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.

South Scotland

Gamba

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

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!

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.

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.

Martin Baird Butcher

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

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.

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.

The Adamson

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

Bouvrage

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

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.

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!

Liddesdale

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

Herringbone Bar & Restaurant

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

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

Kettles of Dunkeld

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

Moray Distillery Ltd

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

Transition Turriefield

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

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.

Ballathie House Hotel

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

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!

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.

Knockderry House

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

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.

Heather Hills

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

Plockton Hotel

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

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.
Load More

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.

Subscribe to our Newsletter