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Highlands

Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tearoom

Banchory
Estate with much to offer: beef, venison and game; farm shop, activities and café.

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.

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...

George Hughes & Son

Edinburgh
Fondly remembered from childhood and still going strong. They source 100% fresh fish from suppliers in Scotland and offer rapid delivery service.

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!

Inverlochy Castle

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

Hebridean Smokehouse

North Uist
Fine produce and skills - a great reputation for peat/beechwood and whisky smoked salmon/mackerel/gravadlax. Shop plus mail order.

Island Bakery Organics

Tobermory
Organic butter biscuits including ginger, lemon melts and chocolate limes. Powered by local sources of renewable energy.

Martin Baird Butcher

Melrose
So much more than a butcher's with tasty range of delicatessen too. Great local produce and friendly service.

Isle of Arran Distillery

Isle of Arran
Arran's only whisky distillery and independently owned: good range of malts, whisky tours, beautifully designed; lovely café bistro.

Sutherlands of Portsoy

Portsoy
5th generation, the family traditionally smokes local fish. Hot roast salmon flakes with wonderful intense flavour; smoked haddock for Cullen Skink.

Castle of Mey

Thurso
HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother loved its beauty and restored it. She adored the gardens whose produce is now used in the bistro for mouth-watering menus.

Scarista House

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

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.

Cafezique

Glasgow
Enterprising cafe, vibrant and different, informal and surprising. The menu is very ethical and well sourced, fine crab risotto.

Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

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

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!

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.

Taste

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

Airdbheag Blackface Sheep

Isle of Benbecula
Pure Bred Blackface Sheep born and bred on this beautiful croft. Smaller carcass size but massive flavour and excellent value. Sold mail order direct.

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.

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.

Legends of Grandtully Coffee and Chocolate House

Grandtully
Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier and his imaginative café plus gift shop and chocolate exhibition - a chocolaty destination!

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.

Ceann na h-Àirigh

Outer Hebrides
Community hub on Grimsay with versatile space, local produce market, home bakes and teas. Post Office and café, functions and events.

The Cross

Kingussie
Excellent menus combine fine dining with local ingredients, served in charming restaurant, patio doors onto river terrace.

Battlefield Bakery

Strathaven
Converted farm building to bakery producing a range of delicious farmhouse style breads, biscuits, preserves and sweet treats. Stuart is 4th generation of baking enthusiasts.

Cottonrake Bakery

Glasgow
A blend of British bakery and French patisserie. Sourdough breads, cakes, savouries and folk rave about their chocolate gateaux!

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.

Ullapool Smokehouse

Ullapool
Smokery creating traditional kiln-smoked salmon, dry-cured with sea-salt crystals and vertically hung in brick kiln on smouldering whisky barrel oak shavings.

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.

Luss General Store

Loch Lomond
Handcrafted Scottish gifts alongside ambient local jams, chutneys, oatcakes. Spirits from the wonderful liquid deli Demijohn in gleaming glass flasks.

Glenfarclas Distillery

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

Hugh Grierson

Perthshire
Organic Angus Beef, sold on farm, to restaurateurs and at various farmers' markets. Lamb, chicken, pork and eggs, all organic.

Cheese Byre

Perth
Cheese emporium for Scottish artisan cheeses, plus other useful condiments and accessories. Cheeses from Orkney to Ayrshire; blues, matures; creamy and smooth.

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.

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.

Hood’s Honey

East Lothian
Family honey business tending bees the old fashioned way. Fabulous candles too.

Tain Pottery

Tain Pottery
Artisan food deserves lovely plates and artistry such as Robert's. A pleasure to use and display.

Mull Pottery & Gallery

Isle of Mull
Studio and gallery where Peter Walker aka Pete the Pot, who studied art and ceramics at Glasgow School of Art, is to be found.

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.

Stichill Jerseys

Kelso
Amazing lady with her Jersey cows. Her unpasteurized cheese, luxury butter and clotted cream, cheesecake, panna cotta and quiche sell like hotcakes at local farmers markets.

Old Bridge Inn

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

Fast Castle Organic Soay Lamb

Eyemouth
Soay sheep were originally bred on St Kilda. Truly organic and totally natural they are wild and tasty!

Badachro Inn

Badachro
Local produce, local hostelry, all combined in one winning combo. Sailors, families, friends all enjoying the convivial surroundings.

