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McKays

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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138 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
+44 1796 473888
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was sent to McKay s yesterday as they had a band on. Got there at 11:00pm Sunday and the bar was closed and band folding up. Place not at all busy but no real surprise if they are closed at 11pm Sundays

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Thank SuperAccies
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161 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights for March into Pitlochry, nice clean room but shocking wallpaper lol. Really friendly accommodating staff, great breakfast and dinner was good too. A bit expensive for beer but that's to be expected in a tourist trap. Great bands on at the festival and the B and B deal including the ticket was great value.

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Thank Bearsdenbloke
Fife, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food terrible. Staff unbelievably rude. Wouldn't do small portion for kids. Even had to pay for brown sauce. Questionable if the chips were actually gluten free.

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Kirriemuir
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219 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped here for lunch on Mother's Day. My wife had fish & I had scampi & chips. Fish was excellent with light crispy batter. scampi was OK but the chips could have been better. I thought they had been reheated. Sat outside but had to go inside to collect the food and condiments. As a tourist town if seating is... More 

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Thank RonboKirriemuir
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I sat in to have supper. he had afish supper and me a white pudding supper. the man behind the counter was surly and the food and portions terrible. wish we had gone to the other chip shop in Pitlochry.

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Thank kiadundee
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely great small town.Hotel was close to train station.Friendly staff,amazing room,diner in restaurant was tastefull.Excellent breakfast across the street.We are soo sad we cant stay longer.See u next time

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Thank olucinka1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy clean bedrooms with good quality linen, all staff extremely helpful, good pub fayre and breakfast and dog friendly too!

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1 Thank Laura F
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for meal on a Friday night about 7.30. My wife and I both asked for Haddock and chips from a fairly extensive menu This arrived overdone to our taste, ( adjacent to the Hotel they have their own carry out Fish and Chip shop noted carry out price for fish and chips was half the sit in price of... More 

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Aviemore, Scotland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st off being from the north east of England and being used to superb fish and chip shops I can truly give a good review. £6.95 for fish and chips (fish supper ). The guy on the fryer in my opinion was not an experienced fryer. Fish well over cooked to the point of being totally cremated. Chips had been... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a very Scottish, warm and comfortable atmosphere this location is great for chilling out in. Sadly the staff are slow and don't seem very confident in their duties. I rarely see any initiative and a simple ask for the house apricot like him was too difficult. The taps i. The toilet don't work and the hand dryer is pointless.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 37
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Atholl Road, Pitlochry PH16 5AG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Pitlochry
  • Phone Number: +44 1796 473888
Description
McKays Pitlochry is a traditional Scottish pub and live entertainment venue serving the finest local produce, ales and premium spirits as well as showcasing the best local, national and International acts. It is open from noon each day till late every night and is a true alternative destination in the Scottish social scene.For more information on the full music and entertainment programme click herePitlochry's great value pub entertainment and food venue at McKays bar and restaurant we are becoming well known for our steaks and pub classics like fish and chips and steak and ale pie. We serve a variety of dishes to cater for every ones tastes. Each day we have a special promotion. Food is served from early to late.McKays Bar and Restaurant are delighted to announce that there is WiFi on the premises for all customers' use.While in the pub you can watch sports, listen to live musicians or join in our themed nights, which we run through out the year. We also hold a late license that allows you to party on into the early hours to live music, and the sounds played by our resident D.J Hen parties, sports tours and clubs are all welcome.About McKays Scottish Bar and RestaurantMcKays has been providing hospitality for over a hundred years, we pride ourselves on our service and quality. In recent times we have refurbished our bar and restaurant area, making it an ideal place to relax, eat and be entertained for young and old, whilst enjoying true Scottish hospitality.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?