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Highlands

Mustard Seed Restaurant

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

Cavens

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

Chocolate Tree Company

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

Fencebay & The Catch @ Fins Restaurant

Ayrshire
Lovely smokehouse, craft shop & seafood restaurant

Caledonian Wildfoods

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

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

Speyside Organics

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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...

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.

Cafe_ Gandolfi

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

Oxenfoord Organics

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

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.

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.

Dough Re Mi

Edinburgh
A wonderful name for excellent bread!

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.

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.

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.

Glenfarclas Distillery

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

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.

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.

Knockderry House

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

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!

Donald of Portsoy

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

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.

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.
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Dornoch Castle

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

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