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Food For Thought

Whether you choose to eat in or eat out while staying at Highland Farm Cottages there is a wealth of choice available from local sources.

Eating Out

Should you wish to eat out there's some great restaurants in and around the local area.

The Storehouse RestaurantThe Storehouse Restaurant

The Storehouse at Foulis

Situated in the Highlands of Scotland on the shore of the Cromarty Firth with outstanding views over to the Black Isle, The Storehouse offers relaxed dining throughout the day and a fabulous shop packed full of local farm produce and gifts for your home. We recommend for breakfast, lunch or an early dinner. Make sure you're hungry as the portions are generous!

There is also a local museum to visit which has its own website.

The Red Poppy RestaurantThe Red Poppy Restaurant

The Red Poppy, Strathpeffer

Opened in 2006 in the Historic Strathpeffer Pavilion by Lorraine and Nick Aburrow. You will find only the finest locally sourced ingredients at the Red Poppy. A must for lunch or dinner.

They also specialize in outside catering for large parties and are the chosen restaurant for all weddings held in the historic Strathpeffer Pavilion. Also great before a concert, music festival or live performance often held at the pavilion.

Café IndiaCafé India

Café India

Situated in the heart of Dingwall, Cafe India has encompassed the authentic taste of India for nearly 15 years. The menus offer a wide range of succulent and spicy Tandoori food from the wild North West frontier in the shade of the icy Himalayas to the Goa Fish Cutlet from the exotic sun drenched lotus land of the South.

Why not have a look at the menu online or call on 01349 862552 to make your booking. If you don't fancy sitting in, you can always takeaway.

Fine Dining at RocpoolFine Dining at Rocpool


Our favourite for both quality and value in Inverness has got to be Rocpool. The locally sourced fresh ingredients are second to none and the extrovert and friendly owner Stephen will make you most welcome. Tel: +44 (0)1463 717274.

Eating In

Eating in at your holiday cottage offers you a wide range of choice in either fresh local produce or pre-prepared takeaways.

Highland Farm CottagesHome grown produce from Highland Farm Cottages

Highland Farm Cottages - our own produce

What could be better than sitting down to a breakfast of sausage, bacon and eggs knowing that they all came to your plate with not a single food mile attached! We can arrange to deliver all of these products from our farm to your fridge for your arrival. We can also arrange for the finest beef or lamb from our wee farm to be delivered too. Due to popularity please let us know your requirements before arrival to avoid disappointment.

There is also the opportunity to purchase the soaps and shampoos supplied to your cottage from the Scottish based Company Arran Aromatics. Please ask a member of staff during your stay.

Should you like it, you may also buy the crockery supplied in your cottage from local company Tain Pottery.

Dingwall Farmer's MarketDingwall Farmer's Market

Dingwall's Farmer's Market

Is held on the second Saturday of each month. This is a great chance to buy local, seasonal, often organic food direct from sustainable suppliers.

Tesco's Home Delivery/Open 24 Hours

For pure convenience and for pretty much everything you'll ever need during your stay the 24 hour Tesco's store in Dingwall is a great asset. Why not have your delivery dropped off on your arrival day?

Local Butchers

Dingwall is blessed with three top class local butchers that source the finest meats locally. They have been based in Dingwall for over 50 years and even with strong competition from supermarkets they thrive in today's market where real quality can't be rushed.

Dingwall World Champion Haggis Maker

An absolute must for any visitor to the Highlands is to taste the famous Haggis. Where better than the World Champion Haggis makers George Cockburns and Sons who have been based in Dingwall for over 50 years.

You will find them in Dingwall at 19 Mill Street, IV15 9PZ. Telephone orders on 01349 862315

Fraser Brothers

Fraser Brothers is a well known and well loved butchers in Dingwall since 1888. Their prize winning black puddings show that after over 120 years they still strive to be the best.

John M Munro Butchers

Munro's is another well known and equally loved butchers based in Dingwall for 70 years. They are Dingwall's only local fishmonger stocking some of the finest, freshest fish and shellfish in Europe. No need to import from thousands of miles away. All their fish comes from the shores, seas or lochs of Scotland.

Take Aways

Should you prefer to stay at home in your beautiful cottage and would rather not cook for yourself then fear not. Dingwall has four Chinese takeaways, two takeaway pizza shops, two fish and chip shops and two Indian takeaways:

  • Indian - this has already been taken care of above at Café India
  • Chinese - Cookie's Chinese Takeaway, 76 High St, Dingwall IV15 9RY. Telephone 01349 864517
  • Pizza - First Pizza Direct, 61 High Street Dingwall Ross-Shire, IV15 9RY (Ph) 01349 864979

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