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The Village Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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5 Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
+44 1786 823911
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Forfar, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for a few drinks and a meal while in Dunblane. Nice pub with good selection of beer and spirits. Had a meal which was excellent, would recommend to anyone staying in Dunblane.

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Thank Brian B
edinburgh
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

had many lunches here- food still good but the service could improve, Difficult to get served at a bar where regulars are crowding round, and long wait for food but not told this when ordering Not everyone in a pub for lunch automatically wants to watch football either

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Thank gaytraveller43
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently popped into the village inn, it was unwelcoming, cold and poor drink choice. The atmosphere in the bar leaves at lot to be desired, bar staff do not have any control of undesirable language and conversation content. At times the bar staff have to leave the bar unattended to go out for a cigarette. Wouldn't rush back, not... More 

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Thank Callie20
Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch there yesterday, panini and soup which was tasty and hot, my wife had baked potato which unfortunately came with wrong filling, did not say anything at time because we felt we had waited some time for lunch to come. Mentioned to waitress at finish who was very apologetic a genuine mistake, removed two drinks from bill as a... More 

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Thank Pailrider
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal a few weeks ago, would defo recommend this pub . Real good pub grub! Staff lovely ! Dunblaine is a quint quiet village! Always enjoy our visits.

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Thank Poppymacm
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. Staff were amazing food was great atmosphere was great. Can't wait to visit again. Also thank you to the team for my takeaway ice so we could continue the party on the train 😁

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Thank Jacqueline D
Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Went in on the 2 nd january, it was excellent staff were very busy but nothing was a problem to them , they were very cheery and helpful, food was lovely and the strawberry and raspberry in my Prosecco of topped it off. Will defiantly return .

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Thank Gerry C
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for food. Excellent meals and the mushroom sauce was one of the best I've tasted. Staff really friendly and helpful a great wee pub well worth a visit.

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Thank Christine M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Called in for lunch in between Christmas and the new year - food all cooked to order fresh and very nice - we had the rib eye steak and they were great . The chef even done some fresh home made vegetarian burgers from scratch for one of us - that's what I call service. Friendly bar staff and a... More 

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Thank chcek
Inverness
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times now. Food always fresh and plentiful. Staff are very friendly. Lovely atmosphere.

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

Thank you for your 5* review. It is always lovely to hear such positive comments from our customers and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $38
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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
Description
Pub

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?