Eat and stay: the best restaurants in Scotland with their own accommodation

Looking to indulge in a spot of foodie tourism? Here are five of the best restaurants with rooms from around Scotland.

Published 20th Dec 2017
Updated 8 th Aug 2023

There are few better ways to escape the drudgery of modern life than by packing your bags and heading to one of the country's top restaurants with rooms, knowing you don't have to worry about taxis home after or indulging a little too much.

Combining outstanding dining with luxurious accommodation, here are some of the best restaurants with rooms in Scotland.

Restaurants with rooms

The Three Chimneys

(Colbost, Dunvegan, Colbost, Isle of Skye IV55 8ZT)

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Arguably one of the country's best restaurants - even without the excellent rooms - the Three Chimneys can regularly be found on lists naming the top restaurants in the UK and is globally renowned.

With six luxurious bedrooms next door in another former croft building known as The House Over-By and the stunning Skye scenery all around, you'll want to stay longer than just the weekend.

The Peat Inn

(Collier Row, Peat Inn, Cupar KY15 5LH)

Restaurants with rooms

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Regularly mentioned as one of the ideal places that chefs themselves would want to eat in, the Peat Inn is another restaurant that's made a name for itself as one of the best in the country.

Owned by award winning chef Geoffrey Smeddle, the restaurant serves up Michelin-starred excellence for guests to enjoy before they retire to one of the eight spacious rooms on offer.

Boath House Hotel

(Auldearn, Nairn IV12 5TE)

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Having retained their Michelin Star in October 2017, the Boath House were in the news not long after for their decision to actually turn their back on the award scheme to focus on putting the customer first and offering a dinner service that's both exemplary and accessible to anyone.

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Set within a grand Georgian Mansion, the house's opulent rooms are the perfect place to unwind on a weekend away in the Highlands.


(3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB)

One of Edinburgh's four Michelin-starred restaurants, 21212 is owned and run by Katie O'Brien and partner, chef Paul Kitching, who is renowned in the capital for his cooking style and excellent dishes.

The picturesque Georgian townhouse restaurant also has four large modern bedrooms, each with their own lounge area, that will serve as the perfect staging point for any trip to the city.

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The Horsehoe Restaurant 

(A703, Eddleston, Peebles EH45 8QP)

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Chef Alistair Craig’s modern menus have garnered rave reviews, making the Horseshoe one of the most popular restaurants in the Borders.

With a focus on Scottish produce and featuring ingredients from their own kitchen garden, each dish is designed as a perfect showcase of what the region has to offer.

With eight comfortable bedrooms in a former Victorian village schoolhouse nearby, you can collapse into a food coma after a short stroll from the restaurant, ready to wake up and enjoy one of the kitchen team's hugely popular breakfasts.

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Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.
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