We asked our foodie friends to tell us which Scottish restaurants and bars they’d visit over a single day, if distance was no object (it’s a fantasy, after all) and lockdown was over.
It seems we are all champing at the bit.
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1. Rocpool, Inverness
"Mountain Cafe, Aviemore, for breakfast, Ullapool's Seafood Shack for lunch, Rocpool, Inverness, for dinner then MacGregor's Bar and Black Isle Bar for a beer or two," says John Murray of the Highland Food & Drink Co
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2. Aran, Dunkeld
"Brunch at Edinburgh's Rose Leaf Bar Cafe, back to town for ice-cream at Mary’s Milk Bar, drive north for lunch at Meikleour Arms, quick spin to Dunkeld for baked goods from Aran Bakery, home for dinner at Prestonfield or Locanda di Gusti, Edinburgh," says freelance editor, Anna McLean
3. Hawksmoor, Edinburgh
“Hawksmoor//Hawksmoor/Hawksmoor and Dishoom/Dishoom/Dishoom, or a combination of the two", said Blair Bowman, whisky consultant and author of The Pocket Guide to Whisky.
4. The Royal Dick Bar, Edinburgh
"Breakfast at Dishoom, coffee at Brewlab, lunch at Baba, dinner at Locanda di Gusti, drinks at The Royal Dick, all in Edinburgh", says Lynda Burns.