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Aberdeen & Grampian

Silver Darlings

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

Blacketyside Farm

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

Glenfarclas Distillery

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

Braidwoods

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

Liddesdale

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

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!

Broughton Ales Ltd

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

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!

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.

Doune

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

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.

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.

The Tayberry

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

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.

Black Isle Brewery

Black Isle
Popular range of high quality organic beers and regulars at farmers' markets.

Gamba

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

William P Tulloch

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

Arran Chocolate Factory

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

Fencebay & The Catch @ Fins Restaurant

Ayrshire
Lovely smokehouse, craft shop & seafood restaurant

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.

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.

Ola Oils

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

Dornoch Castle

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

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!

Bellfield Organic Nursery

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

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.

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.

The Newport

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

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.

Ian Mellis

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

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

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