Forth Valley Area Real Ale Pubs

The following list shows only the hotels or pubs that we know of, selling at least one Real Ale within our area and does not imply that we necessarily recommend the establishment. We have included one or two which are just outside our Branch area. Many thanks to Wattie Dunlop for the majority of pub photgraphs on these pages.

 

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Pub Features

Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes        Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station        RealAle Real Ale Available

Cider Real Cider Available        MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme     LocAle LocAle Accredited

BeerFestival Beer Festivals                  CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited      RealHeritagePub Historic Interior

Quiet Quiet Pub                        DisabledAccess Disabled Access                    LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

EveningMeals  Evening Meals                Garden Pub Garden                           Parking Parking

DogFriendly Dog Friendly                   FamilyFriendly Family Friendly                      Accommodation Accommodation

Camping Camping Nearby             Events Events                                   FunctionRoom Function Room

Games Traditional Pub Games    LinedGlasses Lined Glasses                        LiveMusic Live Music

Newspapers Newspapers                   RealFire Real Fire                                Restaurant Restaurant Area

SeparateBarSeparate Bar                   Smoking Smoking Area                        SportsTV Sports TV

WiFiWifi
 

Aberfoyle

Faerie Tree Inn, Main Street, Aberfoyle, FK8 3UG. ☎ 01877 382191.

 

Pub Features

   Real Ale Available Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Restaurant Area Close to Bus Routes

 

Popular in the area for quality of food and hot stone cooking.

 

 

 

Forth Inn, Main Street, Aberfoyle, FK8 3HQ. ☎ 01877 382372.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Real Cider Available Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Function Room Close to Bus Routes Camping Nearby

 

Opening Times  11-Midnight Mon-Thu; 11-1am Fri & Sat; 11-Midnight Sun

 

Popular pub in the Trossachs National Park. Predominantly Belhaven Ales can be found on tap along with Guest Ales which vary. During the winter months the Inn, which has accommodation, becomes very cosy with a real fire. Entertainment is provided most weekends.

Meals available

Alloa

Thistle Bar, Junction Place, FK10 1JW. ☎ 01259 723933.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Close to Railway Station Separate Bar Close to Bus Routes
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Guest Ales

 

Bobbing John, 46 Drysdale Street, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, FK10 1JL. ☎ 01259 222590.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Wifi/ Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

Opening Times  11-Midnight Mon-Thu; 11-1am Fri & Sat; 11-11 Sun

 

Bobbing John (J D Wetherspoons pub).

Food and soft drinks served from 8am

Children & accompanying adults are allowed on the premises until 8pm (childrens rules apply). Last orders for meals for adults with children is 7pm

Balmaha

Oak Tree Inn , Balmaha, Loch Lomond, G63 0JQ. ☎ 01360 870357.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Parking Restaurant Area Accommodation

MAP

FORTH VALLEY RURAL PUB OF THE YEAR 2016

Bathgate

Ballencrief, 31-43 Hopetoun Street, Bathgate, EH48 4PB. ☎ 01506 652850

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 


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Bathgate Farm Inn, Starlaw Road,EH48 1LQ. ☎ 01506 633573.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Parking Restaurant Area CaskMarque
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Caledonian Deuchars IPA

 

Bo'ness

Corbie Inn, 84 Corbiehall, Bo'ness, EH51 0AS. ☎ 01506 825307.

 

Pub Features

            Real Ale Available Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Parking Close to Bus Routes

 

FORTH VALLEY PUB OF THE YEAR 2017

Opening Hours :- Monday - Saturday : Noon - 11pm ; Sunday : 12.30 - 11pm

Meals available :- Monday - Saturday : Noon - 9pm ; Sunday : 12.30 - 9pm

 

Richmond Park Hotel (No26 Bar), 26 Linlithgow Road, Bo'ness, EH51 0DN. ☎ (01506) 823213.

 

Pub Features

            Real Ale Available Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Parking Close to Bus Routes

 

This pub serves two regular beers

Bridge of Allan

Allanwater Brewhouse, The Brewery, Queens Lane, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4NY. ☎ 01786-834555.

