Rosettes for Scots eateries

• L’escargot Bleu received a rosette.
• L’escargot Bleu received a rosette.
THREE Scottish restaurants have been awarded triple AA Rosette status in the organisation’s latest round of commendations.
Fonab Castle Hotel in Pitlochry, Timberyard in Edinburgh and Tiroran House Hotel on the Isle of Mull, along with a further 18 venues across the UK, were awarded three rosette status, placing them in the top 10% of venues within the AA scheme. The Burlington Restaurant, Bolton Abbey, was the only restaurant to be awarded four rosettes.
Edinburgh restaurant L’escargot Bleu was also recognised in the scheme, achieving single rosette status.
Fred Berkmiller, chef proprietor of L’escargot Bleu, said he was “delighted” with the accolade.
“This is a really special time to be working in the food industry, especially in Scotland, so to receive this recognition now is a real honour and I couldn’t be happier,” said Berkmiller.
Simon Numphud, head of AA Hotel Services, said the awards reflect “the growing strength and depth of top quality restaurants across the UK”.