Playfair's Awards

Awarded 1 AA Rosette 2015 – 2022

AA Rosette Scheme

Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse was awarded with a prestigious AA Rosette every year since 2015. Rosettes are awarded to the best restaurants serving food prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good quality ingredients. These restaurants will be achieving standards that stand out in their local area. Of all the restaurants across the UK, approximately 10% are of a standard which is worthy of one Rosette and above.

Chef of the Year – Head Chef, Duncan McLachlan

Food Awards Scotland 2018 and 2019 

Another year and another fantastic awards ceremony made even better by Head Chef, Duncan winning Chef of the Year for the second year in a row! Duncan was delighted to win such a prestigious accolade again and would like to thank everyone that voted for him! ​​​​​

This is a true testament to his skill and passion for Scottish food.

Best Restaurant, North East Region 2015

Food Awards Scotland

If you haven’t come across The Food Awards Scotland before, then the best way to describe it is like the Oscars of the Scottish food industry. It’s an award ceremony that recognises and celebrates true talent throughout the sector, with categories for everyone from restaurateurs and café owners to suppliers and takeaways.
Both Duncan and Rachel, as well as the whole team at Playfair’s were thrilled to receive this award as we were up against some strong competition!

Taste Our Best Award

Visit Scotland Quality Assurance Scheme

We have been awarded the ‘Taste Our Best’ Award every year since 2015. This Quality Assurance Scheme seeks to identify and highlight restaurants that provide guests with quality ingredients from Scotland. These restaurants strive for sustainability, sourcing food locally to ensure that they are optimally fresh, and at least 40% of the menu is Scottish produce. This gives us an advantage over other restaurants, as we know where our ingredients come from, whether that is from a certain location in Scotland, or from a well-known and trusted local supplier.

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