updated 13.4.20, updated 17.4.20, updated 26.4.20, update 29.5.20
Update 29.6.20 : Non Essential Shops Now allowed to reopen
if they have outdoor entrances and exits.
Please note the shop restrictions listed below may be out-of-date. With restrictions easing, it has not been possible to update all the listings. Advice is to check with shop or business via phone or website for current information.
In alphabetical Order
Aitken and Lloyds Pharmacy Dunbar
Limits to shopping hours: 10am – 5pm Lloyds closed 12pm – 1pm; Aitken closed 1pm – 2pm
Aldi Covid Update
Extended shopping hours Mon-Sat 8pm-10pm.
All day everyday key workers in the NHS, Police and Fire Service will take priority ahead of queues into our stores upon showing a valid ID. We have extended our priority shopping time for emergency workers which will now include all groups entitled to a Blue Light card. This includes all Social Care Workers, First Responders and St John’s Ambulance staff, amongst many others. This is in addition to early access on a Sunday, where they can enter stores 30 minutes prior to opening.
We also opening 30 minutes early Monday – Saturday for the Elderly (over 70) and vulnerable.
Restrictions: 12 units per online order on Wines or Spirits
Food Parcels (22 everyday foods and essential household items, and a few treats too) priced £24.99 can be delivered within 2-3 working days straight to your door for free, with full contactless delivery for self-isolators. Please note, you may experience a small delay in your delivery due to the impact of COVID-19. Please check your order tracking information for delivery updates.
Anderson’s Butcher, North Berwick
Order and payment online Now available at www.andersonsnb.co.uk . Alternatively Facebook message to Facebook Anderson’s Butchers with name, address and phone number. Payment by phone.
Asda Covid Update
Limits to shopping hours: 8am – 10pm
Vulnerable customers: 8:00am – 9:00am is priority time for the elderly and vulnerable.
Key Workers – 8:00am – 9:00am is priority access for NHS workers every Mon, Wed & Fri and Sundays 9am-10am.
Where necessary, the number of customers in our stores will be limited at any one time so social distancing can be observed.
Purchase restrictions: To ensure there is enough for everyone, we will occasionally place purchase limits on certain products that are in high demand
Volunteer Card: The e-card can be bought online and loaded with as much money as the purchaser wants. It can then either be emailed to the volunteer or printed out and left in a safe location for them to collect. The card can then be used contactlessly in store using a barcode, before finally, the volunteer can leave the shopping in a safe location to be collected by the purchaser.
Contactless payments: credit and debit card contactless payment limit amount has now been increased to £45
Asda have introduced food boxes to assist those customers struggling to get to our shops and restock their cupboards. Packed with a selection of cupboard fillers for replenishing your stocks without needing a trip out. Ideal for those self isolating. Typical box contains around 30 items and costs £30 including delivery.
Belhaven Bikes, Dunbar
Bike sales (including spare parts/accessories), servicing, repairs and hire. Scooters and skateboards. Contact: Tel: 01368 860300, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.belhavenbikes.co.uk/news/belhaven-bikes-operational-updates-and-options-covid-19-coronavirus/.
Distancing payment options include: contactless in-store/mobile, bank transfers, email payment links. Gift cards/e-gifts also available.
Belhaven Farmshop, Beltonford, Dunbar update 29th May
Back open for fresh and frozen fish from 11am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. A wide selection of jams, pickles, delicious sauces and a whole range of condiments. Not forgetting biscuits, cheeses, chutneys and local beverages.
Berwickshire Shellfish Co, Berwick-Upon-Tweed
Fish (fresh and frozen), shellfish, hampers. Order and pay online at berwickshellfish.com/collections Free home delivery on orders over £50.
Big Blu Pizza
Order your favourite Big Blu pizzas and they will deliver them oven ready straight to your door. Only taking orders for the next available delivery day for each delivery area.
Delivering to Dunbar & surrounding area (Wednesday & Saturday), North Berwick & the coast (Friday), Haddington and East Linton (Thursday).
For more info, order and delivery, check them out at thebigblu.co.uk
There is a limited number of pizzas they can make and deliver in a day so if it says sold out for your area then please try again for the next delivery day.
