Welcome to McKays Hotel, Pitlochry

Stay & Save Stay 2 Nights And Save With 15% Off Our Best Available Rate

Our Special Offers…

Light Up Your Summer

Stay 2 Nights And Save With 15% Off Our Best Available Rate

Embrace the enchantment of summer at our hotel as we invite you to ‘Light Up Your Summer.’ Picture long, sun-drenched days filled with exploration and adventure, followed by evenings steeped in relaxation and togetherness. Nestled…

Summer Sundays Deal

Relaxation & A Roast…

Escape to the picturesque beauty of Pitlochry, Perthshire, with our exclusive Sunday Summer Special at McKays Hotel. Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, our hotel offers a tranquil retreat where comfort and nature…

Summer Sundays Deal

Save 15% on your stay and 5% on theatre tickets! Includes: – Twin/Double Standard Room – Full Scottish Breakfast – Post-Theatre Night Cap for Two – Pre-Theatre Menu (2 or 3 courses, 4-6 PM) Experience…

Christmas & New Year 24/25

Christmas & Hogmanay, 2024 Dine & Stay Packages

More time to spend with loved ones. More food, more drink, more of everything. Spend Christmas and/or New Year at McKays – With live music, the twinkle of the Christmas lights and the warm glow…

An Unforgettable Line-Up of Musical Magic

26th April – 20th December 2024

Immerse yourself in the timeless classics and soul-stirring melodies that have shaped the world of music. Check out our full lineup for the year below including songs from artists such as Elvis, The Four Seasons…

Gin Lover’s Getaway

2-night stay special offer, perfect for Gin lovers…

Gin-themed 2-night breaks available in November, December & January including breakfast, distillery visit, afternoon tea and more…

Cocktails & Dreams

November ’24 – January ’25

McKays invites you to indulge in a delightful two-night culinary break, filled with delectable food, refreshing drinks, and joyful moments… perfect for sharing with friends or a loved one.

Cocktail Hour Has Arrived!

Cocktail Hour 4pm – 6pm Daily

Here at McKays, we like to give you MORE… That’s why we offer freshly mxed cocktails, and the prices won’t leave you “shaken” either… with EVERY cocktail just £9 between 4pm and 6pm daily

McKays Gift Vouchers

Give The Perfect Gift, All Year Round With Our Vouchers

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone special, why not consider McKays Gift Vouchers. Vouchers are available in increments of £20 and are valid for 12 months from date of issue

Book now for Enchanted Forest 2024

3rd October – 3rd November, 2024

Enchanting Accomodation to make your visit extra special. • Enchanted Forest returns to Pitlochry for 2024. This spectacular and popular event is not be missed… 3rd October – 3rd November • This event is right…

Stay longer & save Book 2 nights or more & save 20%

About Us

McKays. More than just a room

When you stay at McKays Hotel in Pitlochry, Perthshire, it’s so much more than just a place to stay.

It’s evening entertainment, it’s a place to eat in Pitlochry, it’s a pub, there’s live sport, it’s live music. McKays Hotel is more. Offering you a place to relax, enjoy live music every weekend from bands across Scotland. Then dine in one of the best places to eat in Pitlochry, using produce from across Scotland to create regular favourites and daily specials.

Book your hotel deal direct for the best available rates this year (and free room upgrade and late checkout – we said we gave you more).

McKays now accept’s your furry-friends too. You’re welcome to bring your dog(s) along for the stay, and we even have dog-friendly spaces in the bar and restaurant. We’ll make sure your pooch is as pampered as you are. For the full details click here.

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Newly refurbished contemporary rooms

Newly refurbished luxury guest rooms with contemporary styling, Now available to book.

2022 sees the addition of a further 12 Deluxe double rooms at McKays and will allow us to welcome more of you to Pitlochry this year. 

These new bedrooms will be decorated in the same contemporary Scottish feel as the rooms created in 2019. Brining all bedrooms in the main building to the same look and feel.

Beginning with the investment in these rooms at £1m will create the boutique hotel experience that you are looking for in 2022 and beyond. 2021 was an incredible year, and we are building on this success to secure the hotel’s future for our team, guests and community.

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Comfortable bed at McKays Hotel Pitlochry
En suite bathroom at McKays Hotel
Suite at McKays Hotel Pitlochry

“The best restaurant to eat in Pitlochry”

The restaurant in Pitlochry offers you more menu choices, more times to eat, more kids menu options and is a dog friendly place to eat. With dishes created fresh by chef and the team.


Your way. Full Scottish, smoked salmon & scrambled eggs or a warm bowl of porridge.



The main event. Daily specials, locally sourced ingredients, McKays is the place to eat in Pitlochry. More than dinner. Children’s menu HERE.



Choose fresh soup and sandwiches made your way. Lunch your way.



Traditional. Crispy batter, crispy chips. Cooked to order. Click & Collect or takeaway.


Fancy coming to dine with us? You won’t regret it…

The McKays Guarantee

Our Book Direct Promise

To enable us to give you the best deal possible for booking direct with us on our website, we present our Book Direct Promise:

• Our best rate guaranteed, or the difference back*
• Hassle-free cancellation, should your plans change
• Early check-in, from 1pm, subject to availability
• Access to our exclusive offers
• Book for your dog(s) to stay too. Full details click here

The small print:

• *If you happen to find a cheaper rate online for the same arrival date, the same number of nights and the same booking conditions, we will price match. Please provide full details including a copy of your reservation.
• You’ll have access to our flexible booking rate with 48 hours cancellation policy prior to arrival, or you can choose to pay in advance to receive an even better rate. By booking direct, you cut out any online middle agents and get to be in direct contact with the team at McKays.
• For access to our exclusive offers, you don’t need to do anything, we will enrol you onto our mailing list. (You may opt out at any time)

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Dog friendly hotel stays and holidays

The McKays Hotel, Bar & Restaurant in Pitlochry are a dog-friendly team that know you want your best friend to enjoy their stay too. So, we’ve made it easy for your dog to enjoy their stay, with all the home comforts: a dog bed and water bowl and their own welcome pack. We promised you more than a room.

With many walks in Pitlochry on the doorsetp of McKays Hotel – there’s no need for the car to take your dog for their morning and evening strolls. There are beautiful views, woodland and loch side walks – all to be explored together.

Dogs are welcome to dine with you in our dog friendly restaurant too, so you can rest assured, you and your beloved pet will both be catered for.

Cute dog on bed at McKays Hotel Pitlochry

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