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Barley Bree
Ranked #1 of 4 Muthill B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 9, 2008

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Barley Bree in Crieff, and it definitely lives up to its reputation. The food is renowed, but we also found the wine list to be extensive and very reasonably priced - an added bonus. The owners (Alison and Fabrice) and very welcoming, and we loved the food so much that we had dinner there on the 2 nights of our stay. The rooms are very clean and extremely comfortable, with many original features - including a fab roll topped bath in the room in which we stayed. With Gleneagles only a few miles down the road, and with plenty to see and do in the area, we would definitely recommend the barley bree at a lovely place to stay - we intend to return on our next trip over from Ireland!

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled as a couple
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Thank EireAD
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Reviewed August 17, 2008

We spent one night here for our first anniversary and had the pleasure of enjoying lunch, dinner and then breakfast the following morning. Could not fault the quality of the food, wine or service. Rooms are comfortable, clean and homely. Good value too, would definitely return and have recommended to a number of my friends.

  • Stayed: August 2008, traveled as a couple
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Thank CurlyC2
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Reviewed February 26, 2008

We stayed two nights at Barley Bree and loved everything.
Its a small family run business with a lovely welcoming , local feel and personal touch.
The rooms are very clean and comfortable however the highlight is definately the restaurant. We started with a lovely bottle of temprinello in the lounge area , then moved to the restaurant for the most amazing three course meal, finishing with a creme brulee to die for. The hearty Scottish breakfast was a great follow up the next morning. Not sure when the French chef goes to sleep as there seemed to be lots of wonderful meals at all time of the day and night coming out of the kitchen ?
There is lots to do around the area with lovely drives and walks and fabulous scenery . A wonderful part of Scotland and a fabulous place to spend a few nights wining and dining.

  • Stayed: February 2008, traveled with friends
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Thank Sheppa
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Reviewed February 3, 2008

Fantastic hospitality, second only to the exquisite food (and a great wine list). Once you've eaten, drunk and been merry ... roll straight into bed - they haven't scrimped on anything - and when you wake up in the morning and think it was all a dream ... the French chef / owner will rustle up a breakfast fit for a king. If you're not a fan of large faceless hotels... you'll love Barley Bree.

We were having so much fun, we forgot to take any photos (but this was the view from our window)

  • Stayed: February 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 30, 2007

I spent 2 nights staying at the Barley Bree rooms in Rural Perthshire. At first I had no expectation of where I was staying but from the moment I arrived and where greeted by the owners Fabrice and Alison I instantly felt at home. The rooms themselves where clean and tidy but the highlight was definitely the restaurant, staff and the entire experience.
We dined in the restaurant while we where and were absolutely delighted at the amazing quality of food. I have eaten at many fine restaurants in London and the food at Barley Bree was definitely the best I have had. Fabrice , owner/chef does a first class of running the kitchen on his own. The restaurant was fully booked out on the Sat night when we dined and the ombience was just great. The service we received from Brian and Alison was first class also. The sitting room is a great idea also to sit down and relax before dinner or if you just feel like a glass of wine! I would definitely recommend returning here again in the future.

  • Stayed: June 2007, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 27, 2007

This place is amazing. It's located in a small town in the heart of some of the loveliest scenery in Scotland.
We only stayed one night but it would have been great to stay longer.
The food was absolutely delicious, the service friendly and the wine list extensive.
Will definately by coming back for more!
Good luck for the future Fabrice and Alison you're doing brilliant things!
Superb by the way!

  • Stayed: July 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 19, 2007

Not only is the hotel very clean and pretty but the food is excellent and the staff very friendly. Also it was a great deal for what one can only call a perfect all rounder. I would recommend it to anyone and would definitely go there again myself!

  • Stayed: August 2007, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Barley Bree

Address: 6 Willoughby Street, Muthill PH5 2AB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Muthill
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Muthill
Price Range: $130 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barley Bree 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In beautiful Perthshire less than an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Award-winning restaurant with 6 guest rooms all ensuite. The menus showcase local food, such as hand-dived scallops, venison carpaccio,apple tarte tatin ... more   less 
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