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THE SCOTTISH FOOD AWARDS 2017
 Awards for Places

Scotland's most comprehensive and thorough
national food awards for Places.


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS
Winners are arranged in 8 groups
Product Ratings undeneath


1. Destinations of Distinction

COFFEE SHOP DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Brew Lab | Edinburgh

Highest Commendation:
Artisan Roast, Edinburgh
Commendation:
Cafe Strange Brew, Glasgow
Fortitude Coffee, Edinburgh
Wellington Coffee, Edinburgh

TEAROOM DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Muneroy Tearoom | Southend, Argyll
Highest Commendation:
The Laird's Kitchen, Delgatie Castle, Aberdeenshire

Castle of Mey Tearoom, Caithness
Commendation:
Knockraich Farm Courtyard Cafe, Stirlingshire
Duart Castle Tearoom, Isle of Mull

AFTERNOON TEA DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Colonnades at The Signet Library | Edinburgh
Highest Commendation:
Greywalls, Gullane, East Lothian

Prestonfield, Edinburgh
Cromlix, by Dunblane, Perthshire

CAKERY DESTINATION 2017
Winner: The Loft | Haddington | East Lothian
Highest Commendation:
Atrisan Cheesecakes, Bathgate, West Lothian
Lovecrumbs, Edinburgh
Cuckoo's Bakery, Edinburgh

BREAKFAST DESTINATIONS 2017
Winner: Dishoom | Edinburgh
Winner: Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa | Edinburgh
Winner: Mhor 84 Motel | by Lochearnhead, Perthshire
Winner: Glenegedale House | Isle of Islay
Winner: Ardtorna B&B | by Barcladine, Argyll
Winner: Craigmhor Lodge | Pitlochry, Perthshire
Highest Commendation:
Douneside House, Aberdeenshire
Links Hotel, Dornoch, Sutherland
Commendation:
Brandon's of Canonmills, Edinburgh

ETHICAL EATING DESTINATION 2017
Winner: The Kilted Lobster | Edinburgh
Highest Commendation:
Cafe St Honore, Edinburgh

1887 Restaurant at The Torridon, Ross-shire

VEGETARIAN DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Grams | Edinburgh

CONTEMPORARY DINING DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Restaurant Mark Greenaway | Edinburgh
Highest Commendation
Norn, Edinburgh
Ox and Finch, Glasgow
Commendation:
IX Restaurant at The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen
Ninth Wave Restaurant, Isle of Mull
West Pier Restaurant at Skeabost Hotel, Isle of Skye

REAL FAST FOOD DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Real Foods Café | Tyndrum, Stirlingshire

BAR FOOD DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Fisherman’s Bar, East Haugh Hotel | Pitlochry, Perthshire
Highest Commendation:
Glenfinnan Country House, Inverness-shire
Commendation:
Loch Lomond Arms, Luss, Loch Lomond

LUNCH DESTINATION 2017
Winner: Rocpool Reserve | Inverness
Highest Commendation:
L'escargot bleu, Edinburgh
Brian Maule at Chardon d'Or, Glasgow
Newport Restaurant, Newport-on-Tay, Fife
Hutcheson's Bar & Brasserie, Glasgow

2. Best in Class

RESTAURANT WITH ROOMS of the Year 2017
The Three Chimneys & House Over-By | Isle of Skye
Highest Commendation:
The Taynuilt - Etive Restaurant & Rooms, Argyll
Barley Bree, Muthill, Perthshire

BRASSERIE of the Year 2017
Dine | Edinburgh

NEIGHBOURHOOD BISTRO of the Year 2017
Water of Leith Café Bistro | Edinburgh

COMMUNITY BISTRO of the Year 2017
Blue Coo Bistrot | St Boswells, Roxburghshire
Commendation:
The Tontine Bistro, Peebles

BISTRO of the Year 2017
Bridgeview Station Restaurant | Dundee
Highlands Winner:
Cuan Mór, Oban
Islands Winner:
The Douglas Bistro, Arran