The Gannet

Glasgow
2014 Winner of The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award at CiS Awards, Peter McKenna is also Slow Food Chef Alliance Member.

Bakery Andante

Edinburgh
Fine sourdoughs, danish pastries with their home made apricot compote and their magnificent Covenanter's Loaf along with other delicious goodies.

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.

The Newport

Newport on Tay
Jamie Scott, BBC Masterchef Professional Winner opened his modern Scottish restaurant overlooking the silvery Tay.

Millers Larder

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

John Brash Murrayfield Butcher

Edinburgh
Locally sourced traditional beef, pork, lamb, seasonal game and excellent sausages. Also produces specialty South African sausages.

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.

Alexa Dunlop

Auchterarder
Local greengrocer with lovely displays outside pretty high street shop. Also herbs and flowers, nuts, honeys and seeds.

Different Breid

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

Great Glen Charcuterie

Roy Bridge
Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award Finalist 2016, their range includes salami, chorizo, pepperoni, bresaola and smoked.

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.

D R Collin & Son

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

Perthshire Oatcakes from Handmade Oatcake Company

Crieff
Classic oatcakes and modern twists: Traditional, Sweet (perfect with blue cheese), Cracked Black Pepper, Cheese, Chilli, Ginger, Black Olive and Cocktail.

Foveran Restaurant with Rooms

Orkney Isles
Fine dining using beautiful local produce skilfully prepared by Paul.

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.

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.

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel

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

Little’s Restaurant

Blairgowrie
Willie the seafood guru! Wonderful restaurant, fabulously fresh seafood. Eclectic design and polished tables make it warm and inviting.

Glengoyne Distillery

West Lothian
Owned by Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd. Highland single malt matured in the Lowlands-its stills are just over the highland line! Water from Dumgoyne, a clear and bright malt.

Crown & Kitchen

East Linton
Delightful bar bistro - natural stone and woodwork, modernist and sensitively restored - homemade burgers, smoked sausages & fab desserts.

Oyster Shed

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

Isle of Eriska Hotel

Oban
Beautiful island setting (with bridge) - award-winning spa and golf course; fine dining in this world famous historic residence.

Inshore Fish Supply

Macduff
By the harbour it is quite the tardis, brimming with local produce as the blackboard outside informs.

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!

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.

Donald of Portsoy

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

Ola Oils

Inverurie
Family business produces on farm extra virgin cold pressed winter rapeseed oil. Also dressings, skincare, even by-product logs!

Three Chimneys

Isle of Skye
Shirley & Eddie founded Three Chimneys in the 80's and created wonderful award-winning dining, followed by imaginative suites at the 'House Over By.'

Good Food Boutique

Isle of Lewis
Really special deli where you will find local Isle of Lewis Cheese, plus seafood, black puddings, oatcakes, cakes, chocolates, meats and much more...

Castleton Farm Shop

Glenbervie
Known for berries - strawberries, rasps, blueberries and cherries, plus local meats, cheese, chutneys, oils and cookware. Lovely café.

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.

40 North

Isle of Lewis
Combo of dining and takeaway. "Fine Foods from the Croft Kitchen" Food-to-go plus lovely restaurant, The Verandah.

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!

George Campbell & Sons

Perth
Founded in 1872, top quality seafood and game wholesale and retail via fleet of vans and Shop. Smoking Room and Demonstration Kitchen too.

Kenneth Morrison Ltd

Gairloch
Highly respected butcher and game dealer for locals and restaurateurs. A great asset to the village - and a mobile shop.

Mearns T McCaskie

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

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.

Cullisse Highland Rapeseed Oil

Tain
Gently cold pressed on farm to create a fine product suitable for recipes and for salad dressings.

Chain Bridge Honey Farm

borderlands!
Beside Union Chain Bridge linking Scotland/England at Tweed-bees can zig zag between 2 countries! Visitor centre, double decker bus café!

Speyside Organics

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

Lochbay Restaurant

Isle of Skye
Chef Patron Michael Smith's inspired cuisine has been awarded a Michellin Star. Scottish dishes with French influence and Skye produce.

Loch Leven’s Larder

Kinross
Large sunny café, farm shop has local beef, organic pork, Scottish cheeses, honey and jam. Selection of fruit, veg, gifts, wines,kitchenware.

