For many chefs, a Michelin Star is the most sought-after honour and the hallmark of fine dining. With incredible produce and extraordinary culinary talent, it's no surprise that a number of Scotland's finest eateries are annually awarded the prestigious accolade.
Scotland's Michelin-star restaurants
For a gastronomic experience to remember, book a table at one of Scotland's Michelin-star restaurants.
Savour the finest Scottish produce in Glasgow
Packed full of amazing and award-winning restaurants, Glasgow is a foodies' paradise. From cool and casual eateries, to fine dining and everything in between, there's something here for all diners. The city is also renowned for its vegan and vegetarian cafés and restaurants.
Cail Bruich, Glasgow
Cail Bruich which is Gaelic for 'to eat well', marks a huge highlight in the stellar career of renowned chef Lorna McNee. Lorna joined the team as Head Chef from her previous role as sous chef at Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles. She has also appeared in BBC's Great British Menu, winning 'Champion of Champions' in 2019. The restaurant is renowned for its use of the finest seasonal Scottish produce, attention to detail and impeccable and friendly service.
UNALOME by Graeme Cheevers, Glasgow
Situated near Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow, UNALOME by Graeme Cheevers offers a taste of Scotland. Serving both lunch and dinner, browse through the extensive menu where you'll find roasted Orkney scallops, North Sea turbot and backstrap of roe deer. For veggies, there is also a 'Sample Tasting of Vegetables' menu. All dishes are plated to perfection and if you're looking to indulge even further, add a wine flight or save room for dessert. Citrus cream and meringue, Yorkshire forced rhubarb and Michel Cluizel dark chocolate and blood orange gateau are just some of the sweet treats available.
Dine out at some of the capital's best Michelin-Star Restaurants
Renowned for its thriving food scene and home to three Michelin restaurants, Edinburgh truly gives visitors real flavour when it comes to food and drink experiences. Whether you are looking to try something new or try a traditional Scottish dish with a twist, Edinburgh has got you covered.
Condita boasts an intimate dining experience featuring a surprise five or eight course tasting menu. Located just south of the city centre on Salisbury Place, delve into a variety of delicious dishes alongside an array of wines to complement, most of which are organic. Afterwards, indulge in a couple of malt whiskies, as well as cafetière coffee or mint tea.
The Kitchin, Edinburgh
Awarded a Michelin Star in 2007, have the ultimate dining experience at The Kitchin which showcases the very best of Scotland's natural larder. Enjoy high quality dishes inspired by the restaurant's philosophy 'From Nature to Plate' which reflects Michelin star chef Tom's passion for putting his own Scottish twist on some classic recipes. Sample some of the A La Carte favourites for each season including hand-dived Orkney Scallops, Terrine of Highland Venison, or Roasted Fillet of North Sea Turbot. If you have room for dessert, why not try the Calvados crepe filled with apple mousse, accompanied with Granny Smith apple sorbet?
Restaurant Martin Wishart, Edinburgh
Let your taste buds be blown away at Restaurant Martin Wishart. Situated on the Shore overlooking the Water of Leith, the Michelin restaurant brings the very best of Scottish and French cuisine to life from its seasonal menus. If you're a lover of seafood, you will certainly not want to miss the opportunity to sample the fish, shellfish and crustacean tasting menu, and for those who have a sweet tooth, why not try the bramley apple souffle or lemon bergamot cremeux?
Tuck into the Highlands best regional produce
Not only does the Highlands boast breathtaking scenery, but it is also home to a fantastic food and drink offering. From beef and venison to fresh seafood, let your taste buds go wild as you sample some of the very best Highland produce.
Loch Bay Restaurant, Stein, Isle of Skye
Expect a warm and friendly welcome as you taste some of the Highlands culinary delights at the Loch Bay Restaurant. Enjoy both traditional Scottish Highland cuisine as well as more diverse menus, all with a gourmet twist. Treat yourself to a nice lunch with dishes including Fish Bay Soup and Highland Wood Pigeon or put on your glad rags as you sample a 'taste of the Highlands' from its evening menus.
Sample Fife's best servings
Whether you're looking for a spectacular setting for your fine dining experience or somewhere that's slightly more remote, Fife has all the right ingredients! The region is home to two of the most exclusive Michelin-Star dining experiences with a range of mouth-watering dishes to tantalise your taste buds.
The Cellar, Anstruther, Fife
For those who are looking for a touch of class and sophistication to add to their fine dining experience, why not try The Cellar? With its tasting menu inspired by seasonal Scottish produce and local ingredients, the team work passionately to showcase the country's wonderful food and drink offerings. If you're going for a fancy lunch with friends and family, why not try the Smoked Mussel or North Sea Cod?
Peat Inn, near St Andrews, Fife
Enjoy a night of outstanding food and drink the Peat Inn, one of Scotland's most prestigious restaurants. Having worked in several distinguished kitchens around the world, Michelin Star Chef Geoffrey Smeddle's travels have inspired him to create some truly inspirational dishes. Indulge in luxury dining with the restaurant's extensive dinner menu, where you will be spoiled for choice with dishes including Scotch beef ribeye roast rack and braised flank of lamb with potato and herb gnocchi. If you've still got room left for pudding, why not try the signature dessert, 'From Bean to Bar', a rich dark chocolate and blackcurrant mousse with blackcurrant and tarragon sorbet on the side?
Explore Perthshire's culinary delights
From learning to cook authentic dishes from scratch, to whisky and chocolate tastings, there are a whole array of foodie experiences to whet your appetite in Perthshire.
Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire
Enjoy a fine dining experience like no other at Scotland's only two Michelin-starred restaurant. Tucked away behind a discreet private entrance at Gleneagles Hotel, soak up the beautiful and tranquil atmosphere while enjoying the very best in French and Scottish cuisine. Why not try the smoked lobster? It's one of the restaurant's signature dishes with its intense smokiness coming from a five-hour infusion served over whisky barrel chips.
The Glenturret Lalique Restaurant, Crieff, Perthshire
Your luxury fine dining experience awaits at The Glenturret Lalique Restaurant. Michelin star chef Mark Donald has brought his creative flair to Perthshire, offering a multi-course tasting menu full of flavour alongside an exceptional wine list. Open for dinner only, from Wednesday to Saturday, excite your taste buds with bisque-it, langoustine, buttermilk, Daurenki Tsar Impérial and sika deer, hay smoked celeriac, and sour quince. To finish off, diners can indulge in the Sweetie Box filled with luxurious chocolates and gummies inside.