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The Village Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
5 Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
+44 1786 823911
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“side salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5 Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Dunblane Village Inn is exactly what it says in the name......it's your traditional village Inn unfortunately it's these family run pubs that are closing up and down the UK as bigger corporations takeover. The staff are excellent, the pint of Stella was up there with...More

2  Thank Craig B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This bar is just lovely. James and his wife are so friendly and welcoming. We had such a laugh having a few drinks and some good banter. Lovely atmosphere, great staff and the chips are the best I have ever tasted. Like the title says,...More

Thank Leni1984
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We were made to feel very welcome in this bar, service was great staff were really nice. Would visit again if in the area

1  Thank anjip_3
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in for some food and we were not disappointed. The fish tea was magic and the owners were very attentive. We would like to wish them well in their new business and we look forward to seeing them soon.

Thank Blackwo
mifthebino, Owner at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Many thanks for your kind words and joining us for for your dinner :)

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Dunlane Hydro hotel but decided to eat out in the town itself. Had a great meal, fish and chips for me and steak pie for my husband. The choice is the usual pub grub but also there is a Specials...More

Thank Frances L
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The food was ok (portions were a bit small for the price and the fishcakes were poor) but taking 1hr20 for the main (especially when you have young children) was a bit much.

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Decided to dine here whilst staying at the Hydro, and it didn't disappoint! The two lads working in the busy place were very friendly and efficient. Food was good - typical pub grub, but very nice and filling! Good value for money and clearly a...More

1  Thank Swimmerdude91
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for drinks and dinner. If you are looking for a down home local pub, this is it. Live music up front, locals chitchatting around the bar. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful, especially the bartender! We had the steak...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband had a lovely evening in the village Inn. They were very welcoming and Paul the bar man was very nice and helpful. Will definitely be coming back to visit again. Thanks again Paul for the recommendation on the various gin choices....More

3  Thank jackiesmann1962
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Took my son and best friend for late lunch today.. Excellent friendly service! Could not fault the landlord n landlady..extra special meeting their baby boy ❤ Fantastic food! We were all more than pleased with our orders..all freshly made and sourced. I'd definitely recommend to...More

2  Thank Linda L
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Questions & Answers
23 January 2018|
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Response from mifthebino | Property representative |
Hi Apologies as we have just taken control of this page. Do you still require the menu?
3 October 2017|
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Response from Auntiemummy | Reviewed this property |
Just the bar area but there was seating so you could eat at a table rather than on a bar stool.
Wendy Y
17 October 2015|
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Response from Gavin P | Property representative |
It isn't too far - about 3/4 mile down to the centre of town, close to the railway station.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Stirling Road, Dunblane FK15 9EP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Dunblane
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 823911
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Dog Friendly Pub/Resteraunt. Large groups and family's welcome. Back room (max 40) can be booked out for large groups having meals/drinks. We have a fantastic specials board and new menu being launched in April 2018 with additional bonus of a cocktail from April as well. Live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Wine deal with food on a Friday and Saturday night and a Sunday roast only £8.95!!
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