Deposit return tour of the Scottish isles

Operaotrs on the islands will have the chance to find out more about the upcoming deposit return scheme through a series of events in the coming weeks

CAMRA is swept away by Windswept

Lossiemouth brewery Windswept makes the best beer in Scotland, according to the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)

Borders hotel turns water to gin

Water from the hillside spring behind Peebles Hydro hotel in the Borders has been used in the production of the inaugural gin from the hotel’s new Distillery

Family operator never stands still

Edinburgh-based Vittoria Group has grown through continual reinvention

Bartender out of his shell in collective

Knowledge and networking underpin William Grant & Sons initiative

Kings and queens of the Quaich

Senior members of the Scottish drinks industry were among those honoured for services to Scotch whisky at the latest Keepers of the Quaich dinner

New stars shine in Michelin Guide

Newest Michelin Guide sees two Scottish restaurants join the elite

Restaurant on the A-list

The Spanish Butcher enjoyed some A-list glamour last week when actor Will Ferrell dropped by for a meal with friends

Ship Inn’s new space sets sail

Fife restaurant The Ship Inn has opened what it hopes will be one of the most exclusive private dining spaces in the area

Edinburgh restaurateurs raise a toast to Scots produce

THE rain didn’t dampen spirits in Edinburgh last night (October 10) as hundreds of guests flooded The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant to celebrate its relaunch

Whisky warmers at Cold Town House

Highland Park is serving up whisky warmers as part of a rooftop terrace takeover at Cold Town House on Edinburgh’s Grassmarket

Admiral snaps up ten Scottish sites from Star

Ten leased pubs in Scotland are among 150 UK sites Admiral Taverns is to buy from Heineken-owned Star Pubs & Bars

Spanish Fiesta comes to Scotland

THE independent multiple operator behind the Café Andaluz restaurants in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow introduced a special menu in celebration of Spain’s national day – Fiesta Nacional de Espana – on October 12.

Brands ‘brought their A game’

Latest Evolution event from Inverarity Morton hailed a success

Capturing Leith in spirit form

Edinburgh operators Iain McPherson and Kyle Jamieson toasted the first anniversary of their Leith pub, Nauticus, with their very own bottling of single malt


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