Stirling provides visitors with a fantastic trip, packed with great history and architecture to explore. But there is also an abundance of local restaurants and cafes offering a mixture of authenticity and relaxation whilst enjoying some fantastic local cuisine.
Below we have provided a selection of the great options that our staff at Holiday Inn Express Stirling have recommended you try during your visit.
THE BIRDS AND THE BEES
Situated next to the Wallace Monument, this converted farm pride themselves in serving award-winning food, real ales and a warm relaxing experience whilst you sit in the cosy bar by the roaring fire. The menu offer an impressible selection of both British and international dishes and is has been voted DRAM Gastropub of the Year. Visit here: http://www.thebirdsandthebees-stirling.com/
This restaurant prides itself in being a traditional Scottish restaurant where they use the freshest local produce, cooked to order. Their seafood comes straight from the West Coast of Scotland, this combined with their collection of craft ales and Scottish spirits makes it the ultimate experience for any diner. Their collection of ‘Winners’ awards are sure to convince you to give Brea a visit when you’re next in town. Visit here: http://www.brea-stirling.co.uk/
A warm and welcoming restaurant situated in the city centre. The menu includes comforting home-cooked meals such as herby macaroni cheese or Thai veg stew. If you’re looking to enjoy a meal in casual surroundings then Gabe’s Diner is perfect. Try out their delicious lazy brunch food too; grab a rich but smooth coffee to accompany your morning breakfast tortilla. Visit here: http://www.gabesdinerbistro.co.uk/
This award winning restaurant and bar can be found inside the historic Stirling arcade. With a menu that specializes in creative burgers and pizzas such as the notorious P.I.G with bacon, this US-inspired menu will definitely have your mouth watering. With quirky interior and a menu specifically for gin, there is definitely something for everyone in here. Visit here: http://www.monterey-jacks.com/
This restaurant is located in the old town of Stirling, within close proximity to the Castle. A restaurant that prides itself in using the best of Scottish produces to create a menu that captures Austrian favourites such as schnitzel & strudel. With a ambient log fire to help heat guests in winter and views from the upstairs function room looking across to the Church of Holyrood, this venue is excellent for a get together or even small wedding party. Visit here: http://www.hermanns-restaurant.co.uk/