Food and Drink Highlights


Scotland is well known for its Whisky. While you’re here why not Experience the sights, smells and sounds of a true working distillery at Deanston. Or choose from over 120 malt whiskies at the Curly Coo – Stirling’s only Whisky bar. A selection of Scottish gins and Scottish craft beers are also available at this cosy pub. If you would like to learn the art of traditional brewing in Scotland pop along to the Allanwater Brewhouse where you can learn the secrets of making fine Scottish ales then refresh yourself with a pint.

When in season Scottish strawberries are a real treat. And you can make them taste even better by picking them yourself at Briarlands Farm. Or you can pick up a punnet at the local farmers market. You really have to experience a farmers market to see Scottish produce at its very best. Held in the city center on the second Saturday of every month, it’s the ideal place to discover unique and artisan goodies, from wine to game meats.  Buy direct from the producers, who are always more than happy to answer any questions and share hints and tips on how to cook and serve their produce to perfection.

If you miss the farmers market you can always pop in to a local deli to buy some fantastic local products. Doune the Deli specialise in fine food and drink from around the world. But also stock a selection of local produce such and beers and jams.  If you’re feeling hungry you can also grab freshly made cakes and sandwiches to take away. Another great place for food on the move is the Loving Food Truck Stirling’s (and Scotland’s) first quality street food vendor serving fresh local food and friendly banter from their vintage 1971 Citroen H Van near Stirling train station.

Stirling and the surrounding area also offer a great mix of relaxed restaurants and authentic bars and cafes, perfect for shoppers and sightseers. Some great options are Hermann’s Restaurant serving a delicious mix of Austrian and Scottish dishes in Stirling’s old town. Or pop in toDebenhams Cafe and Restaurant to fuel a busy days shopping. The Kilted Kangaroo a popular Aussie themed bar serving up fresh, high-quality pub food at great value. And Cooks of Stirling which offers seasonal dishes using fresh, locally sourced produce.Café Continental located in the heart of Dunblane’s historic High Street, it’s the restaurant of choice for residents and visitors

If you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a more upmarket dining experience then why not try The Kailyard by Nick Nairn Restaurant where you can savour signature dishes by a Michelin star chef. Located in the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Dunblane. Or For a special treat visit the Chez Roux restaurant at Cromlix hotel , overseen by the legendary French chef Albert Roux and run by award-winning executive head chef Darin Campbell.

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  • Cromlix

    Each of the 10 bedrooms, 5 suites and one-bedroom gate lodge has their own individual design and character. Light spills into the rooms, which are all subtly decorated and enjoy splendid views over the manicured grounds or tennis courts and surrounding countryside. The suites, most of which feature hand-painted freestanding baths in gold, silver and […]

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro

    Romantic Stirlingshire hotels don’t come any better than the majestic Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro. Dating back to 1878 this iconic Scottish hotel rests on a hill, in over 10 acres of gloriously landscaped grounds, overlooking Dunblane and its 12th century Cathedral with the Stirlingshire countryside in the distance. The Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, […]

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    Deanston Distillery

    Deanston is an artisan whisky, one that is crafted the traditional way. All of our whiskies are unchill-filtered which means that nothing is added and nothing is taken away. Unless, of course, you count the time, devotion and commitment that goes into every bottle. There is only one thing that compares to creating the perfect […]

  • Brea – Scottish Restaurant

    Brea is an award winning Scottish restaurant offering the best local produce, freshly cooked to order. We also cater for a number of dietary requirements including gluten and dairy free. All this – combined with our large selection of Scottish spirits, ciders and craft beers – brings you the ultimate food lovers experience.  Winner of ‘Best Scottish Cuisine’ […]

  • Curly Coo Bar

    Just a short stroll from the city centre, the Curly Coo is Stirling’s only whisky bar hosting over 120 malt whiskies. Of course there is also a wide selection of other drinks including local craft kegs and Scottish gins and cider. You can look forward to a warm welcome at this cosy wee bar.

  • The Allanwater Brewhouse

    The hub of all brewing. You will enjoy many fine beers and a comfortable atmosphere within our walls. Enjoy our bar, take a tour of our facilities or just pop in to visit. This is where all our cask conditioned real ales and bottled ales are produced. Come and see the brewery in action and […]

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    Briarlands Farm

    Briarlands Farm is now open all year round! Our new farmer’s den family friendly tea room serves hot and cold food using local suppliers and home baking.  It has a little trikes frame and activity area to keep children busy, whatever the weather. The great outdoor fun yard will keep children and adults entertained all day long. Jumping […]

  • The Scottish Gantry

    The Scottish Gantry is Stirling’s newest wine, whisky & gin specialist store. We offer a huge range of wines, beers and other spirits with most available to sample. Come down to meet our expert staff and grab a bottle of something special! We also offer various specialist tasting sessions for gin, whisky and rum: Gin: […]

  • Doune the Deli

    Local Deli specialising in fine food and drink from around the world. Freshly prepared food to eat in or take away. Fresh coffee and pastries. Come along and sample our delights!!! Get your taste buds tingling!!

  • Kilted Kangaroo

    G’Day Mate! If you’re looking for some tasty tucker, a cold beer and some bonza entertainment then look no further. We are Scotland’s favourite Australian Themed Bar & Grill House. Located in the heart of Stirling, we are also the first choice for a great night out with Open Mic (Tuesdays), Pub Quiz (Wednesdays) & […]

  • Loving Food truck

    Loving Food truck is Stirling’s and Scotland’s first quality street food vendor trading Monday to Friday in the city centre. Working out of a vintage 1971 Citroen H Van called Hervé, Loving Food create fresh, restaurant-quality food using local suppliers for customers who appreciate good food served with friendly and affectionate banter. With our city […]

  • Cook’s of Stirling

    The perfect choice when looking for a Stirling city centre hotel that combines a stylish interior with all that the city has to offer on it’s doorstep. Whether staying for business, a short weekend break or more leisurely affair our boutique style bedrooms and exceptional service are just what is expected from a 4 star […]

  • Hermann’s Restaurant

    Hermann’s Restaurant gets its name from Tirolean owner Hermann Aschaber, and is located in the old town of Stirling, close to Stirling Castle. Hermann uses the best of Scottish produce to craft a menu that captures the Austrian favourites of schnitzel & strudel, with a variety of freshly prepared dishes to suit every taste. A cosy […]

  • Cafe Continental

      Located in the heart of Dunblane’s historic High Street, Cafe Continental has proven to be the restaurant of choice for local residents and visitors alike since opening in spring 2013. The restaurant boasts a truly unique and memorable customer experience offering a wide and varied menu suitable for all ages and requirements. Spread over […]

  • River House Restaurant

    Enjoy freshly prepared, quality cuisine at affordable prices – great food and great value in a stunning setting.  We’re open every day, offering lunch, pre-theatre menu and full a la carte choices, with daily specials for all tastes.  Our junior menu and children’s area will keep the whole family happy. For more informal gatherings our […]

  • Debenhams Café and Restaurant

    Debenhams Café and Restaurant is the perfect place to re-energise your shopping trip. Stop by for a full Scottish breakfast or  grab a healthy alternative. Get ready for the afternoon with freshly prepared fish and chips, a full carvery or grab a light bite; including a rage of soups and sandwiches. Or why not treat […]

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