One of the best things about spending the holidays away from home is that you will not have to cook, if you do not want to. If you would like to dine out and indulge in a few local delicacies, here are a few suggestions for you.
Achray House, St. Fillans
Enjoy a romantic dinner on Loch Earn with your partner. Achray House Hotel offers a regularly changing a la carte menu filled with local and international dishes that will satisfy your appetite. If you just cannot make up your mind, why not try their 7-course taster menu?
The Royal Hotel, Comrie
Sit by the log fire and take in the rich aroma of mulled wine at The Royal Hotel. Indulge in wonderful seasonal dishes and pick your vin de table from their award winning wine list, you will not be disappointed. If you happen to be in town on a Sunday, you must try their traditional lunch with Scottish roast beef served directly from the carving trolley.
The Tower, Crieff
One of the most renowned places to dine at in Crieff is The Tower Gastro Pub. Its menus are filled with numerous delicacies and the sophisticated pub offers a wide range of refreshing drinks and fine spirits. The warm, welcoming atmosphere at The Tower will make you feel at home this holiday season.
Barley Bree, Muthill
Fresh Scottish ingredients meet the superb French cuisine of chef Fabrice Bouteloup in this multi award-winning restaurant. Prepare to spoil your taste buds with the great choice of dishes given by their daily changing menus. Barley Bree will be closed December 24th – 25th, but customers can place collection/delivery orders for Fabrice’s very own Christmas Puddings.
Bridge of Lochay, Killin
Traditional Scottish cuisine, locally sourced ingredients, a cosy atmosphere and stunning views, Bridge of Lochay has it all. Their holiday menus for Christmas day and Hogmanay are filled with seasonal products and mouth-watering dishes, but if you wish to dine here you should book your table now, as the available space is limited. Here’s a bonus: if you are staying at one of our cottages in Killin you will get 10% off your meal.
The Waverley, Callander
If you and your travel companions have different preferences when it comes to food, then The Waverley is the place to go. Its menu offers dozens of dishes to satisfy everyone’s appetite, from breakfast to dinner. If you are celebrating the beginning of the New Year in Callander, keep in mind that The Waverley will host a special Hogmanay Event. More details can be found on Facebook.
Award-winner Brea Restaurant offers a mouth-watering menu filled with Scottish delicacies. From succulent meats and fresh seafood to tasty vegetables and great desserts, everyone will find the perfect combination to match their taste. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available, and a wonderful festive menu can now be viewed on their website.
North Port Restaurant, Perth
One of Perth’s most popular dining destinations, North Port now brings you its festive menu. Treat yourself to wonderful dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and if you happen to own tickets for an evening show at the Perth Concert Hall nearby, you might want to let yourself be inspired by their unique pre-theatre menu.
Jon and Fernandas, Auchterader
Will it be a two or three course meal? Either way, at Jon and Fernandas you will have an extensive menu to pick from. You can expect superb food, a tastefully decorated dining room, and impeccable service.
Check our Eating Out page for more ideas, or one of our recent blog posts to learn more about vegan and vegetarian dining.
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