Some of the cafés, bars and restaurants located on St John's Place, Perth
Despite being one of Scotland’s smaller cities, Perth possesses the energy and dynamism you would expect of a larger city while remaining friendly and compact. Picturesquely situated the banks of the River Tay, Perth is an excellent choice for a night out with plenty of restaurants, bars and pubs, and places offering fantastic entertainment.
Begin your night out in Perth in one of the city’s many pubs and bars. Join the locals in traditional taverns and enjoy fine ales while local musicians perform. The city also boasts its fair share of sophisticated bars where you can sip classic cocktails to soundtracks provided by visiting DJs. You can soak up more of the city’s vibrant social ambiance at one of its chic nightclubs.
If you feel like catching a pre-theatre supper, you’ll find that many of Perth’s bars and clubs have menus offering a choice of simple but satisfying meals. For something more formal, take your pick from city’s excellent selection of acclaimed restaurants. Enjoy everything from Mediterranean cuisine to gourmet dishes prepared using the freshest local produce.
Perth became Scotland’s seventh city in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and boasts a number of performance venues which offer year-round programmes featuring music, dance and theatre. Choose from an exciting range of events held at the Perth Concert Hall, a contemporary glass-fronted building that hosts everything from stand-up comedy to classical recitals. Visitors can also catch the latest film releases at the Art Deco Perth Playhouse Cinema.