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Finalists at The Food Awards Scotland 2022 are revealed.

Creative Oceanic are delighted to host The Food Awards Scotland 2022.

The Food Awards Scotland 2022 are back for another year to celebrate the best in the food industry; from the excellent restaurants, chefs and servers, to the specialists and suppliers.

Whether it is the places that you have had your lunch and dinner hundreds of times or new establishments that have just entered the industry, the Food Awards Scotland 2022 are an exclusive celebration of the masters that enhance the flavours in Scotland.

The black-tie ceremony will take place at The Marriott Hotel, Glasgow on September 19, 2022. Last year over 400 of the countries top food businesses gathered to celebrate in their success.

The event will welcome top professionals of the country’s food sector that provide delicious dishes, the freshest of products and rich menus.

It will also showcase food suppliers, servers and manufacturers that take our taste buds around the world while in the comfort of Scotland.

The awards promise to be a memorable event in the food industry’s calendar, with a wide range of accolades ready to be presented to the most deserving professionals and establishments, including Restaurant of the Year, Best Italian Establishment, Bakery of the Year, Best World Cuisine and many more.

A Spokesperson for The Food Awards Scotland said: “Scotland offers a wide range of places that serve world cuisines. The finalists were voted for by the public for providing authentic recipes and unique dishes to their diners, creating memorable experiences for both residents and visitors.

“Undoubtedly, there are some amazing specialists around the country, who know how to offer great service, delicious food and meet the expectations of their diners. These are the professionals that we aim to reward at The Food Awards Scotland 2022.

“We would like to wish all the finalists the best of luck and we can’t wait to welcome all our guests and celebrate the winners with them.”

The finalists at The Food Awards Scotland 2022 are:

Restaurant of the Year


Mi Amore (Aberdeen)

Fennel Restaurant (Inverurie)

Fig & Thistle (Inverness)

Sun Dancer, Bar and Restaurant (Nairn)

Smoke and Soul (Aberdeen)

The Stables Restaurant & Grill (Fort William)

Moonfish Cafe (Aberdeen)

Miller & Carter Aberdeen (Aberdeen)

Côte Du Nord (Bettyhill)


Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse (St Andrews)

Puddingstone Place (Callander)

River House Stirling (Stirling)

Friend Of Mine (Stirling)

Venachar Lochside (Callander)

The Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms (Cupar)

Brea – Scottish Restaurant (Stirling)

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie (Auchterarder)

The Woodsman Restaurant Fishcross Scotland (Alloa)

South West 

Hartfell House & The Limetree Restaurant (Moffat)

The Balgarth Pines Bar & Restaurant (Ayr)

The Chefs Eye (Largs )

River Inn (Crosslee)

The Pheasant (Newton Stewart)

The Steamboat Inn (Dumfries)

Gather ( Gatehouse of Fleet)

Cavens Arms (Dumfries)

Tigh Na Mara Hotel (Stranraer)

Cock Inn (Newton Stewart )


La Lanterna

Ox and Finch

Elena’s Spanish Bar & Restaurant  

Mini Grill Steakhouse

The Gannet

Number 16 Restaurant  

Ristorante Pieno

Bilson Eleven

Cail Bruich

Bread Meats Bread

South East

Beetroot Bar & Grill (Bonnyrigg)

Wings (Edinburgh)

Buenos Aires Cafe & Grill (Musselburgh)

Aizle (Edinburgh)

Mazzoli Italian Kitchen (Haddington)

Purslane Restaurant (Edinburgh)

The Mercat Bar & Grill (Musselburgh)

Scotts Bar & Restaurant (Queensferry)

Gianninos (Broxburn)

The Kitchin (Edinburgh)

Cafe / Bistro of the Year


Cafe 83 (Kemnay)

The Cool Gourmet (Stonehaven)

Corner Tree Cafe (Aberdeen)

Gannets (Laurencekirk)

Nooks & Crannies (Fraserburgh)

Tesco Cafe (Danestone)

Costa Coffee (Aberdeen)

The Villa (Stonehaven)

The Sitting Room (Portlethen)

Rohaan Cafe Bar (Dyce)


Serendipi-Tea (Thornton )

Cobbs Cafe (Aviemore)

Beiderbeckes Bistro (Dundee)

Broch Cafe (Strathyre)

Dam Good Coffee (Alloa)

The Real Food Cafe (Tyndrum)

The Perch (Garelochhead)

