Food for Thought: Local Food Deliveries and Collections

With the changes brought about by recent events, we thought visitors to the island this year might be interested in some of the wonderful produce available on the island, which in many cases can be delivered to your door this year, or picked up from a collection point, minimising contact with others.

 

Tobermory Bakery

Tuesday – Friday 10-2 deliveries available. Please order the day before collection – call 01688 302225 or 07592 630655 or message via the Bakery’s Facebook page (Tobermory Bakery) where there is a list of what is on offer, including general grocery items; ready meals; cakes and bread and fruit and veg boxes.

 

Tobermory Fish Company

Tobermory Fish Company can deliver for free (island-wide) or you can collect from the shop in Tobermory at Baliscate. Contact Sally via her Facebook page or 01688 302120. They have a Breakfast Box for £20; a Tobermory Smokehouse Box and an Island Seafood Box – options of £20 (small), £35 (med) and £50 (large) for both of those. The Breakfast Box: Local Bacon; Island Pork Sausages; Black Pudding; Bread; Tomatoes; Mushrooms; Baked Beans; 500ml Milk; 1/2 Doz Eggs. The Smokehouse Box: A mix of Smoked salmon, smoked haddock, smoked mussels, fish pate or fish pie and the Island Seafood Box: A mix of Langoustines, Oysters, Mussels, Scallops, Crab or Lobster.

 

Tobermory Stores

A range of groceries available for delivery on a weekly basis (Fridays) as far as Craignure/Lochdon (Dervaig and Salen covered too). An extensive deli selection; local island meats and dairy produce on offer from this independent store. Takeaway options too for collection in Tobermory. See the Tobermory Stores Facebook page (Tobermory Stores) for details and to place an order. You can also call 01688 302 808 or email [email protected]

 

Lochbuie Larder

Providing delicious home-cooked ‘ready meals’ and meat & BBQ packs using all our own local produce. This is a pre-order service and all details, including a menu, can be found on The Old Post Office website. Island-wide deliveries or pick up locations available. Email your order to [email protected]

 

Isle of Mull Cheese (Tobermory)

The farm in Tobermory has a shop/café at the Glass Barn where you can collect their award-winning cheese and pork products.

 

Glengorm Gardens

From the first week in July, you can contact Sarah at [email protected] or via her Facebook page (Glengorm Gardens) to see what homegrown produce (vegetables/salads etc) is available from the walled garden for collection.

 

Isle of Mull Ice Cream

Providing home deliveries in central and north Mull. Keep up to date with available flavours and delivery information via their Facebook page (Isle of Mull Ice Cream). Minimum order of £14 (equivalent to 2 x 500ml containers).

 

Dervaig Premier Store

Dugie is happy to help guests staying in the Dervaig area with grocery orders. To place an order for delivery, just email or phone Dugie on 01688 400208. For opening times, visit www.dervaigshop.co.uk.

 

Tobermory Wine and Spirit Club

Home deliveries daily (orders over £20) or pick-up 12-2. Call 07827 970961 to order, or message the Facebook page (Tobermory Wine & Spirit Club). Great range of wines; spirits; whisky; beer and cider available.

 

Salen Spar

Contact Salen Spar shop to place an order via their Facebook page (Spar Salen Malcolm Elliot Ltd) or by calling 01680 300 472.

 

The Little Bespoke Bakery (Salen)

A new foodie venture opening in Salen soon. Launching their takeaway menu offering bakes, bites and brews! Orders also being taken for sweet treats, celebration cupcakes and cakes! Visit the Bakery on Facebook (The Little Bespoke Bakery) and Instagram for up to date news and opening times!

 

Taste of Mull (Salen)

The Taste of Mull food van is based at Salen and offers take-away food such as fish and chips; sausage and chips; scampi and burgers. You can pre-order and see the full menu available on their Facebook page (The Taste of Mull). Deliveries are available locally.

 

Arlene’s Coffee Shop (Craignure)

Providing treat boxes (delicious desserts and chocolates) and ready meals (such as curries) on a regular basis, to all areas of the island. Check out their Facebook page (Arlene’s Coffee Shop) for more information and menus and to place an order.

 

Tiroran Whitetail Gin Café and Shop

Opening for takeaways and with outside seating this season. Ready-made food, sweet and savoury treats and of course Whitetail Gin available. You can pre-order deliveries in the south-west/Tiroran area of Mull. Contact 01681 705163 or email [email protected] to check on opening times.

 

Inverlussa Mussels (South Mull)

Fresh mussels are available for sale from an honesty box from Easter through to October, always open, but on rare occasions, the box does run out. Situated at the mussel farm ten minutes from Craignure on the road to Fionnphort.

