Kirkintilloch: MSP praises Pub of the Year

Strathkelvin and Bearsden MSP Rona Mackay has congratulated the Stables Pub in Kirkintilloch on winning the regional title of Pub of the Year at the Scottish Hospitality Awards and also scooping the award for Best Pub in East Dunbartonshire at the UK-wide National Pub Awards 2022.

The MSP met management team Stuart Brand and Sophie Clarke at the Stables to hand over a framed copy of the motion she submitted to Parliament to acknowledge the success of the popular Inn which sits on the banks of the Forth and Clyde Canal.

Ms Mackay said: “It was an absolute pleasure to present Stuart and Sophie with their celebratory motion.

"It is clear that all staff at the Stables work as a team and are

MSP Rona Mackay, pictured right, with management team Stuart Brand and Sophie Clarke at the Stables, Kirkintilloch

highly-valued for their excellent ethos of providing great food and service to customers from far and wide.

“In addition to providing a wonderful ambience, I particularly love that dogs are especially welcome at the Stables and dog walkers regularly stop in for a refreshment as they finish their canal walk.


"I cannot praise the Stables highly enough.”

Manager Stuart Brand said: “We were delighted to win this prestigious award and to receive the acknowledgment from our local MSP.

"This award is testament to the hard work of all our staff and their dedication to providing a great service to customers. We look forward to another busy summer!”