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Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro

Riverside | Lower Mill Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6AQ, Scotland
+44 1250 876735
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Riverside | Lower Mill Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6AQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Stopped here for tea and scones on our way north. The scones were large and came with a large bowl of lovely raspberry jam and another bowl of cream - more than enough for our two scones. Due to the generosity of the portions we...More

1  Thank ScotlandHattie
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you! I am delighted you enjoyed our home made scones and jam with cream. I hope you can manage another visit on your travels. kind regards Lesley

Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Excellent lunch menu with a wide range of foods and prices. Being end of term the restaurant was quite busy. Waiting staff were friendly and attentive. Nice wine list. Casual dining atmosphere. Best mango cheesecake I've tasted. Overall a very good experience.

2  Thank Shetlandshirl
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you for choosing Cargill's for your end of term meal, I'm really pleased you enjoyed. Hope you have a great summer ! Kind Regards Lesley

Reviewed 7 July 2015

We had a choice of sitting outside in view of the river. Inside we found friendly service and a varied menu. We tried black pudding for the first time and loved it here. I had very fresh smoked salmon on a thin pastry "tart" that...More

1  Thank SpudlyDudly
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you, we are delighted you enjoyed Cargill's. Hope you will visit again one day. Kind Regards Lesley

Reviewed 4 July 2015

went here for dinner excellent from start to finish waiting staff very friendly and helpful I had a steak and when it came was overdone staff more than happy to get me another.Full of apologies. We were also here in an afternoon and had scones...More

1  Thank susiemcd99
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you for your review of Cargill's. I'm delighted you enjoyed and hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Lesley

Reviewed 23 June 2015

We went to this restaurant on two occasions first one for lunch and for dinner and on both occasions the staff were friendly and very helpful and the food was excellent at both occasions but I will say that the steaks were the best I...More

1  Thank SandyLevenFife
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2015

Thank you for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and grateful to you for recommending Cargill's. I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind wishes Lesley

Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Visited cargills twice, first time for lunch, which was tasty and reasonably priced. Went back for dinner a couple nights later, and was a bit disappointed. The food sounded lovely on the menu, but was nothing special. The burger was the same as the lunch...More

Thank stephanie17711
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Thank you for your review. The price difference between our main menu burger (which is available all day and evening) and our lunchtime menu burger is due to it being double the weight, double the amount of Scottish beef. We are very particular about fair...More

Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Myself and some friends visited Cargill's in the bank holiday, I'd been here before and previously enjoyed it, a great range of foods available on the menu and the specials board is to die for, I had the scallops on roquette and Parmesan salad to...More

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CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2015

Thank you for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed Cargill's and look forward to welcoming you back. Yours sincerely Lesley

Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Went for a very late lunch here on the bank holiday so it was very quiet at one point we were the only folk there. The place is old fashioned but I think that's the look it's going for as its a restored building. Sat...More

1  Thank Jill M
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2015

Thank you for your review. Your comments are interesting and taken on board. We are a chef/proprietor bistro and all our dishes are prepared and made in our own kitchen. I can understand in this day and age it being difficult to believe our menu...More

Reviewed 23 May 2015

My friend wanted to treat me to lunch as I had been unwell with a virus. We both had haddock and chips. It was not very nice Im afraid. The fish didnt taste quite right and the batter was chewy and very pale. I dont...More

1  Thank elaine773
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2015

I am really sorry to read you didn't enjoy our fresh Arbroath Haddock, it is one of our most popular dishes. I hope you will try us again someday and find it as we would hope. Yours sincerely Lesley

Reviewed 18 May 2015

We ate here on our way south.The staff were friendly and helpful and the menu looked very good, Scallops with sauté potatoes followed by venison in sloe gin jus with roast beetroot and mash Unfortunately neither lived up to its billing.The scallops were on a...More

Thank malcolm41
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2015

I am sorry and disappointed you didn't enjoy your meal. I hope when next in the area you will give us another try. Yours sincerely Lesley

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hamishami007
11 October 2016|
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Response from CargillsBistro | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for my delay in replying and thank you to everyone who has replied sooner! Thank you Anfa 123 for pasting the menu, very much appreciated! I don't seem to be allowed to add a link to our menu here but can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside | Lower Mill Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6AQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Blairgowrie
  • Phone Number: +44 1250 876735
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Description
Cargills is a family run bistro sitting near the riverside in Blairgowrie. Serving coffees, home baking, snacks, meals and blackboard specials. Everything here is cooked to the highest standards using many fresh local products, offering good food and friendly service. Outdoor patio seating. Free car parking. Disabled access. Coffee's and snacks to go should you wish to enjoy the riverside seating. Takeaway and Outside catering also available.
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