• The Townhouse

    Just across the square from Burts and equally delightful in its own individual way, The Townhouse is also owned by the Henderson family, who have deservedly won many accolades for their fine food and hospitality. Members of the prestigious Scotch Beef Club, you have the choice of relaxed eating in the Read more [...]

  • Burts Hotel

    Lovely hostelry with award winning fare in pretty border town with its famous abbey and beautiful gardens. The staff here – and at their sister venue the Townhouse across the square – are friendly and helpful and the food is carefully sourced and beautifully presented, whether you are dining in Read more [...]

  • Foveran Restaurant with Rooms

    Of modern design, overlooking the bay, this hotel on the outskirts of Kirkwall has a great reputation for dining. Safe in the hands of the Doull family, Paul, chef with his wife Helen oversee the restaurant, while his sister-in-law Shirley is administration and brother, Hamish, looks after the facilities and Read more [...]

  • Lodge on Loch Lomond

    Imaginative creation of the Colquhoun family right on the shore with terrific food and a warm friendly welcome. The menus are absolutely delicious and brimming with local produce. Great for romantic dinners, family get togethers and wedding belles or just a great day trip for lunch. The open plan dining and Read more [...]

  • Grants at Craigellachie

    Currently closed for refurbishment. Beautiful home on the shores of Loch Duich where you can enjoy imaginative dinners in their conservatory restaurant. The views of the loch and birdlife flitting around are really special. Further update when available. Liz also offers a very useful range of courses from REHIS Food Read more [...]

  • McTaggarts

    2017 Winner Fife Retail Business Awards ‘Best Eatery Award.’ A fine cafe bistro in the heart of the pretty award-winning village of Aberdour in the old cooperative building, transformed into an elegant eatery. A very popular spot for locals and tourists alike. Walkers and cyclists have discovered it too as the perfect Read more [...]

  • Ravenstar B&B

    Also known as the home of Isle of Lewis Cheese Company, Dave & Jane run a super B&B on their Croft, where they also grow much of their own produce, just a short drive from the island’s capital. Why would you want to stay in Stornoway when you can enjoy Read more [...]

  • The Scottish Cafe and Restaurant

    Stylish and contemporary, the latest addition to the National Galleries of Scotland makes a gastonomical experience also a cultural one! Here Victor and Carina Contini bring you traditional recipes and fresh produce from local suppliers, and their own kitchen garden, only this time the menu is more celtic than Italian Read more [...]

  • House of Bruar

    A perfect place to break the journey on the A9 – or just a great place for a day trip. House of Bruar has developed from an excellent foodie stop with some well chosen ladies and gents’ clothing, into a very substantial retail outlet – delicatessen, kitchenware, clothing, home and Read more [...]

  • Witchery by the Castle

    Lavishly unique and steeped in history. Right next to Edinburgh castle and elegantly styled it is always a gastronomic delight to dine here. Now over 30 years young, this was James Thomson’s first restaurant venture in Edinburgh and still winning accolades today. Now also with incredible residential suites above, within Read more [...]

  • Ullinish Country Lodge

    This historic country lodge is set in glorious rural Skye commanding views over Loch Bracadale and surrounded by mountains, including the legendary Black Cuillin. With generously sized carved beds and crisp cotton sheets you will sleep well after your wonderful meal in their stylish restaurant, where only the best of Read more [...]

  • Argyll Hotel

    Small independent hotel on the historic Isle of Iona where they have their own beautiful generously-proportioned walled organic garden that supplies them with as many herbs, salads and veg as possible. They are only a short walk from where the ferry lands so you can watch it come in from Read more [...]

  • St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Co

    CHEESEMAKER UNPASTEURISED MILK FROM THEIR OWN HOME BRED HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN COWS TRADITIONAL RENNET ON FARM RETAIL AND CAFE Visit Fife’s only farmhouse cheesemakers. The glass wall allows you to watch the action and Jane’s cheeses are a delicious asset to this lovely region. Her well stocked cheese counter is the Read more [...]

  • Stein Inn

    The oldest inn on Skye dating from 1790 – and a cheery couthie place to dine and stay. Idyllic setting on shore with stunning waterfront views of the bay The Stein Inn is steeped in character and an excellent place from which to check out the local walks, mountains, birdlife Read more [...]

