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Glasgow & West

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.

Hilton Wild Boar

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

The Cellar

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

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.

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.

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.

Different Breid

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

Applecross Inn

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

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.

40 North

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

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.

Blackstairs Fish Shop

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

Fast Castle Organic Soay Lamb

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

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.

Arran Chocolate Factory

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

Roots, Fruits and Flowers

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

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.

Timespan River Cafe

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

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.

Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux Restaurant

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

The Tayberry

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

Speyside Organics

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

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Scarista House

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

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.
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Mearns T McCaskie

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

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