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South Scotland

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.

Bridge Inn at Ratho

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

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...

Ballathie House Hotel

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

Little’s Restaurant

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

Inshore Fish Supply

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

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.

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.

Dough Re Mi

Edinburgh
A wonderful name for excellent bread!

Ola Oils

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

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.

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.

Hilton Wild Boar

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

Great Glen Charcuterie

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

Mearns T McCaskie

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

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.

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.

Arran Chocolate Factory

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

Lossie Fish Shop

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

Tain Pottery

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

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.

Roots, Fruits and Flowers

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

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.

JL Gill

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

Aberfoyle Butcher

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

Mustard Seed Restaurant

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

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

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

The Tayberry

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

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.

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.
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John Mellis

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

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!

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.

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.

Liddesdale

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

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.

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.

Cavens

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

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!

D R Collin & Son

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

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.

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.

Tweed Valley Organics

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

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.

Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

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

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.

Broughton Ales Ltd

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

Martin Baird Butcher

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

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.

Linda Dick Chickens

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

Braidwoods

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

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!

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.

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