Scottish Food Guide – the ethical and independent award-winning guide to the best places to eat and our finest produce. 
Quality Assurance – Professionally inspected and personally recommended.

Highlands

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wedgwood The Restaurant

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

Ballathie House Hotel

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

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!

Knockderry House

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

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.

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.

Black Isle Brewery

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

Speyside Organics

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

Linda Dick Chickens

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

Timespan River Cafe

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

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.

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.

D R Collin & Son

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

Oyster Shed

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

Moray Distillery Ltd

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

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!

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.

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.

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel

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

Inverlochy Castle

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

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.

Subscribe to our Newsletter