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The Roost Restaurant

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Forgandenny Road, Kintillo | Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9AZ, Scotland
+44 1738 812111
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Tim & Anna Dover work together at the restaurant, Anna is in charge of...
Tim & Anna Dover work together at the restaurant, Anna is in charge of table service and Tim exercises his skills as Head Chef in the kitchen, and in his words..."My wife and I opened the Roost Restaurant in the village of Kintillo near Bridge of Earn, just outside Perth, in the summer of 2008. Five years on the restaurant is firmly established in the area and we are known for our extensive use of Scottish ingredients, which I prepare in the classical French style that I have learnt in kitchens at home and abroad throughout my career.We are proud of the strong relationships we have developed with Scottish food and drink suppliers and always produce a locally sourced, sustainable and seasonal menu.Our dedication doesn't end in the kitchen as we enjoy fishing and foraging for our own ingredients - including wild garlic, alexanders and chanterelles - many of which appear on the menus throughout the year.But nothing is more sustainable than our new kitchen garden that features vegetables and herbs used in the restaurant. Throughout the summer months we are able to use our own supply of herbs, salads and vegetables such as potatoes, chard, baby carrots, beetroots, leeks, broad beans and purple sprouting broccoli while flowers are also grown for the restaurant."
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 177
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent quality of food and service

Brilliant food, always a good menu whether it is lunch or dinner. Always served by polite and attentive staff. One of my favorites!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
TreenMac
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Auchtermuchty, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Auchtermuchty, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Brilliant food, always a good menu whether it is lunch or dinner. Always served by polite and attentive staff. One of my favorites!

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Edinburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went for a fabulous lunch - can't wait to go back! The food, service and atmosphere was excellent. Thank you.

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Delicious, fresh and exciting food, complemented perfectly by welcoming and attentive service. Very reasonable prices too. We will definitely be back!

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Perth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My husband and I visited the roost for the first time and it was an excellent experience from start to finish. The table flowers and settings were simple and elegant, the amuse bouche consisted of a sweet potato soup with homemade cheese straws and was a lovely start to our meal. My scallops were fresh and my husband's vegetarian starter... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is our second time at The Roost. Excellent standard of cooking , seasonal choices with well thought out menu. I had the warm pigeon salad with cherries , followed by the duck with mustard mash. Very popular with locals from Perth and Kinross and deservedly so.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hard to choose from the interesting menu, different combinations of local food and flavours, great presentation

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Always a pleasure eating at the Roost, my Husband and I have eaten here on a number of occasions, both evening and lunch and each time the food has been superb. service is always of the highest standard both professional and friendly. We always leave having enjoyed a wonderful Fine Dining experience. The menu is selected around seasonal produce which... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We visited here in the summer 2014 and booked a table for Christmas before we got to dessert. Very friendly, helpful service and the interior is stylishly muted and classy. There are probably enough tables /seats for 20 or so at a time which gives a more intimate feel. The starters are brilliant, have tried their scallops and the foie... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a classy restaurant. We had lunch rather than dinner which was excellent value. It's small (less than 30 covers) and offers high quality fine dining. The cheese soufflé was exquisite and the lemon posset outstanding. The menu focuses on high quality local produce and the cooking is magisterial. A lovely experience-well worth the money

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Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My wife and I went for lunch yesterday. Discovered it on a Google search. The most fantastic food you will find any ware. We both had different dishes during the 3 course meal and each one was exquisite. Good service and will certainly be returning. restaurant was full so booking is probably essential.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Forgandenny Road, Kintillo | Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9AZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 812111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 63

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Tim & Anna Dover work together at the restaurant, Anna is in charge of table service and Tim exercises his skills as Head Chef in the kitchen, and in his words..."My wife and I opened the Roost Restaurant in the village of Kintillo near Bridge of Earn, just outside Perth, in the summer of 2008. Five years on the restaurant is firmly established in the area and we are known for our extensive use of Scottish ingredients, which I prepare in the classical French style that I have learnt in kitchens at home and abroad throughout my career.We are proud of the strong relationships we have developed with Scottish food and drink suppliers and always produce a locally sourced, sustainable and seasonal menu.Our dedication doesn't end in the kitchen as we enjoy fishing and foraging for our own ingredients - including wild garlic, alexanders and chanterelles - many of which appear on the menus throughout the year.But nothing is more sustainable than our new kitchen garden that features vegetables and herbs used in the restaurant. Throughout the summer months we are able to use our own supply of herbs, salads and vegetables such as potatoes, chard, baby carrots, beetroots, leeks, broad beans and purple sprouting broccoli while flowers are also grown for the restaurant."
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

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