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The Castle Cafe

Enjoy a Warm Welcome at the Bistro @ The Castle

Our award winning Bistro @ The Castle is located alongside the historic Balhousie Castle and offers a friendly, informal dining experience with table service in relaxed surroundings. When the sun is shining you can choose to dine al fresco in the Castle courtyard.

Throughout the year our menus change to reflect seasonality offering high-quality freshly prepared breakfasts, delicious lunches, homemade soups and light dishes alongside a tempting selection of scones, cakes and desserts.

All funds raised through our Bistro and venue hire helps to sustain the Home of The Black Watch and supports us to achieve our charitable aims.

he Castle Cafe at the Black Watch Museum. Picture of the Cafe and its vaulted ceiling

Opening Hours

The Bistro @ The Castle opening hours are:

Summer (1st April – 31st October)
9.30am-4.00pm | Last orders for food is 3.00pm and for coffee and cake 4.00pm

Winter (1st November – 31st March)
10.00am-3.30pm | Last orders for food is 2.30pm and for coffee and cake 3.00pm

Our Menus

We always aim to use local, seasonal produce where we can and source the finest ingredients and best quality products available.

Thank you to our suppliers –  D.J Lindsay and Son Butchers, Campbell Prime Meats, George Campbell & Son, Mark Murphy Fruit and Vegetables, D & D Dairies, Braehead Foods, Love of Loaves and Myrtle Coffee.

Evening Dining

On Friday 4th June we are introducing a Bistro style dining experience on Friday and Saturday evenings during the Summer months. Kickstart your weekend by sitting back, relaxing and enjoying great quality food  paired with a wonderful wine list. You can choose to dine indoors or outdoors in the Castle courtyard with the historic Balhousie Castle as your backdrop.

Sample Evening Dining Menu

Outdoor dining

Sunday Lunches

We are now serving traditional Sunday lunches in the Queen Mother Room between 12.30pm-2.30pm. This well-known British tradition provides an ideal opportunity to gather with friends and family to share good food and conversation.

Introductory offer | 2 courses £18 | 3 courses £24

Sample Sunday Lunch Menu

table setting on crisp white linen

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea at the Castle. This tradition was first made popular by Anna Russell, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, in 1840. It is said The Duchess would become peckish in between her lunch and late evening meal therefore she began inviting friends to join her in her rooms at Woburn Abbey for tea and light refreshments; and so the tradition of Afternoon Tea began.

 

This uniquely British experience can be enjoyed in our charming Bistro or the stylish Queen Mother Room.

From £16.95 per person, served from 2.00pm daily.

Afternoon tea on 3 tiered cake stand with a selection of speciality teas

Afternoon Tea Gift Vouchers

Afternoon Tea at the Castle is a wonderful gift experience within historic surroundings. For vouchers and general bookings contact us today.

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