Gourmet eating

The only problem about eating out in Perthshire and surrounding areas is deciding where to go next…

Andrew Fairlie, Scotland’s only two Michelin-starred chef serves impeccable and memorable food: smoked lobster, a vanilla soufflé like eating a cloud.

The Monachyle Mhor empire, run by brothers Dick and Tom Lewis, includes an enchanting restaurant with rooms, coffee shop-bakery and farm.

The Deil’s Cauldron is a cheery family-run Scottish restaurant in Comrie, where confit of duck, venison bourguignon and haggis share a menu.

Jon and Fernanda’s in Auchterarder has lamb shanks, scallops and a famous sticky toffee pudding.

Delivino a delicatessen and wine cafe in Crieff; our children argue these are the best pizzas in Scotland.