NEIGHBOURHOOD CAFÉ of the Year 2017
Café Strange Brew | Glasgow

COMMUNITY CAFÉ of the Year 2017
ReadingLasses | Wigtown, Wigtownshire
Commendation:
Fjarå Cafe Bar, Lerwick, Shetland Isles

COMMUNITY COFFEE SHOP of the Year 2017
Billington’s | Milton of Campsie, Dunbartonshire

CITY CAFÉ of the Year 2017
Loudons Café & Bakery | Edinburgh

THE CAFÉ of the Year 2017
Mountain Café | Aviemore

COMMUNITY TEAROOM of the Year 2017
Carsphairn Tearoom | Carsphairn, Dumfriesshire

BAR of the Year 2017
The Salon at Blythswood Square | Glasgow

COUNTRY INN of the Year 2017
Glenelg Inn | Glenelg, Ross-shire
Commendation:
The Inch
Loch Lomond Arms
Applecross Inn
Rising Star:
Kingarroch Inn

GASTROPUB of the Year 2017
The Sun Inn | by Dalkeith, Midlothian

THE SEASONAL RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Café Fish | Tobermory, Isle of Mull

THE COMMUNITY RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Clansman | Port William, Wigtownshire
Highlands & Islands Winner:
The Pier Café, Lairg, Sutherland
Perthshire Winner:
Victoria’s Restaurant, Pitlochry, Perthshire
 Dumfries & Galloway Winner:
The Townhead Hotel, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire

THE NEW RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Le Roi Fou | Edinburgh

THE NEW BAR of the Year 2017
The Fifty-Five Bar & Grill | Royal Hotel, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

3. Retail & Specialist

PATISSERIE of the Year 2017
Sebastian Kobelt Patisserie | Linlithgow, West Lothian

NEIGHBOURHOOD DELIS of the Year 2017
McTaggart’s, Aberdour, Fife
BAMS, Musselburgh, East Lothian
Billingtons, Lenzie, Dunbartonshire
Mitchell's, St. Andrews, Fife

THE DELI of the Year 2017
Corbie & Cheip | Auchterarder, Perthshire

SPECIALITY OUTLET of the Year 2017
The Seafood Shack | Ullapool
Commendation:
Tantrum Doughnuts, Glasgow

CHOCOLATERIE of the Year 2017
The Chocolate Tree | Edinburgh

BAKERY of the Year 2017
Breadshare Community Bakery | Edinburgh

BUTCHERS of the Year 2017
Macbeths | Forres, Moray
Commendations:
J B Houston, Dumfries
George Bower, Edinburgh
Lochalsh Butchers, Kyle of Lochalsh