Kettles of Dunkeld

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

Crossbill Gin

Aviemore
Small batch gin, cultivating a sustainable wild juniper supply. It is 'a celebration of juniper and rosehip, two bold and fresh Highland botanicals.'

George Mewes

Glasgow
Now also with shop in Edinburgh. Top notch: stylish displays of perfectly conditioned cheeses; excellent knowledge from this former chef.

Fish in Crieff

Crieff
Chef Willie Little is so passionate about seafood he opened his own fish shop! He also shares his expertise with customers from far and wide.

Orkney Fudge

Orkney Isles
Long famous for its Fudge from traditional family bakery, Argo's, branded for mainland as Orkney Fudge. Delicious squares of sweet treats.

WJ MacDonald

Stornoway
One of the oldest family businesses in the Western Isles. When we visited our hosts treated us to a black pudding tasting and we particularly enjoyed this one!

Clyde Organics

Carnwath
Organic produce straight from the farm. Primarily milk and also seasonal vegetables.

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!

William P Tulloch

Paisley
Traditional butcher with 2 shops in Paisley. Supplier of Slow Food Ark of Taste Fresh Blood Black Pudding.

Edradour Distillery

Pitlochry
Tiny distillery. Andrew Symington, Master of the Quaich, ensures it continues to produce traditional, handmade farm whisky and innovative malts.

Moray Distillery Ltd

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

Au Gourmand

Edinburgh
Wholesale, perfect for chefs, cafes and shops. French influenced with an innovative artisan range.

Peat Inn

Peat Inn
Geoffrey and Katherine Smeddle in residence at this fine destination restaurant with a Michellin Star. Only the finest produce with consummate skill.

Wedgwood The Restaurant

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

Heather Hills

Blairgowrie
100% raw mono floral honeys and handmade preserves & beautifully crafted beeswax candles - a winning combo from the hills.

Doune

Knoydart
Local game, landed seafood and own garden vegetables - green credentials are top notch. Collected from Mallaig in their own boat.

Tweed Valley Organics

Greenlaw
Boxes of local, organic veg and bread to households in the Borders and North Northumberland. Lots grown on family smallholding.

Liddesdale

Newcastleton
Dedicated to free range farming and the importance of 'breed and feed.' Chickens, sheep, Shorthorn cattle, and Gloucester Old Spot.

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!

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!

The Adamson

St Andrews
Award-winning restaurant presenting brasserie styled food with a contemporary twist.

Hamnavoe Restaurant

Orkney Isles
Seafood bistro, enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Cooked with creative flair. Look out for seasonal opening hours.

Storehouse Restaurant & Farm Shop

Cromarty
Super deli on shores of Firth - hand made produce: seafood, cheese and meats plus many crafts for gifts. Lovely restaurant cafe deal for meals.

J Doig & Sons Fishmerchant

Cellardyke
Excellent fish van, cheery, delivering and selling freshest seafood to trade and consumers. Range of seasonal catch, farm eggs and local honey.

Drumbeg Stores

Drumbeg
Only deli for miles for locals and visitors with seasonal veg, local beers, cheeses, own organic breads, even local butcher stockist, fishing permits and crafts!

Kallin Shellfish Ltd

Outer Hebrides
Own fishing boats and processes catch from others landing there. Langoustine, scallops, crabs and lobsters. Cafe. Shop in Glasgow.

Creagan House

Strathyre
Baronial hall mets cosy farmhouse making a meal here an experience. Well balanced menus with classic French influences.

Dornoch Castle

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

Fencebay & The Catch @ Fins Restaurant

Ayrshire
Lovely smokehouse, craft shop & seafood restaurant

Arran Butchers

Isle of Arran
Award-winning family butchers with 2 retail and a mobile shop.This lovely couple won the Best Butcher at the Scottish Rural Awards 2015. 

Linda Dick Chickens

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

Pillars of Hercules

Falkland
Amazing as its name! Farm shop & café score high on rustic charm and excellent conviviality.

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.

Bouvrage

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

John Ross Junior

Aberdeen
Supplier to Her Majesty The Queen, as well as some of Britain’s most esteemed restaurants, John Ross Jr simply spells fine smoked salmon.

Ethical Fish Company

Isle of Mull
Husband and wife team Guy and Juliet Grieve. Winner of 2 environmental awards, Guy has top reputation for his hand dived king scallops.