 

The Old Post Office (Lochbuie)

The newly refurbished PO is opening its doors in July offering daily brunch, lunch and teas. They will also have basic grocery supplies, local meat, dairy, fish and when possible veg – see their website for further details or email [email protected]

 

Pennyghael Stores (Ross of Mull)

You can email Joy at Pennyghael Stores to make an order for general groceries, such as tinned products; basic dairy items; bread; biscuits and some frozen goods (local meat when available). Email: [email protected]

 

Ardalanish Farm (Ross of Mull)

Ardalanish Farm has their own Hebridean Lamb and Highland Beef for sale either at the farm or can be delivered by arrangement. Telephone 01681 700674 or e: [email protected]

 

The Crofter’s Kitchen (Ross of Mull)

Unique croft shop offering home-grown seasonal vegetables; fruits; salads; eggs; local meat and whole foods. Self-service and one family allowed to shop at a time in the shop with handwashing facilities etc. 01681 700509.

 

Keel Row (Fionnphort)

The Keel Row is doing a Thursday pizza or curry night, a carry-out menu on Fridays and chef’s special order on a Saturday night. All for collection or delivery.

 

Ferry Shop (Fionnphort)

You can call the shop to pre-order your shopping for collection. Please email the shop at [email protected] to place your order.

 

Tobermory Open Air Producers Market

The Tobermory Open Air Producers Market is held every Monday, 11-2 pm at the harbour in Tobermory, by the pontoons overlooking Tobermory Bay. Wonderful local produce from the Isle of Mull including beef, pork, ham, sausages, venison, bacon, hot roast salmon, smoked trout, scallops, fish pie, cheese, honey, preserves, chutney, flowers. Herbs, fruit, veg, pies, pastries and original arts and crafts.

 

 

Cafés, Restaurants and Pubs offering takeaways for collection

Park Lodge Hotel (Tobermory)

Free delivery Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (5.30–8pm). Pre-order from 3pm. Call 01688 302430.

 

Hebridean Lodge (Tobermory)

Offering special occasion meals to heat at home, fortnightly takeaway meals, loaded fries – visit their Facebook page to keep up to date or contact Helen direct on 07766 254985.

 

Galleon Grill (Tobermory)

Regular takeaway menu – see their Facebook page for information (Galleon Grill). Call 01688 301117 from 4pm and pay on collection.

 

Spice of Mull (Tobermory)

Serving Chinese; Indian and Thai food.  See their website for free home delivery from Spice of Mull or call to place an order on 01688 301166.

 

Crystal Palace (Tobermory)

Free deliveries on orders of £30 and over (in Tobermory) every Wednesday to Sunday between 4.30-9pm – or collect from the Crystal Palace. Call 01688 301271 or 07544 994 555.

 

The Bellachroy (Dervaig)

Offering takeaway meals from July. Visit their Facebook page (Bear Pit Bellachroy) for more information or call on 01688 400314.

 

The Salen Hotel (Salen)

Weekend specials (Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights) with menus posted on their Facebook page (Salen Hotel). Home deliveries available in Salen. 01680 300324.

 

The Coffee Pot (Salen)

Open providing takeaways (Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm) and a local delivery service (5 miles from Salen on Monday and Friday). Pre-order from our full menu the day before or visit us on the day and choose from our daily selection of lunches, cakes, hot and cold drinks (email [email protected], message on Facebook, WhatsApp 07876 414155 or use one of the leaflets outside the front door. For the same day orders for cakes and drinks, please call us on 01680 300555.

 

Fishnish Food Bar

Located at the Fishnish Ferry Terminal. Serving breakfast and lunches along with home baking, pies and pastries. Grab a coffee or Ice of Mull ice cream after enjoying one of the walks available at Fishnish. You can find menus and opening times on their Facebook page (Fishnish Food Bar).

 

The Craignure Inn (Craignure)

Takeaway menus available Friday and Saturday nights – order by 4 pm on the day before. 01680 812305.
Creel Seafood Bar (Fionnphort): Chippy takeaways on Saturday nights from 5 pm. You can pre-order before Friday night at 8 pm either on the Facebook page (Craignure Inn) or on 07864 605682. Fish and chips, scampi, scallops and more.

 

* Menus from these businesses are frequently published on the ‘Everything Mull’ Facebook page or ‘Mull: Help and Information’ Facebook page if you want to see what is on offer.

 

Thank you to Becky from Isle of Mull Cottages for putting this helpful guide together.