 

Pub Features

            Real Ale Available Quiet Pub Family Friendly Parking Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

 

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The brewery tap of Tinpot is a working brewery and pub in one. It is furnished with historic pieces of brewery equipment and offers free tasters and brewery tours. A warm welcome is always forthcoming and the pub is popular with locals, walkers, tourists and CAMRA Members. Children and well behaved dogs are welcome. Tinpot's beers include the unusual and interesting including Marmalade Pot, Thai Pot, and gluten free beers. 10% CAMRA members discount on production of current membership card.

Opening Hours :-

Monday and Wednesday : Noon - 5pm

Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday : Noon - 11pm

Friday and Saturday : Noon - Midnight

 

Westerton Arms, 34 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4HR. ☎ 01786-833659.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Smoking Area Restaurant Area Function Room Dog Friendly Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

Large corner plot at the centre of the town. The bar has two TV screens for sporting events. A handsome wood gantry towers above the bar making for an interesting feature. There is a separate restaurant and a small lounge for diners. A second real ale is occasionally on offer.

Opening Hours :- 12-11.30 (12.30am Fri and Sat; midnight Sun)

 

The Meadowpark, 56 Kennilworth Road, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4RY. ☎ Telephone (01786) 834084 .

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Smoking Area Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

Under new ownership since 2012, this once keg only former victorian villa now sports three handpumps. Situated adjacent to the University of Stirling, the large outdoor seated areas have an excellent view across the Carse to Stirling Castle.

Brig O'Turk

Byre Inn, Brig O'Turk, FK17 8HT. ☎ 01877 376292.

CLOSED UNTIL JULY FOR REFURBISHMENT

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Traditional Pub Games Parking

 

 

Guest Ales. Meals available.

Buchlyvie

Buchlyvie Inn, Main Street, Buchlyvie, FK8 3LX. ☎ 01360 850058.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Traditional Pub Games Smoking Area Lined Glasses Restaurant Area Close to Bus Routes

 

 

Small friendly bar with stone tiled flooring and comfortable seating. A large dining room is furnished in a contemporary rustic style. The rear garden with a children's play area, barbeque, petanque and splendid views across Flanders Moss to the Trossachs is very popular in summer. One handpump serves ale from national and local brewers. Mini beer festivals are planned..

Opening Hours :- 11 (12 in winter)(12.30 Sun)-midnight (1am Fri and Sat)

Callander

Crown Hotel, 13 Main Street, Callander, FK17 8DU ☎ 01877 330040

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Close to Bus Routes Camping Nearby

 

 

 

This pub serves 2 changing beers. Live music Saturday and Sunday evening

 

Riverside Inn, 8-10 Leny Road, Callander, FK17 8BA. ☎ 01877 331 762 

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Close to Bus Routes

 

 

This pub serves 1 regular beer. Caledonian Deuchars IPA

 Live music Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening

 

Waverley Hotel, 88-92 Main Street, Callander, FK17 8BD. ☎ 01877 330245.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Traditional Pub Games Restaurant Area Dog Friendly Close to Bus Routes Camping Nearby

 

 

This pub is renowned for its range and quality of beers with 4 handpumps in use during the winter and eight during the summer. The hotel is on the edge of the Trossachs National Park and is on the Perthshire Whisky Trail. Meals available. Runs local beer festivals during September and December.

Castlecary

Castlecary House Hotel, Castlecary Village, Cumbernauld, G68 0HD. ☎ 01324-848233.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Parking Restaurant Area Function Room Wifi Close to Bus Routes

 

 

A family run, family friendly hotel offering home made fayre served all day everyday with local beer on three taps which is changed weekly, Castlecary's very own Tryst Bottleneck is available, beers from up and down the country including Tryst, Strathaven, Crouch Vale, Orkney, Roosters. There are three bar areas with a beer garden set in a rural location.

Crianlarich

Crianlarich Hotel, Main Street, Crianlarich, Perthshire, FK20 8RW. ☎ 018383 00272.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Close to Railway Station

Caledonian Deuchars IPA

 

The Rod and Reel Pub, Main Street, Crianlarich, Perthshire, FK20 8QN.  ☎ 01838 300271

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Parking

Serves at least on real ale during season.

Opening times vary depending upon time of year.

