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The Byre Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Brig o'Turk | Callander, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HT, Scotland
+44 1877 376292
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Small bar and restaurant just off the Callander - Brig o Turk road. Signs at the entrance gate say no cars, private grounds etc but this refers to the estate which shares the entrance. This can be confusing. Good car park with only a few yards walk to the pub built in an old stone cottage. Furnished in a variety... More 

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Thank johnka1
Lichfield
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Just off the main road through Brig O Turk this small pub / restaurant does all the standard fayre within a quaint setting. You won't find better in the area and all at a reasonable price.

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Thank Neil61a
Brighton, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The pub/Inn is a popular eating place, though you need to go early as last orders for food are 8pm. Best dish is the charcuterie board called a Crofters Dish to share cold, simply as everything else is pretty awful. Dishes are voluminous and stodgy. Mashed potato with black pudding is served in volume and has clearly been mashed without... More 

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4 Thank Ruthven65
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The food was different, tasty and reasonable. We were able to eat with our dog in the bar area. Interesting range of books and games were scattered around - this would be an ideal place to spend a cosy, entertaining afternoon out of the relentless wind and rain that Scotland sometimes experiences. Equally the well thought-out beer garden is a... More 

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1 Thank Heather J
scottie
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This is a charming food with pub'. Make sure you have a table in the characterful bar area, not the new extension. The service is friendly and professional, without being subservient. The food however can be patchy. The Crofters Platter needed a microscope,.No matter how expensive the ingredients, perhaps cheaper treats could add volume to an otherwise starvation ration. Main... More 

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1 Thank greenScottie
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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666 reviews
480 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

This lovely dog friendly pub not far outside Callander at Brig O Turk has a good menu with with freshly prepared very good food and drinks including local beer well worth trying. The service is excellent. We will be back again thank your

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1 Thank Mike M
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Great friendly pub. Pleasant service, children enjoyed the games available at each table. Relaxed dinning didn't need to book.

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Thank Sandra D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

After a lovely day out walking in the local hills with the dogs, we opted for The Byre Inn rather than head into Callander to jostle with everyone else clambering to get a parking spot. What a great decision - The Byre Inn is a hidden gem which serves fantastic food!! The gastro pub has an excellent menu with 'specials'... More 

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Thank Jasp1818
Cupar, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Just happened to come across this wonderful pub while driving around to find a good walk. We would definitely recommend it, service was great and food was delicious.

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Thank Alison E
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We had heard good things about the Byre Inn and we were not left disappointed. The food was fantastic - generous portions (the pork belly and haggis were particularly delicious) and the staff were really friendly. Value for money and great atmosphere and perfect end to a long day's walk in the Trossachs. It is family friendly with games on... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brig o'Turk | Callander, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Callander
  • Phone Number: +44 1877 376292

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?