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The Kailyard by Nick Nairn

Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro

Dine in our signature restaurant, the Kailyard by Nick Nairn, and enjoy stunningly classic Scottish cuisine created by our very own celebrity chef. Relax in a welcoming setting where traditional elegance blends with contemporary style and scenic views.

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Dine at</br>The Kailyard
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Dine at</br>The Kailyard


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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Menus are alternated on a daily basis.

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.

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

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.

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.