Dennyloanhead

Railway Inn, Glasgow Road, Dennyloanhead, FK4 1QS. ☎ 01324 812545

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Close to Bus Routes RealFire Parking

 

 

Serves one regular beer - Kinneil - varies

Dollar

King's Seat, 23 Bridge Street, Dollar, FK14 7DE. ☎ 01259 742515.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Quiet Pub Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Real Cider Available Smoking Area Restaurant Area Dog Friendly Newspapers Close to Bus Routes Camping Nearby

 

 

Harviestoun Bitter & Twisted, London Pride,Guest Ales. Meals available

Doune

Red Lion Hotel, Balkerach Street, Doune, FK16 6DF. ☎ 01786 842066.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Function Room Dog Friendly Close to Bus Routes

 

200 year old hotel with 4 bedrooms and a bunkhouse for 10. Doune Castle of Monty Python fame is close by. Comfortable casy corner bar serves one ale from Inveralmond Brewery. The dog fiendly bar has quirky bar stool construction with tools that reflect local trades.

Meals are available 12.30pm - 2pm and 6pm - 9pm, 7 days a week.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Thursday : Noon - Midnight; Friday - Saturday : Noon - 1am; Sunday : 12.30pm - 11pm.

 

Woodside Hotel, Stirling Road, Doune, FK16 6AB. ☎ 01786 841237.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Accommodation

Small country hotel with very friendly staff. Doune Castle of Monty Python fame is close by.

Drymen

Drymen Inn, 5 Stirling Road, Drymen, G63 0BW. ☎ 01360 660123.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Real Fire Accommodation Live Music Close to Bus Routes

 

 

An old country inn modernised throughout with pine wood fittings enhanced by a cosy log burning fire. Two glass houses are available for enjoying the outside but staying dry in inclement weather. Both full meals and bar snacks are available throughout the day, the one real ale comes mostly from local brewers. Licensed from 11am daily.

Pub serves one changing beer.

 

Clachan Inn 2 Main Street, Drymen, G63 0BG. ☎ 01360 660824.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Family Friendly Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Parking Dog Friendly Close to Bus Routes Camping Nearby

Historic, atmospheric old inn Dating from 1734. Run by the same family for 30+ years this free-house was recently upgraded retaining and beautifully incorporating its original features, the wood burning stove in the bar gives atmosphere warming humans and dogs alike.

Serves two changing beers.

 

Winnock Hotel, Drymen, G63 0BL. ☎ 01360 660825.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Close to Bus Routes

A large hotel, full of character overlooking the grassed square that is the centre of Drymen. The pub is on the West Highland Way and will provide both good ale and food.

Serves two changing beers.

Dunblane

Riverside, Stirling Road, Dunblane, FK15 9EP. ☎ 01786 823318.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Restaurant Area Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

Regular Beers

Caledonian Deuchars IPA

Guest Beers: This pub serves 2 guest beers.

Opening Times :- Monday - Thursday : 10am - Midnight; Friday - Saturday : 10am - 1am; Sunday : 11am - Midnight.

Meal Times:- 8am-10; 9am-10 Sun

 

Tappit Hen , Kirk Street, Dunblane, FK15 0AL. ☎ 01786 825226.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Dog Friendly Sports TV Wifi Beer Festivals Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

A single roomed, Belhaven Managed, pub in the shadows of Dunblane Cathedral serving up Caledonian Deuchars IPA and Guest Ales.Folk music night is Tuesday when you are welcome to turn up with an instrument. Real Ale festivals held in May and October each year.

Opening Times :- Monday - Thursday : 11am - Midnight; Friday - Saturday : 11am - 1am; Sunday : 12.30pm - Midnight.

 

The Village Inn , 5 Stirling Road, Dunblane, FK15 9EP. ☎ 01786823911

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Quiet Pub Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Restaurant Area Dog Friendly Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

This pub serves one regular beer - Greene King IPA

Falkirk

Behind the Wall, 14 Melville Street, Falkirk, FK1 1HZ. ☎ 01324 633338.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Real Fire Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Restaurant Area Live Music Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

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Carron Works, Bank Street, Falkirk, FK1 1NB. ☎ 01324 673020.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Real Cider Available Smoking Area Wifi LocAle Accredited Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

J D Wetherspoon Pub. Caledonian Deuchars IPA, Greene King Abbot Ale & Guest Ales.

Meals available from 9am-10pm.

Opening hours (Licenced):- Monday - Thursday : 9.30am - 11pm; Friday - Saturday : 9.30am - 1am; Sunday : 12.30 - 11pm ; Open each day for Breakfast and Coffee at 9am.

