Glenapp Castle ~ Press Reviews
Visit Scotland (April 2010)
Local venue awarded highest food accolade for quality
The impressive food being served up at a local Ayrshire business has been recognised with a special award by the region’s official tourism organisation.
Glenapp Castle, near Ballantrae, has achieved an EatScotland Gold award from VisitScotland.
Glenapp Castle currently holds a five star accommodation rating from VisitScotland and has received this latest accolade in recognition of the quality of the food and overall dining experience available at the establishment.
A delicious, six course gourmet dinner, three course lunch and afternoon tea are available daily at Glenapp Castle and many guests enjoy a walk in the 36 acres of spectacular gardens during their visit.
Fay Cowan of Glenapp Castle said:
VisitScotland’s EatScotland food quality assurance scheme is a high profile Scottish food tourism initiative designed to recognise quality and excellence in all categories of eating establishments throughout Scotland. Venues range from tea rooms to take-aways, pubs to restaurants and is open to all businesses serving food and drink.
Food and drink are an important part of the tourism experience in Ayrshire & Arran adding to the reputation of the area and benefitting the local economy.
Annique Armstrong, Regional Director of VisitScotland, said;
VisitScotland is committed to raising Scotland’s profile as a credible and emerging culinary tourism destination. The tourism organisation’s national quality assurance schemes are recognised and respected world wide and often used as a benchmark by tourism organisations in other countries.
For more information on Eatscotland or other VisitScotland Quality Assurance Schemes log on to www.visitscotland.org