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Glasgow & West

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.

Alexander Taylor at The Waterside Bakery

Strathaven
Wonderful local bakery, 5th generation (founded1820) with artisan breads and a very fine selection of patisserie. Cafe across road.

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.

Orkney Fudge

Orkney Isles
Long famous for its Fudge from traditional family bakery, Argo's, branded for mainland as Orkney Fudge. Delicious squares of sweet treats.

Little’s Restaurant

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

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.

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.

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.

Gows Delicatessen

Ballater
Lovely deli with very good cheese selection and a great range of Scottish produce.

Ardalanish Organic Farm & Weaving Mill

Isle of Mull
Organic farm rearing Highland beef and Hebridean mutton. Fabulous woven yarns too on vintage weaving looms. Sustainability in spades!

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.

The Gannet

Glasgow
2014 Winner of The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award at CiS Awards, Peter McKenna is also Slow Food Chef Alliance Member.

Aberfoyle Butcher

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

George Mewes

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

Castle of Mey

Thurso
HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother loved its beauty and restored it. She adored the gardens whose produce is now used in the bistro for mouth-watering menus.

Broughton Ales Ltd

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

Alexa Dunlop

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

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...

Lossie Fish Shop

Elgin
Bonnie wee fish shop with local produce in a lovely display. Friendly staff and a great asset to Elgin.

D R Collin & Son

Eyemouth
Vibrant seafood shop - bustling, enthusiastic and popular with restaurateurs and foodies.

Different Breid

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

Bellfield Organic Nursery

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

Ian Mellis

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

Stichill Jerseys

Kelso
Amazing lady with her Jersey cows. Her unpasteurized cheese, luxury butter and clotted cream, cheesecake, panna cotta and quiche sell like hotcakes at local farmers markets.

Jollys of Orkney

Orkney Isles
Fresh and smoked seafood specialist. Traditional kiln smoking key to the flavour plus marinaded herring and arctic char reflecting Nordic heritage.

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!

Tain Pottery

Tain Pottery
Artisan food deserves lovely plates and artistry such as Robert's. A pleasure to use and display.

Taste

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

Battlefield Bakery

Strathaven
Converted farm building to bakery producing a range of delicious farmhouse style breads, biscuits, preserves and sweet treats. Stuart is 4th generation of baking enthusiasts.

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.
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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.

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