The Pavilion Cafe (Crieff)

Café Rhubarb (Crieff)

South West

Aroma Coffee & Kitchen (Larkhall)

Café Shore (Oban)

Cafe Alba (Milngavie)

Brambles of Inveraray (Inveraray)

Crofters Arran (Isle of Arran)

Dalavich Café (Dalavich)

Lee-anns Cafe (Raploch)

Tudor Coffee House (Strathaven)

Lucy’s Ardfern (Ardfern)

Julie’s Coffee House (Oban)



Cafe Wander


The Wilson Street Pantry

Kember & Jones

Caffé Calla

Cafe Fame

Smile Cafe

Kelvingrove Café

Purrple Cat Cafe

South East

Lowdown (Edinburgh )

Stewarts Café Bistro  (Jedburgh)

Johnstons of Elgin (Hawick)

Little Things Cafe (Dundee)

Damascus Drum (Hawick)

Cedar Cafe (Duns)

Red Kite Cafe (Edinburgh)

The Treehouse Cafe (Edinburgh)

Casci’s (Falkirk)

Bridge Cafe (Glenrothes)

Takeaway of the Year


Mi Amore (Aberdeen)

Spicy Mo (Montrose)

AJs Pizza and Pasta (Aberdeen)

Borsalino (Peterculter)

The Cowshed Restaurant & Takeaway ( Banchory)

The Storehouse (Dingwall)

Mac’s Pizzeria (Aberdeen)

Seafood Shack (Ullapool)

Siam Cottage (Aberdeen)

The Pig’s Wings (Aberdeen)


The Aladdins Indian Takeaway (Perth)

Lamora Pizzeria (Glasgow)

North Port Scottish Restaurant (Perth)

Ally’s Curry Palace (Stirling)

Giulio’s Fish & Chips (Falkirk)

Paesano Pizza (Glasgow)

Spice Garden Stirling (Stirling)

The Cotton House Chinese & Thai Restaurant (Bonnybridge)

Puddingstone Place (Callander)

The Woodsman Restaurant Fishcross Scotland (Alloa)

South West

Seymour Store & Takeaway (Kilwinning)

The Pheasant (Newton Stewart)

The Roll Shop (Glasgow)

Mr Pook’s Kitchen (Castle Douglas)

The Crafty Crow (Gatehouse of Fleet)

Zain’s Curry House (Dalry )

Viking Café (Kilwinning)

Motherland Spice (Saltcoats)

Buckley’s (Prestwick)

Torranyard Tandoori (Kilwinning)

South East

Cedar Cafe (Duns)

No 1 Takeaway (Edinburgh)

Top Wok (Edinburgh)

Soutra (Pathhead)

The Lobster Shack (North Berwick)

The Mercat Bar & Grill (Musselburgh)

Go-Go’s Takeaway (Edinburgh)

Eastern Eye (Haddington)

Blonde Restaurant (Edinburgh)

Dal Patino (Musselburgh)

Gastro Pub of the Year


The Castle Tavern (Inverness)

The Waterfront (Inverness)

The Old Bridge Inn (Aviemore)

The Dores Inn (Inverness)

The Laroch Restaurant and Bar (Ballachulish)

Noose & Monkey (Aberdeen)

Clachan Grill (Ballater)

The Drouthy Cobbler (Elgin)

The Old Smiddy Inn (Wick)

Glenelg Inn (Kyle)


Ben Cruachan Inn (Dalmally)

The Saint Bar & Kitchen (St Andrews)

The Glover Arms (Perth)

The Birds & Bees (Stirling)

The Drovers Inn (Inverarnan)

Zinfandel – Gastro Bar (Glasgow)

Bavaria Brauhaus (Glasgow)

The Old Mill (Glasgow)

The Commodore ( Helensburgh )

The Anchor Line (Glasgow)

South West

Carriages (Kilmacolm)

Cardross Inn (Dumbarton)

The Wheatsheaf Inn (Kilmarnock)

The Coylton Arms (Coylton)

Cavens Arms (Dumfries)

The Balloch House (Balloch)

Scarecrow Bar & Grill (Kilsyth)

Masonic Arms (Castle Douglas)

The Steamboat Inn (Dumfries)

The Harbour Inn (Newton Stewart)

South East

Woodland Creatures (Edinburgh )

The Horseshoe Inn (Peebles)

The Scran and Scallie (Edinburgh)

The Carnock Inn (Dunfermline)

The Boudingait (Cupar)

