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Edinburgh & Lothians

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.

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.

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.

Cavens

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

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.

Creel Restaurant

Dunbar
Massive supporter of East Lothian producers. Primarily seafood restaurant.

Alexa Dunlop

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

Silver Darlings

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

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...

Hilton Wild Boar

Perth
"Like pork used to taste in days of old." Available at farmers' markets.

Tweed Valley Organics

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

Roman Camp Country House Hotel

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

Martin Baird Butcher

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

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.

Andersons Greengrocer

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

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.

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.

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.

Plockton Hotel

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

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!

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.

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!

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.

Badachro Inn

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

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.

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.

Invergarry Hotel

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

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.

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!

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.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creel Restaurant

Dunbar
Massive supporter of East Lothian producers. Primarily seafood restaurant.

John Brash Murrayfield Butcher

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

Oxenfoord Organics

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

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.

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!

Wedgwood The Restaurant

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

Braeside Apiaries

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

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!

Chocolate Tree Company

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

Restaurant Martin Wishart

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

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.

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.

Ian Mellis

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

Crown & Kitchen

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

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.

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!

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.

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

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

Au Gourmand

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

Bakery Andante

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

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.

Bridge Inn at Ratho

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

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.

Hood’s Honey

East Lothian
Family honey business tending bees the old fashioned way. Fabulous candles too.

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.

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.

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