Restaurants : Edinburgh

Restaurant Martin Wishart

The best restaurant in Edinburgh! Treat yourself to fine French/British one Michelin star cooking. Although, at the top end of the market, good value set lunch and dinner menus are available. As you would expect, there is an excellent wine list to accompany exceptional cooking. Booking essential.

Fishers in Leith

Well respected Scottish seafood restaurant in vibrant Leith. Great atmosphere and affordable wine list. Scottish sourced lobsters, Scallops, Oysters and Langoustines. Great fun atmospheric restaurant. Weekend booking advisable.

 

Restaurants : East Lothian

The Waterside Bistro - Haddington

Location location location!!! Set in an historic riverside location next to the Tyne River and across from 13th Century St Mary's church. Perfect for alfresco dining on a sunny evening after your round of golf. The restaurant inside is extremely comfortable and more than capable to cater for large groups in a private dining venue. The menu is eclectic bistro food, with an emphasis on locally sourced Scottish ingredients. There is also an extensive wine list as well and traditional Scottish ales. Highly recommended.

Osteria - North Berwick

Busy neighbourhood favourite serving excellent quality traditional Italian home cooking. The best restaurant in North Berwick. Extremely friendly service will always make you feel welcome. Mainly Italian based wine list to cater for all budgets. Worth a detour.

Chez Roux - Muirfield

Located within Greywalls hotel a stone's throw away from the clubhouse of Muirfield. The Roux name is perhaps the most famous in British high-end dining. Expect top quality French cooking with a wine list to match. What could be better than following your golf over the hallowed turf of Muirfield with dinner Chez Roux. Hard to beat.

Ducks Restaurant - Aberlady

Finest quality ingredients sourced locally from East Lothian and Scotland and an award winning wine list. Ducks Restaurant is an intimate two AA Rosette fine dining restaurant with a long history originating in Edinburgh's New Town, with just ten tables and a cosy fireplace; it is one of the best in East Lothian.

 

Restaurants : St. Andrews & Fife

Seafood Restaurant - St Andrews

Located within 100m of the R&A. A four sided glass box on top of the harbour wall. Top quality locally caught seafood, served in a busy bustling environment. Amazing place to watch the sunset over St Andrews with a cold glass of something refreshing.

Anstruther Fish Bar - Anstruther

Award winning fish and chips on top of the pretty fishing harbour of Anstruther. Sit in the restaurant or on a summers evening eat outside overlooking the ancient harbour. Regularly voted the UK's best fish and chips. Cheap, cheerful and a proper British experience.

The Cellar - Anstruther

Worth the taxi if you are staying in St Andrews. A restaurant of renown serving mainly seafood but with excellent Scottish meat also. Tucked away down cobbled lanes and not the easiest to find. However, treat yourself after your round. Warm ambience with fires and exposed brick and stone. Bold, original cooking, more elaborate in the evening.

Sangsters - Elie

Newly appointed Michelin starred local restaurant. Husband and wife run this homely, modern restaurant with local artwork for sale on the walls. Classical style of cooking employs notable use of good local produce. Well worth the detour!

The Peat Inn - Anstruther

Six miles from St Andrews located in an extremely old coaching Inn, with small interlocking rooms. Very quaint. Specialities include freshly caught local seafood and game. Modern Scottish classic dishes available. French influenced wine list. Highly reccommended.

 

 

Restaurants : Highlands

Boath House - Nairn

The only Michelin star restaurant in the highlands. Precise accomplished cooking in a modern Scottish style. Dining room overlooking 18th Century garden. Locally caught salmon and highland venison a speciality. Excellent desserts and extensive wine list. Treat yourself after battling around Nairn or Castle Stuart. You deserve it!

Rocpool - Inverness

Nestling on the banks of the river Ness. Stunning location, cosmopolitan and stylish atmosphere. Modern Scottish cooking with a Mediterranean influence. Worth a detour.

 

Restaurants : Ayrshire

The Sorn Inn - Sorn

18th Century Coaching Inn deep in the Ayrshire countryside with a contemporary interior. Robustly flavoured brasserie style dishes from the modern British repertoire are the restaurants forte. Produce is seasonal and sourced locally, such as 36 day aged Scottish steaks from the grill as well as comforting classics. 20 minutes drive from Prestwick and Turnberry.

 

Glenapp Castle - Ballantrae

Located a few miles to the south of Turnberry set in a baronial Scottish castle on the striking Ayrshire coast with fine views of Arran and Ailsa Craig rock. The dining room has rich red tones set against wood panelling with lots of antiques and oil paintings. Expect accomplished, confident modern Scottish cooking, using produce locally sourced and from the hotel's garden.  After dinner enjoy an amble around the wonderful gardens taking in the azalea lake and walled vegetable gardens with restored greenhouses. Booking mandatory.

 

Lochgreen House Hotel - Troon

Standing in 30 acres of woodlands and immaculate gardens parallel to Royal Troon golf course. Why not complete your round of golf enjoy a few refreshments in the clubhouse and go straight for dinner. Creative modern cooking with a distinctly Scottish flavour. Locally sourced ingredients cooked confidently to a high standard. Excellent wine list. Booking radvisable.