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Fern Cottage Restaurant

Ferry Road | Fern Cottage, Pitlochry PH16 5DD, Scotland
+44 1796 473840
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (100 reviews)
“mussels” (44 reviews)
“kebab” (24 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Mediterranean, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ferry Road | Fern Cottage, Pitlochry PH16 5DD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I were passing through Pitlochry. I always look at Trip Advisor to look at reviews before booking so on looking at Fern Cottage reviews, booked and looked forward to the meal. We were greeted by the waiter, the only waiter on duty...More

Thank HelenBarker
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were at fern cottage on the 17th February in the evening, my sister recommended this place, so we thought we would give it a try, so the four of us arrived around 6.45pm there were two men doing the waiting, they showed us to...More

1  Thank MabonScotland
Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I came to this restaurant in April 2017 and had a wonderful meal here - although service was slow, food was exceptional and worth the wait. On coming back to Pitlochry we couldn't wait to return for another meal, but unfortunately our...More

2  Thank Paola T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very comprehensive choice.. My husband ate off the pre-theatre menu while I ate off the a la carte menu and both enjoyed equally. Service was excellent but it was very quiet when we visited so there was a lack of ambience.

Thank MaggieBear48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here on a wintry night. They sat us by the fire. The menu was first class, staff were very helpful and polite. Food was delicious and very well presented.

Thank Dee L
Reviewed 12 January 2018

In a nut shell this is probably one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Food, service, ambience and value was outstanding. It was a totally unique fine dining experience from when we walked in the door. I booked from Australia as it...More

Thank fiellis
Reviewed 28 December 2017

On a Tuesday night in late November we were glad the restaurant was open although it turned out we were the only guests! Not ideal for ambiance however my wife and I are never short of conversation over a bottle of wine (we had the...More

Thank Rantin rover
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been regular visitors to Pitlochry but this was our first time to Fern Cottage and wow, food was fantastic (good sized portions, very tasty, reasonably priced) and staff were lovely. Atmosphere perhaps a little lacking but it is December so...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Pre theatre dinner was beautiful. Lovely setting, warm welcome, great staff and quality food.A favourite place to eat. Visit, and see why.

Thank Sweetcharity19
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are spending a few days in Pitlochry and decided to come here for dinner. Without a doubt, we had an absolutely exceptional meal. To start, we had an order of the mussels. If not done right, mussels can be tough and...More

2  Thank Timothy H
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Sharon C
14 May 2017|
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Response from TeamFernCottage | Property representative |
Sorry no dogs allowed in the restaurant however if it's nice enough to sit out on the patios they are welcome there
Ann C
31 March 2017|
Response from IanR007 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We paid £73 for starter, main courses and dessert, plus bottle of wine for two. On par price wise with restaurants in the North East. If you go on Fern Cottage website you can download the current menu which includes... More
11 November 2016|
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Response from TeamFernCottage | Property representative |
We are located in the town , less than a 10 minute walk to the theatre by crossing the swing bridge at Port-na-Craig
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferry Road | Fern Cottage, Pitlochry PH16 5DD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Pitlochry
  • Phone Number: +44 1796 473840
  • E-mail
Fern Cottage Restaurant in the heart of Pitlochry is a firm favourite, both for local residents and visitors to Highland Perthshire. We are located as close as you can get to the heart of this picturesque Victorian town. Fern Cottage Restaurant offers a warm Highland welcome, truly tasty food and personal service for every customer. Our menus have an emphasis on flavour, the freshness of Scotlands' larder and a taste of the Mediterranean. There is now more than ever on offer with different menus at lunch and dinner times. Retaining much of the original ethos of using Scottish, seasonal ingredients to create dishes with a Mediterranean twist, our food is cooked to order and guarantees a treat for your taste-buds, whether a classic or a contemporary dish. Fern Cottage is now on winter hours. We will be open for lunches from 12noon with last orders at 2.15pm. We will re-open for pre-theatre or a la carte in the evening all using seasonal produce - we offer you something special every time. Head Chef Rifat Aycan has created the new menus using an exciting new range of dishes packed with flavour and all beautifully presented. Whether front of house or 'behind the kitchen door, every member of our team is dedicated to ensuring you enjoy your visit, spread the word and come back for more!
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