarly fitted out in the city and ‘a legend was born.’

Gloagburn Farm & Coffee Shop

Perth

Niven family at Gloagburn have a lovely farm shop-free range eggs from their 2000 hens, local vegetables and meats plus gift shop and lovely cafe.

Ballygown Restaurant

Isle of Mull

Breads home made with organic flour, all the meats are from Mull. Prawns, crabs and lobsters are caught in the bay. BYOB + booking recommended.

The Ship

Leith

Waterfront dining in this charming bistro. Local seafood speciality. Virtually travel the high seas as every wall papered in nautical maps!

Braeside Apiaries

Penicuik

Known for his heather honey from the local hills in set, liquid and comb form. A regular at Haddington Farmers’ Market.

Thisselcockrig

Duns

Seasonal farm veg and handmade chutneys from their market garden. Regular at Haddington Farmers’ Market and Edinburgh.

Provender Brown

Perth

An excellent addition to this fair city. People are sure to travel from near and far to enjoy this special deli.

Oceanic Oatcakes

Shetland Isles

Tasty and innovative free from oatcakes using natural sea water from where Atlantic and North Sea merge at Muckle Flugga (most northerly point of UK) sterilised and filtered.

John Ross Junior

Aberdeen

Supplier to Her Majesty The Queen, as well as some of Britain’s most esteemed restaurants, John Ross Jr simply spells fine smoked salmon.

Annanwater Organics

Moffat

Organic blackface and blackface-cross lamb and mutton direct to the public at farmers markets. Slow grown on clovery meadows and herb-rich hills.

Ee’usk

Oban

Locally caught seafood served in contemporary style in this waterfront restaurant. The MacLeod family have been operating seafood restaurants locally for over 20 years.

Mackintosh of Glendaveny

Peterhead

Cold pressed rapeseed oil, home grown, pressed and bottled on farm. Gregor is 3rd generation Mackintosh on the family farm.

Cheese Byre

Perth

Cheese emporium for Scottish artisan cheeses, plus other useful condiments and accessories. Cheeses from Orkney to Ayrshire; blues, matures; creamy and smooth.

Foveran Restaurant with Rooms

Orkney Isles

Fine dining using beautiful local produce skilfully prepared by Paul.

Storehouse Restaurant & Farm Shop

Cromarty

Super deli on shores of Firth – hand made produce: seafood, cheese and meats plus many crafts for gifts. Lovely restaurant cafe deal for meals.

Café Royal Circle Bar

Edinburgh

The Café and upstairs Oyster Bar are unique Edinburgh classics. 200 years old the name reflects the oysters so commonplace in 1820’s. Opulent baroque & Scottish classics.

Hugh Grierson

Perthshire

Organic Angus Beef, sold on farm, to restaurateurs and at various farmers’ markets. Lamb, chicken, pork and eggs, all organic.

The Timberyard

Edinburgh

The building’s history is fascinating. I recall the scents of cedar, pine and linseed and now it’s aromatic dishes from Ben’s kitchen. Reflecting elements of Nordic inspiration.

Hammond Charcuterie

Eyemouth

Classic traditional charcuterie using heritage breeds of pork and Shetland mutton to create succulent artisan results.

Mustard Seed Restaurant

Inverness

Contemporary dining. Well worth a visit – sit upstairs and you can watch the chefs industriously prepare the dishes.

Jumping Goats Dairy

Thurso

Small dairy with pasteurized vegetarian artisan cheeses, from free-range Anglo-Nubian goats: a soft cheese; a firm British Coulommier-style, and a hard cheese.

Bower Butchers

Edinburgh

Over 50 years in Stockbridge. Unique style well known for seasonal game birds of every kind, duck eggs and even goat!

White House Restaurant

Morvern

Slow food supporters, Jane and her team create beautiful meals with the ultimate in local produce. Catering in Scotland Excellence Award Finalist Restaurant of the Year 2015.

Ullapool Bakery

Ullapool

Wholesale bakery plus wee shop producing speciality breads by traditional methods, sourdoughs, rye and spelt, shortbread and oatcakes. Also at highland farmers’ Markets.

Judith Glue Real Food Cafe and Restaurant

Orkney Isles

Relaxed café that deservedly has a great local reputation. Good honest local produce, simply prepared and high quality.

