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“Outstanding experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of McKays

McKays
Ranked #19 of 54 Restaurants in Pitlochry
Price range: $6 - $37
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: McKays Pitlochry is a traditional Scottish pub and live entertainment venue serving the finest local produce, ales and premium spirits as well as showcasing the best local, national and International acts. It is open from noon each day till late every night and is a true alternative destination in the Scottish social scene.For more information on the full music and entertainment programme click herePitlochry's great value pub entertainment and food venue at McKays bar and restaurant we are becoming well known for our steaks and pub classics like fish and chips and steak and ale pie. We serve a variety of dishes to cater for every ones tastes. Each day we have a special promotion. Food is served from early to late.McKays Bar and Restaurant are delighted to announce that there is WiFi on the premises for all customers' use.While in the pub you can watch sports, listen to live musicians or join in our themed nights, which we run through out the year. We also hold a late license that allows you to party on into the early hours to live music, and the sounds played by our resident D.J Hen parties, sports tours and clubs are all welcome.About McKays Scottish Bar and RestaurantMcKays has been providing hospitality for over a hundred years, we pride ourselves on our service and quality. In recent times we have refurbished our bar and restaurant area, making it an ideal place to relax, eat and be entertained for young and old, whilst enjoying true Scottish hospitality.
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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“Outstanding experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013

It was my son's 5th birthday and all he wanted was to go to McKays to order a steak pie from the kids menu. We were a group of 11and we called in as we were a larger group and the weekends are busy. It was an absolute fantastic experience. We had 5 children with us and the kids menu is brilliant and the kids got pens to colour in their menues. The manager, who is called Wendy was fantastic and offered us to bring out the cake after dinner. Out food was great. I loved the steak and ale pie and the burger and the nachos are fantastic as well. Great service. You have to order at the bar, which I liked, so you are not rushed to decide what you want. I can only recommend this place. We will be back. Thank you to the whole team for this great experience. And most important. My son loved his food.

  • Visited October 2013
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mclean_stuart21, Manager at McKays, responded to this review, October 13, 2015
We are so glad that your son had a good birthday meal with us. Hopefully see you again soon
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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“good night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

my sister and i come in here when up at faskally for food and a night out,i have to say we were not waiting long for our food to arrive even though it was fairly busy,we really enjoyed ourselves listening to the band and find it a friendly relaxing pub... we will be back...

  • Visited October 2013
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“good day/night out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

every time we go to pitlochry we vist this pub, the food is lovely some of the meals are a little bit pricey,but overall good portions and tasty,there is always a good atmosphere.service is a little bit slow and you have to wait a while to get served but on a good day worth a vist.

  • Visited September 2013
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Mason City, Iowa
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“Great Place for a Pint and Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

This seems to be the hub for dining and drinking in Pitlochry. The Bellhaven's Best and the Ben-Y-Vrackie lager were two of our favorite beers on tap there. They were the best for our entire trip in Scotland. The food was plentiful and tasty. I had the Steak and ale pie and it was delicious! They have live entertainment and specials throughout the week. This is THE place to go in Pitlochry!

Visited September 2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“mckays for food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

went to mckays in pilochry for our evening meal . the place was nice in side but the service was very poor.we waited 15 mins for a waitress to clean out table from the folk who were in before us .
then after we ordered our starter for 2 took 30 mins to arrive at one point we thought they had forgotten us . the food we got was good but its not the place to go if you have arrangements after dinner .

  • Visited October 2013
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