Bisset’s Quality Seafood
Van rounds recommenced Tuesday 21st April. Van rounds in Dunbar, West Barns, East Linton, Stenton etc or place an order and have fresh seafood delivered directly to your door Tuesday-Friday. For more information call/txt on 07930 265 151 or visit Facebook Bissset’s Quality Seafood or email email@example.com.
For those who would prefer contactless delivery/payment (cash/bank transfer) please just get in touch with us to arrange.
Bostock Bakery, East Linton
Online order at bostockbakery.co.uk and payment, phone order and payment Tel: 01620 895515. Home delivery or collection
Brand Family Larder, East Fortune
Browse shopping list online at brandeastfortune.co.uk. Place order by phone or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Order instructions on website. Payment over phone.
Ceder Cafe, Grantshouse
Open for takeaway 8am-8pm Tel:01361 850371
Community Carrot, Dunbar
For current order information pleas refer to blog community carrot.scot or Facebook Community Carrot.
Order by email: email@example.com
Delivery or pick up – please state clearly in your email or phone call/voicemail whether you can collect from the pick-up point below, or if you require delivery.
Free to OAPs!
50p to Dunbar, West Barns & East Linton; £1 to Co’path, Cove, Oldhamstock, Thurston, Innerwick, Spott & Stenton; £2 to Garvald, East Linton, Tyninghame & Haddington
Delivery days: Mon-Sat: Dunbar & West Barns; Monday: Innerwick, Spott, Stenton; Thursday: East Linton, Garvald, Tyninghame & Haddington; Friday: Co’path, Cove, Oldhamstock
Pick up: We have set up a collection point from a van in the Bleachingfield Centre/Library car park. We will be there between 5 6pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for pre-paid box collections. Please check this weekly on our Facebook page as the times and days may need to change depending on other factors.
Co-op Covid Update
Limits to shopping hours: Mon – Sat 7:00 – 8:00pm; Sun 8:00am – 8:00pm. In some cases we might have to limit the number of people allowed in our store at one time. Please be patient if that’s the case, but remember that it’s essential to your health and the health of our colleagues.
Purchase restrictions: To make sure there’s enough for everyone in your community, we’re limiting some in-store items to x2 per person. And please only buy what you need.
Vulnerable customers: Mon – Sat 8:00am – 9:00am Sun 10:00am – 11:00am.
Social distancing saves lives. We’re encouraging contactless payments and reducing the number of open tills to provide greater distance between customers. Look out for the floor tapes and please respect them.
Co-op have launched a gift card scheme for those shielding or self-isolating and reliant on others to do their shopping. By calling a dedicated Co-op phoneline on 0800 029 4592, they can purchase a gift card which can be shared with friends, neighbours or volunteers to pay for shopping in their local Co-op store.
Dunbar Basics Foodbank
We will now be operating a pick-up only service for clients. Normal routes of referral remain as before. Drop Off Points – Asda, Big Co-op, Library, BeGreen, Dunbar Church, St Anne’s, Our Lady RC Church, Belhaven/Spott Church, Dunglass Church, Pencaitland Church, Stenton Church, Co-op East Linton, Cutting Room, Thurston Manor, Melbourne Chiropractic Haddington.
Dunbar Community Bakery, Dunbar
Open for takeaway. You may phone 01368 238178 to reserve items for collection. No over the phone payment or delivery. For more info see Facebook Dunbar Bakery
Dunbar Garden Centre Online Shop
Update: The garden centre has reopened 9am to 6pm 7 days a week
Operating with amended policies and procedures, and although the cafe is operating a limited takeaway service, toilets currently have to remain closed.
Delivery details as follows:
Local (0-5 miles) – £5 delivery or free when you spend £50
Zone 1 (5-10 miles) – £10 delivery or free when you spend £50
Zone 2 (10-15 miles) – £15 delivery or free when you spend £50
Zone 3 (15-20 miles) – £20 delivery or free when you spend £50
DELIVERY: aiming to get deliveries to customer within 3 days but dependant on demand.
COLLECTIONS: when customer items are ready to collect from car park, a member of team will contact customer by telephone.
