Food and Drink


You’ll find student-friendly food outlets throughout the city centre, such as Nando’s, Domino’s and Subway. Many have regular student offers, meaning you’ll find tasty grub at an affordable price.

For birthday celebrations or your graduation meal, you can enjoy delicious food and drink in Stirling’s many restaurants. From Hermann’s Austrian cuisine, to busy British bistro Breά, or Maharaja for Indian fayre, you’re spoilt for choice.

To make your own tasty dishes, visit Stirling Farmers Market for the best local ingredients. It’s held on the second Saturday of every month, on Port Street in the city centre.

Students sitting at a table in a restaurant

Bustling bars

With many lively city centre bars and pubs, there’s plenty of meeting places for you to catch up with friends in between your studies.

Stirling’s traditional Scottish pubs offer a welcoming environment, with open fires, real ale and craft beer. Craft beer revolutionaries BrewDog have also set up shop in Stirling.

Closer to campus, Bridge of Allan’s pubs and bars are a vibrant mix of old and new, ranging from contemporary bars to beer gardens. The town is also home to the award-winning TinPot microbrewery, where you can treat yourself to a tour.