The Lioness of Leith (Edinburgh)

The Barony Bar (Edinburgh)

The Sun Inn (Dalkeith)

The Herringbone (North Berwick)

The Ship Inn (Leven)

Hotel Restaurant of the Year


Firth Hotel & Restaurant ( Lossiemouth)

The Airds Hotel and Restaurant (Appin)

Thainstone House (Inverurie)

Pineapple Grill & Seafood at Meldrum House Country Hotel (Inverurie)

Boath House Restaurant & Rooms (Nairn)

Coul House Hotel (Strathpeffer)

Northern Sands Hotel (Thurso)

Bunchrew House (Inverness )

Kylesku Hotel (Lairg )

Rowan Tree Country Hotel & Restaurant (Aviemore )


Hotel du Vin Glasgow (Glasgow)

Inglewood House and Spa (Alloa)

The Manor House Hotel   (Oban)

Rooftop Restaurant at Knock Castle Hotel & Spa (Crieff)

Cromlix Hotel (Kinbuck)

Inver Restaurant & Rooms (Cairndow)

Angels Hotel Bar & Restaurant (Glasgow)

Oak Tree Inn (Glasgow)

Sherbrooke Castle Hotel Glasgow (Glasgow)

The Gleneagles Hotel (Auchterarder)

South West

The Selkirk Arms Hotel & Restaurant ( Kirkcudbright)

Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa & Golf (Oban)

Station Hotel (Shotts)

The Houston Inn (Johnstone)

Fairfield House Hotel (Ayr)

Mar Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa Resort (Bishopton)

Lochside House Hotel, Lodges and Spa (New Cumnock)

Piersland House (Tronn)

Carlton Hotel Prestwick (Prestwick)

The Harbour Inn (Newton Stewart)

South East

Kinloch House Hotel (Blairgowrie)

The Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms (Cupar)

Norton House Hotel & Spa (Newbridge)

Champany Inn (Bathgate)

Linton Hotel & Steak House (East Linton)

Prestonfield House (Edinburgh )

Garvock House Hotel ( Dunfermline)

Dakota Edinburgh (South Queensferry )

Chirnside Hall Hotel (Chirnside )

Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel (Berwick-upon-Tweed )

Best Fish N’ Chips Establishment


The Quayside Restaurant and Fish Bar (Gourdon)

The Carron (Stonehaven)

Val Di Vara Fish and Chips (Brechin)

Mcleod’s Fish & Chips (Inverness)

Fochabers Fish Bar (Fochabers)

Sammy’s Fish & Chip Shop (Fort William)

The Bay Fish & Chips (Stonehaven)

The Trawler Fish & Chips (Glospie)

The Galley (Lossiemouth)

The Harbour Fish Bar (Plockton)


The Fish & Chip Company (Perth)

Merchant Chippie (Glasgow)

Murray’s Fish & Chip Shop & Restaurant (Dundee)

Tralee bay fish and chips (Oban)

Mhor Fish (Callander)

The Fish Hoose (Kirkcaldy)

Anstruther Fish Bar (Anstruther)

The Oban Fish & Chip Shop (Oban)

Nories (Oban)

The Wee Chippy (Anstruther)

South West

The Fish Works (Largs)

Moore’s Fish and Chip Shop  (Castle Douglas)

Pavilion Cafe (Troon)

The Plaice To Be (Kilmarnock)

Salt & Vinegar (Glasgow)

Marcos Fish and Chip Shop (Ayr)

Moore’s Fish & Chip Shop (Castle Douglas)

Melbourne Fry (Saltcoats)

Mara Fish Bar & Deli (Isle of Arran)

South East

MC’s Takeaway (Edinburgh)

Bertie’s Proper Fish & Chips (Edinburgh)

Pierinos  (Edinburgh)

Golden Chip (Linlithgow)

Alfonso’s (Earlston)

Jim Jack’s Fish & Chips – Peebles (Peebles)

Fish Haymarket (Edinburgh)

Maurizio’s SQ Takeaway (South Queensferry)

The Crosshill Fish & Chicken Bar (Duns)

Caterer of the Year

Butterfly Catering (Glasgow)

Giuseppe Manzoli-Chef” (Lochgelly)

3G Catering Services UK (Perth)

Our Kitchen to Yours (Livingston)

Thistle Catering Services (Ellon)

Peck Catering (Glasgow)

Gourlay Catering (Crieff)

Food Creations (Bathgate)

