Black Isle Food & Drink

Fresh and tasty produce awaits you on the Black Isle - what delights will you sample?

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Guardian newspaper food writer Matthew Fort wrote in praise of the food and drink of the area (and just how lovely it is too): read the first article about his discoveries here and the second installment here.

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Glen Ord Distillery

A visit to Glen Ord Distillery, on the edge of the Black Isle in the Highlands west of Inverness, is a delight to both the eye and the palate. Watch our distillers at work creating a magical malt whisky which is sweet, malty and dry on the palate. Visitors are also welcome to browse our shop that is well stocked with a wide variety of single malt whiskies, books, glassware and other quality items.
Glen Ord Distillery, Muir of Ord, IV6 7UJ
Tel: 01463 872004

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Sutor Creek Café

Situated by the harbour in the historic town of Cromarty on the Black Isle, Sutor Creek is a relaxed family restaurant offering Scottish seafood, seasonal menus and wood-fired pizzas. The lunch and dinner menus are created from locally-sourced produce that highlights the very best of what the Black Isle’s natural larder has to offer.
21 Bank St, Cromarty, IV11 8YE
Tel: 01381 600855

Allangrange Arms

Serving real ales, fine wines and freshly cooked gourmet pub food. Extensive menu offers the best of fresh local produce from homemade venison, beef or pork burgers to organic black isle steaks and localy caught seafood specials.
Allangrange Arms

Black Isle Berries

Farm growing a variety of soft fruits and vegetables; information about their produce, farmhouse products, and pick-your-own season.Open 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday all year round.
Black Isle Berries

Black Isle Brewery

Scotland's premier Organic Brewery and Farm. Come for a free tour and tasting to see how we make our fantastic beer using only organic barley and hops and pure Scottish water.
Black Isle Brewery

Crofters Bistro

Crofters Bistro is situated just North of Inverness over the Kessock Bridge, and right at the turning for The Black Isle. Boasting a prime spot for Dolphin spotting sat either in the restaurant or in the outside BBQ garden, a fantastic range of local produce and delicious specials is on offer, not forgetting local beers from the Cromarty Brewery, and a great array of Scottish aged whiskies.
Crofters Bistro

Cromarty Brewing Company

The Cromarty Brewing Company is a family run business. They rolled out their first casks in December 2011 and have been going strong since. They have a shop on-site which is open to visitors.
Cromarty Brewing Company

Eilean Dubh

A warm welcome awaits you at the Eilean Dubh in Fortrose on the Black Isle. National winners in 2014 for ‘Best Scottish Sourcing’ at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence awards and in 2013 Highlands and Islands food ‘Best Eatery’. The food, and what matters most, the sources (their very own Black Isle and local area meat, fish, poultry, seafood and salad and vegetables provide all the main ingredients for the delicious dishes for you).
Eilean Dubh

Kinkell House Hotel Restaurant

The house is traditionally furnished and offers good food and wine, and great comfort in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. The Hotel Restaurant with its beautiful views, and in the evening captures the setting sun, welcomes non-residents.
Kinkell House Hotel Restaurant

Robertson's The Larder

This family run Farm Shop is just outside Beauly. The family have been here since 1954. Robertson's the Larder is a friendly family owned and run farm shop, specialising in a wide range of high quality tasty foods produced in and around the local area. They also stock a variety of other items sourced outwith the area which compliment the shop.
Robertson

The Anderson Restaurant

The Anderson is your gastronomic oasis in the Scottish Highlands. From Aberdeen Scotch beef to West Coast seafood to Scotland's finest creameries and wild game, only the best produce is used in their cooking. Late diners & families welcome, and you may always dine with your dog in our Pub. All baking is done in the kitchen, the coffee is 100% guaranteed Fair Trade, house-blended and ground to order.
The Anderson Restaurant

The Cheese House

At The Cheese House they like to do things differently. Expect the best locally produced cheeses, chutneys and mouth-watering tasty bites. And also find a strong link with the Netherlands - some of the best Dutch farmer's cheeses, finest charcuterie and quality snacks. Cromarty has a long history of trading with the Netherlands and The Cheese House aims to uphold this tradition.
The Cheese House
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