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Lion & Unicorn Hotel post code FK83PJ

Main Street, Thornhill, Stirling FK8 3PJ, Scotland
+44 1786 850204
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“macaroni” (7 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Thornhill, Stirling FK8 3PJ, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Nice village location, this old hotel restaurant is a popular place to eat. The menu covers all the main needs, and the food is quite good, although when it is busy, there is a bit of a wait.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hillcrestlad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are Australian and were after a traditional Scottish pub dinner. We did not book and the place was very full, however the staff found a way to seat our party of 6. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The food was delicious...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank h0llylg
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend the Lion and Unicornn, it is child friendly and the food is delicous.The staff are great nothing a problem for them it is ideal if you are going on a trip to see the Red Kites ,nice big carpark aswell ...

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wilma S
Reviewed November 4, 2018

It was lovely here. Good service and atmosphere with the fire on. I had a steak pie which was done very well, like I’d never seen before with a big pastry ball on top rather than a lid.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank olivia987654321
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We rented a cottage in Thornhill and decided to have dinner here. The hotel was extremely busy and we hadn't booked a table but the staff were really accommodating and said if we had a drink they'd organise a table for us. Not long after...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank garyj696
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We were recommended this place and could not have been happier. Was very busy on a Sunday night and at first we were told (apologetically) we could not get a table. After we said that the b&b owners had sent us down and that we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank The_Gilpins
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Stopped in after a day's fishing on The Lake of Menteith, lovely friendly welcome, cosy atmosphere, and busy early on a Monday evening. Had a sizzling rib eye steak , it was perfect, would highly recommend The Lion and Unicorn and will certainly be ready...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank albion376
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Lovely warm fire, cosy ambience, very friendly staff. Great value for money too. We will definitely be back. A great place to dine with friends too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vikingtraveller100
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here while driving towards East ... nice cosy place. I enjoyed haggis fritters and soup, but could do with bigger portion of soup. Shame roast option was not offered with roast potatoes tho. But might give another go if in area...

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bajaja78
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Full disclosure, our air bnb host recommended this place and we were so glad she did. Loved the ambiance, loved the food. Met the owner who was delightful. Hearty, filling Scottish meals and great friendly service. On our second visit we really had a good...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank jandgtravel
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Maureen M
October 31, 2018|
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Response from Scott B | Reviewed this property |
Large car park at the pub.
May 6, 2018|
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Response from 657Rob | Reviewed this property |
Yes, rooms are basic but comfortable, v friendly staff and locals, food good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Thornhill, Stirling FK8 3PJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling  >  Thornhill
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 850204
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