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The Portcullis Hotel

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Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This friendly Establishment conveniently close to Stirling Castle is an ideal eating place. The food is of an exceptionally high standard, the service is excellent, and the staff are efficient and friendly. Jim and Lynn, who run the hotel, are highly experienced in the hospitality business and it shows by the number of customers who leave with smiles on their...

1Thank Mary L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Firstly the location is great, right by the castle, and was recommended by a worker in one of the shops at the castle. When we got there we were welcomed by a nice open fire and the friendliest and most helpful staff, who gave us a laugh. Food was absolutely delicious too :) would go again!

Thank Shivvi89
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is something special!! Me and a friend both had the highland chicken and it was so so good I could have eaten a second helping!! The flavours were just gorgeous. Somebody else had the steak pie and said she didn't want it to end. Pudddings fabulous!! I am Defiantly coming back here again

Thank chefo1234
Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner Friday night (booked 4days in advance - advance booking recommended) with family. Had heard lots about the steak and it definitely lived up to, even surpassed, expectations. We all had steak - rump, sirloin and ribeye all were exceptionally well cooked to absolute perfection with no skimping on portion size. All left stuffed & very satisfied. Definitely...

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great service, great ambiance, great food, great portions, great place. We visited for lunch (4 of us) and had no complaints. The pub is warm thanks to a coal fire at the back of this thick walled ex Boys School set within the Castle Esplanade. Very busy and is always recommended to book even for lunch as there were more...

Thank Davy M
Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I arrived on a rather dark, misty day, so the hotel gave me an impression of mystery when I first got there. Once I was checked in, I was delighted to find that the hotel is situated between the cemetery and Stirling Castle. My room had a view of the cemetery. The Castle is literally across a parking lot from...

Thank Holly B
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great location literally right next to Stirling Castle high above the town. Parking is limited but the few spaces there are did free up once the Castle closed at 5pm. I had a single room which was adequate, nice enough but not very big and not much of a view however it was clean and up to date. The bar...

Thank mshuttleworth2016
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night and was really enjoyable stay. Room was nice and clean with a great view. We stayed in room 2 and could see the Wallace monument and a lovely view of the river. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful and the evening meal was very good. I had the highland chicken and would recommend...

Thank Markm1972
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Came for lunch here (3rd visit). Had Steak Pie, Chips and veg. Very nice, good size portion and reasonably priced. Gets quite busy but people don't usually hang around too long after having their meals. Had lasagne on a previous visit which was lovely however it was not on the menu this time so had steak pie.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here 2 nights as part of our 2 week trip around Scotland. It was a great location to do a day trip up to Glencoe. Out of all the places we stayed this was one of my favorites. Being next to the castle and feeling like you are living in history was amazing. We loved...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Portcullis Hotel

Address: Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirling > Stirling
Price Range: $130 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Portcullis Hotel Stirling
The Portcullis Hotel Stirling, Scotland
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“rooms on the front have the best views but they're immediately over the bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles mshuttleworth2016, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Castle or Old Stirling view”
 of 5 bubbles 948alisons, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you cannot walk up stairs this would not be a good place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles MamaZ, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great location, yummy food in the bar”
 of 5 bubbles Tigsnpoo24, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
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