With Easter on the horizon and the nights getting a bit lighter we are all starting to venture out of our winter hidey holes. What is better than a nice wander round the shops or a walk by the river followed by an early evening bite to eat?

Perth is bursting full of fantastic restaurants offering up a great selection of dishes.  With lots of early evening menus at a great price you don’t need to break the bank to go out and enjoy a great meal.  We have compiled a list of some of the great early evening menus available at a great price, so forget cooking and doing dishes for a night, and go out and treat yourself without feeling guilty about the amount of money you will spend! 


Deans at Let’s Eat

Kinnoull Street, Perth

01738 643377

beef chateau

Beef Chateau at Dean’s.

Deans provides culinary excellence and ensures taste and flavour is of utmost importance.

Willie Deans (Head Chef) and Margo Deans (Manager) are the owners and are there every day maintaining and improving on the already high standards. Now joined by sons Lee (Restaurant Manager) and Jamie (Pastry Chef) Deans it really is an all family affair!

Willie Deans has a roster of awards and accolades including winning AA Restaurant of the Year with The Buttery in Glasgow and Scottish Chef of the Year!

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Deans Offers

Their pre-theatre menu runs  Tuesday-Friday nights 6pm-9pm where you can get 2 courses for £16.50 or 3 courses for £20.00.  

They also do a £7.95 lunch deal Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-3pm, and on a Sunday they do a brunch and dinner deal from 12pm-7pm where you can get 2 courses for £16.50 and Kids go FREE* Only one child under 11yrs per 2 adults.

With a great cocktail menu, fantastic selection of dishes and 3 courses of award winning cooking for £20.00 we can’t think of any excuses not to go!

Deans Pre-Theatre Menu


The Post Box Restaurant and Bar

George Street, Perth

01738 248971

Post Box Cremé Fraiche cheesecake

Post Box Cremé Fraiche cheesecake

The Post Box is a fairly recent addition to the city centre, but has quickly established itself as one of the city’s favourite eateries.  It is called the Postbox because it is situated on the site where the first post office opened in Perth way back in 1861!

The dishes served up look like pieces of art and are spectacularly presented using an array of locally sourced produce.  Head Chef Wesley Watts creates a fusion of traditional and modern cooking to create some fantastic taste infusions!

The Cellar Bar downstairs serves up some great cocktails and drinks, we recommend the cosmopolitan! It has a cosy, friendly atmosphere and is definitely worth a visit next time you are out with friends or family.

The Early evening menu offers up 2 courses for £15.95 and 3 for £19.95.  The choices are great it’s definitely worth visit!

The Post Box Set Menu



The Bothy Perth

Kinnoull Street

0845 659 5907


Bothy Perth

The Bothy serves quality Scottish favourites and bistro bites in a warm homely setting.

The menu will take you back to your childhood with servings of belly fillers, heart warmers and delectable sweets. All using the finest, fresh local produce from Scotland.

The have some fantastic offers on for Burns Night and Valentine’s night and also have some great ongoing deals and offers.

The ‘Wee Rascals’ menu is a kids menu where you can get a main and a dessert for £4.95!

The ‘Perfect Sunday Roast’ is on every Sunday from 12 noon until it runs out!  With 2 courses for £12.95 and 3 courses are £15.95. Quote ‘ROAST’ when you call to book.

The Braw Dealis on Monday to Thursday 12pm – 5pm.  It is a great menu with a mix of traditional and more modern dishes.  With 2 courses for £13.95 and 3 courses are £16.95 it is definitely a ‘Braw Deal!’

The Bothy Braw Deal Menu

For more information on all these great deals check out the Bothy website.


Cafe Tabou

St John’s Street

01738 446698

Mussels at Cafe Tabou

Mussels at Cafe Tabou

Marek and Magda Michalak have been the business owners of Café Tabou since 2007 They fell in love with the restaurant after Marek joined the team there in 2004. It has always been their aim to provide a taste of France to Perth.

Marek has been working in the industry for over 15 years, during which time he has been inducted to the Master Chef Association of Poland, and gained his Master Chef Qualification and also a Master Butcher qualification with merit!

The Pre-Theatre Menu is on: Tuesday – Thursday 5.30pm-9.30pm

              Friday – Saturday 5.30pm – 7.00pm

            Sunday – Monday 5.00pm – 8.00pm

1 Course – £14.90 // 2 Courses – £17.90// 3 Courses – £20.90

The menu has a wonderful  selection of dishes and you can even have the ‘Plat du jour’ or ‘Poisson du jour’  as your main course, all cooked up by a Master Chef of Great Britain!

Cafe Tabou Pre-Theatre Menu

For more information check their website.


The North Port

North Port, Perth

01738 580867

Scrabster Plaice fillet, mash, cauliflower, spinach, caper brown butter at North Port

Scrabster Plaice fillet, mash, cauliflower, spinach, caper brown butter at North Port

The North Port is run by husband and wife Andrew and Karen.  Andrew heads up the kitchen and Karen takes care of the front of house, operations and marketing. All the ingredients used in the dishes presented are carefully selected and are supplied by small, local growers, breeders, suppliers and foragers.

The food is of a very high standard.  The variety of dishes and combination of ingredients is a match made in heaven.  The restaurant has a cosy atmosphere and all the staff are very helpful and attentive.  It’s no surprise that they won ‘Best Traditional Restaurant’ at the Scottish Food Awards last year!

They are open 5 days a week from Tuesday-Saturday.  Their Pre-Theatre Dinner menu is served Tuesday- Thursday 5.00pm-9.30pm and Friday-Saturday 5.00pm-6.30pm  2 courses are £14.95 and 3 courses are £17.95.

North Port Pre-Theatre Menu

To find out more and to book a table check out their website.


63 Tay Street

Tay Street, Perth

01738 441451

Custard Tart at 63 Tay Street

Custard Tart at 63 Tay Street

In 2007 Graeme Pallister set out to create a restaurant following his guiding principles of LOCAL – HONEST – SIMPLE. The result was 63 Tay Street restaurant. The restaurant is a proud holder of the prestigious Eat Scotland Gold award. This award is currently held by only 15 other restaurants in Scotland! Graeme Pallister was also crowned Chef of the Year at the Catering in Scotland Awards 2013.

The team at 63 have just launched their Mid Week Express menu which offers 2 courses for £17.00 or 3 courses for £22.00 This is served Tuesday to Thursday and will change fortnightly to reflect the very best of what’s in season.

63 Tay Street Express Menu

For more information check their website.


The Parklands Hotel

St Leonard’s Bank, Perth

01738 622651

Prosecco Sunday at The Parklands.

Prosecco Sunday at The Parklands.

Graeme Pallister is also executive chef at The Parklands Hotel.  The Parklands prides itself on providing the very best in Two AA Rosette and Eat Scotland standards, under the guidance of Graeme Pallister; a Masterchef of Great Britain.

There are two restaurants at The Parklands, 63@parklands is fine dining at it’s best and No.1 The Bistro is a more relaxed, informal dining experience.

Enjoy a two course Prosecco lunch every Sunday from 12pm to 2pm in No 1 The Bistro at Parklands.  Delicious, locally sourced ingredients prepared with care and served with a glass of chilled Prosecco for only £17.50 per person!

For more information on dining at the Parklands Hotel and to book a table check their website.


We hope you have a great meal and night out with one of these fantastic early evening menus.  Tag us in any of your pictures @perthcitycentre!

If you have a an early evening menu that is not listed please email over to perth@mi-cnx.com with a link to the menu and some pictures.

*Please note that not all the pictures shown will be available on the early evening menu’s as the menu’s change frequently.

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