Restaurants

Top Choice Scottish in West End

Ubiquitous Chip

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

Ninth Wave

This 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 quality l…
Top Choice Seafood in Thurso & Scrabster

Captain’s Galley

Classy but friendly Captain’s Galley, just by the Scrabster ferry, offers a short, seafood-based menu featuring local and sustainably sourced produce prepared in delicious ways that let the natural flavours shine th…
Top Choice Scottish in Kirkwall

Foveran

Three miles down the Orphir road, one of Orkney's best dining options is surprisingly affordable for the quality. Tranquilly located, with a cosy eating area overlooking the sea, it shines presenting classic Orcadia…
Top Choice Scottish in Kinross & Loch Leven

Loch Leven's Larder

Three miles east of Kinross, 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 breakfast of soft-boil…
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 for those wilderness latte…
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

The Oystercatcher

Seafood aficionados shouldn’t miss this quirky restaurant, which serves up excellent seafood in a small room on the Portmahomack waterfront. Lobster is a speciality and beautifully done; other dishes have French roo…
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 Callander

Callander Meadows

Informal and cosy, this well-loved restaurant in the centre of Callander occupies the front rooms of a main street house. It's truly excellent; there's a contemporary flair for presentation and unusual flavour combi…