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Highlands

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.

Different Breid

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

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

Oxenfoord Organics

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

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.

Corner on the Square

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

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.

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.

Mustard Seed Restaurant

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

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.

Kettles of Dunkeld

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

Bridge Inn at Ratho

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Taste

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

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!

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.

Millers Larder

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

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!

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.

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.
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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.

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