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) #20 of 42 Restaurants in Pitlochry €€ - €€€ , British,
138 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
+44 1796 473888
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (62 reviews)
“fish chips” (15 reviews)
“haggis” (29 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
138 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 1,102 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice roadside pub with large during selection and good food. A bit expensive but worth the extra to sit and people watch.

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked this venue as an overnight surprise, we had our wee dog with us, the room was fine although some of the wallpaper was coming away but it was clean and toiletries were supplied. We are our evening meal and breakfast at the hotel and...More

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to pop in somewhere for a nice pub lunch with in laws from Newcastle. Disgusted by the lack of customer service. A poor impression of Scottish hospitality. Firstly we were waved into a corner by one waitress then a chap in a kilt demanded...More

Thank catherineswan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for a drink and pub grub. Friendly staff and dogs 'can go anywhere' -so there were plenty of them around. Staff brought a bowl of water and were completely unfazed when the dog knocked it all over the floor. Food was good... notice...More

Thank seanog57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped into McKays just to use the lol, liked the look of the place afterwards, and decided to have lunch, fresh cooked haddock chips & peas were very nice with a nice tartare sauce and two coffees. Now I know Pitlochry is an expensive place...More

Thank Travelinman999
Reviewed 1 week ago

We where supposed to stay here but mix up on booking we were put in another hotel.We decided to eat here and was delicious .I recommend Fish and Chips ,my husband recommends Haggis Neeps &Tatties.We had a walk then went back to listen to the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. Familiar. Good food and drinks. Nice place to spend time talking and drinking. We came here visiting and this was a great found.

Thank Christian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think there may have been staffing issues the day I went. All the people there were very young and didn't really seem to know what they were doing. I ordered chips and beans and the girl, bless her, wasn't sure how to warm the...More

Thank Tinalofo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were passing through this town on our way up and had read good reviews about this place. Our family of 10 was seated promptly and we ordered our food without a problem. The food took a little time to come but that's normal with...More

Thank TurkishDelight786
Reviewed 1 week ago

visited here with friends for a drink. We had thought about eating here until we visited the toilets. Spoke to a member of bar staff and explained about the toilets. At the time she was talking to her colleagues and drinking coke. She said yes...More

Thank sandra s
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Questions & Answers
Maddie G
6 September 2016|
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Response from dougiethedog | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in answering but our car park is for hotel use only.
Muriel H
3 September 2016|
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Response from dougiethedog | Property representative |
Hi, we do not do half board but you can purchase dinner in our restaurant. Breakfast is included in the price of the room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$39
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Pitlochry
  • Phone Number: +44 1796 473888
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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.
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