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

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.

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.

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!

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.

Kishorn Seafood Bar

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

Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

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

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.

Great Glen Charcuterie

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

Andersons Greengrocer

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

George Mewes

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

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.

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.

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.

Mearns T McCaskie

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

The Cellar

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

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.

Applecross Inn

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

Huntly Herbs

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

Bellfield Organic Nursery

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

William P Tulloch

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

The Tayberry

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

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.

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!

Ballathie House Hotel

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

Different Breid

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

Alexa Dunlop

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

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.

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.

Moray Distillery Ltd

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

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.

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