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South Scotland

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.

Ballathie House Hotel

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

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.

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.

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...

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!

Linda Dick Chickens

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

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.'

Gows Delicatessen

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

Chocolate Tree Company

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

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.

Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

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

Kettles of Dunkeld

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

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.

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. 

Bridge Inn at Ratho

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

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.

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.

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.

Clyde Organics

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

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.

Edradour Distillery

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

Corner on the Square

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

McNees

Crieff
Long established deli, taking pride in sourcing the finest ingredients for Crieff.

Kishorn Seafood Bar

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

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!

Cafe_ Gandolfi

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

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.

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.
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Kinsman-Blake Ceramics and Gallery

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

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