  • l’escargot bleu

    This bistro has the delightful tagline ‘French Twist Using The Best of Scotland’ and it truly does. These delightful bistros are French in style yet proud of their use of Scottish produce. Meats, usually named by breed, are often slow cooked for full flavour; fish and shellfish are skilfully cooked Read more [...]

  • Ballintaggart Farm

    Ballintaggart is an inspiring rural destination with stunning views over the Tay valley, a stone throw from Grandtully. Chris and Rachel’s combined skills have created a refined venue for a memorable food experience. Within the beautifully restored old farm buildings there is fine dining, Feast Nights and the light and Read more [...]

  • Mhor 84 Motel

    Tom Lewis’ latest venture and what a great concept. He bought a tired inn and created the ideal stopping, eating place! The perfect roadside inn to rest awhile in among their delightful upcycled props and furnishinngs. Very welcoming, a touch rustic and Nordic Celt, it opens from 8am when they serve Read more [...]

  • The Sisters, Kelvingrove

    Jacqueline is the classic ambassador for Scottish produce as she cooks expertly in the kitchens whilst ‘wee sis’ is greeter par excellence. Jak has also competed superbly on The Great British Menu Series and often demonstrates for Quality Meat Scotland. She is a popular face these days on TV and at Read more [...]

  • Connage Highland Dairy

    Home of the Cheese Pantry and Café at Connage where they make a range of fine cheeses on their family farm. You can visit their beautiful shop and relax with home baking in their lovely cafe. More details on their cheeses in the Scottish Cheese Trail section. CHEESEMAKER PASTEURISED & Read more [...]

  • Dunmuir Hotel

    This elegant red sandstone building with its grand oak staircase, ornate plasterwork and art nouveau fireplaces opened for business in 1902 as a Temperance Hotel. It has undergone a number of changes since then, not least the complete refurbishment carried out by its present owners. They have gone to great lengths Read more [...]

  • Loch Arthur Creamery, Farm Shop and Cafe

    The Loch Arthur Creamery and Farmshop is a great asset to Dumfries and Galloway. Creating a home, community, family and valued work, The Camphill Community offers ‘co-operation not competition’ to co-workers and has resulted in an organic food hub creating award-winning dairy produce, breads from their bakery; organic meats from their own and Read more [...]

  • Sarti, Wellington St

    This charming place was the first Sarti to open and has now been a Glasgow institution these past 25 years and still going strong with a dedicated following for their authentic north Italian food. Sarti has also become a popular place to shop for your festive goodies and hampers. It feels Read more [...]

  • Dunlop Dairy

    CHEESEMAKER PASTEURISED MILK FROM OWN AYRSHIRE COWS OWN GOATS’ MILK CHEESES TOO VEGETARIAN RENNET ON FARM RETAIL & CAFE PGI STATUS Dunlop Dairy is a Traditional Ayrshire Dunlop cheesemaker based near Stewarton Ayrshire, with a range of farmhouse cheese you can taste and buy in their Cheese Shop and Tearoom. Read more [...]

  • Ubiquitous Chip

    I first dined here in the 80’s – I remember sitting at the next table to Denis Waterman who had a number one at the time so that dates the year and the week!! I still think it is a wonderful place. A fine family business, founder Ronnie Clydesdale is Read more [...]

  • Viewfield House

    This genuine ancestral family home is over 200 years old with original features and personal history. It has been the home of the Macdonalds for many generations and you are invited into their home – the atmosphere is Scottish House Party with its own unique charm. The family heirlooms, delightful meals Read more [...]

  • Knipoch Hotel

    Charming family run country house hotel serving tasty local produce in their gracious diningrooms including their own home smoked salmon. There are various diningrooms making it ideal for a private functions too. There are open fires and one room is even lined with oak, using paneling recovered from the ruins Read more [...]

  • Whighams Wine Cellars

    Atmospheric cellars with a host of well-selected wines, many offered by the glass. The impressive menu has an emphasis on fine local produce, wholesome Scottish food with a seafood emphasis – you can have a full meal or just a light bite. These home made fishcakes were brilliant! This West End Read more [...]

  • Isle of Mull Cheese

    CHEESEMAKER UNPASTEURISED MILK FROM OWN BROWN SWISS, FRIESIAN, SWEDISH RED, NORWEGIAN RED & MEUSE RHINE ISSEL COWS TRADITIONAL RENNET FARM SHOP CAFE This family of farmhouse artisan cheesemakers use their own dairy herds and traditional methods to produce award-winning unpasteurized Traditional Isle of Mull, and Hebridean Blue cheeses, along with Cloth Read more [...]

