Restaurants

Top Choice Scottish in West End

Ubiquitous Chip

The original champion of Scottish produce, this is legendary for its still-unparalleled cuisine and lengthy wine list. Named to poke fun at Scotland's culinary reputation, it offers a French touch but resolutely Sco…
Top Choice Scottish in Kinross & Loch Leven

Loch Leven's Larder

Three miles east of Kinross, off the A911, this family-run farm shop and restaurant overlooking Loch Leven is the ideal place to enjoy fresh local food, much of it from the family's own farm, whether it's a breakfas…
Top Choice Scottish in Kirkwall

Foveran

Three miles down the Orphir road, one of Orkney's best dining options is surprisingly affordable for its quality. Tranquilly located, with a cosy eating area overlooking the sea, it shines with its classic Orcadian …
Top Choice Pub Food in Knoydart Peninsula

Old Forge

The Old Forge is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as Britain’s most remote pub. It’s surprisingly sophisticated – as well as having real ale on tap, there’s an Italian coffee machine. Food is served 12.30pm to…
Top Choice Scottish in Holyrood & Arthur’s Seat

Rhubarb

Set in the splendid 17th-century Prestonfield hotel, Rhubarb is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds. The over-the-top decor of rich reds set off with black and gold and the sensuous surfaces – damask, bro…
Top Choice Seafood in Portmahomack

Oystercatcher

Seafood aficionados shouldn’t miss this quirky restaurant, which serves brilliant fare in a small room on the Portmahomack waterfront. Lobster is a specialty and beautifully done; other dishes have French roots and …
Top Choice Scottish in South Mull

Ninth Wave

This excellent croft restaurant is owned and operated by a lobster fisherman and his Canadian wife. The daily menu makes use of locally landed shellfish and crustaceans, vegetables and salad grown in the garden, and…
Top Choice Modern Scottish in Broughty Ferry

Tayberry

Neutral decor enriched with splashes of berry purple create an understated atmosphere in which accomplished chef Adam Newth presents gorgeous and colourful confections using fresh and foraged local produce – dishes …
Top Choice Scottish in St Andrews

Peat Inn

This superb Michelin-starred restaurant, backed by a commodious suite of bedrooms, makes an ideal gourmet break. The chef makes a great effort to source premium-quality Scottish produce and presents it in innovative…
Top Choice Seafood in Oban

Ee-Usk

Bright and modern Ee-Usk (how you pronounce iasg, Gaelic for fish) occupies a prime pier location. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow diners on two levels to enjoy sweeping views while sampling local sustainable seafood…