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Edinburgh & Lothians

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!

Mustard Seed Restaurant

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

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.

Little’s Restaurant

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

Aberfeldy Oatmeal

Arbroath
Fine oatmeal and other produce available from their farm shop.

Donald of Portsoy

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

Badachro Inn

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

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!

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.

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.

Bouvrage

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

Ballathie House Hotel

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

Quernstone Bakery

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

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.

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.

Blacketyside Farm

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

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!

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.

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.

Bakery Andante

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

Island Bakery Organics

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

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.'

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.

Cuillin Mint Cake

Isle of Skye
Skye's unique highland energy booster for the great outdoors, minty Scottish tablet.

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!

Creagan House

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

Aberfoyle Butcher

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

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.

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.

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.
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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.

Wedgwood The Restaurant

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

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.

Chocolate Tree Company

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

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!

Restaurant Martin Wishart

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

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.

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.

John Brash Murrayfield Butcher

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

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.

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.

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.

Bakery Andante

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

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.

Au Gourmand

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

Ian Mellis

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

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.

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