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US$13 - US$53
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Bar, British, Scottish, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 21 September 2021 via mobile

Having spent 5 nights in Aviemore, unable to eat out because many restaurants were closed or full & struggling for staff, we were relieved to get booked in for dinner at the Lochearnhead Hotel when we moved to our new base in Balquhidder. From our...first call, we were made welcome & accommodated for dinner despite not staying at the hotel. We had a 3 course meal & the service was very friendly & efficient. We had the lovely home made mushroom soup & pate & then both had venison pie with mushrooms & juniper berries. The pies were packed with tender meat & absolutely delicious. They were accompanied by mixed vegetables including new potatoes, mange tout, carrots & broccoli - a separate portion each. Finally we had sticky toffee pudding & I had the Baileys & Dark Chocolate cheesecake. The food & service were excellent & we enjoyed our food looking out on Loch Earn - this restaurant is definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 8 June 2021 via mobile

Excellent Hotel with magnificent views overlooking Loch Earn. We had a lovely family meal and would definitely recommend the Steak and Fish both cooked to perfection and very tasty.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

We visited last night for a meal on the last night of our break to lochearnhead. Really nice food, we had the haggis pancakes and the baked Camembert to start and then the salmon and the venison pie for mains, fully recommend them, great service...aswell from a cheery member of staff. Would recommend a visit here if you are in the area. Very covid safe too with great fool proof protocols.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 11 September 2020

Fantastic steak. Great staff and very covid safe. First class service. They were operating a 1 way system which worked well and was clearly signed

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2019

I've been staying at the Four Seasons hotel in St Fillans, which serves pretty mediocre food, so I was looking for an alternative. The Lochearnhead hotel is run by a hard working couple and all that hard work definitely shows in the restaurant. This is...great food, clearly created with a lot of love for cooking. Great atmosphere created by the wonderful host, so for my next stay at Loch Earn, the Lochearnhead Hotel would certainly top my list.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 16 September 2019 via mobile

It’s lovely to see that one of my favourite places I used to visit when I was a child with my family hasn’t lost its touch. Although we only came in for a bite to eat, we felt that the friendly and welcoming atmosphere made...us feel right at home and the food was absolutely delicious too. For those considering a nice Scottish getaway with stunning views, I cannot recommend this place enough!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

Fabulous hotel with great view of the loch. The food is well cooked at good prices. The rooms are spacious and clean also friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2019

I had been hiking for 7+ hours and had also managed to slip while fording a burn so was absolutely knackered and probably looking a bit dishevelled. I'd been to the pub next door who, after me asking for a taxi number (they didn't know...any) and watching me looking at the menu for 5/10 mins before ordering, advised me "the kitchen has just closed". Rage! I decided to pop in to Lochearnhead Hotel as I wanted to try and revitalise my faith in humanity. They absolutely did not disappoint. While their kitchen was closed they offered to make me up some soup which, after 7+ hours of hiking, was like manna from heaven. They also informed me there was actually a taxi rank right beside the other pub(!!) but unfortunately I'd already ordered one from a town miles and miles away. They were hugely welcoming and engaged me in conversation about beer and the local area. I could not recommend them more highly.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 21 July 2019

Our annual weekend at the Lochearnhead Hotel was perfect, as usual. Robert & Amanda really are a great team. Always obliging and very welcoming and Amanda is so accommodating. The food never disappoints, Robert is an excellent chef and the menu suits all tastes. The...rooms are clean and fully equipped with kettle/coffee/tea/hot chocolate/shortbread and toiletries in the bathroom + hairdryer. It’s a lovely comfortable place to relax with ever changing spectacular views no matter the weather. An easy stay.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable owners who care about their guests and the area. Beautiful views over Loch Earn, comfortable beds, plentiful parking and good breakfast. All the ingredients for a relaxed holiday in the Scottish Highlands in a small and well managed hotel.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Sue M
18 January 2017|
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Response from treborScotInHeaven | Property representative |
Dear Sue, Thank you for your enquiry, we always have both Vegetarian and Vegan options on our menu. Our season does not begin until 1st March. Hope this is of some help. Kind Regards Amanda
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Jodie F
1 December 2016|
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Response from treborScotInHeaven | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, I am sorry but we are closed for food from Friday 2nd December until 1st March 2017
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The Lochearnhead Hotel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5