About Riverside Restaurant - Dunkeld House Hotel
Gourmet Scottish dining in Dunkeld
Based in the four-star Dunkeld House Hotel, The Riverside serves up a menu that showcases Perthshire’s larder with an added European twist. Dishes feature produce from long-established artisan producers as well as from the restaurant’s own herb garden and smokery. The kitchen brigade promise creativity, passion and attention to detail, all of which you can enjoy in classic surroundings overlooking the River Tay.
Local flavours, global inspirations
The Riverside’s menu selection includes main courses, small plates, sharing plates, pastas, pizzas and
grill items. Dishes can change seasonally, but highlights might include the Belhaven smoked haddock & fish pie
with mature cheddar & parsley mash; the aromatic lamb meatballs with quinoa & crumbled feta or the 10z sirloin steak with sides and peppercorn sauce. Veggies can tuck into goats’ cheese pizza or pappardelle pasta with field mushrooms.
If you fancy sharing, then choices include the Belhaven Smokehouse platter or Scottish cheese plate. Or if you are more in the mood for small plates, then the BBQ chicken wings or fried salt & pepper squid with hot sauce are two tempting choices.
As well as wines, artisan gins and craft beers, the restaurant also has an excellent selection of single
malts to sample after your meal. Desserts include baked vanilla cheesecake, dark chocolate tart and
Dunkeld transport links and attractions
The Riverside is located in the picturesque Perthshire town of Dunkeld, across the river from Craigvinean Forest. Local attractions include The Hermitage, the Birnam Oak and Dunkeld Cathedral, meaning that you could pair lunch or dinner here with a scenic day out. Perth city centre is around a half hour drive away.