2 Michelin Star Chefs: Stephen McLaughlin, head chef, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles Hotel

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Editor 10th May 2019

Stevie McLaughlin is the head chef of Scotland's only two Michelin-starred restaurant, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie.

The chef took the helm at Gleneagles late last year, when chef patron Andrew Fairlie stepped down following a fourteen year battle with cancer, which sadly took his life in January.

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

restaurant andrew fairlie

Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder PH3 1NF

Head Chef: Stephen McLaughlin

Head Sommelier: Craig Steven

Telephone: 01764 694267
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.gleneagles.com/dine-drink/andrew-fairlie/
Twitter: @steviechef76


Opening Times:
Monday- Saturday: 6.30-10pm
Sunday: Closed


Stephen studied at Glasgow College of Technology and started  working as a commis at One Devonshire Gardens in 1993, where he met Andrew Fairlie.

He joined Andrew at Gleneagles in 1994 and the pair worked together for 17 years.

In January 2006, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie became one of only eleven restaurants in the UK to be awarded two Michelin stars, and was voted one of the world's top ten 'Greatest Hotel Restaurants' by US Hotel magazine. 

On the Menu at Gleneagles

Most of what is served at Restaurant Andrew Farilie is Scottish produce, making the most of the country's natural environment - from the climate, to the pastures and hills, which all contribute to the available faun and flora. 

Scottish lobster, scallops, wild mushrooms, seasonal game and scotch lamb feature heavily.

The chef said that in his time at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, the food has developed in that it has become more bold, yet simpler. This has stemmed from a better understanding of produce.

Videos of Stevie McLaughlin: 

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 10th May 2019

2 Michelin Star Chefs: Stephen McLaughlin, head chef, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles Hotel