Hygge Food – Vegan CATERER (Glasgow)

Fox & Co. Caterers (Edinburgh)

Best Indian Establishment

Dishoom Edinburgh (Edinburgh)

Chaskaa Indian Restaurant (Edinburgh)

Dakhin (Glasgow)

Maharaja Authentic Indian Cuisine (Stirling)

Masala Ram’s  (Falkirk)

Green Gates Indian Restaurant (Renfrew )

Swadish by Ajay Kumar (Glasgow)

Taal Restaurant (Strathaven)

Obsession of India (Glasgow)

Mint leaf Nepalese and indian restaurant (Stirling)

Best Italian Establishment

Gambero Rosso ltd (Falkirk)

La Lanterna (Glasgow)

Da Claudio (Motherwell)

Dantes (Edinburgh)

Nonna Gina’s  (Newton Mearns)

Cardosi’s (Paisley)

Locanda de Gusti (Edinburgh)

La Vita Spuntini City Centre (Glasgow)

Amaretto Italian Kitchen & Bar (Bridge of Weir)

Battlefield Rest (Glasgow)

Best Mediterranean Establishment 

Elena’s Spanish Bar & Restaurant  (Glasgow)

Indaba (Edinburgh)

Kastriot’s Mediterranean Bar & Grill (Glasgow)

Andreou’s Bistro (Arbroath)

Malaga Tapas (Glasgow)

The Spanish Butcher (Glasgow)

La Casa Dalry (Edinburgh)

La Casa – Leith (Edinburgh)

Cridos Restaurant (Perth)

Zante Food (Airdrie)

Best Oriental Establishment

Lychee Oriental (Glasgow)

Imperial Palace (Edinburgh)

Macau Kitchen – Macanese & Portuguese (Edinburgh)

Cool Jade (Edinburgh)

Sapporo Teppanyaki (Glasgow)

The New Oriental Restaurant (Dumfries)

Oiishi Japanese Restaurant  (East Kilbride)

Harajuku Kitchen (Edinburgh)

The Cotton House Chinese & Thai Restaurant (Bonnybridge )

Wudon (Glasgow)

Best World Cuisine

Chef’s World Buffet (Kilmarnock)

My Kitchen Multi Cuisine Restaurant (Gourock)

The Mexican (Perth)

Beijing Banquet (Renfrew )

Mondo Restaurant (Coatbridge)

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery (Glasgow)

Kismot (Edonburgh)

Craig Millar @ 16 West End (Anstruther )

Boteco Do Brasil (Edinburgh)

Korean BBQ (Edinburgh)

Best Vegetarian Establishment

David Bann Restaurant (Edinburgh)

The Glasvegan (Glasgow)

Hendersons (Edinburgh)

Holy Cow (Edinburgh)

Picnic (Glasgow)

The Geographer (Fort William)

The 13th Note (Glasgow)

Friend Of Mine (Stirling)

Soul Food Kitchen (Glasgow)

Novapizza Vegan Kitchen (Edinburgh)

Best Seafood Establishment

The Creel Sea Food Bar (Isle of Mull)

Kishorn Seafood Bar (Strathcarron)

Little’s Restaurant (Blairgowrie)

Cafe Fish (Glasgow)

East Coast (Mussellburgh)

The Oyster Shed (Isle of Skye)

Crabshakk (Glasgow)

Ondine Restaurant (Edinburgh)

The Seafood Ristorante (St Andrews)

Loch Fyne Oysters (Cairndow)

Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year

Mondo Restaurant (Coatbridge )

The Glasshouse Restaurant (Kilmarnock)

Number 16 Restaurant  (Glasgow)

The Gannet (Glasgow)

Purslane Restaurant (Edinburgh)

The Glenturret Lalique Restaurant (Crieff)

Gordon’s Restaurant & Rooms (Arbroath)

The Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms (Cupar)

Martin Wishart at Loch Lomond (Alexandria)

North Port Scottish Restaurant (Perth)

Dessert Outlet of the Year

The Coo Shed (Ayr)

The Dessert Factory (Lochgelly)

Caledonian Cheesecake Company  (Grangemouth)

Scottish Creamy Cheesecake Company (Troon)

The Dessert Diva (Kelso)

What The Scoop (Ayr)

Sugar Land Dessert Shop (Motherwell)

Dream desserts (Glasgow)

Tubbees Dessert Lab (Glasgow)

Novelli’s (Kirkcaldy)

