the bar

Drink in the atmosphere.

When looking for a pub in Pitlochry, stop. You’ve found it. McKays Hotel has a lively bar open daily from 12 noon until late. Whatever you call our team, bar tender, sommelier, mixologist they are ready to create your favourite drink.

This lively Scottish bar in Pitlochry is where you can relax, take in live music, watch live sports and enjoy the best Scotland has to offer from its drinks industry: Scottish Malt Whisky, Scottish Craft Gin, Scottish Craft beer and an ever changing cocktail menu. Plus classic beers and lagers on tap. And for the wine lovers white, red, rose, prosecco, champagne. Whisky tasting, cocktail parties and more. You’ll never want to leave and keep exploring Pitlochry. We haven’t even mentioned the beer garden yet! Sun, rain, a wee bit of cold the beer garden is the place to watch the world go by in Pitlochry. The beer garden is open daily from 12 noon, whatever the weather, and when the sun is out it’s a proper sun trap.

whats on
Live music at McKays Hotel Pitlochry
Celebrate with drinks at McKays Hotel Pitlochry
Whisky at McKays Hotel Pitlochry

Drinks menu you say? There’s plenty to choose from…

events

Live music every Friday & Saturday

Live music in Pitlochry is synonymous with McKays Hotel, Pitlochry. It is the place for live music. Bands come from all over Scotland just to say they’ve played at McKays.

Entertainment is generally free entry and music starts at 9pm. With plenty of space for you to enjoy the atmosphere near the bands or as background music to your evening. Live evening entertainment is on every weekend just make sure you’ve booked your table and room for the night. McKays is also the host venue for the annual March into Pitlochry music festival. This year it’s from the 20 to 22 May 2022 (or 2022/5/2022!). Tickets are selling fast so book you room and ticket package quick.

see whats on
Live entertainment in Pitlochry at McKays
march into pitlochry

We also do a quiz!!! Everyone loves a good quiz right?

FUNCTION ROOM

Simply Unforgettable!

Unique event venue, in the heart of Pitlochry. Whether you’re hosting a pre-wedding rehearsal dinner, post wedding lunch before everyone heads off, milestone birthday party or any celebration party for that matter. At McKays we know you need, great food, a selection of drinks and someone who will organise it all for you. We enjoy hosting and putting the finishing touches on your event.

What’s On

Every Thursday at 9pm. The Quizmaster is ready to ease you into the weekend. £2 entry, prizes and nominated charity.

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm

May

5

Red Hearted Vibrations

They return to Mckays to promote their debut album "Storms On The Wildfire Mountain".

May

6

Altered Egos Duo

An acoustic duo with truly exceptional and distinctive musical style.

May

7

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm

May

12

Better Days Coming

One of Scotland most versatile event bands with infectious grooves.

May

13

Bathtub Hooch

Bathtub Hooch are a brilliantly gifted acoustic duo that have 20 years experience.

May

14

Etape Caledonia

The UK's original closed road cycle event, starting/finishing in Pitlochry

May

15

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm

May

19

March in to Pitlochry

Scotland's boutique festival brings live music to McKays Friday, Saturday & Sunday

May

20

March in to Pitlochry

Scotland's boutique festival brings live music to McKays Friday, Saturday & Sunday

May

21

March in to Pitlochry

Scotland's boutique festival brings live music to McKays Friday, Saturday & Sunday

May

22

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm

May

26

Journey North

Journey North are a 5 piece Scottish folk rock band from Tayside and Fife.

May

27

KJ Shuffle Kings

Live Performance!

May

28

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm

June

2

Laldi Band

Live music from this Scottish band with a folk twist...

June

11