Local Food Producers
One of the very best things about going to an area on holiday is sampling the local food and drink. As you can see, Mull offers a great choice of locally produced food, and whisky too! The discerning visitor will do some research prior to visiting Mull, in order to track down these local specialities but the effort is well worthwhile - locally-produced food generates employment, encourages small businesses, avoids food miles, is generally produced using sustainable methods AND tastes far better!

At Staffa House we use local produce for breakfasts, dinners and packed lunches wherever we can, not just because it’s the ‘in thing’ at the moment, but because we genuinely believe in the connection between people and land, in respecting food and where it comes from, and in minimising our environmental impact.

Just to whet your appetite…

Ardalanish Farm, Bunessan, Isle of Mull
Beef, mutton, lamb – a range of cuts available, straight from the farm freezer! If you visit you’ll meet the folk who care so deeply about the land and the way in which it is farmed. Be prepared to be inspired!
Glengorm Farm, near Tobermory
Highland beef, Hebridean lamb, wild venison, beef & venison pies, chutneys, preserves. All available from the Farm Shop
Island Bakery Organics, Tobermory, Isle of Mull
Distinctive organic biscuits using authentic ingredients – try Lemon Melts, Chocolate Limes, Apple Crumble to name just a few!
Isle of Mull Crab Company, Croig
Fresh crab caught daily on the creel boat ‘Eilean Ban’. A great little family-run enterprise which is helping to supply local, hand-picked crab meat to the island’s restaurants, hotels and visitors.
Lagganulva Farm, Ulva Ferry, Isle of Mull
Beef, mutton, lamb – direct sales from the farm or mail order.
Tel: 01688 500139
Pennyghael Estate, Isle of Mull
Venison from the south of Mull, available from Pennyghael Stores.
Tel: 01681 704232
Sgriob-ruadh Farm Dairy, Tobermory, Isle of Mull
Isle of Mull cheese – a delicious cheddar, with a tang of the sea!
The Crofters Kitchen, Kintra, Isle of Mull
Tucked away in a quiet corner of the Ross of Mull, you’ll find Dail an Inbhire, an inspiring croft worked by Rosie and Nigel Burgess. A small flock of Jacob sheep, poultry and seasonal vegetables and fruit supply The Crofters Kitchen, the little farm shop which is open to visitors and which operates an honesty box system.
Tobermory Fish Company
Specialising in Isle of Mull smoked produce: smoked salmon, whisky smoked salmon, gravadlax, smoked trout, kippers, smoked scallops and mussels.
Tobermory Whisky, Tobermory, Isle of Mull
Yes, for those of you who like a wee dram, Mull, like several other Scottish islands, has a distillery! Tobermory distillery produces both a malt whisky and a blend. Take a distillery tour (Easter to October but do ring in advance to make appointments.
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