 

New Market Inn, Upper Newmarket Street, Falkirk, FK1 1JH. ☎ 01324 623011.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Function Room Sports TV Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

 

Town Pubs (Mitchells and Butlers) Caledonian Deuchars IPA and John Smiths Cask. Meals available.

 

Wheatsheaf Inn, 16 Baxters Wynd, Falkirk, FK1 1PF. ☎ 01324-638282.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Pub Garden Sports TV Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

 

This pleasent Free House can be found by going through the vennel next to the Ann Summers shop in the High Street. Caledonian Deuchars IPA is normally on tap along with Guest Ales, 2 during week and 3 at weekends.

 

The Woodside Inn, 76 High Station Road, Falkirk, FK1 5QX. ☎ 01324 632454.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available

 

 

Guest Beers: This pub serves 2 guest beers.

Fintry

Fintry Inn and Brewery, Main Street, Fintry, G63 0LW. ☎ 01360 86555.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available

 

Fintry Inn

This pub serves 2 changing beers.


Gargunnock

Gargunnock Inn, Main Street, Gargunnock, FK8 3BW. ☎ 01786 860333.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Traditional Pub Games Parking Restaurant Area Wifi Close to Bus Routes

 

Originally an 18th century staging inn which has been extended into a true village pub at the centre of the community. This Free house regularily has local and more distant Ales available on 3 handpumps. Meals available. Runs a Real Ale festival in August each year.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Thursday : 5pm - 11pm ; Friday : 5pm - 1am ; Saturday : Noon - 1am ; Sunday : Noon - 11pm

Gartmore

Black Bull Hotel Main St, Gartmore, FK8 3RW . ☎ 01877 382225.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Restaurant Area Function Room

Glendevon

Tormaukin Hotel, Glendevon, FK14 7JY. ☎ 01259 781252.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Restaurant Area Events

 

 

Timothy Taylor Landlord and Harviestoun Ales regularly on tap. Meals available.

Killearn

Killearn Hotel, 2 The Square, Killearn, G63 9NG. ☎ 01360 550215.

Pub Features

    RealAle Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Traditional Pub Games Parking

Single handpump serves beer from Caledonian. Generally quiet during the winter but appealing to tourists and walkers on the nearby West Highland Way.

 

Old Mill, 6 Balfron Road, Killearn, G63 9NJ. ☎ 01360 550068.

Pub Features

    RealAle

Killin

Coach House Hotel, Aberfeldy Road, Killin, FK21 8TS. ☎ 01567 820272.

Pub Features

    RealAle LunchtimeMeals EveningMeals Garden Parking DogFriendly Accommodation Camping LiveMusic RealFire Smoking

Small family owned hotel whose bar is well frequented by locals. The comfortable bar has a wood burning stove and a poole table, not forgetting a parrot! Good reasonably priced food (11am-8pm). Two handpumps feature beer from Scottish breweries and the gantry boasts a large selection of Scottish whiskies. From March until October the bar hosts live music on a friday or saturday night. Children are welcome until 8pm and dogs are allowed. There is a Caravan Club site opposite the hotel.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Thursday : 11am - Midnight ; Friday - Saturday : 11am - 1am ; Sunday 12.30pm - Midnight

 

Falls of Dochart Inn, Gray Street, Killin, FK21 8SL. ☎ 01567 820270.

Pub Features

    RealAle LunchtimeMeals EveningMeals Garden Parking DogFriendly FamilyFriendly Accommodation RealFire Restaurant

 

This historic Coaching Inn is set in a prime position by the bridge over the Falls of Dochart. The bar features a large open fireplace, a stone tiled floor and three handpumps (usually less in winter). Good quality food is served from 12-3 and from 6-9 (featuring local produce where possible), in the bar and dining rooms. Alongside the rooms in the Inn, there is also self catering accommodation available at the rear of the hotel. Children and dogs are very welcome.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Sunday : Noon - Midnight

 

Killin Hotel, Killin, FK21 8TP. ☎ 01567 820296.