Quernstone Bakery

Shetland Isles
Rosemary and sea salt focaccia bread, large white cobs, Danish pastries and popular westside cobs, that are sold locally.

Plockton Inn & Seafood Restaurant

Plockton
Friendly informal eatery, locally landed seafood, smoked in own smokery. Live ceilidh music, real ales and range of malts.

Annanwater Organics

Moffat
Organic blackface and blackface-cross lamb and mutton direct to the public at farmers markets. Slow grown on clovery meadows and herb-rich hills.

Really Garlicky Company

Nairn
Plump aromatic cloves of Porcelain Garlic grown in the Highlands. Also garlic oatcakes, mayo, rubs and dressings.

Gamba

Glasgow
Seafood restaurant and magnet for design conscious. Meat lovers need not despair!

Blacketyside Farm

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

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.

Blackstairs Fish Shop

Wick
Seasonal range of fresh fish daily: Haddock, Cod, Sole, Salmon, Halibut, Monkfish, Scallops, Crabmeat and their own smokehouse onsite.

Schoolhouse Pottery

Lochcarron
Susan's creative range of ceramics are functional and beautiful, all dishwasher safe. She has plates and bowls, vases and teapots, all in a wide range of hues.

Ullapool Bakery

Ullapool
Wholesale bakery plus wee shop producing speciality breads by traditional methods, sourdoughs, rye and spelt, shortbread and oatcakes. Also at highland farmers' Markets.

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.

Ee’usk

Oban
Locally caught seafood served in contemporary style in this waterfront restaurant. The MacLeod family have been operating seafood restaurants locally for over 20 years.

Tobermory Chocolate

Isle of Mull
Waterfront café alongside "factory" shop this is a delightful spot to visit and tarry awhile. Gift baskets, vouchers and heavenly drinking chocolate.

All Things Nice Food

Glasgow
Handmade preserves - blueberry, strawberry and plum jams; mustards, chutneys and marmalades. Made in small batches to taste like granny used to make.

Hilton Wild Boar

Perth
"Like pork used to taste in days of old." Available at farmers' markets.

Grain Store

Edinburgh
Fine food served naturally.This is a little gem, upstairs in Edinburgh's historic winding Victoria Street, very laid back and unpretentious.

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

Auchterarder
Top notch dining in luxurious surroundings. 2 Michelin**Andrew's influence will live on and his friends and family will always remember him.

Lembas Boxes

Stonehaven
Organic fruit and vegetable grower, widely known for their box scheme, also with organic farm shop

Creel Restaurant

Dunbar
Massive supporter of East Lothian producers. Primarily seafood restaurant.

Plockton Hotel

Plockton
Local produce and very friendly staff. Spotless pretty bedrooms, great atmosphere in bar and a lovely arty dining room

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.

Marrbury Smokehouse

Newton Stewart
Classy smoked salmon traditionally produced and recommended by many chefs, near and far. Also with a lovely café.

Knockraich of Fintry

Fintry
Knockraich Crowdie, Crème Fraiche and Yogurts. Own herd of grass fed British Friesian Cattle, Farm Shop and Courtyard Cafe for light bites and baking.

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.

Andy Race

Mallaig
Locally caught shellfish, peat smoked salmon and kippers all smoked in traditional kilns. Mail order online. Andy supplies top hotels too.

Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre

St Andrews
Opened in 2014 by the Wemyss family with first Single Malt release due 2018. Darnley's Gin Still House is next door with gin tours from July 2017.

West Coast Delicatessen

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

Phantassie

East Linton
Excellent produce for box schemes and trade. Patricia is well known for her creativity in the kitchen garden with exotic leaves and salads.

Braeside Apiaries

Penicuik
Known for his heather honey from the local hills in set, liquid and comb form. A regular at Haddington Farmers' Market.

Sulwath Brewers Ltd

Castle Douglas
"Sulwath" is the ancient name for the Solway Estuary. Family business with prize-winning traditionally brewed beers. Lovely shop and tour.

Oban Chocolate Company

Oban
From classic fruit to zany chillis - something for everyone. On waterfront with lively café. Well loved by tourists, locals and a good place to visit.

Riddle-Me-Rye

Edinburgh
New venture in micro-bakery. Weekly pre-order service. Reserve Champion at the Scottish Bread Championships 2018 in their 1st year!

