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The Roost Restaurant

Forgandenny Road | Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9AZ, Scotland
+44 1738 812111
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Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Forgandenny Road | Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9AZ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2018

I spoke too soon in July last year. Sadly this gem is no longer open. Hopefully it might re-appear again or the owners will treat us to their superb food and hospitality somewhere else.

3  Thank ArabianVisitor
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Stopped off for a spot of lunch, nice little place with a beautiful menu. Unfortunately this has now closed so you wont be able to share the experience any more.

3  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Friendly but not in your face service. Lovely food, served quicker than expected. Girlfriend loved it, will be back!

2  Thank sammycoults
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A superb restaurant in all respects but closing at the end of the month, I am told. The food was great, cooked to perfection. The service just right, not overbearing but always ready to serve.

4  Thank derekmcl2015
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We enjoyed an excellent Sunday lunch. The roast lamb was perfectly cooked and nice and tender and the sweets heavenly. The atmosphere was very pleasant with no loud background music and the seating was very comfortable. We understand from the owners that the restaurant is...More

4  Thank PFBP1
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Within 30 minutes of entering I thought I had found a new favourite restaurant - nice decor, welcoming hosts, interesting menu, just off the motorway. Just when I was thinking that the soufflé starter was a pleasant reminder of much lamented Sangster's in Ellie, the...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The good news is that the restaurant is still going strong under the same owners. The menu for lunch is as superb as ever and the friendly atmosphere makes you feel like you are visiting old friends for a quiet meal.

1  Thank ArabianVisitor
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This bijoux establishment in Bridge of Earn has delighted us for the last four years. Such sad news to learn that they are moving on to pastures new....but nothing stays the same in life and we wish Tim and Anna all the best. The meal...More

2  Thank Bob T
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This excellent restaurant which is sadly closing is doors on the 23rd July 2017 will be sadly missed, I went for lunch a couple of days ago and wished I'd visited more often. Service was impeccable as was the food on offer. I had blackened...More

1  Thank Coinneach51
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My two friends and I went to The Roost Restaurant last week and we had an amazing dinner. We tried food that we have never tried before. We started out with having Scandinavian rue bread - I'm from Denmark and we just love our rue...More

2  Thank Sarah S
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Bryan W
2 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$16 - US$63
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
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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