The Drouthy Cobbler
The Drouthy Cobbler
4.5
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
About
A stylish cocktail bar and restaurant found up a historic close in the heart of Elgin. We stock a great range of spirits and malt whisky as well as local beers and great coffee and tea. The wifi is fast and free and we provide indoor & outdoor seating and helpful, friendly service. You can visit us for lunch, dinner or well equipped remote working space.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Nancy Walker
Elgin, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Food, service and atmosphere were all superb! Only very high quality local ingredients were used and beautifully presented!
Salted caramel expresso martini was a taste sensation!
As usual this restaurant did not disappoint!
Written 7 May 2024
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Kate A
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Really poor service - so slow for having plenty of staff on. No drinks menu provided when we stated that was all we were in for - I wish we were provided with one in hindsight as I was charged just short of £17 for a very average medium sized sauvigon blanc (you can buy a bottle online and in stores for £24), this could have come with warning in comparison to the other wines on offer here.
As we got moved to the courtyard we were forgotten about here, service was super slow and it was a waste of time visiting by the time we got our drinks - asking for the bill came with a 10 minute wait also. Coming from a hospitality background and working in bars myself this was an extremely poor experience with clearly poor management in place for what could be a great bar. Pricing FAR TOO high for somewhere like Forres - you get charged less in the centre of London.
Written 14 September 2023
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Amanda S
Lancaster, UK119 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
Actually, ok food. But half of the menu had 'run out' and this was on a Friday teatime... poor diners after us. And they had ran our of gin....until our next delivery. Hay ho. But never the less we still spend over £200 and only 4 of us. Not cheap. That's all I can say really. We made the most of it. Probably won't return.
Written 19 April 2023
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Badger M
Gateside, UK64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Family
Family Birthday celebration. Excellent service from start to finish. We were made to feel really special by the whole team.

Perrier Jouet to kick off was excellent.
Starters were delicious. Muscles especially good.

Mains. Steak, Chicken, Pork Loin were all delicious.

Pudding. Sticky Toffee and Chocolate Pudding.

Rose Pinot was lovely.

Highly recommended.
Written 18 April 2023
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Rene
Gloucester, UK137 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Lovely hidden gem in the middle of Elgin, down a little alley. On holiday to the area, the Drouthy was recommended to us. It is a lovely looking restaurant/pub with plenty of outdoor seating however being the evening we sat indoors. Food delicious-we opted for the “specials”. There also appeared to be live music outside. Only complaint is that the service was not as good as it could have been - waited too long for our gin, which when it did arrive was not as we’d ordered, and no one came to take payment until we’d asked three times, but I think it was because they seemed particularly busy as the staff were delightful.
Written 30 April 2022
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Sheila H
Cambridgeshire, UK77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Couples
Fabulous friendly bar/bistro in heart of Elgin up side lane.The food was fabulous and friendly efficient staff .Our waiter was Callum who was also great at making cocktails. We were on a family visit to Elgin but we will call in on our next visit. Only criticism was wine is way too pricey.We live Cambridge and is much cheaper by the glass than the Drouthy.
Written 25 December 2021
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Jim L
Dundee, UK62 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Couples
Nice ambient pub/restaurant only had drinks hot chocolate 2 gins 1 tonic 2 bloody marys the bill £31.50 seemed excessive although Bloody Marys were very good. Had a look at the menu seemed pricey for area starters £5-£10 oops hope you last.
Written 18 September 2021
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Sco
Aberdeen, UK4,107 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
This could be a very good establishment if;
They knock the prices down a bit, signage to the toilets upstairs, unlock the disabled toilet (or place a sign on the door explaining what's going on?) and show the costs of items on the menu.
The food was excellent. Well done the chef.
Written 30 November 2019
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Bill Williams
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Solo
Thanks to Callum and Emily who were absolutely faultless. Thanks for a very enjoyable stop between public transport trips.
Written 28 October 2019
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Salvatore
Hemel Hempstead, UK58 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Solo
Having only just moved to Elgin I felt the need to have a good look around the town and come across this gem, lovely attentive staff and relaxed environment, plenty of choice of drinks including some cracking single malts. The food menu was well laid out with various options, they seem to cater for vegans and gluten allergies, I opted for mussels which were absolutely lovely, plan to go back in a week or so to try the top side beef and veg as I seen someone else having this and it looked good! Great place highly recommended.
Written 11 August 2019
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