Top things to do in Lowland Perthshire & Kinross

Top Choice Palace in Perth

Scone Palace

'So thanks to all at once and to each one, whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone.' This line from Macbeth indicates the importance of Scone (pronounced 'skoon') as the coronation place of Scottish monarchs. The …
Top Choice Library in Crieff

Innerpeffray Library

Scotland’s oldest lending library (founded in 1680) houses a huge collection of rare, interesting and ancient books, some of them 500 years old. If you have any interest in books you could easily spend half a day he…
Top Choice Scottish in Kinross & Loch Leven

Loch Leven's Larder

Three miles east of Kinross, off the A911, this family-run farm shop and restaurant overlooking Loch Leven is the ideal place to enjoy fresh local food, much of it from the family's own farm, whether it's a breakfas…
Top Choice Deli in Upper Strathearn

Hansen's Kitchen

The foodie epicentre of Upper Strathearn, Hansen's is a hugely popular delicatessen and cafe (there's barely a dozen seats crammed into the interior) serving superb coffee, cheese and charcuterie platters, and lunch…
Top Choice French in Crieff

Yann’s at Glenearn House

On the main road heading east out of town, Crieff's most popular restaurant is run by the eponymous Savoyard who believes in keeping the menu straighforward and traditional, serving French comfort-food classics such…
Top Choice Indian in Perth

Tabla

Tabla is one of the best Indian restaurants in the whole of central Scotland, its bustling, modern dining room catering to a loyal clientele of locals tucking into authentic dishes such as andhra wada (lentil pattie…
Top Choice Scottish in Crieff

Barley Bree

Set in the pretty village of Muthill (pronounced mooth-il), 3 miles south of Crieff, the Barley Bree is a delightfully rustic restaurant with rooms. Wooden floorboards, stone fireplace, stacked logs and deer antlers…
Top Choice Scottish in Perth

63 Tay Street

Classy and warmly welcoming, this understated restaurant is Perth’s best, featuring a lightly decorated dining area, excellent service and quality food. In a culinary Auld Alliance, French influence is applied to th…
Italian in Perth

Duo

A wood-fired pizza oven is the pride of the kitchen at this cosy, informal restaurant. A few French dishes muscle onto the menu alongside the pizza and pasta (try French onion soup, or scallops with black pudding an…
Food & Drinks in Crieff

Crieff Food Company

This food hall and delicatessen is a showcase for local producers, and it's a great place to stock up on Scottish delicacies such as Heather Hills honey, Strathearn cheeses, Perthshire oatcakes and smoked venison fr…