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Highlands

Blyd’O’It Fishshop

Shetland Isles
Perfect wee place bursting with landed catch and also local heritage delicacies such as Slow Food Ark of Taste Salt Herring and salt cod too.

The Adamson

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

McCallums of Troon Oyster Bar

Troon
Harbourside seafood restaurant run by famous fishmongers of the same name. Next door is their quick stop fish bar The Wee Hurry.

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!

Airds Hotel & Restaurant

Oban
Destination dining near Oban. 18th century ferry inn, now a family run luxury hotel. Airds has had an enviable reputation for many years.

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.

Knockderry House

Helensburgh
Lochside location, charming hosts, enticing menus and lovingly restored interiors this is an enchanting place to stay.

Dornoch Castle

Dornoch
16th century building, bags of character. Good food in couthy surroundings.

Speyside Organics

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

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.

Island Bakery Organics

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

Crown & Kitchen

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

Cheesery

Dundee
Extensive range of delicious cheeses and lovely displays of cheese related kitchenware, breadboards and ceramics.

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.

Liddesdale

Newcastleton
Dedicated to free range farming and the importance of 'breed and feed.' Chickens, sheep, Shorthorn cattle, and Gloucester Old Spot.

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.

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.

Lembas Boxes

Stonehaven
Organic fruit and vegetable grower, widely known for their box scheme, also with organic farm shop

Hilton Wild Boar

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

Gamba

Glasgow
Seafood restaurant and magnet for design conscious. Meat lovers need not despair!

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.

McNees

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

William P Tulloch

Paisley
Traditional butcher with 2 shops in Paisley. Supplier of Slow Food Ark of Taste Fresh Blood Black Pudding.

Mull Pottery & Gallery

Isle of Mull
Studio and gallery where Peter Walker aka Pete the Pot, who studied art and ceramics at Glasgow School of Art, is to be found.

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!

Roots, Fruits and Flowers

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

Bakery Andante

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

Cottonrake Bakery

Glasgow
A blend of British bakery and French patisserie. Sourdough breads, cakes, savouries and folk rave about their chocolate gateaux!

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.

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.

Knockraich of Fintry

Fintry
Knockraich Crowdie, Crème Fraiche and Yogurts. Own herd of grass fed British Friesian Cattle, Farm Shop and Courtyard Cafe for light bites and baking.

Cromarty Brewing Co

Cromarty
Young innovative brewery with bags of knowledge and enthusiasm. Good range going places: Happy Chappy, Red Rocker, Rogue Wave...

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.

Silver Darlings

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

Springbank Whisky

Campbeltown
Oldest independent family-owned distillery and only one to malt 100% of barley using traditional floor malting methods. Estab. 1828 on the site of an illicit still!

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.

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.

Foveran Restaurant with Rooms

Orkney Isles
Fine dining using beautiful local produce skilfully prepared by Paul.

Highland Stoneware

Lochinver
Dainty butter dishes, handsome teapots; bread crocks, cheese domes, plus a whole range of plates, lamps and bowls. Trade and consumer. Lochinver and Ullapool.

Buchlyvie Pottery Shop

Buchlyvie
Eclectic emporium brimming over with pottery ideas. It is an Aladdin's cave of creativity and now also with a tiny cafe.

Wooleys of Arran

Brodick
Family bakery famed for their Wooleys Oatcakes in a variety of flavours to go with the island's cheeses and chutneys!

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.'

Cavens

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

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel

Strontian
Lochside country house hotel - luxury fine dining, astounding views and fascinating history.

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.

Storehouse Restaurant & Farm Shop

Cromarty
Super deli on shores of Firth - hand made produce: seafood, cheese and meats plus many crafts for gifts. Lovely restaurant cafe deal for meals.

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.

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.

Mearns T McCaskie

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

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.

Corner on the Square

Beauly
Delightful licensed deli and eatery on the Black Isle - contemporary design & full of flavours.

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

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

Blacketyside Farm

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

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.

John Brash Murrayfield Butcher

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

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.

Bridge Inn at Ratho

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

Cromlix

Dunblane
Cromlix, architecturally, is a magical place. Now a luxury hotel owned by local lad and tennis legend Andy Murray. It has its own exquisite chapel.

Gin Bothy

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

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.

Andy Race

Mallaig
Locally caught shellfish, peat smoked salmon and kippers all smoked in traditional kilns. Mail order online. Andy supplies top hotels too.

Dough Re Mi

Edinburgh
A wonderful name for excellent bread!

Hamnavoe Restaurant

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

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.

Cullisse Highland Rapeseed Oil

Tain
Gently cold pressed on farm to create a fine product suitable for recipes and for salad dressings.

Annanwater Organics

Moffat
Organic blackface and blackface-cross lamb and mutton direct to the public at farmers markets. Slow grown on clovery meadows and herb-rich hills.

