The Good Food Guide, published by Waitrose, has today announced four entries from Edinburgh and nine new entries from all over Scotland in the 2015 edition of the Guide, which is published on 8th September. The Guide reflects the high standard of dining in Scotland, with a total of 103 restaurants, pubs and cafés from across Scotland included in the UK’s bestselling restaurant guide.

New entries in Scotland which have landed a spot in Waitrose Good Food Guide 2015 are the Wheatsheaf at Swinton in the Borders; The Cellar in Fife; The Foveran in Orkney; Bistro Moderne, The Scran and Scallie and Timberyard in Edinburgh; Crabshakk, and Grapevine Restaurant all in Strathclyde and Ninth Wave on the Isle of Mull.

But it’s not just new entries making an impact on the Waitrose Good Food Guide 2015, four restaurants from Scotland have made it in to the much coveted Top 50 Restaurants listing – Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles in Tayside at number 11, The Kitchin and Restaurant Martin Wishart in Edinburgh at numbers 22 and 27 respectively, and The Peat Inn in Fife at number 31.

Scotland is also home to some of the longest-serving restaurants in the Good Food Guide(3)Ubiquitous Chip in Glasgow has appeared in the guide for 43 years withAirds Hotel in Port Appin, Inverlochy Castle in Fort William and Ostlers Close in Cupar all appearing for over 30 years.

Elizabeth Carter, Consultant Editor of the Waitrose Good Food Guide, commented: ‘I really am impressed by the high standard of all Scottish restaurants in the Guide – the country seems to be a magnet for talented chefs. There may be a wealth of top restaurants, but particular acknowledgment must go to the new entries in the Good Food Guide 2015 – it’s great to see restaurants of the quality of Ninth Wave entering the Guide for the first time. Long may this continue.’



  1. Ninth Wave restaurant that was listed in the Good Food Guide is on THE ISLE OF MULL, Not Glasgow as printed. It is an award-winning destination restaurant, proud to be a part of the guide.

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