Ardalanish Organic Farm & Weaving Mill

Isle of Mull
Organic farm rearing Highland beef and Hebridean mutton. Fabulous woven yarns too on vintage weaving looms. Sustainability in spades!

Black Isle Brewery

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

JL Gill

Crieff
Friendly family deli reminiscent of a traditional grocer's shop in its care taken to source the best produce.

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

H M Sheridan

Ballater
Butcher by Royal Appointment. Lovely shop with local produce and friendly service. Award-winning sausages, pies, haggis and roasts.

Bonhoga Gallery

Shetland Isles
Beautifully restored mill, with Shetland and Nordic crafts to tempt you! Downstairs is a lovely cafe with 'best cakes on the island.'

Delizique

Glasgow
Deli with a difference - really cool with a giant tree in the middle and lovely informal cafe bistro next door.

McCallums of Troon Oyster Bar

Troon
Harbourside seafood restaurant run by famous fishmongers of the same name. Next door is their quick stop fish bar The Wee Hurry.

Iona Pottery

Isle of Iona
Converted croft near Abbey with beautiful handthrown pottery evoking the seas and sights of Iona. Gallery of limited edition prints, art cards and etchings.

Amhuinnsuidhe Castle

Isle of Harris
Can be booked for sporting facilities/ B&B/ courses. Estate venison and home smoked salmon. Farm shop by castle.

Cafe_ Gandolfi

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

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

North Berwick
A light and airy contemporary space with freshly prepared dishes: seafood soup/steak platters. Very popular.

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.

Oxenfoord Organics

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

Jumping Goats Dairy

Thurso
Small dairy with pasteurized vegetarian artisan cheeses, from free-range Anglo-Nubian goats: a soft cheese; a firm British Coulommier-style, and a hard cheese.

Fishers

Edinburgh
Maritime theme for menu and décor. Predominantly seafood menu with delicious bisques. Informal and casual. 2nd one in Leith.

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.

Cromarty Brewing Co

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

Saladworx

Dornoch
Exquisite seasonal salad leaves, edible flowers and dressings from the far north of Scotland. Blossoms are perfect for gateaux. Farm Shop too.

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!

Boogie Woogie

Keith
Eclectic gift shop with crafts, clothes and an exuberant café with light dishes and lots of home baking.

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.

Roman Camp Country House Hotel

Callander
Charming country house set amidst river edged gardens. Fine dining.

Highland Crackers

Inverness-shire
Delicate rectangles packed with flavour, ideal for cheese, nibbles or dips. Original, seeded and chilli flavours. Relatively new company and already award-winners.

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.

Kilnford Farm Shop

Dumfries
Very fine farm shop known for home reared Galloway Beef, Blackface sheep and Kilnford pigs. Full deli selection, cheeses and lovely cafe.

Invergarry Hotel

Invergarry
Famous with fishing fraternity, an ideal place to break the journey. Stylish and comfortable, tasty options through from breakfast onwards.

The Doll’s House

St Andrews
In their words, serving “good mood food” and have a refreshing interesting range of dishes using local produce. Sundays roasts.

Knockderry House

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

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.

Huntly Herbs

Aberdeenshire
Family business growing organic herbs and vegetables used in their own jams and chutneys.

Gin Bothy

Kirriemuir
Small batch gin infused with local fruits at Peel Farm: Blueberry, Mulled, Gunshot, Raspberry and Strawberry. Café and farm shop.

Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux Restaurant

Gullane
Created by famous Edwardian architect Sir Edwin Lutyens; gardens attributed to Gertrude Jekyll, and a Chez Roux restaurant!

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.

Arran Chocolate Factory

Isle of Arran
Beautifully boxed chocolates and bags of caramels. Perfect for treating yourself. Always fab window displays to tempt you.

Magnum Restaurant & Bar

Edinburgh
Chris has transformed this landmark pub into a brasserie dining experience alongside a stylish bar. As he says, local ingredients with modern flair and charm.

Luss Smokehouse

Loch Lomond
Succulent beech smoked salmon and trout, working in conjunction with Luss Estates. Luss Seafood Bar over the road.

The Pier House

Knoydart
Idyllic spot accessible by boat (unless you have walking boots). Delicious home made breads, garden produce. Warm welcome awaits you.

Transition Turriefield

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

Timespan River Cafe

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

Chocolate Tree Company

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

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.