Buccleuch Arms & The Blue Coo Bistro & Bar

St Boswells

Traditional hostelry is anything but traditional! Sensitively renovated to retain original features but give a contemporary twist.

Dough Re Mi

Edinburgh

A wonderful name for excellent bread!

Hebscape Gallery & Tearoom

Isle of Harris

Top notch tearoom with super gallery – loads of light in this imaginative new build with panoramic views.

Wooleys of Arran

Brodick

Family bakery famed for their Wooleys Oatcakes in a variety of flavours to go with the island’s cheeses and chutneys!

Heather Hills

Blairgowrie

100% raw mono floral honeys and handmade preserves & beautifully crafted beeswax candles – a winning combo from the hills.

Isle of Eriska Hotel

Oban

Beautiful island setting (with bridge) – award-winning spa and golf course; fine dining in this world famous historic residence.

Craigluscar Farm Fold

Dunfermline

High quality beef from naturally-reared stock of Highland cattle, slow to mature and all animals are grass fed for best flavour.

Kishorn Seafood Bar

Kishorn

Cheery place serving top notch seafood, home baking and coffees. Oysters, scallops and crab, excellent cullen skink.

Yorkes of Dundee

Dundee

Purveyor of Angus and Highland cattle where taste and quality when pure bred is hard to beat.

The Gannet

Glasgow

2014 Winner of The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award at CiS Awards, Peter McKenna is also Slow Food Chef Alliance Member.

Tain Pottery

Tain Pottery

Artisan food deserves lovely plates and artistry such as Robert’s. A pleasure to use and display.

Different Breid

Glasgow

Organic sourdough bread using a long, slow and natural fermentation process resulting in delicious bread with good shelf life.

Gordon Castle Walled Garden & Cafe

Fochabers

Speyside restaurant with Walled Garden, local meats and Scottish cheeseboard. They make their own gin and preserves. Farm shop.

Grimbister Farm Cheese

Orkney Isles

Artisan cheese – pasteurized milk from own Friesian cows. Traditional family recipe: light, white, slightly crumbly and zesty. Classic, chives, walnut, caraway.

Bonhoga Gallery

Isle of Skye

Beautifully restored mill, with Shetland and Nordic crafts to tempt you! Downstairs is a lovely cafe with ‘best cakes on the island.’

Spey Larder

Aberlour

Fantastic foodie emporium with marvellous selction of cheeses, breads, wines and much more.

Hebridean Smokehouse

North Uist

Fine produce and skills – a great reputation for peat/beechwood and whisky smoked salmon/mackerel/gravadlax. Shop plus mail order.

Bia Bistrot

Edinburgh

Here the ethos is fresh-seasonal-local-sustainable-homemade. With a combined Irish

Scottish

French and Spanish heritage, they cooked their way around the world before opening here. ‘Bia’ is Irish for ‘food.’ Members of Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance.

Highland Stoneware

Lochinver

Dainty butter dishes, handsome teapots; bread crocks, cheese domes, plus a whole range of plates, lamps and bowls. Trade and consumer. Lochinver and Ullapool.

Pillars of Hercules

Falkland

Amazing as its name! Farm shop & café score high on rustic charm and excellent conviviality.

Creel Restaurant

Dunbar

Massive supporter of East Lothian producers. Primarily seafood restaurant.

John Mellis

Auldgirth

Fragrant honey and gorgeous gifts in beeswax. Diverse wild forage in Dumfries and Galloway makes for perfect honey.

Glendruidh House Hotel

Inverness

Delightful country house setting with charming hosts on the outskirts of Inverness adjacent to Loch Ness Golf Course. B&B.

Souter Johnnie’s Inn.

Ayrshire

Wood panelled inn and crackling hearth, thatched roof and a couthy bar bistro. Food is very good and service warm and friendly.

Felicity’s Chocolate

Alford

Handmade Belgian chocolate gifts -bespoke chocolates with a range of delicious fillings.

George Campbell & Sons

Perth

Founded in 1872, top quality seafood and game wholesale and retail via fleet of vans and Shop. Smoking Room and Demonstration Kitchen too.