Bridge Cottage Cafe

Poolewe
Café and coffee shop brimming full of home bakes and local produce. As much artisan, organic and fair trade as possible.

Broughton Ales Ltd

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

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.

Inverlochy Castle

Fort William
Genuine castle in magnificent setting - fine dining par excellence. CiS Award Finaist for Group Hotel of Year Award 2015.

The Pier House

Knoydart
Idyllic spot accessible by boat (unless you have walking boots). Delicious home made breads, garden produce. Warm welcome awaits you.

Edradour Distillery

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

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.

Ola Oils

Inverurie
Family business produces on farm extra virgin cold pressed winter rapeseed oil. Also dressings, skincare, even by-product logs!

Tapa Organic

Glasgow
Organic artisan bakery and coffee roasterie with 2 outlets. Wheat, gluten-free products, and yeast-free sourdoughs. Courses, coffees and much more.

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."

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.

Braidwoods

Dalry
Miniature restaurant consistently has a big reputation and a Michellin Star - a delicious combination in a rural setting.

Arran Butchers

Isle of Arran
Award-winning family butchers with 2 retail and a mobile shop.This lovely couple won the Best Butcher at the Scottish Rural Awards 2015. 

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.

Wedgwood The Restaurant

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

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.

Chocolate Tree Company

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

Craggan Hotel

Sutherland
Breathtaking panoramas, golden beaches, terrific food! Kate is passionate about local produce and knows her suppliers well.

Lochbay Restaurant

Isle of Skye
Chef Patron Michael Smith's inspired cuisine has been awarded a Michellin Star. Scottish dishes with French influence and Skye produce.

Really Garlicky Company

Nairn
Plump aromatic cloves of Porcelain Garlic grown in the Highlands. Also garlic oatcakes, mayo, rubs and dressings.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Luss General Store

Loch Lomond
Handcrafted Scottish gifts alongside ambient local jams, chutneys, oatcakes. Spirits from the wonderful liquid deli Demijohn in gleaming glass flasks.

Oban Chocolate Company

Oban
From classic fruit to zany chillis - something for everyone. On waterfront with lively café. Well loved by tourists, locals and a good place to visit.

Roman Camp Country House Hotel

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

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.

Alexa Dunlop

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

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.

West Coast Delicatessen

Ullapool
Great range of charcuterie, cheese and local bakes, and make tasty sandwiches to order.

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.

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.

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.

Tain Pottery

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

The Tayberry

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

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.

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.

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.

Fencebay & The Catch @ Fins Restaurant

Ayrshire
Lovely smokehouse, craft shop & seafood restaurant

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.

Sutherlands of Portsoy

Portsoy
5th generation, the family traditionally smokes local fish. Hot roast salmon flakes with wonderful intense flavour; smoked haddock for Cullen Skink.

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.

Plockton Inn & Seafood Restaurant

Plockton
Friendly informal eatery, locally landed seafood, smoked in own smokery. Live ceilidh music, real ales and range of malts.

Grimbister Farm Cheese

Orkney Isles
Artisan cheese - pasteurized milk from own Friesian cows. Traditional family recipe: light, white, slightly crumbly and zesty. Classic, chives, walnut, caraway.

Oyster Shed

Isle of Skye
Quirky shed of seafood goodies! Hot, cold, live or frozen seafood! Take away/sit in the fresh air!

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.

Pillars of Hercules

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

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.

Oceanic Oatcakes

Shetland Isles
Tasty and innovative free from oatcakes using natural sea water from where Atlantic and North Sea merge at Muckle Flugga (most northerly point of UK) sterilised and filtered.

Inshore Fish Supply

Macduff
By the harbour it is quite the tardis, brimming with local produce as the blackboard outside informs.

Fursbreck Pottery

Fursbreck Pottery
Harray Potter as he is known has been throwing pots in Harray 30yrs. Beautiful functional designs often based on Skara Brae artefacts, it reflects food heritage. He is also a best-selling author.

Braeside Apiaries

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

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!

Kenneth Morrison Ltd

Gairloch
Highly respected butcher and game dealer for locals and restaurateurs. A great asset to the village - and a mobile shop.

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.

George Cockburn & Sons

Dingwall
Highly regarded butcher, seeking out the best local produce available. They have won awards for their black pudding and Champion Haggis.

Bridgefoot Organic Co-op

Newmachur
One of the earliest box schemes, certified organic since 1991. Thriving box scheme perfect for ethical food shoppers.

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.

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.

Creagan House

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

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.

Scarista House

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

Gows Delicatessen

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

Bouvrage

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

Oxenfoord Organics

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

Crannog Seafood Restaurant

Fort William
Cheery landmark red crannog-esque building, by the waterside - a great way to enjoy fresh seafood, served simply and naturally.