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.

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.

Blyd’O’It Fishshop

Shetland Isles
Perfect wee place bursting with landed catch and also local heritage delicacies such as Slow Food Ark of Taste Salt Herring and salt cod too.

Café Fish

Isle of Mull
Seafood café, vibrant bustling venue above Calmac Pier Langoustines, lobster and squats caught on own fishing boat + Glengorm Castle beef.

Bankhead Farmshop

Crombie
Working farm with great range of vegetables plus their own on farm beef. Open 9-5, 7 days a week but only from Nov to May.

Cavens

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

Hebscape Gallery & Tearoom

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

Corner on the Square

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

Dough Re Mi

Edinburgh
A wonderful name for excellent bread!

Ninth Wave

Isle of Mull
Carla is enthusiastic, skilful and published memoir/cookbook. Winner F&D Excellence Awards 2016. Husband Fish from husband John's boat; garden produce.

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.

Spey Larder

Aberlour
Fantastic foodie emporium with marvellous selction of cheeses, breads, wines and much more.

Tobermory Fish Company

Isle of Mull
Famous for their Tobermory Smoked Trout and Smoked Salmon. Beautifully presented, carefully sourced and very tasty.

Craggan Hotel

Sutherland
Breathtaking panoramas, golden beaches, terrific food! Kate is passionate about local produce and knows her suppliers well.

Kishorn Seafood Bar

Kishorn
Cheery place serving top notch seafood, home baking and coffees. Oysters, scallops and crab, excellent cullen skink.

Lossie Fish Shop

Elgin
Bonnie wee fish shop with local produce in a lovely display. Friendly staff and a great asset to Elgin.

Katya’s Cakes

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

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.

Aberfoyle Butcher

Aberfoyle
Famous butcher that everyone raves about! Seasonal spring lamb to mutton, chicken to beef, pork and game.

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.

Cuillin Mint Cake

Isle of Skye
Skye's unique highland energy booster for the great outdoors, minty Scottish tablet.

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.

Cocoa Mountain

Durness
Gourmet chocolate enterprise -fair trade, free range, organic Shop and café. Part of a colourful community of artists, families and of course chocolate!

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.

Silver Darlings

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

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!

Salar Smokehouse

South Uist
Salar Salmon is back! Its hot smoked flakes are large and succulent, with great flavour and eye-catching packaging.

Roots, Fruits and Flowers

Glasgow
Colourful, friendly, comprehensive emporium supplying high quality fruit and vegetables, organic wholefoods and bespoke flowers.

Ceilidh Place

Ullapool
An institution in Ullapool, started out as a cafe in a boatshed in 1970 and from the beginning was environmental, local and convivial.

Applecross Inn

Applecross
The road over to the bay is awesome! Award-winning - seafood from Applecross Bay, Estate Venison and garden produce.

John M Munro Ltd

Dingwall
Leading fresh meat supplier of the north. Cheery friendly service with fish shop next door!

Rufflets Country House

St Andrews
Gracious, relaxing - fine place to eat & stay. Rufflets also works on projects with local schools with healthy eating. 1st hotel in Scotland "carbon neutral."

Highland Park Distillers

Orkney Isles
Owned by Edrington Group. Founded 1798 and still has traditional malting floor. Visitor Centre. A hint of peat plus sweetness from oak barrels.

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.

Cock & Bull

Balmedie
Eclectic inn, vibrant and bustling with excellent fresh menus - Winner of Catering in Scotland 2014 Pub Excellence Award.

Ballathie House Hotel

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

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.

Airds Hotel & Restaurant

Oban
Destination dining near Oban. 18th century ferry inn, now a family run luxury hotel. Airds has had an enviable reputation for many years.

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.

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.

The Tayberry

Broughty Ferry
Adam Newth won Young Chef of the Year Award at the CiS Excellence Awards 2016. Contemporary restaurant with local produce.

Field (Southside)

Edinburgh
Pared down menus brimming with local produce seek to show an essence of Scotland without fuss or fiddling, yet with no shortage of flavour on each plate.

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.

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.

The Cellar

Anstruther
Formerly cooperage and smokehouse - the perfect venue for Billy Boyter's fine seafood restaurant with Michelin Star.

Felicity’s Chocolate

Alford
Handmade Belgian chocolate gifts -bespoke chocolates with a range of delicious fillings.

