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Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel

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By Blairgowrie, Meikleour PH2 6EB, Scotland
01250 883 206
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: This destination dining spot is set inside the historic Meikleour Hotel, a...
This destination dining spot is set inside the historic Meikleour Hotel, a picturesque, ivy-covered inn located between Blairgowrie and Perth. The home-made bistro-style menu here attracts food-lovers from far and wide, and the cosy wood-panelled dining room - with its tartan carpets and white linens - has become a local institution. All the food here is prepared in-house, from the stock-pots to the puddings, and fresh fish is delivered daily from the boats in Aberdeen, and the wine list is hand-picked. Ideal for romantic meals and celebrations, the Meileour has a feel-good home-away-from-home atmosphere, and star dishes include the beef pie flavoured with the hotel���s own Perth-brewed Lure of Meikleour ale.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food

This is a very good place to eat. The food is good and they have a good selection of real ales to drink. A very pleasant atmosphere and very efficient staff. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Brian M
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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Montrose, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a very good place to eat. The food is good and they have a good selection of real ales to drink. A very pleasant atmosphere and very efficient staff. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in the area.

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Alyth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We decided to try the Meikleour Arms Inn for our Sunday night out a lovely inn in a lovely setting on a warm and sunny evening, Starters very nice, 5 of mains courses very nice and everybody enjoyed them but I had ordered the Haddock as had two of our party theirs great but mine fish was wet and the... More 

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East Linton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We recently had an evening meal at this lovely place in beautiful Perthshire countryside. It was a warm evening and it was good to be able to have a pre-meal drink in the garden. We ate in the bar area, a pleasant and comfortable environment. The service was warm and friendly, the staff giving the impression that nothing was too... More 

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David Thank so much for your kind words you recently posted. We hope to see you back soon. Best regards Greg More 

Perth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Decided to visit again for lunch, lovely setting, service was excellent. My meal was spot on, however my other half was disappointed in presentation of fish dish. Although the food was excellent, atmosphere perfect, just left a little disappointed. He felt plate was too big for meal and something missing. However would recommend and will definitely return again.

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mrsmcenroe Thank you for taking the timeout in posting a lovely review after your recent visit. Although you indicated that we got most aspects of your visit right, we also appreciate honest and constructive feedback and the comments concerning the fish dish have been taken on board. Kind Regards Greg More 

Bankfoot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had dinner on Saturday night - excellent food with a good "specials" menu. Good comfortable friendly atmosphere. One of the things we like about The Meikleour is that they serve food all day. Probably best to book at peak times, however, we've never been turned away as there is setting in the bar area also. We would definitely recommend.

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amber Thank you very much for the lovely review you posted. We do take time and consideration in putting our menus together including the specials, so its always encouraging to receive such positive feedback. Thank you again Kind Regards Greg More 

Perth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We often visit the Meikleour Arms and have had lovely meals. In fact the meal we had at Hogmanay was probably one of the best ever, especially considering how busy the whole place was. However, we visited this evening and, although the meal was good, we were very disappointed at how many items on the menus were not available. We... More 

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nether May I please offer our sincere apologies for letting you down upon your last visit. I fully appreciate the frustration of sitting down for a meal, only to be informed that your choice(s) is/are not available.We do try to offer the freshest product and all our meals are made to order, so trying to establish stock levels can... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Perfect lunch menu, with good friendly service, in a little village just off the main A93. Feels almost like the local pub

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jean Many thanks for your nice comments. We do like to think of ourselves as a humble local Pub, and able to provide a cosy atmosphere. Hope to see you soon Greg More 

Bathgate, Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We've been visiting this Restaurant for a number of years, and have always had a very positive experience, food and service wise, but we've been twice recently, once Mid Oct 2014, when it took so long to get served it ruined our family's whole experience, but we thought it would be a one off, so went back today and its... More 

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim First of all let me express my sincere apologies for your experience here at the Meikleour Arms. We have very obviously let you down, and I emphasize whole heartedly with your frustration. Without trying to hide behind excuses, we did have a large party in our back dinning room and in trying to put their order through, your... More 

Blairgowrie, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Meiklelour is a beautiful spot to stop inside and outside seating with lovely trees and grass area. Just off the Blairgowrie Perth main road it is a nice stop for dinner or lunch. The steaks are something a lot of my friends have enjoyed. Prices a little higher than some spots but the quality of fresh produce is worth a... More 

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear George Thank you sincerely for your kind words. Best Regards Greg More 

PERTHSHIRE
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a very pleasant Saturday evening dinner . A very warm atmosphere in a lovely country inn . Food was lovely , well presented and good value for money. . Staff very efficient and smart ( the guy is a bit of eye candy ) A lovely experience.

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Greg B, General Manager at Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel, responded to this review

Der John We are delighted you enjoyed your Saturday night here with us, and thank you for the lovely comments you have posted. Best Regards Greg More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant at the Meikleour Hotel

Address: By Blairgowrie, Meikleour PH2 6EB, Scotland
Phone Number: 01250 883 206
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Meikleour
Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: By Blairgowrie, Meikleour PH2 6EB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Meikleour
  • Phone Number: 01250 883 206

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

Description

This destination dining spot is set inside the historic Meikleour Hotel, a picturesque, ivy-covered inn located between Blairgowrie and Perth. The home-made bistro-style menu here attracts food-lovers from far and wide, and the cosy wood-panelled dining room - with its tartan carpets and white linens - has become a local institution. All the food here is prepared in-house, from the stock-pots to the puddings, and fresh fish is delivered daily from the boats in Aberdeen, and the wine list is hand-picked. Ideal for romantic meals and celebrations, the Meileour has a feel-good home-away-from-home atmosphere, and star dishes include the beef pie flavoured with the hotel���s own Perth-brewed Lure of Meikleour ale.

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