Food: Local Shops & Markets

Local Shops & Markets:

Westmuir Post Office & Shop

2 miles along the A926 going towards Kirriemuir. Has basic supplies, newspapers, lots of home baking and also some local Scottish food.



James Pirie, Newtyle.

First class butcher, sells free range poultry and top quality beef, lamb and pork as well as 30 different kinds of sausage, haggis, steak pies, etc. Also a selection of puddings including Sticky Toffee.

James Ewart, Alyth.

Excellent old fashioned butcher.



The Cheesery, Exchange Street, Dundee

Independent specialist cheese shop in Dundee.



The fish man from Portsoy on the Moray Coast calls here on Thursdays at 11am or thereabouts. He has fresh and hot smoked salmon, finnan haddie and undyed smoked haddock, cod, monkfish, haddock, halibut, crab and fresh uncooked prawns available. Also local oatcakes, Aberdeen 'rowies' or butteries, eggs, etc. You can leave an order with me.


A & H Pattullo, Eassie Farm

Glamis. Delicious asparagus from mid May to 20th June. Seakale in January and February. Ring 01307 840303 to order. The farm is about 3 miles from Littleton.



This is the main growing area for raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, etc in July and August and there are many pick-your-own farms nearby, or you can buy them ready picked.

Ice Cream:


Visocchi, Kirriemuir

Opposite the statue of Peter Pan in the main square. Old fashioned ice cream shop and café.

Farmers' Markets:


Our local market is in Forfar at Myre Park on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 1pm. Local produce includes vegetables, plants, cheese, pork, bacon, beef, venison, trout, butter, hot Arbroath smokies to eat on the spot, etc., etc. The Perth market is on the first Saturday of the month and the Dundee one on the third. Their website is

Farm Shops:


Milton Haugh Farm Shop

Carmylie, by Arbroath. Fresh vegetables, free range eggs and chickens, wide choice of speciality foods, also Corn Kist Café.



Co-Op, Kirriemuir

- small supermarket.

Tesco, Forfar

- much larger.


- has various giant Tescos, Asda and Sainsbury.