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!

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.

Arbuckle’s

Invergowrie
Family farm for seasonal berries, June to Sept. Farm shop with local preserves, deli items and wee café.

Cheesery

Dundee
Extensive range of delicious cheeses and lovely displays of cheese related kitchenware, breadboards and ceramics.

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.

Corriegour Lodge Hotel

Spean Bridge
Beautiful lodge, glorious views, beautiful interiors, perfect for holiday or wedding. Loch View Restaurant renowned for fine food.

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.

Bridgefoot Organic Co-op

Newmachur
One of the earliest box schemes, certified organic since 1991. Thriving box scheme perfect for ethical food shoppers.

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.

Andersons Greengrocer

Glasgow
Lovely fruit and veg shop on foodie's heaven Byres Road! Lovely market feel in pretty displays.

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.

Macleod Organics

Ardersier
Donnie is committed to bring freshest, best value, most local possible, 100% organic to your doorstep, in highlands: veg/meat/breads/fish/household.

Ondine

Edinburgh
Chef Patron Roy Brett ran Rick Stein's empire prior to having his own place. Predominantly seafood there are gourmet steaks here too.

Gows Delicatessen

Ballater
Lovely deli with very good cheese selection and a great range of Scottish produce.

Highland Stoneware

Lochinver
Dainty butter dishes, handsome teapots; bread crocks, cheese domes, plus a whole range of plates, lamps and bowls. Trade and consumer. Lochinver and Ullapool.

Bellfield Organic Nursery

Newburgh
Organic produce with excellent reputation with a well managed box scheme, regular stall at Edinburgh's famers' market.

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.

Cromlix

Dunblane
Cromlix, architecturally, is a magical place. Now a luxury hotel owned by local lad and tennis legend Andy Murray. It has its own exquisite chapel.

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!

St Brides Free Range Poultry Farm

Strathaven
Small family farm specialising in slow growing high welfare happy hens, duck and guinea fowl. They feed on natural grains, foraging.

Braidwoods

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

Ian Mellis

Edinburgh
Original emporium here, now more shops including Glasgow. Beautifully laid out - wheels of cheese piled high and cheese related stock.

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.

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.

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.

Mustard Seed Restaurant

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

Isle of Harris Distillery

Outer Hebrides
Social Distillery - owned by locals for locals, creating jobs. Stunning Centre, shop and lovely 'Canteen.' Isle of Harris Gin however no whisky on sale yet...

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.

Bridge Inn at Ratho

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

Aberfeldy Oatmeal

Arbroath
Fine oatmeal and other produce available from their farm shop.

Restaurant Martin Wishart

Leith
Michellin Starred restaurant. Martin has justly won many awards for his skills and expert use of our fine local produce.

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!

Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant

Stonehaven
Oldest building in town, the county Tolbooth, dating from the 16th Century. Now a fine seafood restaurant right by the harbour.

Bridgeview Station

Dundee
Artistically converted iconic railway station and impressive food to match! Rory Lovie is a Member of Slow Food Chefs' Alliance.

Coruisk House, Restaurant with Rooms, Elgol

Isle of Skye
Lovely historic house with Scandi-inspired interiors. Predominantly but not exclusively resident diners, and advocates of Slow Food. Fresh, creative dishes reflecting Skye's terroir.

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.

John Mellis

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

Mossgiel Milk

Ayrshire
Artisan micro milk business with Ayrshires, producing on farm, non-homogenized, local milk. Farm shop and now selling tasty meat from Ayrshires too.

Shetland Deli

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

Broughton Ales Ltd

Broughton
Long established traditional ales, skillfully blended, each with their own distinctive character.

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.

Coach House Coffee Shop

Luss
Bonnie coffee shop with a cheery host, tasty dishes, home baking, every sort of coffee, plus totally different gift ideas. This artistic cafe is a popular place in the heart of Luss.

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.

Mrs McMyns Eggs

New Abbey
Lohmann hens roam freely in this idyllic spot by the Solway Coast. Organic farm also with herd of suckler cows, sheep and two alpacas to watch them!

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.

Caledonian Wildfoods

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

Transition Turriefield

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

Quernstone Bakery

Shetland Isles
Rosemary and sea salt focaccia bread, large white cobs, Danish pastries and popular westside cobs, that are sold locally.

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