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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. The Honeypot Tearoom

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    Crail

    Welcome to The Honeypot Tearoom

  2. Aros Visitor Centre

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    Portree

    Welcome to Aros Visitor Centre

  3. The Overscaig House Hotel

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    • Taste Our Best
    Taste Our Best

    Lairg

    The Overscaig has operated as a hotel for over 150 years. Previously a drovers' inn and coach stop it became a shooting and fishing lodge in the 1850s. Today it caters those wishing to relax in one of Europe's last great wilderness areas.

  4. The Anchorage Restaurant

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    Leverburgh

    Fresh quality local seafood, famous fish and chips, home baking, Italian coffees plus a lot more. Breathtaking sea views. Serving lunches all day and dinner

  5. The Elbow Room

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    Kirkcaldy

    The Elbow Room restaurant offers good quality food at reasonable prices 7 days a week. We use all local, fresh, products. The restaurant itself is a very pleasant room with dark wood panelling and a feature fireplace.

  6. Toby Carvery Braehead

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    Renfrewshire

    Welcome to Toby Carvery Braehead

  7. Poldinos Restaurant

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    Aberdeen

    We have been serving fine Italian Cuisine since 1977. Extensive a la carte menu for lunch & dinner, also a special lunch menu every day for busy people. Fresh baked pizzas with lashings of toppings, tender pasta dishes full of tasty things.

  8. Gradings

    Taynuilt

    Welcome to The Taynuilt Hotel

  9. Swanston Brasserie

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    Restaurants

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    • Eat Scotland Award
    Eat Scotland Award

    Edinburgh

    Located on the southern edge of Edinburgh, The Swanston restaurant sits in the middle of Swanston Farm (and Regional Park). For a lazy breakfast, quick lunch or a family dinner, you'll find the Swanston Restaurant ready to welcome you.

  10. Craig Millar @ 16 West End

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    St Monans

    Welcome to Craig Millar @ 16 West End

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