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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 16 across the country with no fewer than five in Edinburgh. This means the city (along with Dublin) has the second highest number of these award-winning restaurants outside London. 

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. Gradings

    The Scottish Borders

    Welcome to Thomson’s @ The Castle, Barony Castle Hotel. This imposing 16th century Castle has evolved into a modern welcoming Hotel, Conference & Wedding Venue. Located just 35 minutes (17 miles) south of Edinburgh on the edge of the Scottish Borders

  2. Lochcarron - Coffee Shop

    Type

    Cafes & Tearooms

    Gradings

    Selkirk

    Welcome to Locharron coffee shop, relax with a coffee and home-baked scone, then revive yourself with some retail therapy!

  3. Finlaystone Estate Tearoom

    Type

    Cafes & Tearooms

    Gradings

    Langbank

    welcome to Finlaystone Estate Tearoom

  4. Hawthorn Restaurant

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Benderloch

    Welcome to the Hawthorn Restaurant. Located only 8 miles north of Oban, on a traditional farming croft, we invite you to enjoy fresh, seasonal, local produce in a peaceful setting.

  5. Cafe 51

    Type

    Cafes & Tearooms

    Gradings

    Ayr

    Cafe 51 is a new bistro style cafe in a classic setting providing delicious food in a warm ambience. With our outdoor terrace you can take in the street atmosphere whilst enjoying freshly prepared food or a relaxing drink.

  6. Mustard Seed Coffee Shop

    Type

    Cafes & Tearooms

    Gradings

    Perth

    Welcome to Mustard Seed Coffee Shop. With ample parking spaces, a comprehensive menu, comfortable surroundings (including an outdoor veranda), and an ambience that money can't buy, you will feel most welcome and are sure to enjoy your visit.

  7. Kirkconnel Hall Hotel

    Type

    Bar and Pub Food

    Gradings

    Gretna Green

    We have a wide and varied selection of meals, buffets and packages to cater for all tastes and styles.

  8. KoolBa

    Type

    Restaurants

    Gradings

    Glasgow

    KoolBa is a warm, inviting restaurant located in the heart of the Merchant City in Glasgow, an area well known for stylish bars, restaurants and entertainment.

  9. Dalgety Fish Bar

    Type

    Takeaway

    Gradings

    Dalgety Bay

    Dalgety Fish Bar has been finalist in the National Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Competition for the years 2006/07, 2007/08, and won the Friers Quality Award in 2008 and Fish Friers Quality Five Star Award in 2009.

  10. The Inn

    Type

    Traditional

    Gradings

    Bearsden

    The Inn, Bearsden, is a stylish bar serving first class drinks and delicious food in a beautifully styled, contemporary setting.

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