The Kailyard by Nick Nairn

DoubleTree by Hilton, Dunblane Hydro, Perth Road, Dunblane, United Kingdom, FK15 0HG
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Dinner: Monday to Friday: 6pm to 10pm
Afternoon Tea: Monday to Friday: 2pm to 4pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Children's Menu available
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for

About The Kailyard by Nick Nairn

The Kailyard by Nick Nairn showcases the style and essence of one of Scotland´s most renowned chefs in the beautiful surroundings of the Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro. It holds true to Nick´s philosophy on food; simple but stunning dishes, created with passion and served with total attention to detail in an environment that's both stylish and welcoming.

So come along and try our fantastic new menus for yourself.

Please note we do not serve lunch in The Kailyard by Nick Nairn. Guests looking to dine during the day may enjoy the menu served in our bars and lounges.

***Guests staying on a dinner-inclusive package will enjoy a two-course meal each night. We rotate our menus daily to ensure that when you stay with us for two nights or more, you will have a wonderful selection to choose from.***

FAMILY POLICY: Kids 5 and under eat free. Kids 6-12: breakfast £7.95, dinner £9.95 from children’s menu. Adult dining rates apply for kids 13+. Children’s dining fees apply regardless of room package selected for adults.

Cuisine: British, Scottish, Seafood, Afternoon Tea, European, Steak, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 09 May 2019

Decent food at a decent price.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 May 2019

This is the third time I have stayed at Dunblane, and used the Kailyard Restaurant. I have enjoyed my meal on each occasion. I would not hesitate to use the restaurant again.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 May 2019

Classy restaurant in a lovely hotel setting.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Food was excellent, steak was cooked to perfection. Staff were very friendly and courteous.

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

I thought the dinner was very nice, good points were the friendly staff and the food was quite quickly served also. However, we were served soup but given no spoons and also I felt the serving of steak with chips was quite small. Plus point was that our little one ate for free which was really good.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

Very enjoyable experience

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Visited On Monday, 29 April 2019

All food and drinks very good. Would return soon

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Very good meal, plenty of choice are very efficient service would return again.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

We had three excellent dinners at the Kailyard. I would definitely recommend The Kaliyard to anyone visiting this part of Scotland.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Excellent dining experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Very good

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

Myself and partner both had steaks and the sauce was really watery, it ruined the dish for us. We were both quite disappointed.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Generally good. We were left standing for quite a while whilst the maitre d’ was away attending to other diners on our arrival, leaving us feeling a bit awkward. Just thought that we could have at least been acknowledged but everyone seemed too busy and preoccupied. I guess we caught it at busy time but too busy to smile?. On saying that once we sat down the service was faultless. Loved the mushroom soup especially! Wish you could do deliveries!

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Visited On Friday, 26 April 2019

I arrived at 19:15 for my 19:30 reservation. My table was available but was asked to come back in 15 mins as many of the guests who had booked for 19:15 had still to arrive !! Really !! I’d rather have taken my seat and enjoyed my aperitif in comfort at my table than have to go and twiddle my fingers to accommodate your late diners. Your “nibbles” and starters were excellent and my steak very enjoyable. The vegetarian curry on the other hand was really cauliflower curry with little or no other veg to be seen. Fairly mixed overall but I would return and give it another chance. Hopefully i’ll Get in this time without having to go stand in the dunces corner

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

Food and staff excellent

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our meals but were extremely disappointed to see the cheeseboard described as British, and wondered why Scottish cheeses were not on the menu? When we enquired as to what was on it, the waitress had to go and ask. The two hard cheeses were not that tasty and it’s such a shame to not have Scottish cheeses - especially given the pride in putting provenance of other ingredients on the menu. I am sure Nick Nairn could find some excellent Scottish dairies!

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

The mashed potato had a film on the top as though it wasn't freshly put out. Two of us asked for extra brie with the cheese & oatcakes as we don't like blue cheese. Came with extra cheddar. Waiter said he put through what we asked for. He then had to get us extra brie. A little disappointed to be honest.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Best dining I’ve had for a long time, coming from London!

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Excellent service and food, would definitely return.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

The furniture in the dining room is starting to look a bit faded. The food was excellent, but the halibut could have done with a bit more sauce. Staff were attentive.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Dinner was excellent on both nights and staff could not have been more helpful. Great way to celebrate our Pearl Anniversart

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

We had a relaxing and quality time.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Four out of our group of 5 were very disapoi nted with rib eye steak. Not cooked to our request. Chips were overcooked too. Coffee was mixed up and the one decaf order couldn't be identified by person serving. We expected .much better than this. Starter and sweets were good. Only the main course disappointed.

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

My husband and I both had the Nick Nairn burger and the Only one thing I would suggest is I would have liked it to have a side salad with a dressing as we both found it a bit dry.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Food was very good as normal and all the staff in the restaurant were very nice.

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