FISHMONGERS of the Year 2017
Just Hooked | Portree, Isle of Skye

SPECIALITY MOBILE OUTLET of the Year 2017
Artisana Vintage Mobile Tearoom

ETHICAL SHOP of the Year 2017
Real Foods | Edinburgh

4. The Gold Medals

FOOD FOR LIFE GOLD MEDAL 2017
Loudons Café & Bakery, Edinburgh

GAME GOLD MEDAL 2017
East Haugh Country House, Pitlochry

FISH GOLD MEDAL 2017
North Harbour Bistro & Tearoom, Scalpay, Harris

ORGANIC GOLD MEDAL 2017
Argyll Hotel, Iona

ETHICAL GOLD MEDAL 2017
The Atholl Arms, Dunkeld

SUSTAINABILITY GOLD MEDAL 2017
Captain's Galley Restauant, Scrabster, Caithness

STEAK GOLD MEDAL 2017
Porter & Rye, Glasgow

CAKE GOLD MEDAL 2017
KitschnBake, Newport on Tay

DESSERT GOLD MEDAL 2017
Number 16 Restaurant, Glasgow

PORRIDGE GOLD MEDAL 2017
Kinloch Lodge, Skye

VEGETARIAN GOLD MEDALS 2017
Paradise Palms, Edinburgh
Novapizza, Edinburgh

REAL & LOCAL FOOD GOLD MEDALS 2017
Franklin’s at Cluny Bank, Forres, Moray
Billington’s, Dunbartonshire
Glenegedale House, Isle of Islay
Three Chimneys, Isle of Skye
The Tontine Hotel, Peebles, Peeblesshire
The Grange Inn, by St. Andrews, Fife
Duisdale House Hotel
Barley Bree, Muthill, Perthshire
Old Mill Inn, Pitlochry, Perthshire
Blue Coo Bistrot, St Boswells, Roxburghshire
Chez Roux at Inver Lodge, Lochinver, Sutherland
The Kilted Lobster, Edinburgh
Riverside Restaurant, Inverness
The Taynuilt-Etive Restaurant & Rooms, Arygll
Tiroran House, Isle of Mull

5. Honours for Stars

THE RISING STAR 2017
Tor na Coille | Banchory, Aberdeenshire
Highlands & Islands Winner:
Rosedale Hotel, Portree, Isle of Skye
Edinburgh Winner:
Ronaq, New Waverley
Highest Commendation:
Hebridean Lodge, Isle of Mull
Honeycomb & Co., Edinburgh

THE WEE STAR 2017
I J Mellis Cheese & Wine Bar

THE HOSPITALITY AWARD 2017
Killiecrankie Hotel | by Pitlochry, Perthshire

THE QUALITY AWARD 2017
Wagyu House, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

FLAVOURS OF SCOTLAND MEDAL 2017
The Inch, by Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire
Ninth Wave Restaurant, Isle of Mull
Tayberry Restaurant, Broughty Ferry, Angus
Scorrybreac Restaurant, Isle of Skye

THE FLAVOURS OF SCOTLAND AWARD 2017
The Cellar | Anstruther

FLAVOURS OF THE WORLD MEDAL 2017
Royal Golf Hotel, Dornoch, Sutherland
Dishoom, Edinburgh
Harajuku Kitchen, Edinburgh
The Pheasant, Sorbie, Wigtownshire

THE FLAVOURS OF THE WORLD AWARD 2017
Chaakoo Bombay Café | Glasgow

HOTEL / B&B FOOD & DRINK AWARDS 2017
Small Hotel: Cluny Bank Hotel, Forres, Moray
Hotel: Balbirnie House, Markinch, Fife
Large Hotel: The Balmoral, Edinburgh
B&B: Hillcrest House, Wigtown, Wigtownshire

THE EVENT VENUE FOOD Award 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton | Glasgow

THE WEDDING VENUE FOOD AWARD 2017
Crossbasket Castle | by Blantyre, Lanarskhire

THE INNOVATION AWARD 2017
Six by Nico | Glasgow
Highest Commendation:
Edinburgh Food Studio
Steak Barn at Balgove Larder, St Andrews
The Secret Herb Garden, by Edinburgh

DESIGN AWARD 2017
Skeabost Country House Hotel, Isle of Skye

 SOCIAL MEDIA AWARD 2017 
Paradise Palms | Edinburgh
ICMI Group | National

6. Rural Restaurant Champion

THE ISLANDS RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
North Harbour Bistro | Isle of Scalpay

THE HIGHLANDS RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Kylesku Hotel | Kylesku, Sutherland

BORDERS RESTAURANT AWARD 2017
Chez Roux at The Roxburghe | Kelso

THE FIFE RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Cellar | Anstruther

THE SHETLAND RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Scalloway Hotel | Scalloway

THE ABERDEENSHIRE RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Douneside House | by Aboyne

PERTHSHIRE RESTAURANT AWARD 2017
The Rooftop Restaurant at Knock Castle | Crieff

THE DUMFRIESSHIRE RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Blackaddie Country House | Sanquhar

THE GALLOWAY RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Pheasant | Sorbie, Wigtownshire

THE ORKNEY RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Foveran | Kirkwall