Any queries contact firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE; All paper vouchers, coupons and reward vouchers are not currently being accepted, any which expire during the COVID-19 restrictions will be honoured after they reopen.
Dunbar News, High St, Dunbar
Shop Open for newspapers, magazines, morning rolls and cards. Order and payment over phone 01368 862266
Dunbar Pet Shop, Dunbar
Shop Open Mon-Sat 9am-7pm for all pet supplies. Order and pay over phone 01368 864352. Home delivery or collection. Info at Facebook Dunbar Pet Shop
Eastern Eye, Haddington
Open 7 days 5pm-9pm for Indian takeaway only – collection or delivery. Order over phone 01620 823020/824806. Information update on Facebook Eastern Eye. Download takeaway menu here
Gallery 27 Ltd, Dunbar
Artwork/ hand made frames and will collect any work requiring framing.Prints paintings glassware pottery wood. Tel no: 07942 676804, Instagram & twitter @visitgallery27, Email: email@example.com. Ordering 7 days a week 10am – 6pm (can be flexible).
Delivery boundaries: Can collect/deliver to within East Lothian & Borders
George Anderson & Sons, MacMerry
Fruit, veg, dairy, grocery. Order and pay on phone before 11am for next day delivery Mon-Fri. Tel: 01875 616950.
Update 27.4.20: Online Shop now open. Order and pay online at www.georgeanderson.co.uk/store
Gilmour Butcher, Tranent
Order online with home delivery https://gilmourbutchers.com or phone 01875 616111
John Muir Country Store, The Schoolhouse, Tyninghame
Cheese, oatcakes, chutneys, biscuits, honey & hampers. Telephone 01620 860313, mobile: 07799675442. Website:johnmuircountrystore.com Facebook JMCS Local deliveries 7 days a week covering the Dunbar, East Linton, North Berwick, Gullane, Longniddry Area.
Knox Newsagent and Garden Centre, Dunbar
Shop Open. Mon – Sat 5am-5pm, Sun 5am-4pm. Home delivery. Tel: 01368 862662
Linton Butchers, East Linton
Shop Open Tuesday-Saturday. Order and pay by phone, Tel: 01620 860232. Home delivery available.
Linton Pharmacy, Bridge St, East Linton
Open 9am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-5:30pm. Tel:01620 860219.Website: lintonpharmacy.co.uk
Mart Farm Shop, East Linton
Fruit, veg, dairy, bread, essentials, meats, cereals etc. Shop Open. Tel: 01620 860010. Email order with name, address & phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Home delivery. Payment over phone on delivery day. Instructions on Website: martfarmshop.co.uk
McColls Newsagent, High St, Dunbar
Shop Open. 6am-10pm daily. Free tea/coffee for NHS/care workers/police/post/delivery drivers in uniform or with ID
Morrisons Covid Update
Limits to shopping hours: Mon – Sat 8:00am – 10:00pm; Sun 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Purchase restrictions: Limits on toilet roll, cleaning products and some health and beauty items.
Morrisons have introduced an NHS hour
From 6am-7am Monday-Saturday
All colleagues with an NHS badge will be able to get into the store to stock up on the products they need.
On Sundays, the majority of our stores, we will open at 9am for our very hard working NHS workers to shop. We will open at 9.30am for all other customers to shop normally.
For any other stores that open later than 9.30am, they will open 1 hour earlier for NHS staff.
In Scotland we will open at 7am for you to shop.
Our new Food Boxes are designed to provide you with everyday essentials, without needing to leave your home. With a choice of groceries or prepared meals, we offer convenient delivery directly to your door. Vegetarian Essentials Box £35, Meat Essentials Box £35, Family Meat Box £45
Mr Neep, Co’path
£10 veg, £10 fruit, £10 salad boxes with basics added at extra cost. Email email@example.com. Please leave a mobile number and they will confirm collection time. Contactless payment on collection.
Nice ‘n’ Spicy, High St, Dunbar
5pm-11pm Tel: 01368 869944
Oriental Inn, High St, Dunbar
Re-opened Friday 10th April at 5pm. Tel: 01368 865885 for home delivery service only. Place money in an envelope and leave at your door for delivery driver
RBG Fruits, Westbank Road, Macmerry
Open Mon-Sat 8am-5pm, Thur close 3pm. Delivery locally Fri 9am-11am. Order and pick up any day.