Hebscape Gallery & Tearoom

Isle of Harris
Top notch tearoom with super gallery - loads of light in this imaginative new build with panoramic views.

Kettles of Dunkeld

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

Ballathie House Hotel

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

Bonhoga Gallery

Shetland Isles
Beautifully restored mill, with Shetland and Nordic crafts to tempt you! Downstairs is a lovely cafe with 'best cakes on the island.'

E Flett Butcher

Orkney Isles
All local Orkney beef and lamb, reared, raised and slaughtered on Orkney. Also fruit and veg, seafood and even cheese.

Cocoa Mountain

Durness
Gourmet chocolate enterprise -fair trade, free range, organic Shop and café. Part of a colourful community of artists, families and of course chocolate!

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.

Restaurant Martin Wishart

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

Hood’s Honey

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

The Cellar

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

Kishorn Seafood Bar

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

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.

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.

Cock & Bull

Balmedie
Eclectic inn, vibrant and bustling with excellent fresh menus - Winner of Catering in Scotland 2014 Pub Excellence Award.

Blackstairs Fish Shop

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

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.

Fast Castle Organic Soay Lamb

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

Borgh Pottery

Isle of Lewis
Ceramics, handthrown in Hebridean hues, beautifully displayed alongside artists' jewelry and gifts Lovely individual pieces/customers can order a dinner service!

Plockton Hotel

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

Doune

Knoydart
Local game, landed seafood and own garden vegetables - green credentials are top notch. Collected from Mallaig in their own boat.

Edinbane Pottery

Isle of Skye
Specialists in wood fired salt glazed pottery in gentle tones reflecting the surrounding landscape of seas, skies and Cuillins. I buy a wee piece every time I go!

Lossie Fish Shop

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

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.

Old Bridge Inn

Aviemore
Cheery hostelry on the ski road. Offering great fresh local food from the Cairngorm region in an informal setting.

Perthshire Oatcakes from Handmade Oatcake Company

Crieff
Classic oatcakes and modern twists: Traditional, Sweet (perfect with blue cheese), Cracked Black Pepper, Cheese, Chilli, Ginger, Black Olive and Cocktail.

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.

Orasay Inn

Isle of South Uist
Isobel & Alan have a great reputation for Hebridean produce - seafood fresh from boat Hebridean lamb from hill , beef from own Highlanders.

Black Isle Brewery

Black Isle
Popular range of high quality organic beers and regulars at farmers' markets.

St Brides Free Range Poultry Farm

Strathaven
Small family farm specialising in slow growing high welfare happy hens, duck and guinea fowl. They feed on natural grains, foraging.

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.

Bridgeview Station

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

Ceann na h-Àirigh

Outer Hebrides
Community hub on Grimsay with versatile space, local produce market, home bakes and teas. Post Office and café, functions and events.

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!

Glenfarclas Distillery

Ballindalloch
6th generation Grant family, independent distillery. Fine single malts, guiding and shop.

Heather Hills

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

Applecross Inn

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

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.

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.

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.

Cuillin Mint Cake

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

Linda Dick Chickens

Peebles
Fine free range chickens bred on a small commercial scale, sold in discerning Edinburgh stores. Duck eggs also available.

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.

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.

Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

Smailholm, Kelso
Tactile woodwork, creative jewellery plus practical and appealing ceramics. Many decorative pieces on display, dishwasher and ovenproof.

Great Glen Charcuterie

Roy Bridge
Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award Finalist 2016, their range includes salami, chorizo, pepperoni, bresaola and smoked.

WJ MacDonald

Stornoway
One of the oldest family businesses in the Western Isles. When we visited our hosts treated us to a black pudding tasting and we particularly enjoyed this one!

H M Sheridan

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

Ethical Fish Company

Isle of Mull
Husband and wife team Guy and Juliet Grieve. Winner of 2 environmental awards, Guy has top reputation for his hand dived king scallops.

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...

Café Fish

Isle of Mull
Seafood café, vibrant bustling venue above Calmac Pier Langoustines, lobster and squats caught on own fishing boat + Glengorm Castle beef.

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!

Shetland Deli

Shetland Isles
Handmade, local recipes, using local surplus, in season! Successful social enterprise COPE Ltd.

Caledonian Wildfoods

Glasgow
Specialist supplier to the trade: 200 species of fungi and foraged, plus oils, vinegars and dried foods. Next day delivery available.

JL Gill

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

The Sheiling, Uig

Isle of Skye
Fun and friendly hip indy café, bookstore with bric a brac and collectables too. LP's, fascinating books: ancient and modern. Light meals with local food: soups/quiches/cakes.

Crossbill Gin

Aviemore
Small batch gin, cultivating a sustainable wild juniper supply. It is 'a celebration of juniper and rosehip, two bold and fresh Highland botanicals.'

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.