Kylesku Hotel

Sutherland

Old coaching inn adjacent to the ferry crossing. Seafood star of the show landed on doorstep. Food is superb and views match.

Century General Store & Cafe

Edinburgh

Lovely hipster hangout. Great coffee, carefully sourced menu items plus an eclectic and attractive selection of unusual kitchen related goods on sale too.

Taste

Braemar

Contemporary surroundings, the perfect place for a coffee and home baking or light lunches showcasing and supporting many local producers.

Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

Smailholm, Kelso

Tactile woodwork, creative jewellery plus practical and appealing ceramics. Many decorative pieces on display, dishwasher and ovenproof.

Breadshare

Leith, Edinburgh

Non profit making social enterprise providing high quality, naturally made organic artisan bread as part of a healthy balanced diet. Wholesale and retail.

Drumbeg Stores

Drumbeg

Only deli for miles for locals and visitors with seasonal veg, local beers, cheeses, own organic breads, even local butcher stockist, fishing permits and crafts!

Eilean Iarmain

Isle of Skye

Enchanting spot on the shore, fine dining and period rooms in the hotel. Eilean Iarmain also has the local’s bar.

Glenturret Distillery

Crieff

‘The Famous Grouse Experience’ owned by the Edrington Group with award-winning visitor attraction. Illicit distilling here from 1717! Café and tours.

Fencebay & The Catch @ Fins Restaurant

Ayrshire

Lovely smokehouse, craft shop & seafood restaurant

Katya’s Cakes

Shetland Isles

An island conditori! Her dense chocolate kladdkaka hearts and imaginative range of creations are all delicious.

Tobermory Fish Company

Isle of Mull

Famous for their Tobermory Smoked Trout and Smoked Salmon. Beautifully presented, carefully sourced and very tasty.

Meadows Pottery

Edinburgh

Eclectic studio with delightful designs. Rich tones alongside greens and blues reflecting nature. Decorative and functional creations enhancing your table.

Amhuinnsuidhe Castle

Isle of Harris

Can be booked for sporting facilities/ B&B/ courses. Estate venison and home smoked salmon. Farm shop by castle.

Food for Thought

Burntisland

Dedicated to Fair Trade and supporting local producers – St Andrew’s Cheese, local eggs, smoked produce and meats. Wee cosy café for light meals.

Gamba

Glasgow

Seafood restaurant and magnet for design conscious. Meat lovers need not despair!

The Sheiling, Uig

Isle of Skye

Fun and friendly hip indy café, bookstore with bric a brac and collectables too. LP’s, fascinating books: ancient and modern. Light meals with local food: soups/quiches/cakes.

Knockraich of Fintry

Fintry

Knockraich Crowdie, Crème Fraiche and Yogurts. Own herd of grass fed British Friesian Cattle, Farm Shop and Courtyard Cafe for light bites and baking.

Arran Butchers

Isle of Arran

Award-winning family butchers with 2 retail and a mobile shop.This lovely couple won the Best Butcher at the Scottish Rural Awards 2015. 

Invergarry Hotel

Invergarry

Famous with fishing fraternity, an ideal place to break the journey. Stylish and comfortable, tasty options through from breakfast onwards.

Riddle-Me-Rye

Edinburgh

New venture in micro-bakery. Weekly pre-order service. Reserve Champion at the Scottish Bread Championships 2018 in their 1st year!

Boath House

Nairn

Style, elegance and an enviable reputation. Chef Charley Lockley is highly respected across Scotland.

Ship Inn

Good bar bistro on the waterfront. In summer you can watch the cricket on the beach!

Maggie’s Tea Room

Dundonnell

Bonnie tea room, outside seating and stunning views, local crafts, delicious cakes and locally caught shellfish straight from the creels.

Salar Smokehouse

South Uist

Salar Salmon is back! Its hot smoked flakes are large and succulent, with great flavour and eye-catching packaging.

Arran Brewery

Isle of Arran

Craft brewer with good range with wonderful names such as Clyde Puffer, Brewery Dug, and Red Squirrel! Tasting and tours available at Cladach Visitor Centre.

Alexander Taylor at The Waterside Bakery

Strathaven

Wonderful local bakery, 5th generation (founded1820) with artisan breads and a very fine selection of patisserie. Cafe across road.

