Local Restaurants and Eateries
1. The Four Seasons Hotel, St Fillans
In a picturesque setting on the banks of Loch Earn.
They serve contemporary Scottish cuisine which includes a range of imaginative dishes as well as the more traditional ones. The chef uses only the best ingredients from Scotland’s natural larder, which in many cases are supplied locally, to produce a truly memorable meal.
St Fillans, PH6 2NF
2. The River House, Stirling
An impressive location, just beneath Stirling Castle. There are a variety of different spaces from which to enjoy the views of the Castle or loch, including an extensive decked area and a balcony over the water.
The chef’s insipiration comes from the fantastic local produce available to them, with their focus on creating a menu of modern Scottish cuisine that you will love. Alongside the main menu are an array of daily specials that celebrate the best of the current season.
The policy of preparing fresh food to order allows the restaurant to cater for those guests with specific dietary requirements, whilst the junior and teenage menus create a child-friendly dining experience. There is also a bar and lounge area where you can relax, have a coffee or maybe sample one of our Scottish malt whiskies.
3. Venachar Lochside, nr Callander
Offering lunches, Sunday roast and private functions. Menu changed regularly, seasonal locally sourced and sustainable produce.
4. Barley Bree, Muthill
A family-run restaurant in Comrie, offering the very best Scottish ingredients prepared with French flair. Well-decorated and winner of the Scottish Restaurant of the Year 2013, enjoy top-class cuisine in Comrie.
5. The Broch Cafe, Strathyre
The Broch Cafe, Strathyre great local place for a coffee and cake, with breakfast, lunch and dinner menus available.
Other Great Places to Eat
The MHOR Hotel, Balquhidder is a special and unique family business based in the heart of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Their award-winning hotel restaurant is open to both residents and visitors to the Balquhidder glen.
Lunch is served daily between 12 noon and 1:45pm. During the week an a-la-carte menu is offered along with soup or sandwiches on homemade bread.
MHOR 84 offers the perfect pit stop at the head of Balquhidder glen. The food is served all day from 8am until 9pm satisfying the walkers and cyclists with all day breakfasts, hearty lunches, cakes and pastries to shellfish loving galloping gourmets! A games room keeps the young at heart entertained with a pool table and juke box, tv and with toys and board games too. Roaring log fires are lit inside and out. The restaurant menu is served all day with a daily-changing evening menu and a cracking little wine list. Live music every Thursday “Thank Folk It’s Thursday” with Ewan MacPherson (Shooglenifty) and guests. Winter 7.30pm Summer 9pm music starts.
The Lochearnhead Hotel enjoys wonderful views over Loch Earn and the surrounding countryside. Relax in the cosy bar over a drink or bar meal or enjoy a meal prepared with the finest fresh local produce in the Loch view restaurant.
The Old Bank, Callander offers breakfasts, lunches, snacks and high teas with a variety of cakes. Great place to stop for refreshments if you are shopping in Callander. Built, as the name suggests, in a former bank building.
The Royal Hotel, Comrie has a good local reputation for fine food in its restaurant and bar. Chef Patron David Milsom has been awarded an AA rosette for his innovative but traditionally styled food. This charming small hotel nestles in Comrie, near Crieff amidst the splendor of Strathearn and the Southern Scottish Highlands.
Creagan House, Strathyre a renowned restaurant, where food is, without question, the heart of the house. You will savour country house cooking in the modern form, classically French based, using the best quality fresh, locally sourced produce whenever possible. Gordon and Cherry Gunn have owned and continually improved this unique outpost of highland hospitality for over 27 years and are proud of their many awards earned each year. These include 5 star Restaurant with Rooms for the AA and Visit Scotland. Creagan has been awarded 2 AA rosettes each year since 1998, grouping it amongst Scotland’s elite restaurants. Gordon has been accepted as a member of The Master Chefs of Great Britain. You can be assured of a warm and genuine welcome in this home away from home. Fine food, with an emphasis on freshly prepared local produce cooked in an interesting and innovative style. The high vaulted dining room, with its grand open fireplace, is one of only seven restaurants with rooms in Scotland to be awarded five gold stars and two A.A. rosettes. With an entry in the Michelin Guide, awarded 4 in the current Good Food Guide, and an award in the VisitScotland Taste our Best scheme. We are members of the Scotch Beef Club, all meat products are fully traceable. Our extensive and very interesting wine list should enable you to find something for every occasion. All tables must be reserved in advance as numbers are limited and no convenience food is used. Dinner is a leisurely affair at Creagan, where you will be welcome to share our home