We use as many local suppliers as possible : fishmongers, butchers, farmers and cheesemongers. We grow our own vegetables in the garden and local allotment, as well as smoking fish, meats and cheese in the onsite smoker. Head chef/owner Michal has a passion for foraging for wild food on the shores, forest’s and hills in Argyll.
Prentice Seafood - 8.4 miles
Being located on the West Coast of Scotland we have some of the best seafood available fresh every day.Neil and his team are based in Tarbert supplying various types of shellfish including lobster, langoustines, brown crab, velvet crab, king scallops and squat lobster caught locally from Loch Fyne.
our garden & allotment - a few steps out the door
We grow a variety of vegetables and herbs in our garden and at our allotment up the hill from the restaurant .
Argyll Coffee Roasters - 1 Mile
Argyll Coffee Roasters source the finest speciality beans from around the world and roast them by hand in their roastery in Tighnabruaich. The coffee is roasted about a mile down the road from us - you can't get fresher than that! The 'Botanica Blend' is our seasonally changing espresso blend hand-crafted by Argyll Coffee Roasters. It's also available to buy in our shop.
Shellfied farm - 10 miles
Supplier of Quality Meat Scotland Assured, farm fresh lamb and mutton; grazed on the Loch Riddon salt marshes and rough hill pasture of Shellfield Farm.
Auchenbreck farm - 11 miles
Auchinbreck is a small family run farm specializing in rare breed pigs . The restaurant will soon to be buying two pigs from the farm to rear , butcher and cook in the near future.
evanachan farm - 12.1 miles
The farm is located in Otter Ferry on Loch Fyne , here Fiona makes Evanachan Farmhouse Cheese from her Jersey cows milk .
Mcintyre Butchers- 22.8 miles
Richard H. Mcintyre is a quality butcher shop located on the Isle of Bute. Mcintyres supply the restaurant with mostly Scottish Beef.
Fyne Ales - 35.1 Miles
Fyne Ales is located at the head of Loach Fyne , which supply craft beer. Botanica offers nine different beers brewed by Fyne Ales in bottles and one keg which changes on a regular basis depending on season.