Macleans of Benbecula

Isle of Benbecula

Family celebrating 30 years. Baking tasty breads, cakes and canapé oatcakes. Butchery, Stepping Stone Café and fab outside catering.

Ninth Wave

Isle of Mull

Carla is enthusiastic, skilful and published memoir/cookbook. Winner F&D Excellence Awards 2016. Husband Fish from husband John’s boat; garden produce.

Castle of Mey

Thurso

HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother loved its beauty and restored it. She adored the gardens whose produce is now used in the bistro for mouth-watering menus.

Orkney Fudge

Orkney Isles

Long famous for its Fudge from traditional family bakery, Argo’s, branded for mainland as Orkney Fudge. Delicious squares of sweet treats.

Coruisk House, Restaurant with Rooms, Elgol

Isle of Skye

Lovely historic house with Scandi-inspired interiors. Predominantly but not exclusively resident diners, and advocates of Slow Food. Fresh, creative dishes reflecting Skye’s terroir.

Hamnavoe Restaurant

Orkney Isles

Seafood bistro, enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Cooked with creative flair. Look out for seasonal opening hours.

Roots, Fruits and Flowers

Glasgow

Colourful, friendly, comprehensive emporium supplying high quality fruit and vegetables, organic wholefoods and bespoke flowers.

Creagan House

Strathyre

Baronial hall mets cosy farmhouse making a meal here an experience. Well balanced menus with classic French influences.

Three Chimneys

Isle of Skye

Shirley & Eddie founded Three Chimneys in the 80’s and created wonderful award-winning dining, followed by imaginative suites at the ‘House Over By.’

Gows Delicatessen

Ballater

Lovely deli with very good cheese selection and a great range of Scottish produce.

iQ Superfood Chocolate

Stirling

Original Bean-to-Bar has coconut blossom sugar and range is organic throughout. Now peppermint and expresso and imaginative combos.

Cheesery

Dundee

Extensive range of delicious cheeses and lovely displays of cheese related kitchenware, breadboards and ceramics.

Isle of Skye Baking Company

Portree

Black Cuillin Ale Oatcakes, Heather Honey Biscotti, and Ale soaked fruitcake. Available farmers markets/ bakery by the Old Skye Wool Mill.

Blackstairs Fish Shop

Wick

Seasonal range of fresh fish daily: Haddock, Cod, Sole, Salmon, Halibut, Monkfish, Scallops, Crabmeat and their own smokehouse onsite.

Pinmore Ceramics Gallery – Peinn Mor Pottery

Ayrshire

Minimalist pots made for practical use – a little whimsical in design. I love the mugs with little paws!

Fiddlers’ Music Bar & Bistro

Isle of Arran

Owned by musicians, with live music almost every night, to accompany the excellent food. Great atmosphere – friendly staff and skilful kitchen team.

Good Food Boutique

Isle of Lewis

Really special deli where you will find local Isle of Lewis Cheese, plus seafood, black puddings, oatcakes, cakes, chocolates, meats and much more…

Finishing Touch

Edinburgh

A brilliant bazaar of all you will ever need for cake decorating & more. A must for any enthusiast.

Crail Pottery

Crail

Decorative pottery from the moment you set foot in the gate! Lamps and salad sets, bowls and teapots riots of colour with bags of character.

Legends of Grandtully Coffee and Chocolate House

Grandtully

Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier and his imaginative café plus gift shop and chocolate exhibition – a chocolaty destination!

Ola Oils

Inverurie

Family business produces on farm extra virgin cold pressed winter rapeseed oil. Also dressings, skincare, even by-product logs!

Timespan River Cafe

Helmsdale

Local heritage centre, museum, art gallery, creative hub and the bonnie River Cafe overlooking the river.

Tobermory Chocolate

Isle of Mull

Waterfront café alongside “factory” shop this is a delightful spot to visit and tarry awhile. Gift baskets, vouchers and heavenly drinking chocolate.

Lochbay Restaurant

Isle of Skye

Chef Patron Michael Smith’s inspired cuisine has been awarded a Michellin Star. Scottish dishes with French influence and Skye produce.

Dunbar Community Bakery

Dunbar

Local enthusiastic breadmakers set up a community bakery, so Dunbar would not lose its bakery! Very popular with locals and now the talk of the town!

