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The Village Inn

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5 Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
+44 1786 823911
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Pub
Good for:
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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    Very good
  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good home cooked food !!!!!

Was let down badly by Dunblane Hilton, so ventured into town and booked a table here for my son and I, great home cooked food, portion sizes huge especially the fish it was a whale !!! Probably had a better meal here than in Hilton Highly recommended !!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
lesleyjade
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Was let down badly by Dunblane Hilton, so ventured into town and booked a table here for my son and I, great home cooked food, portion sizes huge especially the fish it was a whale !!! Probably had a better meal here than in Hilton Highly recommended !!!

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ayrshire
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Great friendly pub with good food. Tables could have done with a wipe and toilets could have been cleaner but apart from that we had a relaxing afternoon. Good service and decent prices.

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Thanks you for your review. We can only appologise that the toilets and tables were not as clean as they should have been but have been so busy over the Easter break that, even with the hourly checks, they may have not been to our usual standard. We shall schedule more regular checks during these busy periods. We do ,... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Popped in here yesterday for lunch.And would o definately return.Delicous homemade soup with a panini.And baked potato with delicious chicken Mayo both served with tasty side salad.Good choices on menu.Good friendly service.Brilliant prices.

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. It pleases us to hear that not only were you left satisfied with your meal but that you also found our staff to be friendly and that they looked after you well. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

Scotland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had our evening meal here while staying in Dunblane. The meals were good & wholesome, no need for a dessert or starters as we were stuffed & we do have big appetites! Staff friendly, could do with a little modernising but its only a recommendation.

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, all comments are appreciated and we are happy to hear you had an enjoyable dining experience with us. hope to see you again soon . More 

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Here for an overnight break at the two trees hotel Hilton and decided to adventure out for lunch.. Found the village inn . Well what a lovely place. Food is exceptional. We had cheese toasted for lunch..well when it came my toastie was not alone on the plate but also on my dish was side salad with a fab dressing,... More 

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for such a positive review. We are glad to hear you were so impressed with your lunch that you decided to dine with us a second time and that you would give us your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Dunblane, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We enjoys going in here with friends. Bar service is good although on the odd day one staff member can let it down by making out they are busy when someone is standing there with £20 in their had gagging for a round of drinks. Food is well served and tasty only one let down which is becoming my pet... More 

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry if you had to wait for a short time for your drinks order but we do get busy and serve as fast as we can. In regards to your steak pie comment we have found the version that we do to be the most popular. We... More 

glasgow
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Great food, great atmosphere and warm welcoming staff. As soon as we walked in we were greeted with a welcoming smile. The bar staff were attentive and a pleasure to deal with . We ordered food and it was delicious and fresh. We will be back. =)

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you found our establishment to be friendly and welcoming. We also appreciate your recommendation. many thanks. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Colinton, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Had a brill lunch in here and was a good price too. Excellent service and very pleasant staff. Nice friendly pub.

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are pleased you had an enjoyable dining experience with us and hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Don't normally do this type of thing but needed to mention and praise the Staff at these premises. Particular mention for the young guy who worked behind the bar. Forgot to ask his name. The service he gave during dinner and drinks was far superior to top quality restaurant's and Hotels. Food for a gastro pub was excellent. Also they... More 

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. We are happy to hear you were made to feel welcome and that you enjoyed your meal with us. I will pass on your lovely comments to all concerned and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

glasgow
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

To escape the horizontal hail, we popped in for Sunday lunch. Sky sports were showing the days footie which was welcome. Good menu choices, staff attentive & food arrived promptly. Portion sizes were a little smaller than we were expecting for the price but were delicious & filling. Presentation was done well. The man who served us was very friendly... More 

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Gavin P, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to have provided you with some cover from the horizontal hail! We appreciate your kind words and take all comments on board. we hope to welcome you back again in the future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirlingshire  >  Dunblane
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 823911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 38
  • Cuisine: Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Pub

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