St Matthew's Church, Perth

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Food and Drink scene in Perth & Perthshire 

Thanks to the luscious countryside and homegrown produce nurtured in Perthshire, the dining scene there and in the city of Perth, will more than impress you.

From white linen fine dining to cosy trendy eateries, and from stylish hotel bars to restaurants that are perfect for an elegant affair, there are a lot of contenders for business dining in Perth and the wider Perthshire area.

Fine dining and Michelin star restaurants

Mixing traditional, local flavours with sophisticated international fusion, the region's eateries promise food experiences to be savoured.

Here are our recommendations for some of the best restaurants in Perth and Perthshire for an elevated dining experience.

Restaurants with private dining

If you prefer a little more privacy for your get-together with friends or a company event, some restaurants provide you with fully private rooms while you can still enjoy their delicious menus and service.

Our pick of the very best private dining options in Perth and Perthshire has you covered.

Scottish cuisine

Perth doesn't disappoint with its wide array of restaurants specialising in authentic Scottish cuisine. You'll find menus that are fresh and seasonal, with an emphasis on showcasing the very best of Scotland's produce. From hearty classics like haggis or Cullen skink, to light and fresh options including smoked Atlantic salmon, there is no shortage of venues serving tasty Scottish dishes.

Have a look at some of our hand-picked restaurants.

Afternoon tea

If you're looking for a seriously satisfying experience with that something extra special, enjoy a meeting with afternoon tea served in splendid surroundings. Sample some tea or a glass of fizz, alongside tempting towers of finger sandwiches, clotted cream-topped scones and a selection of divine cakes.

Find Perth and Perthshire's best spots for afternoon tea.


For a business meeting with a chic twist, why not take your boss, clients or associates to a bar? It's the perfect place for shaking off the day's stresses or celebrating the signed deal with great cocktails and tasty bits.

These local bars are some of the best for a business meeting.

Whisky and Gin Distilleries

The picturesque and fertile region of Perthshire is home to many distilleries. Take time to visit some of the local whisky and gin producers and taste excellent whiskies and gins - they are worth spending serious time enjoying! From the oldest to the smallest and some of the best-known, step behind their doors to hear some fascinating stories and learn about the distilling processes and their distinctive flavours.