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The Woodside Doune, Doune, Stirling

The Woodside Doune

4.6
4.6
609 Reviews
£25 and under
Scottish
We look forward to welcoming you to the refurbished, revamped and vibrant atmosphere The Woodside Doune offers. Eat, Drink and Stay.

We are pet friendly but please let us know if you are bringing them with you.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Scottish, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Daily 07:30–12:00 Lunch Daily 12:00–17:00 Dinner Daily 17:00–21:00
  • Phone number
    01786 643399
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Stirling
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • Additional
    Beer Garden, Dog Friendly, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

What 609 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Overall

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Food

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Service

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Ambience

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Value

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for business meals

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for business meals

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Child-friendly

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for groups

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Healthy

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for special occasions

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Most Booked

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Overall

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Food

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Service

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Ambience

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Best Value

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for business meals

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for business meals

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Child-friendly

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for groups

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Healthy

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Good for special occasions

  • Perthshire/Stirlingshire

    Most Booked

609 Reviews
  1. SteveC

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were on an overnight stop off and had a table for dinner, the staff are very friendly, the service was excellent and so was the food and the bill was very reasonable. Will definitely be going back if we travel that way again.

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  2. Svubs

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is excellent - we had the lamb and fish n chips. Breakfast was also very good with lots of great choices. The service was good too! The only thing I would like is for the chairs to be more comfortable, they were very hard and straight.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Perthshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice family meal everyone enjoyed their food. Everything was served hot and at the same time which is appreciated. Staff are attentive and professional. Ambience is nice always a lovely vibe. Friendly clean, lovely surroundings and in a gorgeous village. Loved it. .

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Perthshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Burger was like warm and pretzel roll you could hardly cut let alone bite into. Burger was nice enough tho, onion rings were superb. Sticky toffee pudding was delish. Not a great deal of choice on the menu and rather pricy for what you get.

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  5. Keith

    London

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 3 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food, reasonably priced and great service. Need I say more? Well, yes - I need to submit 50 characters. Done!

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  6. GailM

    Glasgow

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 27 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good quality pub food with good veggie and gluten free options. Nice ambience and fantastic staff. Great location to explore surrounding countryside and attractions.

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  7. MarionL

    Worcestershire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Very good food except for one starter which was not cooked correctly but it was exchanged for something else which was excellent.

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  8. JenA

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We are always greeted and treated so warmly 💕 Amazing specials were on offer tonight and cooked to perfection. Thank you 😊

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  9. Lauza

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Gorgeous family run hotel. We were staying over and had dinner in the restaurant. Could not fault anything, bar area and restaurant had a great atmosphere. Service was excellent, it was really busy but this did not impact on the service. The food was outstanding. So good to see this place so busy. We had breakfast the following morning and again could not fault it. This place deserves more than 3 stars. Absolutely loved it and will be back.

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  10. Susanm

    North Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a fantastic meal staff very attentive the decor was lovely couldn’t fault it we all had a great time

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food as always. Service and atmosphere also fantastic.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Cambridge

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great food and service. Were able to cater for gluten and dairy free and staff very understanding.

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  13. MoiraM

    London

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 10 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had the most delicious Steak dinner and the Woodside hotel. Beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. Would definitely recommend.

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  14. GillianR

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely staff..very friendly. Food was delicious and service faultless. Would definitely recommend.

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  15. SuzieB

    Perthshire

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another wonderful visit to The Woodside. The staff are always amazing. Kind, thoughtful and extremely efficient and professional. The food was delicious and they catered for my food intolerable without hesitation. As always. It’s a joy to visit.

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  16. Andrew

    Perthshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    I like the Woodside. Nice venue overall and friendly staff. As a local I do think it would be lovely if there was a more local feel, i.e reference to Doune history, local photos, castle, Main Street, the ponds, etc. The food was overall tasty but there were some small issues which would be easy to address. The restaurant was pretty quiet. We requested bread and olives at the start, which took a long time to arrive and only after we asked for it a second time. The ciabatta had been microwaved. Olives were tasty. Main courses were tasty but portions for two of the party were very small - lamb. I had steak which was very good. Two members of the party had ice cream for pudding - I didn’t check the make but it was very plain and sadly quite tasteless. Chocolate sauce was hardly noticeable either. We moved to the area with the stove and asked if it could be lit - we were told no. I do appreciate that there were not many people there but I was disappointed by this as it’s not a big ask, and it was a cool evening. However, it was more to do with the ambience, rather than for any practical purpose. For context, we sat there for a good couple of hours with drinks, and spent a decent amount of money. On the plus side, the staff were friendly and helpful. Also, I really appreciated that it was quiet as I’m dependant on hearing aids, and many restaurants can very difficult. Overall, these small issues aside, we had a lovely evening with good friends. As locals, we will be returning as it is a lovely place and we’re lucky to have it.

