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The Roost Restaurant

Forgandenny Road | Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9AZ, Scotland
+44 1738 812111
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“foie gras” (7 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Forgandenny Road | Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9AZ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 313 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten at this fine restaurant before and it did not let us down on this return visit. High quality ingredients are matched by the cooking and the service. It’s a belter and well worth seeking out if you are in this part of Scotland

2  Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

On our way from Edinburgh to Skye, we discovered The Roost looking for an alternative to fast food on the highway. The small, very cozy restaurant provides a dining experience in familiar ambiance. About 10 tables will accomodate parties of 2-6 people. The team was...More

2  Thank Stefan_Kipp
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We literally we desperately in need of food when we saw the sign and followed it to the restaurant. A bit more posh than what we were looking for, but the food was delicious and staff kind and attentive. COD was served with an amazing...More

2  Thank Janine P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A lovely resturant. Fantastic atmosphere. Great staff, more than happy to help. The food was just amazing. Looking forward to my next visit.

3  Thank Beanielou62
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Had Sunday lunch here today and it was excellent. Great atmosphere service first class and food was absolutely delicious. Would highly recommend the restaurant. If you like good food this restaurant is a must to go to

1  Thank 2GAM
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Can’t recomend this place enough. Beautiful setting with friendly, happy and quick service, and amazingly well cooked food. This was the 3rd time I’ve been since April and each time it has been faultless. On this occasion I had the Ribeye done on the charcoal...More

4  Thank SunburtntJeebus
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here on my own after my partner missed her bus from creiff and paniced she was going to be so late, she cancelled... ahhh... i was already there.. I decided to eat on my own and tried the fillet steak, im glad i did....More

5  Thank David R
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve been intending to visit this place for a while, finally got around to eating there tonight. The booking system via their website was easy & painless, with a fairly swift confirmation within an hour or so. It’s a small, cosy place with a friendly,...More

3  Thank Hypnojax
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Managed to get a cancellation last night for dinner with 2 friends. The food was delicious and excellent quality. Homemade olive bread, steaks cooked perfectly with fantastic sides, cheese and biscuits with a couple of nice bottles of red. Staff were lovely, attentive and helpful...More

3  Thank _mclarens111
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The good bits first; lovely ambience, by which I mean furnishings, layout and decor. In a quiet edge of village location, so no parking problems. The main courses, meat from the griddle, were excellent as were the trimmings. While my rib eye steak was perfect,...More

Thank jlgiacopazzi
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frank b
14 June 2018|
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Response from ScotlandRooster | Property representative |
There is private restaurant parking for five cars directly outside as well as lots of on street parking in the area.
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ScotlandRooster
12 April 2018|
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Yes that’s true
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Bryan W
1 December 2016|
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Response from Caroline M | Reviewed this property |
no, it's closed 25th-28th December
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 20:00
Thursday
12:30 - 20:00
Friday
12:30 - 20:00
Saturday
12:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forgandenny Road | Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9AZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 812111
Description
Tim & Anna Dover work together at the restaurant, Anna is in charge of table service and Tim exercises his skills as Head Chef in the kitchen, and in his words..."My wife and I opened the Roost Restaurant in the village of Kintillo near Bridge of Earn, just outside Perth, in the summer of 2008. Five years on the restaurant is firmly established in the area and we are known for our extensive use of Scottish ingredients, which I prepare in the classical French style that I have learnt in kitchens at home and abroad throughout my career.We are proud of the strong relationships we have developed with Scottish food and drink suppliers and always produce a locally sourced, sustainable and seasonal menu.Our dedication doesn't end in the kitchen as we enjoy fishing and foraging for our own ingredients - including wild garlic, alexanders and chanterelles - many of which appear on the menus throughout the year.But nothing is more sustainable than our new kitchen garden that features vegetables and herbs used in the restaurant. Throughout the summer months we are able to use our own supply of herbs, salads and vegetables such as potatoes, chard, baby carrots, beetroots, leeks, broad beans and purple sprouting broccoli while flowers are also grown for the restaurant."
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