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4 Tannage Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6NQ, Scotland
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Golfing in Blairgowrie

Nice neat and tidy place overlooking the river, the food and service were good and the toilets were very clean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Alan D
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Nice neat and tidy place overlooking the river, the food and service were good and the toilets were very clean.

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and I had a meal recently at the sampan in Blairgowrie where after not being there for about 18 months for various reasons we thought we would give them another chance as it used to be a very good restaurant but had 3 bad experiences in a row. as on a previous visit we waited about 10 mins... More 

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Amsterdam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had lovely food at this place. Went first on a Thursday and the food was so good we went back on the Saturday. We were initially told that no tables were available and then the waiter recognised us and said he would fit us in. It was a lovely gesture but in hindsight we wish he hadn't as we waited... More 

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Alyth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

While the food is actually quite good I have found the service pathetic. I've ate here a few times and the service has always been slow but on this occasion it was so bad we walked out. The restaurant was quite quiet and we sat for 20 minutes without even a drink order taken, while watching the staff chat at... More 

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Dunkeld, Scotland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I see people say the service is slow: don't you distrust a restaurant that produces the food in five minutes flat as if it came straight out of the freezer - or even a tin?? The taste is what counts, for me anyway, and the food here tastes really special. This week I made another 40 mile round trip just... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Enjoyable evening, average meal, odd tasting dipping sauce with our starters extremely sweet, lamb & chicken overcooked. Table cloth marked. Toilets icy cold.

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Blairgowrie
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've been ordering food from Sampan for many years and it's always excellent. Even the really spicy dishes have lots of flavour rather than just being hot. Staff are always pleasant and helpful.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Visited and ate here one weekend evening. Basically they need to decide if they are serving diners or whether they are running a take-away as it appears they are not able to cope with doing both. Very slow at taking order. and then 90 minutes to receive food!!! yet take away food leaving the kitchen and being handed over to... More 

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Where do i start! Im local, i have been here many times before and prefer to sit in as take aways are never hot. We thought going early would help but we couldn't of been more wrong! We went for a meal on valentines night at 6.50, 4 adults and 2 kids, we booked and turned up on time! Waiter... More 

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East Kilbride
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Sampan was very busy when we arrived without a reservation but they still managed to give us a table. Great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Tannage Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6NQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Blairgowrie

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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