Pub Features

    RealAle Quiet LunchtimeMeals EveningMeals Garden Parking DogFriendly Accommodation Camping RealFire Smoking

Located in the heart of the village overlooking the river, the hotel is conveniently placed for all local amenities. The lounge bar has a large open fire and serves meals and snacks all day from noon till 9.30pm. There are also two further dining rooms and children's menu is available. Outside is seating with river views, and the public bar 'The Village Pub' next door has a pool table and flat screen tv. Dogs are welcome. Caravan Club site close by.

Kilmahog

Lade Inn, Kilmahog, North of Callander, FK17 8HD. ☎  01877 330152.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available BeerFestival Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Dog Friendly Live Music LocAle Accredited Close to Bus Routes

 

 

The Inn has three ales which are unique, Lade Inn, Lade Out, Way Lade, brewed for the pub by Tryst Brewery. The Inn was the first to be accredited with LocAle in the Branch area. There is a beer garden attached to the pub which holds a beer festival during August/September. Live entertainment is provided on most weekends year round. The Scottish Real Ale Shop is adjacent to the Inn with over 120 Scottish bottled beers on sale. Meals available.

Kippen

Cross Keys Hotel, Main Street, Kippen, FK8 3DT. ☎  01786 870500.

 

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Parking Smoking Area Wifi Close to Bus Routes

 

A very comfortable, traditional pub with a real olde worlde feel to the premises. It has a number of small rooms used mainly for dining on locally sourced produce, a small bar and a larger lounge. Secluded garden to the rear and tables out to the front of the hotel. Children are permitted until 9pm. The pub is also dog friendly. Occasional entertainment at weekends. Surrounded by lovely countryside, the location is ideal for tourists visiting Stirling and the Trossachs.

During the winter months there are generally 2 ales available - one Dark and one light in colour. A third ale is to be added in summer.

 

Inn at Kippen, Fore Road, Kippen, FK8 3DN. ☎  01786 870293.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area

 

A very comfortable, traditional pub with a real olde worlde feel to the premises. It has a number of small rooms used mainly for dining on locally sourced produce, a small bar and a larger lounge. Secluded garden to the rear and tables out to the front of the hotel. Children are permitted until 9pm. The pub is also dog friendly. Occasional entertainment at weekends. Surrounded by lovely countryside, the location is ideal for tourists visiting Stirling and the Trossachs.

Serves one changing beer

Larbert

Station Hotel, Foundry Loan, Larbert, FK8 3LX. ☎  01324 557186.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Pub Garden Accommodation Separate Bar Parking Smoking Area Sports TV Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

FORTH VALLEY PUB OF THE YEAR 2016

 

Pleasant bar serving 4 real ales. Just next to Larbert Railway Station.

Opening Hours :-

Linlithgow

Black Bitch, 14a West Port, Linlithgow, EH49 7AZ. ☎  01506 842147.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available

Caledonian Deuchars IPA and Guest Ales

 

Four Marys, 65-67 High Street, Linlithgow, EH49 7ED. ☎  01506 842171.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Quiet Pub Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Smoking Area Restaurant Area Newspapers Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes LocAle

 

 

A stone's throw from Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, the building dates back to around 1500. The pub is named after the Queen's four ladies-in-waiting. Initially a dwelling house, the building has had several changes of use over the years - at one time it was a chemist's run by the Waldie family whose most famous member, David, established the anaesthetic properties of chloroform in 1847. Beer festivals are held in May and October when 12 more handpumps are added.

Meals served Mon - Sat : Noon - 9pm; Sunday : 12.30pm - 8.30pm.

Opening hours: 12 (12.30 Sun)-11 (midnight Wed & Thu; 12.30am Fri & Sat)

 

Linlithgow Tap, 111 High Street, Linlithgow, EH49 7AB. ☎  01506 843590

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 



Formerly known as the Footballers & Cricketers Arms the pub has undergone a make over with the introduction of 6 Real Ale taps. Gone are the stained glass panels of footballer and cricketer to be replaced by clear glass windows.

Selling 6 real ales at present time.


Platform 3, 1a High Street, Linlithgow, EH49 7AB. ☎  01506 847405.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Dog Friendly Live Music Newspapers Sports TV Wifi LocAle Accredited Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

A small friendly free house which has Caledonian Deuchars IPA constantly on tap along with a Guest Ale which normally comes from either Stewarts and Cairngorm breweries.The pub occasionally has live music. Note the memorabilia displayed on the walls and look out for the train running above the bar. Dogs are welcome in the pub.

