There are lots of great places to go and eat in Perthshire and lots that use local produce. For evening meals make sure you contact the restaurant to find out about opening times and for menu prices.
Please let us know if you find somewhere that you would like to recommend and we will add it to the list.
Lunches or Coffee & Cake
Highland Adventure Safaris is ideal for a bite of lunch, fresh local produce and great value for money; it has an outdoor play area for children, gold panning and a farm shop. Information on bookings for Safaris and off road fun. www.highlandsafaris.net Nr. Dull on B846 Tel: 01887 820071
The House of Menzie café, offers great lunches, coffee and cake. There is also a gift shop, gallery and an extensive selection of New World Wines. Nr. Weem Tel: 01887 829666
The Watermill in Aberfeldy won Independent Bookshop of the year in 2008 and has a lovely gallery to visit. Their café serves great coffee locally made cakes and simple lunches, definitely worth a visit. www.aberfeldywatermill.com Mill Street, Aberfeldy Tel: 01887 822896
Legends of Grandtully, Coffee House and Fine Gifts, enjoy freshly roasted coffees, a selection of teas and real hot belgium chocolate alongside a scrumptious range of cakes. Light lunches of sandwiches, soups and paninis. Before you go make sure you pop in next door to Iain Burnett - The Highland Chocolatier.
Birnam Arts & Conference Centre in Dunkeld has the Foyer Café, light open and airy and serving freshly prepared main meals as well as snacks. The centre also houses a Beatrix Potter exhibition and gardens, Station Road, Birnam Tel: 01350 727674
Lunches & evening meals
The Falls of Dochart Inn in Killin is situated right beside the Falls of Dochart and is a regular stopping point for anyone visiting the area. Their restaurant serves main meals as well as lighter lunches. Killin Tel: 01567 820 270
Weem Hotel, a historic Inn and possibly a base for General Wade during the 1733 construction of the Wade bridge linking Aberfeldy and Weem. Lunches and diners available daily. Weem Tel: 01887 820381
Ailean Chraggan Hotel - Fresh Local fare, Ailean Chraggan restaurant is popular with tourists and locals alike. www.aileanchraggan.co.uk Weem Tel: 01887 820346
Courtyard Restaurant – Contemporary dining in a contemporary setting; lunches and evening meals available. www.thecourtyard-restaurant.co.uk Kenmore Tel: 01887 830763
The Kenmore Hotel -Scotland’s oldest Inn c.1572. Food served all day in the Poet’s Bar or try the innovative Scottish Cuisine (lunch/dinner) in the award winning AA rosette Taymouth Restaurant overlooking the Tay. www.kenmorehotel.com Kenmore Tel:01887 830205
Loch Tummel Inn is a delightful traditional Scottish Inn near Queens View the beer garden overlooks Loch Tummel from a stunning elevated position. The Inn has a Country pub or the Hayloft Restaurant and Sunday roast lunches are available 12pm-4pm every Sunday. Nr. Queens View, Pitlochry Tel: 01882 634272
The Darjeeling Restaurant offering the finest multi ethnic cuisine in the heart of Perthshire. Vegetarian friendly & child friendly, open 7 days all year, 3-5 Atholl Street. Dunkeld Tel: 01350 727427
Fern Cottage Restaurant, just off Atholl Rd. Has a large sunny patio overlooking the beautiful, award winning Memorial Gardens the food is a mix of Mediterranean and Scottish cuisine. Open for lunches and Pre-theatre dinner 5.45 to 6.45pm. A la Carte dining from 5.45pm. Ferry Rd. Pitlochry Tel: 01796 473840
Port-na-Craig Inn and Restaurant has an idyllic location on the banks of the River Tummel, Traditional Scottish style with a modern influence, situated just below Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Pitlochry Tel:01796 472777
Ardchoille Fish and Chip Café, eat in or take away, in fine weather enjoy the outdoor patio seating. 142 Atholl Road, Pitlochry Tel: 01796 472170
Fortingall Hotel offers formal dining, 2 AA rosettes, in the Main Dining room or you can choose from the bar menu in the Ewe bar. www.fortingall.com Fortingall Tel: 01887 830367
Dunalastair Hotel Award winning AA rosette cuisine in stunning Schiehallion Kinloch Rannoch www.dunalastair.co.uk Nr. Pitlochry Tel: 01882 632218
Ardeonaig Hotel & Restaurant is a luxury retreat; a mix of South Africa meets Scotland on the banks of Loch Tay. The restaurant offers an A la carte menu and the chef’s Signature Gourmet menu along side a vast selection of South African wines. The Study serves more casual lunches or dinners & classic afternoon teas. www.ardeonaighotel.co.uk Ardeonaig Tel: 01567 820400