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Barley Bree Restaurant with Rooms

6 Willoughby Street, MUTHILL, Crieff, PH5 2AB

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Barley Bree is a smart restaurant with rooms in a quiet conservation village, just a mile from the magnificent Drummond Castle Gardens. A one-time coaching inn dating from the 18th-century, it oozes spruced up rustic charm these days, with candles and flowers on scrubbed wooden tables, stone walls adorned with original artwork, old beams and boarded floors, and a double-sided wood burning stove that pumps out heat in the main dining room. Expect a cosy, informal atmosphere and good modish cooking with a distinct Gallic twist from Fabrice Bouteloup, the French chef-patron. Top-notch local ingredients are well sourced and traditional and contemporary techniques combine to good effect. A starter of succulent red mullet with a crisp fennel salad and rich, anchovy-infused caper dressing might precede melt-in-the-mouth slow-cooked blade of Aberdeen Angus with wild mushroom gratin, Jerusalem artichoke purée, roseval potatoes and back pepper jus. Round off with a simple, beautifully caramelised apple tarte Tatin.

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Tel: 01764 681451
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Open/closed

Days closed: Mon-Tue
Sunday lunch available.
Days closed for dinner: Sun

Restaurant information

Cooking type: British, French
Chef: Fabrice Bouteloup
Number of seats: 35
Vegetarian meals available.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.

 
 

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A9 onto A822 in centre of Muthill
Nearest station: Gleneagles

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