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The Kailyard by Nick Nairn

Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro

Dine in our signature restaurant for Scottish cuisine created by our celebrity chef. Relax in a welcoming setting where traditional elegance blends with contemporary style and scenic views. Guests staying on a dinner inclusive package enjoy a two course meal each night.

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Indulge in sophisticated gourmet cuisine, created with passion, at The Kailyard by Nick Nairn. Each of our Michelin star-winning chef's signature dishes are served with unparalleled attention to detail – with a firm emphasis on fresh, locally sourced Scottish ingredients. A blend of warm intimacy and contemporary luxury sets the scene for a unique culinary experience with picturesque views.

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Guests staying on a dinner inclusive package enjoy a two course meal each night.

We rotate our menus daily to ensure that when you are staying with us for 2 nights or more you have a wonderful choice to choose from.

Take a peek at our new spring menus


Joining us this springtime?

We've just put the finishing touches to our new spring menus designed by Nick Nairn. We’ve been lucky enough to sample the new dishes and we can guarantee they’re delicious!

Start off with, Smoked ham hock & Mull cheddar croquettes, with Nick's tomato and chilli jam. Or go for the delectable slow braised Ayrshire pork belly.

Mains (we've licked our plates clean, will you?)
Try the mouth-watering chargrilled rump of Inverurie lamb or peppered Scotch beef fillet strips with thyme roasted potatoes and whisky cream.

Finish off the meal with, Nick's soft chocolate cake with cream fraiche and toffee sauce.

Or, if you prefer to share, try The Kailyard grand dessert - a selection of Nick's favourite puddings.

As always we'll have our dedicated vegetarian menu with vegan options too.

Signature Starters

Fresh Scottish Salmon

Savour Loch Duart salmon with watercress & apple salad and brown bread.

Signature Mains


Try pan-fried Scrabster halibut, herb mash, wilted spinach and caviar butter sauce.

Signature Desserts


Devour homemade blackcurrant jelly, vanilla custard, crème Chantilly and toasted almonds.

Celebrity Chef Nick Nairn

DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro is proud to have Nick Nairn, one of Scotland's most celebrated chefs, at The Kailyard restaurant.

Growing up locally, Nick was a regular guest at the hotel in his youth. His renowned expertise and love for Scottish cuisine make him the perfect match for our elegant restaurant.

Once Scotland's youngest Michelin star winner, Nick is a firm believer in the 'farm to fork' philosophy, sourcing the freshest local ingredients wherever possible. Supported by Executive Chef Colin Halliday, Nick has created a simple menu of harmonious classic cuisine that will excite your palate. 



7.00am - 10.00am (Mon to Fri)
7.00am - 11.00am (Sat & Sun)


6.00pm - 10.00pm

Nick's Recipes

Struggling to find inspiration for dinner? Or perhaps you would like to know the secret to Nick’s signature dishes? Our recipe cards, designed by the celebrity Scottish chef himself, are available to download for your pleasure.

From traditional Scottish dishes to creative meals, our recipes are guaranteed to please your taste buds. Look no further for a quick mid-week dinner or inspiration for a classy dinner party.

Gift Vouchers

Stuck for gift ideas? Treat your friends or family to an exquisite meal at The Kailyard by Nick Nairn. Simply order one of our gift vouchers for Sunday lunch or dinner in our signature restaurant.

It's the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions and more. Visit our dedicated gift vouchers site using the links below and order your vouchers now.

A Special Night with Nick Nairn