Meikleour Hotel, outside Blairgowrie has welcomed visitors for nearly 200 years, first established as a Coaching and Posting House, for the Inverness to Edinburgh coaches to change horses and where the passengers could have refreshments. It is set in the peaceful village of Meikleour within a short quiet drive of both Blairgowrie and Perth.This Blairgowrie hotel was used by Meikleour Estate as a lodge for its fishing and shooting guests who came to the area to fish for the King of Fish in one of the worlds finest salmon rivers the River Tay. Today it is still popular with country sportsmen and women who travel from a far to enjoy the hotels comforts, and facilities.The Meikleour Hotel has an excellent reputation for its food, which is endorsed by many locals travelling for meals especially at weekends, whether bar meals or in the restaurant.
The Perthshire Advertisers Lady who Lunches endorsed this writing: The Ivy-clad Meikleour Hotel is a popular rural hideaway, reminiscent of a classic English country pub, turned out superior bistro-style meals, including fish encased in batter handmade with spring water, or beef pie flavoured with the hotels own Perth-brewed Lure of Meikleour ale.She went on The lounge area was jam-packed with couples and families but the wooden tables, oldie worlde windows, traditional flagstones and stone walls and fishing paraphernalia in the adjacent bar made for a pleasant alternative. 29th July 2008The five bedroomed Meikleour Hotel is owned and run by Kia and Andrew Matheson who take care to pay attention to every detail to ensure the hotel runs like a well oiled engine. Classed as a 4 Star Inn by Visit Scotland.
Best described as Scotlands equivalent to a good English Inn.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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