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Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

Kinlochard, The Trossachs, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, FK8 3TL
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Tel: 0344 879 9057 International: +44 1877 389500

A short 30 minutes from Stirling or 50 minutes from Glasgow, we are the perfect spot for a family lunch or dinner. Book in for Sunday Lunch and enjoy a day of rest, Forest Hills style.

If the weather is on side, Sunday=BBQ time. Round up the troops and get your table booked as there are not many spots quite like ours. Whatever the weather, our Afternoon Tea is an institution in itself, alfresco or by the open fire… just bring friends.

Produce led cooking has made The Garden Restaurant award-winning, offering the best meat, game and wild caught fish the country has to offer. The food is AA rosette awarded fine dining, the ambience relaxed, making for a perfect setting for an intimate dinner for two or a relaxed gathering of friends with an appreciation of great food.

If you are looking for an all in relaxed affair, Rafters Bar & Bistro offers informal Scottish classics in a traditional style bar and home to our themed menu evenings and live music. It's a great place to enjoy family friendly food.


Tel: 0344 879 9057

Come and enjoy the wholesome fare on offer at The Garden Restaurant, where nestled in the Trossachs, you'll experience fine dining whilst enjoying panoramic views down to Loch Ard.

Our restaurant holds a prestigious AA rosette, awarded for our modern Scottish menu with its fine seasonal ingredients and impressive wine list. So, whether you're popping in for breakfast or settling down for an evening of intimate fine dining, we'll have a spectacular spread waiting for you.

The Garden Restaurant will be closed for dinner on the following dates;

27th April
1st June 
2nd August
24th August
7th September
15th September

The restaurant will also be closed at lunch time on 23rd August but will reopen in the evening. 

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Tel: 0344 879 9057

Our inviting rafters Bar and Bistro provides a more relaxed atmosphere for our guests and is designed as more of a family environment. The epitome of Scottish style and comfort, the restaurant boasts a menu of high quality, family friendly dishes with a range of British and Italian fare, so settle down and relax in traditional wood panelled and tartan inspired surroundings.

Rafters also show some of your favourite sporting events and has a large TV screen, a separate full size snooker table room (£25 refundable damage deposit required plus £2.50 per hour), a separate cinema room with a 600 watt sound system and various other activities such as air hockey, pool table, board games and amusement machines.

Please be aware that Rafters opens primarily during the evenings during school holidays and on busy weekends and as such is not open all year round. We do open Rafters during the day on occasion for sporting events such as the Six Nations when snacks such as crisps, popcorn and nibbles are available throughout the day, however the main menu is offered from 5.30pm. Dogs are welcome in the bar when food is not being served.

For those wishing to dine during the day, we do offer lunch in the main hotel cocktail bar from the all day menu (11am until 5pm), although this is in the main hotel, a separate building to Rafters.

If you would like to check the opening times and dates during your upcoming visit, please feel free to call the hotel and ask our reception staff for more details on 0344 879 9057.

Rafters will be closed on 6th June 2019 for a private event. Would you like to hire Rafters for your family get together too? If so, please ring Our Special Events Manager on 0344 879 9057. We offer a range of menus and entertainment for private events.


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