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Eating and Local Restaurants

Self Catering

Jessie Mac's KitchenWe have one of the best equipped hostel kitchens in Scotland. You’ll find:

  • 2 double oven / grill / hobs
  • 1 large fridge, 2 small fridges & 1 small fridge freezer
  • 2 sinks
  • Hot water urn

We have plenty of pans, teapots, cafetieres, crockery, silverware and glasses plus a large food storage area. We’ve had a group cater for 120 people from this kitchen and we’ve got everything right down to garlic presses and electronic scales.


The well stocked village shop is 100 meters away and is open from 6.30 a.m. until 8.30 p.m. In nearby Dunkeld you’ll find the local Co-op minimarket, the Scottish Deli, Dunkeld Butchers and Dunkeld Smoked Salmon if you fancy a treat.

New Deli in DunkeldCooked Breakfast and Continental Breakfast

You're in for a treat. We try to source all of our food from the surrounding area, using organic and Fairtrade products where we can. Our salmon comes from Dunkeld Smoked Salmon and gorgeous free range organic eggs from Blyth & Son.

We offer a wide range of breakfasts, we include healthy options and vary the menu to keep it fresh.

Contental Breakfast

  • Fresh coffee or tea (decaff & fruit teas available)
  • Fresh home made scones or muffins
  • Fresh seasonal fruit
  • Selection of cereals
  • Bread/toast
  • Fruit juice
  • Natural & fruit yoghurts

Cooked Breakfast

  • Full Perthshire Breakfast
  • Vegetarian Breakfast
  • Vegan Breakfast
  • Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs
  • Scrambled eggs served with bacon, toast.
  • Porridge served with Scotch whisky, cream & honey


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We go to great lengths to meet your dietary needs. So far we've kept folk happy who are vegetarian, vegan, gluten intolerant, specialist allergies, morning intolerant etc. We'll do our best to help. We are a Fairtrade business and the majority of our ingredients are from Perthshire.


 We’ve got a great selection of places to eat out, during the day and into the evening. It’s always worth checking what time last meals are served as food service usually ends by 9pm.


Eating and Drinking in Birnam

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  • Birnam Arts Centre – day-time café/bistro
  • Birnam Inn – specialises in Italian food
  • Birnam Hotel
  • Chattan Tea Rooms – day time cafe
  • Birnam Reader

Eating and Drinking in Dunkeld

  • Atholl Arms - Riverside Restaurant & riverside terrace cafe
  • Atholl Arms – Z's Bar Bistro (pub grub/bistro/ specialist dietary requirements)
  • Dunkeld Fish & Chip Shop
  • Dunkeld House - restaurant
  • Z's Bar Bistro
  • Perth Arms – pub grub
  • Royal Dunkeld Hotel – restaurant & pub grub
  • Taybank Inn – pub grub & cocktail bar

Daytime Cafes - Dunkeld

  • Clootie Dumplings,
  • Palmerstons,
  • Hettie's Little Teapot,
  • Aran Bakery
  • Corbenic Café
  • Scottish Deli – evening tapas


Perthshire Cooked Breakfast

Perthshire Cooked Breakfast

Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Egg

Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Egg

Vegetarian cooked breakfast

Vegetarian cooked breakfast

Client Testimonials

  • Mar 2020

    A little haven of loveliness
  • Mar 2020

    It was wonderful after a fairly difficult day on the bicycle to roll up at this baronial style building with welcoming lights burning in the windows.
  • Mar 2020

    I have already recommended Jessie Mac's to many others and my stay last week has only encouraged me to put the word around further.
  • Mar 2020

    My favourite place to stay, if only there were Jessie Mac equivalents everywhere. Always a warm welcome in every sense
  • Mar 2020

    Helpful, welcoming and attentive staff in a beautiful location and comfortable accommodation. What more can you ask
  • Mar 2020

    Wonderfully quiet location, even with a full hostel. Had a great stop over.
  • Feb 2020

    Excellent facilities, very helpful staff and dog friendly.
  • Feb 2020

    This is one of my favorite hostels. Great location, wonderful space, and always so welcoming.
  • Feb 2020

    Lovely accommodation in a great location. Jessie Mac's was completely spotless, cosy and welcoming. The host was very friendly and made the stay very enjoyable.
  • Feb 2020

    I was particularly impressed by the focus on sustainability. I am already trying to work out when I can make it up again.
  • Feb 2020

    11/10 - need I say more! Have booked to come back.
  • Jan 2020

    We stayed at Jessie Mac's over a long weekend as a small group, and everything was perfect. The staff are lovely and friendly, and very accommodating.
  • Jan 2020

    Lovely place, great for cyclists!
  • Nov 2019

    This is the third year we have spent the weekend at Jessie Macs - absolutely superb venue for us all - a group of 4/5 families.

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