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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 hearty and delicious dishes, created with passion, at The Kailyard by Nick Nairn. Each of Nick's signature dishes are served with unparalleled attention to detail, with a firm emphasis on fresh, locally sourced Scottish ingredients. Dine in an intimate and contemporary setting with picturesque views.

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Dinner: 6pm - 10pm

*Please note we do not serve lunch in The Kailyard by Nick Nairn. Guests looking to dine during the day may enjoy the menu served in our bars and lounges

Guests staying on a dinner-inclusive package will enjoy a two-course meal each night. We rotate our menus daily to ensure that when you stay with us for two nights or more, you will have a wonderful selection to choose from.

Take a peek at our new sample menus


Joining us soon? Take a peek at our delicious seasonal menus above, designed exclusively by Nick Nairn. Here are our highlights from the current menu.

To Start: Classic Cocktail of North Atlantic Prawns with Nick’s Smoked Salmon, Hass avocado & cocktail sauce

The Main Event: Rump of Lamb with barley broth, carrot, leek, peas, green beans & tomato

To Finish Off: Strawberry Cheesecake with strawberry gel & malted milk crumb

We also have a dedicated vegetarian menu, designed to embrace the great local flavours of the season. Just ask your server for more details.

Our Legendary Breakfasts

There’s nothing quite like our DoubleTree Buffet Breakfast. It's limitless, hot or cold, hearty or healthy, and sure to set you up for the day ahead. With so many breakfast combinations to choose from, you won't know where to begin. Enjoy a traditional Scottish breakfast including our indulgently creamy scrambled eggs or choose from fruit, cereals, yogurts, pastries and much more.


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



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.

Nick is a firm believer in the 'farm to fork' philosophy, sourcing the freshest local ingredients wherever possible. Supported by Head Chef Steven Campbell, Nick has created a simple menu of harmonious classic cuisine that will excite your palate. 

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.