 

Star & Garter Hotel 1 High Street, Linlithgow, EH49 7AB. ☎  01506 845647.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Function Room Dog Friendly Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

Hotel, Restaurant and bar with 5 beers on tap.

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West Port Hotel, 18-20 West Port, Linlithgow, EH49 7AZ. ☎  01506 847456.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Restaurant Area Function Room Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

 

Found in the west of the town as name suggests. Established 1790, it was originally the first inn at which traders from the west would rest and take refreshments on their travels east. Bar now known as Katie Weerie's, after a local "legend", is a welcome gathering place for locals and tourists alike. Sports TV and WiFi are available. Ideal for tourists close to Country Park (walking & fishing) and Linlithgow Palace and Loch (fishing).

Opening hours: 11 (12.30 Sun)-midnight

Polmont

Cadgers Brae, Beancross Road, Polmont, Falkirk,  FK2 0YS.  ☎  01324 720 726

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Parking Restaurant Area Wifi

 

 

 

Claremont Inn, Main Street, Polmont, FK2 0QP. ☎  01324 719205.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Parking Restaurant Area Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes<

 

Caledonian Deuchars IPA

Pool of Muckhart

Inn at Muckhart, Pool of Muckhart, FK14 7JN. ☎  01259 781324.  

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Real Fire Quiet Pub Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Dog Friendly Close to Bus Routes Camping Nearby

 

Regular beers: Devon, Devon Black and Devon Pride.

It has low ceilings, exposed timber construction and a welcoming fire in the winter giving a comfortable atmosphere. There is a beer garden behind the inn. The restaurant produces good food, making the inn popular with the locals in the winter week-ends and every day with tourists during the Summer.

Sauchie

Mansfield Arms, 7 Main Street, Sauchie, FK10 3JR. ☎  01259 722020.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Disabled Access Parking Lined Glasses Restaurant Area Function Room Dog Friendly Sports TV Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

Devon Original, Thick Black, Devon pride brewed on the premisis. Meals available.

Sheriffmuir

Sheriffmuir Inn, Sheriffmuir, FK15 0LN. ☎  01786 823285.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Dog Friendly

 

The pub and restaurant is surrounded by glorious countryside close to the battlefield [1715]. The comfortable bar doubles up as a waiting area for guests who have booked a table in the adjoining restaurant. A family friendly pub with outdoor play area. The pub is closed Monday afternoons and all day Tuesday. There are two ales on offer.

Opening Times :- Wednesday - Saturday : Noon - 10pm; Sunday : 12.30pm - 10pm.

Stirling

Birds & Bees, Easter Cornton Road, Stirling, FK9 5PB. ☎  01786 473663.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available localelogo Real Fire Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Function Room

 

Multi roomed eatery has a house ale brewed by Williams Brothers of Alloa. Two ales usually on offer. Warm welcomes are thin on the ground. Separate restaurant and function room.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Thursday : 11am - Midnight; Friday - Saturday : 11am - 1am; Sunday : 12.30pm - 11pm.

 

Crossed Peels, 8 Spittal Street, Stirling, FK8 1AT. ☎  01786 460317.

Pub Features:

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

J D Wetherspoon pub in Stirling

 

Curly Coo, 51 Barnton street, Stirling, Fk8 1HH. ☎  01786 447191

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

Award winning whisky bar serving real ale as well!

 

Highland Gate, Drip Road, Stirling, FK9 4TW ☎  01902 711811

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Family Friendly Pub Garden Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Parking Restaurant Area Wifi Close to Bus Routes Camping Nearby

New purpose built pub. Divided into separate areas ie Eating, drinking and family. Spacious and comfortable.

This pub serves 3 regular beers. Marston's Pedigree - Marston's Pedigree New World Pale Ale - Wychwood Hobgoblin

 

The Inn at Torbrex, Torbrex Lane, Stirling, FK7 9HD. ☎  01786 461832

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Family Friendly Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Parking Function Room Dog Friendly Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

The Inn has been a Coaching Inn in various forms for coming up to three centuries.
This pub serves 2 regular beers. Caledonian Deuchars IPA Williams Bros Brewing Co. - other (Torbrex Red Ale)

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

 

No.2 Baker Street, 2 Baker Street, Stirling, FK8 1BJ. ☎  01786 463524 .

