Spectacular Scottish Food & Drink

From mouth-watering seafood served straight from the boat, to foraging experiences and the best of plant-based cuisine – Scotland’s larder promises a treat for the tastebuds, every time. 2024 will see some exciting new trade-ready products opening, as well as new offerings from established businesses.

The Haggis Experience

Location: Glenside Farm, Balfron, Glasgow
Contact: The Haggis Experience

Join The Haggis Experience team on a centrally located working sheep farm near Glasgow. A new, rustic barn can cater for groups of 30 to 80 people.

What makes it special?

Visitors will learn about the history, folklore and culture surrounding haggis. Including links to Robert Burns, how world-famous haggis is made, cooked and traditionally presented. Then more importantly, sample the great taste of haggis.

All the useful details:

  • Interactive sessions are available where your clients will get to make their own haggis.
  • Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available.
  • 40 mins from Glasgow City Centre, 10 mins from Loch Lomond National Park

The Hide at Lindores

Location: Braeside of Lindores Farm, Newburgh, Fife
Contact: The Hide at Lindores

The Hide is a bespoke BBQ cabin overlooking the longest River in Scotland and stunning countryside views.

What makes it special?

This exclusive venue allows guests to enjoy intimate Scottish eating and drinking experiences with homebred and locally sourced produce cooked by a private chef. Options to sit inside by the crackling cosy fire, or outside enjoying the panoramic scenery.

All the useful details:

  • Suitable for 2-10 guests, year-round
  • Bespoke experiences available with 4×4 Land Rover transport
  • Farm tours, painting ponies and whisky tasting available


Location: Glasgow
Contact: Mharsanta

Situated in the heart Glasgow’s Merchant City, Mharsanta will bring a taste of Scotland to your clients. With a passion for using seasonal, local produce from Scotland, Mharsanta serve a variety of Scottish food from mussels and scallops to home-cooked favourites including freshly landed fish and chips.

What makes it special?

Mharsanta’s new award winning ‘Immersive Taste of Scotland Unique Dining Experience’ will immerse your clients with a gastronomic tour of Scotland. Guests will be surrounded by digital screens of Scotland’s great scenery with master distillers, brewers and chefs talking them through the products they have before them.

All the useful details:

  • There’s seating upstairs for 80 with room for a further 40 guests in the private dining room downstairs ‘The Hideout’.
  • Only a short walk from Glasgow Central and Queen Street train stations.

Ninth Wave Experience

Location: Fionnphort, Isle of Mull, Argyll
Contact: Ninth Wave Experience

Your clients will enjoy a gastronomic island adventure with chef Carla Lamont, including a talk and tour of her unusual herb garden.

What makes it special?

This award-winning restaurant offers 4 course luxury lunches from a traditional Hebridean croft on the Isle of Mull. The chef patron Carla (a ‘Masterchef the Professionals’ quarter finalist) will introduce each dish and give your clients a personal tour of her culinary herb garden.

All the useful details:

  • Open May-October. Bookings open February 2024.
  • Providing luxury 4 course lunches for groups of 8-16 people
  • Fresh Scottish seafood, organic island meats and interesting produce from a Highland croft garden
  • Entertaining and informative presentations relating to each course

Coeur Sauvage Foraging Experiences

Location: East Lothian & Midlothian
Contact: Coeur Sauvage

Coeur Sauvage can help your clients to connect with nature by taking part in a foraging course in the outskirts of Edinburgh.

What makes it special?

Your clients can spend the day emersed in nature while learning from a professional foraging team who are trusted by the UK’s top chefs. A typical course involves a guided foraging walk (tasting leaves, flowers, fruits and mushrooms along the way) followed by an identification session with the foraged plants. Additions to the package include jam making, fermenting, basket making or a wild food picnic for your clients, tasting the wild using seasonal ingredients.

All the useful details:

  • Safe walking route suitable for average mobility with suitable footwear.
  • Courses are available from end March to start November.
  • Capacity for 1-15 people (age 12+)

We regularly update the listings of trade-ready businesses on our Travel Trade website, so do check back for the latest entries.