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At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Kids play area
Dog friendly

In the heart of the Trossachs National Park, the stone-built Lade Inn was built as a tearoom in 1935. The family-owned and run inn is known for its own real ales and for its 16-day beer festival from late August to mid September. There is also an on-site real ale shop selling bottled ales from microbreweries throughout Scotland. The home-cooked menu offers many smaller portions and allergen-free dishes. Typical choices are Scottish smoked salmon with oatcakes; traditional haggis, neeps and tatties; Aberdeenshire pork and leek sausages; beer-battered North Sea haddock and home-made tartare sauce. The beer garden with its three ponds and bird-feeding station appeals greatly to families.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: Mon-Sat 12-9, Sun 12.30-9
  • Dinner opening: Mon-Sat 12-9, Sun 12.30-9

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Real ales: Waylade, LadeBack & LadeOut, Caledonia Best, Tennent's
  • Real ciders: Thistly Cross

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival, late Aug-mid Sep


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available
  • Play area available


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From Stirling take A84 to Callander. 1m N of Callander, left at Kilmahog Woollen Mills onto A821 towards Aberfoyle. Pub immediately on left

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