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  17. ScottishGuidedTours

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food, service and outstanding staff. Andrew, the manager, is in the top drawer. Thank you.

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  18. HazelG

    Perthshire

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everyone enjoyed the food which was well prepared. Service was excellent and overall this was a very pleasant occasion.

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  19. MrsMoores

    London

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food, great staff, good drinks selection. Burger & fish and chips were very tasty & fantastically hot (which is unusual these days in restaurants) .

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Start to finish was brilliant Service was great Food was beautiful

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  21. KatrinaM

    New York City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely decor giving nice ambience. Varied menu and nicely presented. Good service

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  22. AlanS

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service, spotless room, great value for money. Fully recommended

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 9 March 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Do not rate the steak at all. The staff were lovely.

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  24. CharaP

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was wonderful. My cod dish felt like it had been sitting awhile on the pass, a bit overdone and smaller than I thought it would be. The blue cheese sauce for the rib eye was not good. At £3.50 the sauce was a disappointment. Our scallops starter and desserts were absolutely fantastic. It is a very nice restaurant and again, the service was excellent. We will be back, but most likely for a pub lunch.

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  25. GlenW

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely lovely hotel home from home with decorated would recommend it to all the family

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  26. RoyW

    Perthshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good service and a very pleasant place to have a meal and a drink. In a party of 3 every one enjoyed starters and two of us really enjoyed main course, but i noticed my wife had left almost all her thick sauce on lamb dish. The meat and veg was perfectly cooked. She said the sauce was extremely salty and inedible. I tried a bit and it certainly was extremely salty. In hindsight we should have mentioned it but didn’t as we as ll enjoyed the overall experience. We will definitely be back and given the quality of the food can only think this was a one off genuine mistake. Would have rated much higher otherwise.

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  27. Sheila

    Edinburgh

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a lovely lunch here served by a very nice young lady who look after us well. we have been many time and will be back.

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  28. CarolineB

    Glasgow

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely lunch, good choices. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere, lovely decor. Great little log burner too with comfy seats for coffee too. We will definitely be back

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  29. MikeB

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    good friendly service and food was excellent for all four of us

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  30. CameronMcCartney

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely restaurant, very nice food and friendly staff.

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  31. EleanorH

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Will definitely be back, and very reasonably priced .

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  32. HazelG

    Perthshire

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everyone enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. Small complaint in that one diner had to pick a piece of plastic out of her sandwich…slightly took the shine off.

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  33. NicolaM

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was exceptional, the service was top notch and the cocktails were delicious.

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  34. Ludi

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great quality and quantity of food with veggie and GF menus. Lovely surroundings, and delightful staff.

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  35. DebF

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was excellent, staff very friendly but professional, service was quick but not rushed. Would definitely recommend to friends and family as a place to go if they were in the area.

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  36. Anon

    Perthshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, helpful friendly staff, great atmosphere. Can’t wait to go back!

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  37. AileenB

    Perthshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A really lovely atmosphere, with friendly staff and great food.

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  38. Edda

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    They had weekends specials, but when ordering they only had left the Sunday roast. For starter we picked the warm ciabatta, which was as not too crunchy. The menu has a few vegetarian and vegan options, but not many... I had a margarita pizza which was huge and couldn't finish more than half. It was really nice, the dough was thin, the kind that you have to fold to eat it. My husband got the macaroni cheese, which were just so moreish, creamy and with a browned cheese top, delicious... Shame about the chips, which were the frozen ones. For dessert we shared a beautiful crème brûlée, it was the best bit with the caramelised sugar covering it. It was also served at the right temperature. The lady serving us was very nice attentive and friendly, but I felt she kind of hurried us up when ordering, when the restaurant wasn't really too busy on a Sunday evening.

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  39. AngusT

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great stop for Breakfast. Conveniently locate just outside Stirling.

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  40. JimB

    Edinburgh

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely ambience, nice food and great staff. I really like this place.

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The Woodside Doune is rated 4.6 stars by 609 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 8 times today
Google Map for The Woodside Doune

Stirling road, Doune, Stirling FK16 6AY

Additional information

  • Area
    Stirling
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Daily 07:30–12:00 Lunch Daily 12:00–17:00 Dinner Daily 17:00–21:00
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Scottish, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer Garden, Dog Friendly, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access
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