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Found shelter after the castle and the train

I really loved my experience at this bar. Showed up just as Mandy was opening and had a lovely... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Burbank, California
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Great whisky bar

This cozy bar has over 120 whiskies to meet everyone’s taste. Mandy is a wonderful person who can... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Princeton, New Jersey
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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.
51 Barnton Street, Stirling FK8 1HH, Scotland
+44 1786 447191
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All reviews great selection of whisky malt whiskies proper pub wee gem old style pub lovely landlady great wee single malt worth a visit mandy jukebox schiehallion albion dram barkeep tennants dominos
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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
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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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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My colleague and I decided to go for few drinks n dinner. That's when we came across this pub. It's a small place, not far from the city centre. We sat by the bar with our drinks. My colleague and I were having some conversation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Neeta A
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We are two couples - the weather was lousy this evening, & after our days tour, our wives asked to be dropped off close to the Curly Coo they had read about, so they could grab a couple of drinks while we took the car...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Mandy is a fantastic host and so knowledgeable about all of her whiskys. What a fun place to hang out in. Thoroughly enjoyed our time here.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Everytime I'm in Stirling me and the better half pay a wee visit to the coo. Lovely landlady who is very knowledgeable about her whisky. It's accommodating, and she always remembers us. Will be back again in a few months. Will always recommend it to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

THE lady on the bar is so kind and nice worth to get there. Beers are good. Price is good. At mosphere is good..relaxing while some places are full..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Szelvesz
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a couple before the Runrig concert on Saturday. Great pub and lovely landlady. Good atmosphere and would recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sunshine_please35
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Well worth seeking this out if in Stirling and a lover of whisky and good beer. Old style pub with no loud music. Staff happy to recommend whiskies if you need help from the large selection.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Oh yes, all the positive reviews are justly earned. I totally echo Gissur S evaluation that the Coo is a true gem. Mandy was very welcoming to me and my family and extremely knowledgeable regarding the nuances of her numerous scotches. Add in frequent flyers...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Amy M
1 May 2015|
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