Local produce in Edinburgh & The Lothians

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  • Shelves backed full of fresh fruit and vegetables including strawberries and asparagus
    Fresh fruit and vegetables from East Lothian
  • A plate of venison loin and pumpkin gnocchi from the Michelin-starred restaurant The Kitchin, Edinburgh
    Venison loin dish, The Kitchin, Edinburgh
  • Smoked salmon on sale at Edinburgh's farmers' market
    Smoked salmon at an Edinburgh farmers' market

Edinburgh & The Lothians is a region bursting with flavour and excellent local produce. From the fresh seafood caught off the Firth of Forth and succulent beef and lamb sourced from the fertile Lothian farmland, to mouth-watering dairy produce and seasonal fruit and vegetables, there’s lots of choice.

Discover great producers across the region at grocery shops and local delis including Ian Mellis, whose mouth-watering cheeses can be found in stores throughout the city of Edinburgh. There are also plenty artisan bakeries as well as butchers who specialise in traditional Scottish fare including black pudding and haggis.

Edinburgh also enjoys many international influences which offer a true feast of the senses, such as the popular Valvona & Crolla which specialises in Italian produce.

Along the coast in East Lothian, you can pick up a range of delicious smoked goods from the Belhaven Smokehouse in Dunbar including smoked cheese, salmon and trout. While you're in Dunbar, make the most of the fresh seasonal berries by picking your own fruit at Belhaven Fruit Farm.

Wherever you are in Edinburgh & The Lothians you’re never far from inspirational local producers selling a range of mouth-watering produce from across Scotland and beyond.

Drinks

There’s also a number of Lothian-produced drinks and drink attractions to enjoy during your visit including the area’s only distillery at Glenkinchie in East Lothian.

Food and drink events

Don’t miss the region’s food and drink events held throughout the year where you can sample the best local produce while enjoying a great family day out. Discover the excellent Edinburgh’s Foodies Festival in Inverleith Park and enjoy signature dishes from the restaurant tents, sample local beverages or learn the tricks of the trade at cookery masterclasses for all ages. The annual Royal Highland Show at Ingliston is another foodie event where more than 100 exhibitors showcase Scotland’s natural larder in all its glory.

Browse the listings to find more local producers across Edinburgh & The Lothians.

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  1. Glass & Thompson

    Type

    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Cafe style deli in the centre of Edinburgh.

  2. Peckham's

    Type

    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Highly successful and well respected licensed delicatessen and restaurant group, widely recognised as the best of its kind in Scotland.

  3. Valvona & Crolla

    Type

    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Specialist Italian produce as well as an extensive range of cheese, port, wine.

  4. I J Mellis Cheesemonger

    Type

    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Specialist cheesemonger.

  5. Equal Exchange

    Type

    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Produces hundreds of Fair Trade products from Honey to Olive Oil to Walnuts.

  6. Edinburgh Farmers Market

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Widely acknowledged as the premier market in Scotland.

  7. Aihua Chinese Supermarket

    Type

    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Chinese groceries in the Newington area of Edinburgh selling dried and frozen goods.

  8. Gradings

    Port Seton

    The McKirdy's have been butchers in and around Edinburgh and East Lothian since 1895, gaining a reputation for the very highest quality meat available; a quality that is now available at: McKirdy's Steakhouse Morrison Street Edinburgh.

  9. Gradings

    • Taste Our Best
    Taste Our Best

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    A wonderful world of whisky awaits you at our Scotch Whisky Shop. With over 477 whiskies, you're sure to take home your perfect dram.

  10. Andrew Usher & Co.

    Type

    Bar and Pub Food

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    The historic home of the Scottish craft beer and whisky trade, Andrew Usher & Co has a proud tradition going back over three centuries.

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