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The Stirling Highland Hotel

Spittal Street, STIRLING, FK8 1DU

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Perched high up on the hillside next to Stirling Castle, this former 1850s high school boasts panoramic views across the Forth Valley. Don't feel nervous about being asked to the Headmaster's Study, it's actually a rather relaxing place to enjoy a drink before your meal in the Scholar's Restaurant. Consisting of three grand rooms with vaulted ceilings, it's a bit like eating in Hogwarts. The confident modern cooking makes the most of fine Scottish produce, so you might start with an earthy dish of caramelised pan-fried pigeon breast with black pudding, watercress salad and beetroot dressing, moving on to a technically impressive fillet of steamed sea bass with pancetta mousse, bean purée, confit tomato and asparagus. Dessert might be something a little more classic, such as a crème brûlée with some wonderfully buttery home-made shortbread just to remind you where you are.

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Tel: 01786 272727
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Open all year.
Days closed for lunch: all week

Restaurant information

Cooking type: British, European
Chef: Mark Bain
Number of seats: 96
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.

 
 
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In road leading to Stirling Castle - follow Castle signs
Nearest station: Stirling

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