  • Sarti, Renfield St

    Sarti has been a Glasgow institution these past 25 years and still going strong with a dedicated following for their authentic north Italian food. This particular one is, the newest of the three,  in a converted bank from the 1890’s complete with Murano chandeliers from Venice. At Sarti Renfield Street there are Read more [...]

  • Henderson’s Vegan

    A trailblazer since the 60’s Henderson’s has done it again and launched Henderson’s Vegan at what was formerly their Thistle Street Bistro. When Janet Henderson first opened, her recipe for success was farm surplus vegetables, a passion for healthy family eating plus an interest in nutritional developments in mainland Europe. Edinburgers were greeted with Read more [...]

  • The Inn on Loch Lomond

    This charming Inn has been radically restored into a superb contemporary dining venue. Sister establishment to Lodge on Loch Lomond where the standards are always exceptionally high, here is an additional option for you to enjoy. Sitting on the bank overlooking the loch it is a relaxed venue with great Read more [...]

  • Sarti, Bath Street

    Sarti Bath Street, described as “Not an Italian restaurant, but a restaurant in Italy” by the London Times. Sarti has been a Glasgow institution these past 25 years and still going strong with a dedicated following for their authentic north Italian food. It feels like stepping into a café in Torino Read more [...]

  • Eat on the Green

    Winner of Best Restaurant, Aberdeen City & Shire Tourism Awards 2017. Contemporary restaurant oozing with charm by this picturesque village green. Craig creatively uses Aberdeenshire ingredients and has gained many plaudits. He has successfully transformed a small village pub into an award-winning restaurant and made quite a name for himself in Read more [...]

  • 63 Tay Street

    Catering in Scotland Excellence Chef of the Year Award 2013, a well deserved accolade and still going from strength to strength. Stylish venue, immaculate city dining with imaginative dishes from one of Scotland’s finest. The restaurant sits right on the banks of the Tay. Members of the prestigious Scotch Beef Read more [...]

  • Caberfeidh

    The wonderful folk at The Albannach, Lochinver have a second venue – downtown! The Caberfeidh Bar & Restaurant is owned by Colin Craig and Lesley Crosfield, chef-proprietors for more than two decades of Michelin-starred restaurant and multi award-winning boutique hotel, The Albannach. The relaxed light, tapas-style bites, fresh local shellfish, fish Read more [...]

  • The Roost

    Tim & Anna have moved on to pastures new (2017) and the Restaurant is currently closed but still sometimes open for special events over the next few months so please contact them direct on their weblink. They will be serving lunch on Sunday the 11th of March 2018. It’s Mothering Sunday, Read more [...]

  • Galloway Lodge Preserves

    Enticing array of preserves, chutneys and jellies traditionally made and delicious to taste. They are very inventive with local ingredients creating for example beetroot chutney and Bramley apple with cider. A Winner of 2010 Great Taste Awards and been winning awards ever since. Their wholegrain mustard is an absolute winner Read more [...]

  • Deans at Lets Eat

    Since taking over the restaurant “Let’s Eat” in October 2005, “Deans @ Let’s Eat” has become a real favourite and an institution in Perth. Its warm atmosphere along with Traditional Scottish food cooked in an exciting “Modern way” explains it all and it is quite the family enterprise now as Read more [...]

  • Scalloway Hotel

    Shetland is a very very special place. Nowhere in Scotland (Europe?) will you find such a concentration of rare heritage breeds and produce that are on Slow Food’s Ark of Taste. The scenery and birdlife, history and food culture is breathtaking. Every great destination needs a great place to stay Read more [...]

  • Firebrick Brasserie

    Chef proprietors David Haetzman and Amanda Jordan opened this lovely brasserie late summer 2015 and were Catering in Scotland Excellence Finalist Newcomer of the Year 2016 by May and Winners in 2017 They are both superb chefs in their own right and having their own place is the culmination of much Read more [...]

  • The Sisters, Jordanhill

    Jacqueline is the classic ambassador for Scottish produce as she cooks expertly in the kitchens whilst ‘wee sis’ is greeter par excellence. Jak has also competed superbly on The Great British Menu Series and often demonstrates for Quality Meat Scotland. She is a popular face these days on TV and at Read more [...]

