Ballathie Country House is an idyllic picturesque setting on its own Perthshire Estate. The ambience is warm and welcoming as befits a hotel of this calibre. The staff are exceptionally efficient and welcoming and the food is exemplary.
The house dates back to the 17th century and many original features remain giving Ballathie an air of classical elegance matched with a warm and welcoming ambience.
The lunch and dinner menu changes daily and encompasses a wide variety of fresh local produce. The head chef creates dishes combining traditional Scottish classics with a modern twist and Ballathie also boasts an impressive list of around 350 wines.
The Ballathie house Hotel has a justified reputation for culinary excellence. Positioned in the Perthshire countryside the setting is idyllic. Whilst relaxing in the comfortable lounge for an aperitif and post meal coffee there is a chance to take in and appreciate the ornate cornicing and welcoming fireplace. The restaurant is sophisticated and elegant with crisp white damask table linen and highly polished large wine goblets. At all times guests are presided over by a highly professional team that takes service to an exemplary level.
Loin and Shoulder of Lamb, Pomme Mousseline, Buttered Greens, Mint and Parsley Salsa: "The lamb was tender, succulent with very good texture and flavour." "The pomme mousseline was appropriately smooth and well seasoned. Greens were glazed and rich in flavour with the mint and parsley salsa adding a piquant edge to the dish." "Technically accomplished cooking with excellent presentation."