Best Street Food

Jax Snax (Greenock)

Relish it (Kirkcaldy )

Strathearn Food Company (Auchterarder)

Tuk Tuk Indian Street Food (Edinburgh)

Lazord Syrian Street Food (glasgow )

Japan Street Food (Paisley)

The Rollin Pig BBQ Street Food (Johnstone)

Paratha Box (Glasgow)

Mancini’s Street Food (Wishaw)

Cartel Mexican Street Food (Airdrie)

Best Scottish Cuisine

Brea – Scottish Restaurant (Stirling)

Colquhoun’s Restaurant – Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel (Luss)

The Fleece Bar & Kitchen (Selkirk)

The Birds and The Bees (Stirling)

Amber Restaurant (Edinburgh)

The Cellar Door (Edinburgh)

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie (Auchterarder)

Moor of Rannoch Restaurant & Rooms (Pitlochry)

L’Chaim’s Kosher Restaurant & Caterer Ltd (Glasgow)

Inver Restaurant & Rooms ( Cairndow)

Bakery of the Year

Caledonian Cheesecake Company  (Grangemouth)

Broken Clock Cafe & Patisserie (Glasgow)

Dunbar Community Bakery (Dunbar)

Big Bear Bakery (Glasgow)

Manuela’s Wee Bakery (Ardelve)

Tasty Buns Bakery (Edinburgh)

ARAN Bakery (Dunkeld)

Vera Artisan Bakery (Stirling)

Simpsons Bakery (Newton Stewart)

Douglas Bakery (Lanark)

Restaurant Supplier of the Year

JM Breckenridge (Oban)

Catering Equipment Scotland Ltd (Glasgow)

Firm Banana (Cambuslang)

TPS Fruit & Veg (Turriff )

Fish in Crieff (Crieff)

Scottish Disposable Supplies (Bathgate,)

United catering equipment (Glasgow)

Moffat E & R Ltd (Bonnybridge)

Nisbets Catering Equipment Edinburgh Store (Edinburgh)

Catering World (Glasgow)

Vegan Restaurant of the Year

Puti Vegan Cafe (Glasgow)

Soul Food Kitchen (Glasgow)

Beetroot Sauvage  (Edinburgh)

David Bann Restaurant (Edinburgh)

The 78 (Glasgow)

Bonobo Cafe (Aberdeen)

Holy Cow (Edinburgh)

Novapizza Vegan Kitchen (Edinburgh)

The Wildcat (Fort William)

Brea – Scottish Restaurant (Stirling)

Islands Food Business of the Year

Frankie’s Fish & Chips (Shetland)

Pennygate Lodge (Isle of Mull)

Orkney Fish (Orkney Fish)

Island Bakery Organics (Isle of Mull,)

Shetland Freezer Foods (Casey)

Scotland Food & Drink (Newbridge)

Highland Food & Drink Club ()

Bute Island Foods Ltd (Isle of Bute)

Three Chimneys (Isle of Skye)

The Wineport (Isle of Arran)

Family Restaurant of the Year

Pierinos  (Edinburgh)

Paco’s Restaurant (Perth)

Beech Tree Inn (Glasgow)

Loch Iall Brewers Fayre (Fort William)

Esk Valley Table Table (Dalkeith)

Lorimers Family Restaurant (Inverness)

Room (Largs)

Lorimers Family Restaurant (Inverness)

Bellziehill Farm Brewers Fayre (Bellshill)

Malt & Myre Brewers Fayre (Dumbarton)

Cookery School of the Year

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School (Edinburgh)

Edinburgh School of Food and Wine (Edinburgh)

The Cook School  (Kilmarnock)

Krua Thai Cookery School (Edinburgh)

Station House Cookery School (St Mary )

Yarrow Cookery School (East Linton)

Indian Cook School by Praveen Kumar (Perth)

Ziafat Cooking Classes (Glasgow)

Colstoun (Colstoun Estate)

Bibi’s Little Baking School (Grange Hill)

Best of South Scotland

Kingsknowes Hotel (Galashiels )

Stewarts Café Bistro  (Jedburgh)

Scotts Bar & Restaurant (Queensferry)

The Boat House (South Queensferry)

The Kitchin (Edinburgh)

Adam’s Kitchen (Hawick)

Brodies (Moffat)

The Wee Restaurant ( Inverkeithing )

The Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms (Cupar)

The Horseshoe Inn (Eddleston)


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