  • Henderson’s of Edinburgh

    Scotland’s original for top veggie dining. 50 years young in 2013 and still owned by the Henderson family, now in its 3rd generation. Look out for their cookbooks full of healthy eating tips. From breakfast onwards, counter service by day and table service in evenings. Founded by Janet Henderson, Janet was Read more [...]

  • Knockinaam Lodge

    This idyllic spot could be straight from an Agatha Christie novel! Indeed it has an interesting past and has played its part in the history of Scotland as the location for a meeting between Churchill and General Eisenhower in World War II and played a role in John Buchan’s 39 Steps Read more [...]

  • Real Food Café

    This ingenious concept is a firm favourite with hikers and tourers, locals and tourists. You may be forgiven for thinking this is a fish & chip shop but whilst it’s on the menu, in its most sustainable form, this is so much more…buzzing and lively, super baking and fabulous location! All Read more [...]

  • Ostara Café

    Independent café bistro near the shore in Leith. Inspired by the Slow Food Movement to enjoy the passion of preparing and serving local produce sustainably grown and ethically sourced, they believe the best food is simple, to be shared with friends and using the best ingredients. Menus frequently change to Read more [...]

  • Soutra Coffee House

    A delightful addition to the Carfaemill family enterprise is this super coffee shop 4 miles along the road from the hotel. Light and airy restaurant with home bakes, meals and edible gifts too – tablet, jams…. Food to go too if you are in a hurry so a very handy Read more [...]

  • The Lovat, Loch Ness

    A charming Victorian mansion by Loch Ness, proud holder of the Catering in Scotland Environment Award for its passion for all things eco. The menus are sustainable and delicious, local and inspired. Owned by the same family as The Torridon, this place is very special and well worth a visit. Read more [...]

  • Culdearn House Hotel

    They call themselves the small hotel with the big personality and I agree. Formerly the Country Home of the Earl of Seafield’s family, this charming Victorian residence has many original features and has been lovingly restored to its former glory by your resident hosts. It is perfectly located to explore Read more [...]

  • Royal Dunkeld

    Cheery friendly atmosphere in this former coaching inn in the charming historic small town of Dunkeld, famous for its cathedral. They have spacious parking to the rear. The Royal serves tasty home cooked food from a seasonal menu with blackboard specials in their Woodlands Bistro, all served up with a Read more [...]

  • Captains Galley & Seafood Bar

    Catering in Scotland Excellence Award for Sustainable Business 2016, this fabulous seafood restaurant in the renovated old Scabster Ice House and salmon bothy right by the pier has certainly put Scrabster on the map. An exponent of Slow Food Principles, Jim and his wife Mary have brought great food to Read more [...]

  • Kinloch Lodge

    Winner of Most Hospitable Hotel, Thistle Awards 2017  Lady Claire Macdonald has done wonders for Skye – indeed for all of Scotland. Kinloch Lodge’s renowned hospitality provides the ideal escape from our hectic lifestyles. ‘Charming, cosy and discreetly luxurious’ as they say, and it could not be more accurate. You Read more [...]

  • Lodge at Carfraemill

    Travelling northwards or southwards – or just having a pleasant drive out from Edinburgh, this family run hotel is perfect for a lovely lunch or dinner. Family friendly with a lovely range of options for all. Great informal atmosphere and quite a landmark in the region. The meals are all Read more [...]

  • Contini Restaurante

    Victor and Carina have newly refurbished Contini George Street. The décor is inspiring: calm soft pewter grey with wonderful rococo feature walls. Candles and banquettes, majestic pillars and immaculate table settings – this venue has style in spades. The fabulous menu will give you not just a taste of Italy Read more [...]

  • Rhubarb

    Rhubarb the restaurant is at Prestonfield House. This magnificient historic mansion has been creatively and sensitively restored to its former glory. Set in grounds with peacocks and highland cattle the whole experience is unforgettable – it is also on record for growing Scotland’s first rhubarb, until then an uknown plant. Members Read more [...]

  • Stravaigin

    Winner of Best Informal Restaurant in West Region Thistle Awards 2017. Another real favourite – this venue has character, attitude, and great food. There is a vibrant bar upstairs and warm buzzing bistro downstairs. Menus are quite international in style using finest Scottish produce and often with a bit of humour Read more [...]