Riverside Bakehouse – Abbey St Bathans
Fri-Sun 10am-4pm. Flour, bread, cakes, eggs (bring your own container), organic tinned tomatoes, penne, mango chutney, local honey
Ross Dougal Fishmonger, High St, Dunbar
Shop Open with fresh fish, shellfish and frozen. Tel: 01368 862484. Can take order and payment over the phone for collection. No delivery.
Salt Pig Sea Salts
We are being asked if we can post out orders the answer is yes min order is £12.00 we will pay postage if customer takes in cellophane bags all properly labelled with 14 months bb date, email firstname.lastname@example.org for a current price list.
If you are self isolating and can’t get out they can deliver free orders £10.00 and over e mail please to for full price list, no contact necessary, pay by paypal or BACS. Order left on doorstep
Shapla Tandoori, High St, Dunbar
Open 5:30pm-11pm. Orders by phone or online at JustEat. Tel: 01368 860500
Strawberry Barn, Dunbar
Update: The Pandemic means that although the Café is shut for sitting indoors just now, we are offering some of our most popular menu items as Take-Away options and we can provide Socially Distanced Outdoor Seating.
Now operating a Drive Thru Friday to Sunday 2-6pm. Linton Beef Burgers, Chicken Burgers and Chef’s Home-Made Vegan Burgers with Skinny Fries and a choice of Sides. Pizza’s on a Friday
Here’s how you book: – Check the Drive Thru Menu here, on Facebook or Instagram or see In-Store.
Phone-In and pay for your order by 5pm and choose a NEXT DAY collection slot between 2pm and 6pm.
Open Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm and will be offering home deliveries free of charge for people older than 70 years of age, vulnerable groups and NHS workers. Due to the limited available resources we can only offer delivery orders to households within a 20-mile radius from the store. To order email email@example.com with your name and phone number. You will receive a call back to take order and payment
Smeaton Nursery, East Linton
Update: The Nursery Garden is now open from 7 days a week from 9:30am to 4:30pm. A new one way system and hand wash station in operation
Garden supplies and plants (no bedding or veg). Website: smeatonnurserygardens.co.uk
Working Monday to Friday and providing a delivery service.
Our Facebook page has lots of photos of what plants are available. email firstname.lastname@example.org including your phone number a specific list and we will advise availability and cost.
payment can be made by card over the phone.
Tesco Covid Update
Limits to shopping hours: Mon to Sat 7:00am – 10:00pm; Sun 10:00am – 8:00pm.
Vulnerable customers: Priority hour on Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning from 9:00am – 10:00am (apart from Express stores) for the elderly and vulnerable.
Key Workers – NHS staff will be allowed to do their shopping for an hour ahead of usual opening hours on Sundays upon displaying their NHS employee card.
Key Workers – An additional hour to prioritise NHS workers every Tuesday and Thursday. Also browsing hour ahead of usual opening hours on Sundays. Both upon displaying their NHS employee card.
- Where necessary, we’ll limit the flow of people coming into our stores to make sure they don’t get too busy.
- Hand sanitisers are being placed around our stores for customers and colleagues to use, as well as extra cleaning products to wipe down your trolley or basket.
- In some stores, we’ll introduce directional floor markings and new signs to create a safe flow of movement around the store.
- New floor markings will help you to keep a safe distance from others while waiting to pay.
- We’re installing protective screens at our checkouts.
- Please try to shop on your own to help reduce the number of people in-store at any one time. We understand that this is not always possible, so if you need to bring children with you or shop with a carer, you are welcome to do so.
- If possible, use card or contactless payments.
Online shopping – limit of 80 items per online order to make sure more people have access to everyday essentials.
Wee Locals – hit link for website giving details of businesses available in East Lothian
Whitecross Butchers, High St, Dunbar
Open 9am-5pm. Tel: 01368 865656. Order and payment by phone available for collection and delivery.
Yester Farm Dairies, Gifford
Dairy produce and basics. Order and pay online at yesterfarmdairies.co.uk. Min order £10 – free delivery