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Sports TV Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

Bustling, noisey Greene King/Belhaven pub, popular with local residents and students. Decor of bare floorboards and rustic brick walls with paintings depicting local history creates a traditional atmosphere. Food is served all day until 5.30pm and compliments the four real ale pumps. Live music and discos provide evening entertainment.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Thursday : 11am - Midnight; Friday - Saturday : 11am - 1am; Sunday - 12.30pm - Midnight.

 

Portcullis Hotel, Castle Wynd, Stirling, FK8 1EG. ☎  01786 472290.

Pub Features:

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Disabled Access Parking Smoking Area Wifi Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

This pub is to be found in the ancient heart of Stirling - up the hill towards the Castle. Situated in a former grammar school, sensitively converted with old stone walls and real fire as features. The pub specialises in meals and gets very busy in the evenings. Normally two real ales from Scottish breweries are available from handpumps.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Saturday : 11.30am - Midnight; Sunday : 11.30am - 12.30am.

 

Settle Inn, 90 St. Marys Wynd, Stirling, FK8 1BU. ☎  01786 474609.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Close to Railway Station

A real community pub in a building that dates from 1733, the Settle offers a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. Situated at the top of the town en-route to Stirling Castle, you can sit in front of a cosy fire with old curling stones laid out on the hearth. Look out for the barrel vaulted roof at the back of the bar area. Low ceilings and wood panelling complete the olde worlde atmosphere.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Thursday : 3pm - Midnight; Friday - Saturday : 11am - 1am; Sunday 12.30pm - Midnight.

Strathyre

Inn and Bistro, Main Street, Strathyre, FK18 8NA. ☎  01877 384224.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Traditional Pub Games Parking Smoking Area Dog Friendly Wifi Close to Bus Routes

 

A cosy village pub where meals are available in the bar or bistro using local produce throughout. Dogs and children are welcome in this family friendly Inn, where entertainment is regularily laid on, and has a beer garden situated at the back - but watch for the midges. The owner is working with a local brewery to develop a dedicated ale. Hill walking, fishing, golf and watersports are all close at hand. Stirling, Callander and the Trossachs are within easy travelling distance.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Saturday : Noon - 11pm; Sunday - 12.30pm - 11pm.

Thornhill

Lion & Unicorn, Main Street, Thornhill, FK8 3PJ. ☎  01786 850204.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Real Fire Quiet Pub Pub Garden Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Separate Bar Traditional Pub Games Parking Smoking Area Restaurant Area Function Room Wifi Close to Bus Routes

 

Family owned country house hotel 8 miles from Stirling. A Free House with 3 open fires. Guest Beers. Meals available.

Opening Hours :- Sunday - Thursday : Noon - Midnight ; Friday - Saturday : Noon - 1am

Tillicoultry

Woolpack Inn, 1-3 Glassford Square, Tillicoultry, FK13 6AU. ☎  01259 750332.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Cask Marque Accredited Real Fire Quiet Pub Family Friendly Separate Bar Traditional Pub Games Function Room Dog Friendly Wifi Close to Bus Routes

 

This pub was originally a coaching inn, still retains low ceilings and a comfortable feel. On the southern foothills of the Ochil hills, it is very attractive to walkers. The pub is also popular with the local rugby club and more mature locals You will always find someone with a tale to tell propping up the bar. Also ideal for golfing, fishing and touring, with Stirling 12 miles away on a regular bus route.

Opening Hours :- Monday - Thursday : 11am - Midnight ; Friday - Saturday : 11am - 1am ; Sunday 12.30pm - Midnight.

Uphall

Oatridge Hotel, 2-4 East Main Street, Uphall, EH52 5DA. ☎  01506-856465.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Accommodation Lunchtime Meals Evening Meals Traditional Pub Games Restaurant Area Dog Friendly Close to Railway Station Close to Bus Routes

 

Three Guest Ales.

 

Volunteer Arms, 103-105 East Main Street, Uphall, EH52 5JA. ☎  (01506) 856478.

Pub Features

    Real Ale Available Close to Bus Routes

Opening Times

11-Midnight Mon-Thu; 11-1am Fri & Sat; 12.30-Midnight Sun

Regular Beers
This pub serves 1 regular beer
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