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Welcome Back! What you need to know.

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It seems there may be a glimmer of hope on the horizon. Our coffee hatch has be re-opened for a couple of weeks and we have so enjoyed seeing you all again and catching up with customers old and new. From Friday 16th April, we’ll be offering a special takeaway pizza menu, just for Friday […]

Welcome Back!

In line with updated guidelines from the Scottish Government, we’ve revised our services over the coming weeks. Obviously, these may change if guidelines are altered and we’ll do our best to keep you up to date. We are delighted that we will be permitted to re-open the Jailyard Garden on Monday 6th July. On Mondays […]

Court House Introducing ….. Jordan Lowe

jordan lowe head chef

Jordan Lowe has been with us since early 2016 when he came on board as a Chef de Partie under our previous Head Chef Derek Johnstone. Now the new leader in our kitchen, we took the time to catch up with him. Over the last few years, under Derek’s tutelage, he has progressed and is now […]

Sweet Treats for CHAS!

CHAS dessert

The Court House Coffee Bar & Restaurant in Kinross recently hosted a dessert tasting for children, families and staff from the town’s local children’s hospice, Rachel House, which is part of Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS. Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) is on a mission to reach every family in Scotland […]

January Blues Survivial Guide

comforting food

Comforting Food Isn’t Comfort Food Comfort food has a bad rap. Generally viewed as high fat, sugar laden and beige, we’re told to avoid it to maintian a healthy diet. Comforting food however, is a different thing altogether.  Healthy doesn’t just mean salad and mineral water.   At this time of year, we should be enjoying hearty, […]

Eating Out With Kids

Eating out with kids

There is a huge amount of research out there as to why sitting around a table and sharing a meal is good for families. It is also true that eating out with kids isn’t always the most relaxing of experiences. When we dine out, I have a soft-focus image in my head of a smiling […]

Court House Introducing…

The Court House Restaurant Kinross Chef

Introducing the captain of our kitchen, Head Chef Derek.  We caught up with him in a rare quiet moment, to find out a little more about his food, the kinds of fare he likes to cook and his passion for uncomplicated dishes. So, working with food, how did that start? When I was 13 growing up […]

Wood-Fired Pizza – That’s Amore!

wood-fired pizza Court House Kinross

If you’ve ever tasted a Court House wood-fired pizza, you don’t need us to tell you that there is no better way to enjoy hot bread and cheese. Our custom made oven reaches temperatures of nearly 400°C and can cook a pizza in under two minutes.  The trick is to keep a small fire continuously […]

What Makes The Perfect Scone?

The Court House Restaurant Kinross Scones

The Perfect Scone. Aside from enjoying it with a large cup of tea with good friends, there are a few key things to remember when creating the perfect teatime treat. We’ve asked the resident Court House pastry aficionado for his top tips on baking a batch at home. Use the best quality ingredients you can […]