  • Ardlui Hotel

    A charming traditional hunting lodge at the head of the Loch with The Lomond Bar, a traditional inn with local musicians, a fine range of whiskies and resident whisky connoisseur. Indeed the Ardlui is now known as an official Whisky Ambassador. This family hotel will give you tasty local produce, Read more [...]

  • City Merchant

    This upbeat bustling restaurant is famed for their seafood but are also Members of the prestigious Scotch Beef Club so everyone will find their favourite on the menu. Situated in the heart of Merchant City a short stroll from Queen Street Station it is ideal for quick lunches as well as Read more [...]

  • Ducks Inn

    Malcolm Duck took over this well known Aberlady landmark in 2004 and since then has not only been bestowing upon it much tender loving care but also attracted accolades for its food and wines. There are menu options all day from informal tasty dishes to tempt you after a bracing Read more [...]

  • Killiecrankie Hotel

    Award winning restaurant within this stunning country house hotel in the heart of Perthshire. Great for a relaxing holiday, or a tranquil pause en route to the Highlands. With 10 individually decorated rooms, a stylish whisky bar and superb food served in their dining room and bar conservatory, this country house Read more [...]

  • The Lynnfield Hotel & Restaurant

    An exceptional hotel with lots of character on the outskirts of Kirkwall adjacent to Highland Park Distillery. This family owned hotel offers graceful bedrooms furnished with beautiful antiques, complete with books on local history and a wonderful country house feeling throughout. The en suite bathrooms are top notch and stunningly Read more [...]

  • Whitmuir The Organic Place

    Whitmuir is an organic working farm growing seasonal produce and rearing Tamworth pigs, Shorthorn cattle and lamb. They have also planted an “edible and boozy hedge” – sounds like years of interesting tasting ahead! They have a wonderful organic food hall with an incredible range in stock. This is so Read more [...]

  • Café St Honore

    Tucked away snugly down a back lane in the New Town off Hanover Street, this stylish French inspired bistro is oozing atmosphere, locally sourced produce and a certain je ne sais quoi. Member of Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance, Neil Forbes, deservedly voted Chef of the Year at the Catering in Read more [...]

  • Cringletie House Hotel

    This fairytale castellated country house is within a stone’s throw of Edinburgh – near enough to enjoy a pleasant trip for a romantic gourmet meal…yet just far enough to justify a night away if you feel like it! With Cameron MacMichael front of house (and incidentally on stage at Royal Read more [...]

  • Monachyle Mhor

    Memorable elevated lochside location with exceptional food and a roaring log fire. The ‘mother ship’ of Mhor! Well worth seeking out. Mhor is renowned across Europe and beyond for its award-winning restaurant with chef proprietor Tom Lewis, appointed Regional Ambassador for Central, Fife & Tayside Thistle Awards 2017 and Member of Read more [...]

  • Ardardan Farm Shop

    Situated 10 miles west of Glasgow on the shores of the Clyde, this beautifully situated Nursery & Farm shop is on the A814 between Cardross & Helensburgh. The family run estate is owned by the Montgomery family, where friendly welcoming staff assist in running the estate.

  • The Torridon

    Catering in Scotland Excellence Award Independent Hotel of the Year 2016 and CiS Finalist for Sustainable Business Award 2016.  Absolutely stunning location, set in 58 acres of parkland, this glorious country house is a perfect getaway from urban pressures. You can chill and relax or embark on a range of Read more [...]

  • The Torridon Inn

    This cosy inn is only 100metres from the Torridon hunting lodge, offering an alternative informal menu and place to relax or use as a base whilst enjoying the activities on offer. The rooms are really pretty, arranged around the historic converted steadings, all on ground level. The lovely breakfast is Read more [...]

  • Parklands Hotel

    Parklands is a gracious period residence overlooking the pretty links on the edge of Perth and perfectly located for road and rail links. An easy stroll to city centre it has its own 63@Parklands restaurant for fine dining at its best under the dedicated eye of Graeme Pallister, with traditional Read more [...]

  • Albannach

    Lesley and Colin have a truly special place here and have deservedly received a Michelin Star. They use neighbouring Highland Stoneware pottery to set the stage for their highly creative dishes and grow many of their vegetables themselves. It is amazing what you can grow so far north when you are Read more [...]