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Fife & Perthshire

Gin Bothy

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

John M Munro Ltd

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

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!

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.

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.

Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux Restaurant

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

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

Auchterarder
Top notch dining in luxurious surroundings. 2 Michelin**Andrew's influence will live on and his friends and family will always remember him.

Taste

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

Ballathie House Hotel

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

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.

John Mellis

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

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.

Kishorn Seafood Bar

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

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.

George Mewes

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

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.

H M Sheridan

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

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.

Bridgeview Station

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

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.

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...

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.

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

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

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.

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.

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.

Hamnavoe Restaurant

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

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.

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.

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.
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The Adamson

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

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.

The Cellar

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

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

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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…

Little’s Restaurant

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

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.

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.

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.

Blacketyside Farm

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

Kettles of Dunkeld

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

Pillars of Hercules

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

Bellfield Organic Nursery

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

Hilton Wild Boar

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

Heather Hills

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

JL Gill

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

Alexa Dunlop

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

McNees

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

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.

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.

Ballathie House Hotel

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

Arbuckle’s

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

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.

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.

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.

Edradour Distillery

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

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

Auchterarder
Top notch dining in luxurious surroundings. 2 Michelin**Andrew’s influence will live on and his friends and family will always remember him.

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.

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