Food in Stirling
Scotland is famous for its excellent food, and Stirling showcases some of the best local produce Scotland has to offer. Why not try traditional Scottish foods such as Highland beef, shortbread, cranachan, bridie pies and clootie dumplings?
If you’re looking for something more familiar, Stirling offers a range of foods from around the world. There are also plenty of options for special diets including halal, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.
You can choose from a number of Scottish, British, French, Italian, Indian or Chinese meals in the city centre. And there are also supermarkets selling foods from China, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines.
If you’d like to try the British classic ‘fish and chips’, head to the Allanwater Café on Henderson Street. Other local favourites can be found in the Crossed Peels pub. They serve traditional Scottish dishes including haggis, cranachan and smoked salmon.
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Need Kaffir lime leaves for your mum’s Thai green curry recipe? The Sun Wah Mini Mart on Barnton Street is the best place to go for Asian spices and fresh food. You’ll also find authentic Chinese food at the Imperial on King’s Street and the Regent on Upper Craigs.
Don’t miss the Stirling Farmer’s Market on the first Saturday of each month. Here you can buy local produce including fresh meat, fruit or vegetables and snacks.
You’ll find great foods from all over the world in Stirling. With its growing international community, you’ll easily find Greek, Italian, Indian, Chinese, Thai, French and Mexican foods in the city centre.