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Great wee bar

Pending review What a wonderful wee establishment, with an amazing owner. Mandy was instantly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
655mikeyc
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Abbotsford, Canada
Excellent

My partner and I visited on Burns night. To his delight the owner had free drams and nibbles on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A-MK32
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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'Stirling's only Whisky Bar. Stocking over 130 Malt Whiskies... Local beers, a selection of Scottish Gins, Ciders and more... A warm welcome awaits you at this cosy wee bar.
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51 Barnton Street, Stirling FK8 1HH, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pending review What a wonderful wee establishment, with an amazing owner. Mandy was instantly welcoming offering up over 100 of her whiskeys. We enjoyed a dram (or four) of her recommendations. Extremely friendly, and proper. Don’t be cussin’ where there’s ladies present, and certainly don't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited on Burns night. To his delight the owner had free drams and nibbles on offer. We loved the place a cosy warm bar, friendly staff and a decent selection of whiskys. Drinks were average priced. Worthy of a visit if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A-MK32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a chilled out cool bar to visit look no further than the Curly Coo. Me and my better half had a relaxing dram or 2 in very pleasant surroundings which featured a coal fire, traditional pub, nice decor, welcoming and friendly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only popped in for a couple while waiting to for dinner. Enjoyed chatting to the owner about Stirling and whiskies.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

We were walking around looking for a bar, came across The Curly Coo and met Mandy at the door as she was opening. She was very welcoming and had a lot of advice and knowledge about whisky most of all but also restaurants etc to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

First time visiting this lovely wee pub with my Sister and Brother-in-law. As you look around you are surrounded by Whisky boxes, lots and lots of them from all over Bonny Scotland. There are cheap ones as well as more expensive ones at a cost...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 December 2018

My wife and I enjoyed the Curly Coo so much. Mandy was fun to talk to and knew her whisky - she didn't steer me wrong at all. She and the folks at the bar were all good friends and they invited us in and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hintonburg
Reviewed 18 December 2018

We stopped in for a dram (or three) after visiting Sterling Castle and following a lovely dinner up the street. It's a smallish pub with an expansive inventory of whiskies although the owner does serve wine as well While my husband and I were considering...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Juliet M
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I really loved my experience at this bar. Showed up just as Mandy was opening and had a lovely light and lively conversation with her while patrons filed in. Tried some Scotch whiskys at the (at the thoughtful recommendation of the previously mentioned proprietor) that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank crazypetegus
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This cozy bar has over 120 whiskies to meet everyone’s taste. Mandy is a wonderful person who can Identify your taste with a few simiple questions. Mandy’s knowledge of whisky and great personality is a highlight of anyone’s visit to Stirling.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amy M
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Response from CurlyCooBar | Property representative |
My apologies for not replying sooner, hadn't noticed your question!! Sure you've visited already :( Hope you manage to come this way again, and if you do, you need to get a bite to eat before you visit the Coo ; as I don't... More
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