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Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro

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Riverside | Lower Mill Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6AQ, Scotland
+44 1250 876735
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Wed - Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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Dubai
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was brilliant and wish I had thought about doing this before. Summary is, top chef in your own home.

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Thank DubaiGeorge
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you! I am so pleased you enjoyed our takeaway and what a great explanation - think we will use that one! I hope we see you again very soon. Kind wishes Lesley More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a light lunch - what we had was lovely and the staff very pleasant. It is a bistro so the food nice and well made - 2.50 for a filter coffee which includes a refill which is good value. We went to check out the nearby historical Cargills leap - interesting if you appreciate Scottish history!

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Thank Thebev1
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Cargills. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you will be back again soon. The Mills along the River Ericht are also fascinating. Next time you are in, ask our team about the books we have relating to the History of the Blairgowrie and Ratttray - lots of interest... More 

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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definite worth a visit . We were in Blairgowrie for a weekend Hotel break and stumbled over this place on a return walk from the river bank , A very cold and frosty day , and a welcome visit , 4 hot drinks , and Tasty bite . Carrot Cake had to ask for a small slice as the normal... More 

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Thank BigCalMurray
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Cargills, I am so pleased you found us and enjoyed your visit. I hope you do visit again and enjoy our menu which as you noticed correctly, is all homemade. Kind wishes Lesley More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been for a few years now and decided to take my friend because I had never been disappointed before. Staff were very friendly and the food was delicious and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back but not such a big gap. It's also had a splash of paint since I was last there making it so much brighter!!

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Thank Seonaidh2015
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Welcome back ! Thank you for remembering Cargills and visiting again, i am really pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again soon! kind regards Lesley More 

Scotland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have once again enjoyed a delicious Takeaway Meal from Cargill's, courtesy of a gift voucher received recently. The menu contains many favourites served in the restaurant , but we chose to eat at home, with a guilt-free glass of wine each. Have also eaten in the restaurant recently and on these occasions have found the food well presented, varied and... More 

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Thank Holidaymakers057
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Cargills, it is greatly appreciated. We are delighted you enjoy both our takeaway options and eating in Cargills and look forward to welcoming you again soon! kind regards Lesley More 

Citizen of the World
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch on Friday 3rd Feb with my wife and it is a nice bistro type establishment which is trying hard to be up there & trendy and succeeding to a point, the staff were very welcoming and we were shown to a table, well we were given the choice of two which was nice, now my one... More 

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Thank TheTrencherman
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Cargills. I am sorry you found our menu confusing and admit we do add a soup and sandwich option at lunchtime, this may be where it all got too much. Possibly if we hadn't mentioned it, it would have been better for you. I am pleased you found your visit to be pleasant and you enjoyed... More 

Lancashire
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to this bistro/ coffee house nearly 20 years after our last visit to Blairgowrie. Enjoyed our afternoon coffee and cake in this atmospheric bistro. We remembered the place fondly, and certainly weren't disappointed. Staff were really friendly, and the coffee and food was tasty. Hopefully we'll be back very soon...we won't leave it 20 years!!

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Thank DelLancashire
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Welcome back! And thank you for visiting Cargills again. I am really pleased you enjoyed your return visit and grateful to you for taking the time to review and recommend. I hope we see you again very soon. Kind wishes Lesley More 

Braemar, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been at Cargills a number of times, impressed with the menu and variety of food available, Staff friendly and chatty and go out of their way to help you. Recommend this Restaurant to all who would like to go and experience the food. Not an expensive place to be.

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Thank Derick S
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending Cargills, we really appreciate it! We also appreciate your visits and hope we can continue to welcome you often. kind wishes Lesley More 

Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had not been for a while, last Saturday for a light lunch. It had been newly decorated and looked really different from last time. As soon as you sat down you given glasses of water with ice and a bottle of water. But the fish fingers in a wrap with salad was childhood memories but now for an adult.... More 

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Thank Jane W
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you, we love your description ! Also delighted you enjoyed Cargills so much, hope you will visit again soon. Kind regards Lesley More 

Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Another fantastic evening at Cargill's with excellent food and such a friendly team. Already salivating over the thought of my next visit!. Great stuff Lesley and crew.

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Thank TonyMBlairgowrie
CargillsBistro, Owner at Cargill's Restaurant & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you ! It was great to have you along and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. kindest wishes Lesley More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Scottish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside | Lower Mill Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6AQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Blairgowrie
  • Phone Number: +44 1250 876735
Description
Cargills is a family run bistro sitting near the riverside in Blairgowrie. Serving coffees, home baking, snacks, meals and blackboard specials. Everything here is cooked to the highest standards using many fresh local products, offering good food and friendly service. Outdoor patio seating. Free car parking. Disabled access. Coffee's and snacks to go should you wish to enjoy the riverside seating. Takeaway and Outside catering also available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?