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The Dunblane Hotel

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British, Pub, Scottish
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Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
+44 1786 822178
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Dunblane, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you are looking for food - tough! It is no longer served. Opens for drinks only at 4.00pm on Mondays to Fridays. Punch Taverns need to plough some investment into this place NOW! It is run down, dowdy and depressing. From being one of the best pubs in Dunblane in 2009, it is now easily the worst.

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Thank Islinglass
John S, Manager at The Dunblane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Isinglass, Thanks for your review. As you may be aware The Dunblane Hotel has been under temporary management since January 2016 while a new, permanent, leaseholder has been sought. During this period no food has been available. I am pleased to report that a permanent leaseholder will be taking over in the next few weeks and that the much... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at dunblane on Sunday. 25th very busy therefore. Long wait for meals. To arrive. And also. A few things not available. As busy not good. Enough. Hotel overstretched themselves. Staff very stressed. And constantly. Apologising will be back but not a holiday. Weekend.

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Thank IainIrons83
John S, Manager at The Dunblane Hotel, responded to this review

As The Dunblane Hotel was not serving food at this date I fancy that this review is, perhaps, directed at another establishment. More 

Level Contributor
20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times since my friends moved to Dunblane. Always received warm welcome from the bar staff. It has real feel of a wee local bar. It also has 35ml spirits that are reasonably priced. The prices in general are actually very reasonable.

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Thank Daniel W
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Visit on a regular basis, more out of habit than desire. The beer quality can be poor sometimes unfortunately. The whole place needs a serious makeover, the seats are stained and poor condition. One or other of the ladies toilets is always out of order. If someone with vision could take over running it, it's a great opportunity in a... More 

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1 Thank 681Cassandra
John S, Manager at The Dunblane Hotel, responded to this review

Hi 681 Cassandra, As you may be aware the current management in The Dunblane Hotel have been on a temporary basis pending a refurbishment. That refurbishment is starting now. The beer quality issue has been addressed and I think you will find that our beer is now some of the best that you will find. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This hotel has seen better days it is a bit run down and could do with some tender care. The staff are really friendly and we visited for one drink and then moved on .

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1 Thank elamcg150
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Just popped in for a beer, nice friendly pub in Dunblane. Bar staff enjoying mixing with locals and tourists alike. Would benefit from a refurb as it does look quite tired and dated.

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Thank AlisonMoody
Invergarry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Having eaten there thrice before without major problems, I took a group of seven there on Saturday. Beer-battered fish and chips was served, but the fish was raw; the plates were cold, and the wait for service was long. There were hardly any other customers. My own chicken, ham and leek pie was cooked, but disappointingly short of chicken and... More 

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1 Thank Roy D
alderneypuffin
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

A party of seven looking for lunch. After an hour the first meals started to arrive. Despite the long wait, the plates were cold. The food was cold. The battered fish was still raw. We appreciated the sympathetic service, but this was not a place to visit for lunch again, with so many other food outlets that know how to... More 

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3 Thank Peter P
Cowdenbeath
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The food couldn't be faulted, fresh, tasty and good value, however the lounge bar is very dated and could do with upgrade as it is quite dark inside.

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Thank neilm57
Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

good food,how ever unsure some evenings if the chef is working.appears quiet in the evenings.a good choice of whiskies

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Thank hazeljones1234

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Dunblane
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 822178

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