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Non Members

These are restaurants and food producers who we believe are of a very high standard but are not yet members of Scottish Food Guide.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cuillin Mint Cake

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

Gows Delicatessen

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

Andy Race

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

John Brash Murrayfield Butcher

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

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.

Hood’s Honey

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

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!

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!

Bellfield Organic Nursery

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

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.

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

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

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.

Cromarty Brewing Co

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

Aberfeldy Oatmeal

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

Inverlochy Castle

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

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.

Mustard Seed Restaurant

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

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.

Cafe_ Gandolfi

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

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

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