restaurant-5It’s got everything you could possibly want in a restaurant – fantastic chef-cooked cuisine, a friendly ambiance set in luxurious yet relaxed surroundings – and waitress service.

Cafe Circa is nestled in the Scottish Antiques Centre in Abernyte (halfway between Perth and Dundee) and is a welcome stop for any shopper who is looking for breakfast, snacks or lunches.

Choose from the varied menu designed by head chef Jean-Michel Bayer – and try the delicious meals with the best ingredients Scotland has to offer. The seasonal menu is accompanied by the Chef’s daily specials and award winning cake selection

1397762845_394c8db1bde83fa47c772426342bc87bElegant Scottish Breakfasts – Start the day with smoked salmon and creamy scrambled eggs or a simple but delicious bacon sandwich, accompanied by freshly ground coffee or specially selected teas.

Sumptuous Lunches – From home-made Soup & Freshly made Sandwiches to something more intriguing. Our Chefs lovingly prepare exquisite daily specials taking care to select the finest local ingredients to provide an ever changing variety of options.

Local Produce – Our restaurant menu features lots of tasty Scottish ingredients; West Coast Smoked Salmon, Stornoway Black Pudding, Meats carefully selected from Local Butchers, Ayrshire Cured Ham, Perthshire Jam and Ice Creams, and of course Perthshire Seasonal Fruits, Salad Leaves and Herbs and Vegetables. As well as Locally Brewed Beers and Ales

restaurant-13Award Winning Home Baking – Our cakes and scones are made on the premises with gluten free options available. These delicious treats are accompanied by specially selected coffees and teas from around the globe. As always, locally sourced Scottish ingredients are used where possible, the strawberries and raspberries from the surrounding berry fields of Perthshire give us our delicious jams.

Open 7 days a week, 10am – 4.30pm at the Scottish Antique & Arts Centre

Telephone Café Circa Abernyte on 01828 686044 

Festive Menu – from Dec 4

All dishes available a la carte, or enjoy 3 courses for £23.50


Soup of the Day (v)
vegetarian soup of the day served with home baked seeded crusty bread and butter
Pan Fried King Scallops
served with a minted garden pea purée and crispy pancetta
Winter Vegetable and Pine Nut Strudel (v)
with dressed salad leaves, finished with pimento coulis and pesto
Pan Fried Partridge Breast (v)
with bubble and squeak and a chasseur sauce
Fisherman’s Plate
a smoked salmon rosette, an oyster, sea bass carpaccio and fish terrine accompanied by home-made mayonnaise, salsa and crusty bread

Main Courses

Traditional Roast Turkey Breast with Pork and Sage Stuffing
served with kilted pork chipolatas, goose fat roasted potatoes, roasted root vegetables, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce and a rich gravy
Our Famous Smoked Haddock Chowder (gf)
a delicious creamy fish stew of smoked haddock, potato, sweet peppers, sweetcorn & saffron served with home baked seeded bread and butter
Oven Roasted Red Peppers stuffed with a Fragrant Citrus, Rosemary and Fennel Compote  (v)
served with crushed potatoes and finished with pesto
Pan Fried John Dory Fillet
set on a cannelloni bean and chick pea ragu with sorrel velouté
Slowly Cooked Pieces of Tender Venison Fillet
in a blackberry and sloe gin sauce with sweet potato and celeriac mash


Clootie Dumpling
with crème anglaise
Mulled Wine Poached Pear
with an apple syrup and calvados sorbet
Praline Torte
served with rum and raisin ice cream
filled with a rich and zesty chocolate orange mousse served with hot chocolate sauce
Café Circa’s Sticky Toffee Pudding
served with toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream