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  • An elegant seafood starter served at the Lynnfield Hotel in Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney
    Seafood at the Lynnfield Hotel in Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney
  • People sit outside on the porch eating at Pillars of Hercules, Falkland
    Pillars of Hercules, Falkland
  • Seafood platter at Ee-Usk, Oban
    Seafood platter at Ee-Usk, Oban
  • Sticky ginger and date pudding at the Cobbles Inn, Kelso
    Sticky ginger and date pudding at the Cobbles Inn, Kelso
  • The downstairs restaurant area of Ubiquitous Chip, Glasgow
    The downstairs restaurant area of Ubiquitous Chip, Glasgow

Scotland’s natural larder is at the heart of Scottish culture with fantastic local produce available on menus across the country.

Where else can you find such a range of mouth-watering and locally caught seafood including oysters, scallops and salmon, or beef, lamb, wild game and fresh fruit and vegetables?
 

Eating out

In Scotland there are eateries to suit every occasion and budget, from picturesque cafés and tearooms renowned for their homebaking, to bars for a quick bite to eat. There is also a an excellent range of fish and chip shops and an enviable selection of fine dining and award-winning establishments which offer a real foodie treat. Wherever you are in the country, there’s always a regional flavour to the menu to perfectly capitalise on the very best locally sourced produce.

Furthermore, there are plenty international influences in our dishes too, and if you head to Glasgow you’ll see why, with a fantastic range of Indian cuisine. That is why the city has held the coveted title of Curry Capital of Britain an impressive four times.

After a sumptuous three-course dinner, why not relax with a dram of whisky, Scotland’s national drink? With so many varieties, from the peaty malts of the west coast to the smoother flavours of the south, there is something for everyone.

Michelin-star

If you want an exclusive culinary experience, then look no further than Scotland’s Michelin-starred restaurants. We’ve got 14 across the country with no fewer than four in Edinburgh.

If you head to Gleneagles in Perthshire, you’ll find Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Scotland’s only two Michelin-starred restaurant, with an unrivalled menu which includes a signature dish of smoked lobster.

Vegetarian and vegan

Vegetarians and vegans are spoilt for choice in Scotland, with a range of fantastic restaurants cooking up delicious meat-free meals.

Glasgow offers a huge range of options, earning it the title of most vegan-friendly place in the UK in 2013. You'll find numerous award-winning vegetarian restaurants around the city, as well as bars serving excellent vegan pub food.

Edinburgh is home to a range of dedicated vegetarian restaurants, as well as cafés offering home-style dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. You’ll also find quality vegetarian eateries in Oban, Stirling and other parts of Scotland.

Many other restaurants also include excellent vegetarian options on their menus, meaning you’re never very far from a great meal.


So if it’s a quick snack or a sit-down feast, Scotland has a fantastic selection of places to eat. Browse the listings and discover regional delights and hidden gems which showcase the true taste of Scotland.

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  1. Malmaison Aberdeen

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Whether you are on a business trip, a mini break or are simply looking for great food & wine, The Mal Brasserie will restore your spirits with a delicious and sophisticated menu of dishes made from the finest local produce.

  2. Gradings

    Troon

    At the heart of every good hotel lies a great restaurant with locally sourced ingredients cooked with care, served with charm and customer service of the highest level.

  3. Black of Dunoon (Bakers) Ltd

    Type

    Cafes & Tearooms

    Gradings

    Dunoon

    Wholesale and retail bakers and confectioners - celebration cakes and shortbread our speciality. Visit our tearoom - the finest in Dunoon - supplying and extensive range of Scottish and Continental baking.

  4. Mackinnon Mills - cafe

    Type

    Cafes & Tearooms

    Gradings

    Coatbridge

    Welcome to The Edinburgh Woollen Mill - cafe

  5. The Boatshed Restaurant

    Type

    Bistros & Brasseries

    Gradings

    Stornoway

    Welcome to The Boatshed Restaurant

  6. l'escargot blanc

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Welcome to L’escargot blanc. Centrally based on 17 Queensferry Street in a lofty restaurant hosting a lively French atmosphere with vintage photos adorning the walls

  7. Gradings

    • Taste Our Best
    Taste Our Best

    Blairgowrie

    Cargill's is a family run restaurant down by the riverside in Blairgowrie near the Wellmeadow in the heart of the town.

  8. The Stables Restaurant

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Cairndow

    Welcome to The Stables Restaurant. Dinner Menu starts at 6pm-9pm. Please phone to book your table!

  9. The Pierhouse Hotel

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    • Taste Our Best
    Taste Our Best

    Appin

    Our renowned seafood restaurant has won a reputation as one of Argyll's most idyllic and romantic destinations, with magnificent panoramic views overlooking Loch Linnhe and the islands of Lismore and Shuna.

  10. Gradings

    • Taste Our Best
    Taste Our Best

    Edinburgh

    We take the freshest, most authentic ingredients and add nothing but a little Scottish know-how. We call it Happy Food. And this beautiful building of ours is certainly a happy “buzzy” place to be, all day, every day.

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