Scholars Restaurant

“Commanding valley views and confident cooking in an old school” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

STIRLING, STIRLING

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Our Inspector's View

A grand old Victorian property just down the hill from Stirling's historic castle, The Stirling Highland Hotel was built in the 1850s as a school. The eating takes place in three third-floor dining rooms of generous Victorian proportions. The menu takes a modern approach to some familiar ideas, so a first-course smoked haddock kedgeree is breaded and deep-fried, and served with curried mayonnaise and a quail's egg, and main-course guinea fowl arrives filled with prune mousse and partnered with a fondant potato, Savoy cabbage and butternut squash purée. There's a similarly contemporary approach to desserts, as when rhubarb gets the trio treatment - crumble, fool and sorbet.

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Scholars Restaurant
Spittal Street, STIRLING, FK8 1DU
Phone : 01786 272727

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 96
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Dinner served from: 7
  • Dinner served until: 9.45
Food and Drink
  • Wines by the glass: 20
  • Cuisine style: British, European

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