Invergarry Hotel

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

D R Collin & Son

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

Transition Turriefield

Shetland Isles
Community Supported Agriculture scheme is a community food growing project on the western edge of Shetland supplying fruit and veg.

Different Breid

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

Isle of Skye Baking Company

Portree
Black Cuillin Ale Oatcakes, Heather Honey Biscotti, and Ale soaked fruitcake. Available farmers markets/ bakery by the Old Skye Wool Mill.

Souter Johnnie’s Inn.

Ayrshire
Wood panelled inn and crackling hearth, thatched roof and a couthy bar bistro. Food is very good and service warm and friendly.

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d’Or

Glasgow
Well deserved reputation for fine dining and also devotes time to young chefs. Winner of the 2012 Chef of the Year – CIS Excellence Awards.

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!

George Mewes

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

John Mellis

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

Au Gourmand

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

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.

Mustard Seed Restaurant

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

Millers Larder

Stonehouse
Preserves and chutneys, Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award Winner 2016 for Perfyit Piccalilli. Products made in small batches.

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.

Badachro Inn

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

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.

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.

Chain Bridge Honey Farm

borderlands!
Beside Union Chain Bridge linking Scotland/England at Tweed-bees can zig zag between 2 countries! Visitor centre, double decker bus café!

Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tearoom

Banchory
Estate with much to offer: beef, venison and game; farm shop, activities and café.

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.

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.

Spey Larder

Aberlour
Fantastic foodie emporium with marvellous selction of cheeses, breads, wines and much more.

Katya’s Cakes

Shetland Isles
An island conditori! Her dense chocolate kladdkaka hearts and imaginative range of creations are all delicious.

Creel Restaurant

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

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.

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.

Quernstone Bakery

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

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...

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!

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...

Ian Mellis

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

Clyde Organics

Carnwath
Organic produce straight from the farm. Primarily milk and also seasonal vegetables.

Moray Distillery Ltd

Caithness
Formerly Berry Good, fruit infused vodkas and gins, now distilling AVVA Gin too with its beautiful branding.

40 North

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

Ovenbird Artisan Coffee Roasters

Glasgow
Sourcing, roasting and supplying. Ovenbird is a migratory bird seeking shelter in trees on small coffee farms. Davide meets growers, tours farms, checks conditions.

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!

Andersons Greengrocer

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

Cafe_ Gandolfi

Glasgow
'Well fed, well blessed.' A Glasgow institution. With strong Barra connections the menu is delightfully Hebridean in flavour. 3 venues.

Early Bird Enterprises

Isle of Skye
Keith and Rachel Jackson run a smallholding at Orbost Estate with Soay Sheep, Highland Cows, and Wild Boar Cross Gloucester Old Spot (Iron Age) Pigs.

Tweed Valley Organics

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

Donald of Portsoy

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

Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux Restaurant

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

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.

John M Munro Ltd

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

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.

Huntly Herbs

Aberdeenshire
Family business growing organic herbs and vegetables used in their own jams and chutneys.

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

Aberfoyle Butcher

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

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!

Saladworx

Dornoch
Exquisite seasonal salad leaves, edible flowers and dressings from the far north of Scotland. Blossoms are perfect for gateaux. Farm Shop too.

Arbuckle’s

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

Highland Crackers

Inverness-shire
Delicate rectangles packed with flavour, ideal for cheese, nibbles or dips. Original, seeded and chilli flavours. Relatively new company and already award-winners.

Martin Baird Butcher

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

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.

Aberfeldy Oatmeal

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

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!

The Newport

Newport on Tay
Jamie Scott, BBC Masterchef Professional Winner opened his modern Scottish restaurant overlooking the silvery Tay.

Ceilidh Place

Ullapool
An institution in Ullapool, started out as a cafe in a boatshed in 1970 and from the beginning was environmental, local and convivial.

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.

Bellfield Organic Nursery

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

Scoop Wholefoods

Shetland Isles
Serving community with local produce and collaborating with producers e.g.Uradale organic Native Shetland Lamb and Beef. Fair Trade products and hampers too.

Little’s Restaurant

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

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.

Eilean Iarmain

Isle of Skye
Enchanting spot on the shore, fine dining and period rooms in the hotel. Eilean Iarmain also has the local's bar.

Arran Chocolate Factory

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

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

The Cross

Kingussie
Excellent menus combine fine dining with local ingredients, served in charming restaurant, patio doors onto river terrace.

The Shorehouse

Scourie
Lovely range of local delicacies to enjoy and home baked puds. For me the star has to be the crab platters - landed on the doorstep, prepared daily.

Timespan River Cafe

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

Taste

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

Highland Stoneware

Lochinver
Dainty butter dishes, handsome teapots; bread crocks, cheese domes, plus a whole range of plates, lamps and bowls. Trade and consumer. Lochinver and Ullapool.

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