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Highlands

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.

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.

West Coast Delicatessen

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

Transition Turriefield

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

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.

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.

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.

McNees

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

Knockderry House

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

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.

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.

Cavens

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

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.

John Mellis

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

Silver Darlings

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

Wedgwood The Restaurant

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

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.

Hebscape Gallery & Tearoom

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

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.

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.

Black Isle Brewery

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

Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

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

Scarista House

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

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.

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.
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