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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 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 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 eatery. A few French dishes muscle onto the menu alongside the pizza and pasta (try French onion soup, or scallops with black pudding and ap…
Museum in Perth

Black Watch Museum

Housed in Balhousie Castle on the edge of North Inch park, this museum honours what was once Scotland’s foremost army regiment (it was subsumed into the new Royal Regiment of Scotland in 2006). Formed in 1725 to con…
Gallery in Perth

Fergusson Gallery

Beautifully set in a circular cast-iron building that was once a waterworks, this gallery exhibits an extensive collection of paintings by the Scottish Colourist JD Fergusson in a most impressive display. Fergusson …
Museum in Perth

Perth Museum & Art Gallery

This elegant neoclassical building, based on the Pantheon in Rome, houses one of the oldest purpose-built museums in Britain. There's a varied range of exhibits covering the city's history and natural environment, f…
Bistro in Perth

Breizh

This funkily French bistro – the name is Breton for Brittany – is a treat. Dishes are served with real panache, and the salads, featuring all sorts of delicious ingredients, are a feast of colour, texture and subtle…
Scottish in Perth

Deans@Let’s Eat

A Perth favourite for splashing out on a special meal, this busy corner restaurant has a can-do attitude and an excellent line in fresh Scottish produce. Juicy scallops, fine Orkney beef, local venison or lamb may f…
Pub in Perth

King James

The basement of this pub contains a crime scene – the medieval stonework here is all that survives of Blackfriars monastery, where James I of Scotland was murdered in 1437. A glass panel in the floor of the bar allo…