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“Nice restaurant” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of McKays

McKays
Ranked #19 of 54 Restaurants in Pitlochry
Price range: US$6 - US$37
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: McKays Pitlochry is a traditional Scottish pub and live entertainment venue serving the finest local produce, ales and premium spirits as well as showcasing the best local, national and International acts. It is open from noon each day till late every night and is a true alternative destination in the Scottish social scene.For more information on the full music and entertainment programme click herePitlochry's great value pub entertainment and food venue at McKays bar and restaurant we are becoming well known for our steaks and pub classics like fish and chips and steak and ale pie. We serve a variety of dishes to cater for every ones tastes. Each day we have a special promotion. Food is served from early to late.McKays Bar and Restaurant are delighted to announce that there is WiFi on the premises for all customers' use.While in the pub you can watch sports, listen to live musicians or join in our themed nights, which we run through out the year. We also hold a late license that allows you to party on into the early hours to live music, and the sounds played by our resident D.J Hen parties, sports tours and clubs are all welcome.About McKays Scottish Bar and RestaurantMcKays has been providing hospitality for over a hundred years, we pride ourselves on our service and quality. In recent times we have refurbished our bar and restaurant area, making it an ideal place to relax, eat and be entertained for young and old, whilst enjoying true Scottish hospitality.
Winnipeg, Canada
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“Nice restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Good food, great atmosphere. We were there on a Saturday evening. Sat in the back for dinner and moved to the front for the entertainment. The waters were nice men in kilts. That was a bonus.

  • Visited September 2013
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“very bad service!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

Bad service and slow. Not recommended. Food bad. There are mamy other places with great food and better service

  • Visited June 2014
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“Good food and drink at reasonable price.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

No reservations needed. Lots of choices. Bright casual Pub. Clean friendly. We went back again and had another good meal,

Visited May 2014
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“Wonderful Night, Great Live Music”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

My friend and I visited here. There was a great atmosphere with wonderful live music. Thoroughly enjoyed the night, without a doubt will be back.

Visited June 2014
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“Just what we were looking for!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

We had one night in Pitlochry, and we were lucky enough to spend part of it at McKay's. The pub food was excellent, there was a great variety of beers on offer (be sure to try the Ben y Vrackie — I hope I've remembered the name correctly), and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. There were plenty of visitors like us there, but the place also appears to be a favorite with locals as well.

An added treat was a live performance by Ylem. The duo played quite an array of instruments ( guitar, fiddle, flute, saxophone, and small pipes) and managed some amazing musical tricks accompanied by an iPad. Their music was so engaging that we stayed much longer than we had originally intended and came away with one of their CDs as well.

McKay's provided exactly the kind of evening I was hoping for on this holiday. If you have the chance to drop in, you won't regret it.

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McKays m, Manager at McKays, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Hi TiggyWinkle1214

Many thanks for you lovely comments and are so pleased you have such a wonderful time,I see you are from Columbia and do hope you got home safely from your travels. we really do appreciates good and bad feedback as we learn from both. We do hope you will call in again sometime soon in the future

Many thanks
Wendy
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