Castleton Farm Shop

Glenbervie

Known for berries – strawberries, rasps, blueberries and cherries, plus local meats, cheese, chutneys, oils and cookware. Lovely café.

McNees

Crieff

Long established deli, taking pride in sourcing the finest ingredients for Crieff.

Jollys of Orkney

Orkney Isles

Fresh and smoked seafood specialist. Traditional kiln smoking key to the flavour plus marinaded herring and arctic char reflecting Nordic heritage.

Inshore Fish Supply

Macduff

By the harbour it is quite the tardis, brimming with local produce as the blackboard outside informs.

Cocoa Mountain

Durness

Gourmet chocolate enterprise -fair trade, free range, organic Shop and café. Part of a colourful community of artists, families and of course chocolate!

Rockpool Cafe and Restaurant

Cullen

Light and airy bistro attractively laid out with natural woods and a split level design. Lovely menu with home bakes and local produce.

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

Auchterarder

Top notch dining in luxurious surroundings. Andrew is only chef in Scotland with 2 Michelin stars. Impeccable provenance, classical French influence.

McCallums of Troon Oyster Bar

Troon

Harbourside seafood restaurant run by famous fishmongers of the same name. Next door is their quick stop fish bar The Wee Hurry.

Bouvrage

Brechin

Artisan natural juices, high quality, very healthy. Own fruit orchards – raspberry, blaeberry, apples and other fruits and berries.

Smoked Gigha Halibut

Isle of Gigha

Organically fed, Winner of Crown Estate Stewardship Award. As for its taste, it is a beautiful delicate flavour. Smoky, sweet, subtle and sustainable.

Saladworx

Dornoch

Exquisite seasonal salad leaves, edible flowers and dressings from the far north of Scotland. Blossoms are perfect for gateaux. Farm Shop too.

Peter’s Yard

Edinburgh

Stylish Swedish bakery and café in Quartermile, one of several in town. Sourdough breads along with many crispbreads and chocolates on sale.

Cromlix

Dunblane

Cromlix, architecturally, is a magical place. Now a luxury hotel owned by local lad and tennis legend Andy Murray. It has its own exquisite chapel.

Oyster Shed

Isle of Skye

Quirky shed of seafood goodies! Hot, cold, live or frozen seafood! Take away/sit in the fresh air!

Blairmains Farm Shop and Coffee Bothy

Stirling

Award-winning Farm Shop and Coffee Bothy with a range of home grown fruit and vegetables, eggs and home baking. 5th generation and still going strong!

Silver Darlings

Aberdeen

Named after the herrings of the same name. Acclaimed seafood restaurant ion edge of sea with French influenced menu.

Ondine

Edinburgh

Chef Patron Roy Brett ran Rick Stein’s empire prior to having his own place. Predominantly seafood there are gourmet steaks here too.

Buchlyvie Pottery Shop

Buchlyvie

Eclectic emporium brimming over with pottery ideas. It is an Aladdin’s cave of creativity and now also with a tiny cafe.

Ballathie House Hotel

Perthshire

Turreted fairytale architecture, fine food and relaxing ambience. Winner 2014 CiS Excellence Awards Independent Hotel of the Year.

Kenneth Morrison Ltd

Gairloch

Highly respected butcher and game dealer for locals and restaurateurs. A great asset to the village – and a mobile shop.

Great Glen Charcuterie

Roy Bridge

Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award Finalist 2016, their range includes salami, chorizo, pepperoni, bresaola and smoked.

East Coast Organics

Pencaitland

Organic and biodynamic produce fresh from family farm. No shop but a wide range of box scheme options plus farmers’ markets.

Alexa Dunlop

Auchterarder

Local greengrocer with lovely displays outside pretty high street shop. Also herbs and flowers, nuts, honeys and seeds.

Hettie’s Teas

Pitlochry

Innovative, tasty, imaginative range – Little Miss Spice Girl, Afternoon Chatter and Hettie in the Heather. Delightful infusions, lovely tearoom.

Dalachy Beef

Aberdour

Farmed by 3rd generation Inglis family, they offer their beef in a range of cuts, mince and sausages, all delicious and available locally.