This is a selection of the most interesting places to eat at the moment in no particular order.

BOATH HOUSE

Auldearn, Nairn

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boath-house.com, 01667 454896

Michelin starred mansion. Friendly, good prices.

The dores inn

Dores, Inverness

thedoresinn.co.uk,01463 751203

Relaxing. Crowd-pleasing menu.

Fino

The North Rotunda, Glasgow

finorotunda.co.uk, 0141 375 1111

Not cheap, but authentic Spanish tapas.

Jacker De Viande

111 West Regent Street, Glasgow jackerdeviande.co.uk, 0141 243 2405 Bad decor, faultless cooking. Glasgow's best burger.

The Field

Nicholson Street, Edinburgh

fieldrestaurant.co.uk, 0131 667 7010

Great modern cooking, sensible prices.

The Den

Argyle Street, Glasgow

motherindia.co.uk, 0141 334 3815

A fresh take on Indian cuisine.

The Peat Inn

By Cupar

thepeatinn.co.uk, 01334 840206

Michelin magic with brilliant bargain lunch.

The Potting Shed at Inshriach

By Aviemore

inshriachnursery.co.uk, 01540 651287

Cakes, buns, birds and scenery.

Brian Maule at Chardon D'or

West Regent Street, Glasgow

brianmaule.com, 0141 248 3801

Classic, steady and now more affordable.

The Gardener's Cottage

Royal Terrace Gardens, Edinburgh

thegardenerscottage.co, 0131 558 1221

Elbow to elbow for Edinburgh's coolest chow.

Braidwoods

Drumastle Mill Cottage, Dalry braidwoods.co.uk, 01294 833544 Quaint country cottage flying the Michelin flag.

The Wee Lochan

Crow Road, Glasgow

an-lochan.com, 0141 338 6606

Bistro food at the right prices.