THE RURAL RESTAURANT CHAMPION 2017
Kylesku Hotel | Kylesku, Sutherland

7. City Restaurant Champion

GLASGOW RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Finnieston

EDINBURGH RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Purslane Restaurant

DUNDEE RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Castlehill Restaurant

ABERDEEN RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
IX Restaurant at The Chester

INVERNESS RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Culloden House

PERTH RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
63 Tay Street

ST ANDREWS RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Grange Inn

THE CITY RESTAURANT CHAMPION 2017
Castlehill Restaurant | Dundee

8. Restaurant of the Year

THE CONTEMPORARY RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Tayberry | Broughty Ferry, Angus
Glasgow Winner:
The Gannet
Edinburgh Winner:
Norn
Highest Commendation:
Castle Terrace, Edinburgh
Commendation:
The Larder, Bearsden, Glasgow
Ninth Wave, Isle of Mull
Rising Star:
Alchemilla, Glasgow

THE CLASSIC RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
La Garrigue | Edinburgh
Highest Commendation:
Road Hole Grill, Old Course Hotel, St Andrews

THE FINE DINING RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Kinloch Lodge | Isle of Skye
Edinburgh Winner:
Restaurant Martin Wishart, Leith
Glasgow Winner:
Cail Bruich

THE LUXURY RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Inverlochy Castle | by Fort William, Inverness-shire
Edinburgh Winner:
Number One at The Balmoral
Glasgow Winner:
Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery


THE INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Pompadour at The Waldorf Astoria Caledonian | Edinburgh

THE FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT of the Year 
The Kelbourne Saint | Glasgow
Commendation:
Henry's Bay House Restaurant, Stranraer, Wigtownshire

BAR RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Hamilton's Bar & Grill, Edinburgh
Rural Winner:
Loch Lomond Arms, Luss, Dunbartonshire

THE HOTEL RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Fat Whippet at Aultbea Hotel
Fife Winner:
Brasserie Deluxe @ The Orangery, Balbirnie House, Fife
Edinburgh Winner:
Cucina at G&V Royal Mile Hotel
Highest Commendation:
Links Hotel, Dornoch, Sutherland

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Osso Restaurant | Peebles
Inverness Winner:
Riverside Restaurant
Glasgow Winner:
Cafezique

THE COUNTRY HOUSE RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Tiroran House | Isle of Mull
Highest Commendation:
Chez Roux at Greywalls, Gullane, East Lothian

THE ROMANTIC RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Albert & Michel Roux Jr at Crossbasket Castle | Lanarkshire
Highest Commendation:
Rhubarb at Prestonfield, Edinburgh
County Winner:
Ardanaiseig Country House Hotel, Argyll
Waterfront Restaurant, Lake of Menteith Hotel, Stirlingshire
Commendation:
The Rooftop Restaurant at Knock Castle, Crieff, Perthshire

THE STYLE RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Duisdale House Hotel | Isle of Skye
Highest Commendation:
Seafood Ristorante, St. Andrews

THE SEAFOOD RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
The Pierhouse Hotel Seafood Restaurant
Highest Commendation:
Cafe Fish, Tobermory, Isle of Mull
Captain's Galley Restaurant, Scrabster, Caithness
Ondine, Edinburgh
Gamba, Glasgow
Rising Star:
A'Challtainn, Glasgow

THE SUSTAINABLE RESTAURANT of the Year 2017
Captain’s Galley Restaurant | Scrabster, Caithness

and finally

THE SCOTTISH
RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR 2017
is
63 Tay Street
P E R T H

Head Chef: Graeme Pallister


The Scottish Restaurant of the Year 2017 Silver Quaich being presented to chef-patron Graeme Pallister of 63 Tay Street
The Scottish Restaurant of the Year 2017 Silver Quaich
being presented to chef-patron Graeme Pallister of 63 Tay Street
by Deputy Patron Antony Butterworth on May7th 2017
The Scottish Food Awards Academy
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