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The Kailyard by Nick Nairn

Perth Road | Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane FK15 0HG, Scotland
+44 1786 822551
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Perth Road | Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane FK15 0HG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was so good my husband thinks it was possibly his best meal - ever. The raspberry and white chocolate cheesecake is amazing.

Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were really looking forward to our meal at the Kailyard and had high expectations - especially since it is associated with Nick Nairn. However we were hugely disappointed with the quality of the food and felt it was very overpriced. Another disappointing note is...More

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the courses here left me speechless they were so good , it is not cheap but you certainly get what you pay for , top quality.

Thank hammer56
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty large dining room which has Nick Nairn's name through it like a stick of rock, However, the place does him no favours. The whole menu is overblown and carries delusions of grandeur with prices which seem to exploit the corporate market...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food but beware if your having meal included in your stay at hotel. Only two courses paid for so dinner could end up costing as much as a lunch out.

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wedding venue that has had the briefest relationship with a celebrity chef. This seems to extend to the "Nick Nairn" logo appearing in the menu next to certain dishes, presumably indicating some special recipe or personal involvement. Not clear from the eating....More

Thank Iain1612
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here 3 nights in the row and really enjoyed the food and the varied menu . Lovely atmosphere and efficient staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, great food, really impressed by this restaurant, a must visit. We had great starters mains and sweets, and a lovely bottle of wine

Thank sdhowes19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the first time we've eaten here and won't be the last. Booked online a while ago which was simple to do with notification that our table was reserved. As ever the dining room was busy with a good buzz but not overly busy that...More

Thank Ict73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food with food vegetarian options. Lovely restaurant room - nice atmosphere. Beautiful hotel with amazing grounds. Really lovely place. I stay here regularly for work and it is consistently excellent and also pretty homely.

Thank Amanda G
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Carole M
6 November 2016|
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Response from Petalura | Reviewed this property |
I am quite sure only breakfast and dinner are served in the restaurant. The cocktail bar serve all day long though. Hope this helps otherwise call hotel directly.
19 August 2016|
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Response from 4KGC | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed in the bar or restaurant but there is an area adjacent to the bar where dogs can sit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Perth Road | Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane FK15 0HG, Scotland (Formerly Kailyard Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Dunblane
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 822551
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Indulge in sophisticated gourmet Scottish cuisine created with passion at The Kailyard by Nick Nairn. Our famous chef, Nick Nairn, has designed each dish with unparalleled attention to detail, focusing on fresh, locally sourced ingredients. A blend of warm intimacy and contemporary luxury sets the scene for a unique culinary experience with picturesque views.
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