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No 1 The Bank

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2 St. Leonard's Bank | The Parklands Hotel, Perth PH2 8EB, Scotland
+44 1738 622451
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent an enjoyable Saturday night here and would recommend. Lovely meal and drinks with excellent service. Four of us, having different dishes and all enjoyed. I had phoned previously to ask if they could provide a main course from the lunch menu in the evening and they were more than happy to accommodate. Would certainly have a return visit.

Thank Sharon M
Este, Italy
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We arrived at Parklands a couple of hours ago, the manager checked us in, and appeared to be very affable. The room was large and pleasant. We went down to dinner, which was supposed to be a "gourmet" experience. I ordered a Crozes Hermitage, a red wine that is supposed to be served at just below room temperature, it was... More 

Thank harkins2005
Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

My family are never easy to please, but all left with full stomachs and raving about the food and the variety available, will definitely be back

Thank thelmatm
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We had evening dinner and breakfast here whilst staying at The Parklands Hotel.The staff were excellent , very efficient and polite and all the food came out promptly .We all had starters and mains at dinner and the food was well presented and delicious - especially the steaks .We were the last ones in the restaurant but we didnt feel... More 

Thank Janet W
Perth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Visited for dinner early evening, the food and service were very good but the place lacks any atmosphere.

Thank maggie78-11
Stanley, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Enjoyable food had with friends and family yesterday. I had a vegetarian "Scotch Pie" from the menu as a starter which was full of flavour and depth and delicious, a main from the special board of Brie Risotto with candied walnuts and grapes was outstanding. Super flavours and textures. Perfect risotto. A pudding, shared, of ginger rhubard with cream and... More 

Thank Pat C
New York City, New York
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284 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015

We arrived at 6pm for our reservation. The place was empty but we had to wait 15 minutes to get seated. Our server was an over enthusiastic young man. I ordered the fish which was oaky but for the price it should have been excellent. My poor wife got served the most tasteless piece of lamb we have ever had.... More 

Thank NYTim
Perth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015

We went here for my Dads Birthday and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The only thing that brought the evening down a bit was that my steak was well done as opposed to the medium I had ordered. Regardless, it was a very tasty meal.

Thank Rebecca W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

They advertise a lunch menu, we booked for lunch, but we were only given the grill menu when we turned up. We asked about the lunch menu that was promised when the booking was made. Waitress shrugged her shoulders and walked off. Food from the limited menu was acceptable, if a bit odd. Chicken liver parfait with sweet ginger bread... More 

1 Thank Ross-F-McF
Parkmanager, Manager at No 1 The Bank, responded to this review

Bit of a strange review: Here are some facts: 1) We offer a Sunday Lunch menu every Sunday and it is widely advertised within the building and offered to guests. 2) We do not offer a Grill menu, we also offer a Daytime menu and Evening menu. 3) Our daytime menu has 16 options for main courses 4) We have... More 

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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2014

Exelent steak meal tonight ,nice choice of starters and great desserts feeling very full.For anyone that hasn't been please go along you will not be disappointed

1 Thank jefner321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $41
British, European, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Leonard's Bank | The Parklands Hotel, Perth PH2 8EB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 622451
No 1 The Bank restaurant in Perth’s excellent Parklands Hotel is an informal bistro that enjoys terrific views overlooking South Inch Park and the hotel’s own grounds. The dining room is conservatory style with smart leather seating in the sleek modern style, white table linens and those lovely views. The chef uses fresh local produce to create a varied, seasonally changing menu serving from breakfast until late. In sunny weather bistro meals are also served on the terrace at the front of the hotel. Parklands has been showered with awards and No 1 The Bank has become Perth’s top spot for smart, informal dining.

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