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Highlands

Speyside Organics

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Blacketyside Farm

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

Katya’s Cakes

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

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.

Braidwoods

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

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.

Mearns T McCaskie

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

Dornoch Castle

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

Shetland Deli

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

Cromarty Brewing Co

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Old Bridge Inn

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

Inverlochy Castle

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

Bouvrage

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

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.

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

Ballathie House Hotel

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

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

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