Available from 7:30 – 9:00am, where you can join your fellow guests for a leisurely breakfast.

After a good nights rest and to prepare you for your days adventure ahead, a hearty highland breakfast awaits you. In addition to a full cooked breakfast, lighter options such as smoked salmon and scrambled eggs or a continental breakfast are available.


Our items are locally sourced in Scotland where possible


As well as the main menu items we have plenty of these breakfast staples for you to enjoy;

  • Tea

      Breakfast tea, Decaf, Earl Grey, Chai, Green

  • Coffee

      Cafetiere Rich Italian Roast, Cafetiere Decaf

  • Orange Juice

  • Freshly prepared fresh fruit salad with greek yoghurt and honey

  • Cereal or Muesli

  • Porridge

    Made with Scottish oatmeal

    Served traditional or,

    With any/all of:

    Cream, honey, roasted seeds and dried fruit

  • Toast

    Brown or White

Hearty Highland

Have the lot or choose from:

  • Scottish Free Range Eggs (Fried, Poached, Scrambled)
  • Scottish Bacon (Grilled back bacon, Crispy streaky bacon)
  • Oven roasted Pork and Apple Sausage
  • Dufftown Black Pudding
  • Haggis from our Dufftown butcher
  • Baked Beans
  • Grilled Tomatoes
  • Butter poached Mushrooms

Vegetarian options:

  • Linda McCartney vegetarian sausage
  • Vegetarian Haggis

Thistle Dhu Specials

  • Eggs Benedict – two Scottish Free Range Eggs poached, sitting on crispy bacon and smothered in Hollandaise sauce on a toasted muffin
  • Three Egg Omelette  - with Scottish Free Range Eggs filled with Scottish Cheddar Cheese and chopped tomatoes  
  • Eggy Bread  - white bread soaked with Scottish Free Range Eggs gently fried in butter and smothered with two rashers each of grilled back bacon and crispy streaky bacon
  • Smoked Salmon - strips of delicatley smoked salmon over scrambled eggs nestling on a toasted muffin

Continental Breakfast

  • Selection of Cheeses

  • Selection of Cold Meats

  • Scottish Free Range Boiled Eggs

  • Greek style Yoghurt with honey

  • Fresh Baked Bread Rolls

  • Traditional Scottish Oat Cakes