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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, Lunch
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Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 10 June 2023 via mobile

4 of us had lunch today and it was delish. The lovely Brandon and holly looked after us well. The footling hotdog is a must!!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 15 April 2023

Staff were friendly. Almost felt sorry for them. They had run out of draft beer. Didn't have Zinfandel rose. Ordered one meal with rice, got chips. Steak supplement missing from meal. Fish and chips, dry fish and tough batter. Asked for vinegar....Didn't have any!! Wasn't...asked if we enjoyed meal at end of evening. Sorry can't recommend. May just have been an off evening. Don't think we'll be back.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Scott Learmonth, Owner at Rug Bug Bennys, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2023

Evening Thanks for your review, regardless of the fact it is a little inaccurate. Firstly, we hadn’t run out of draught beer. It was explained to you that we are changing our drink selection and moving to bottled products instead of draught due to the...More

Reviewed 12 March 2023 via mobile

Went in today to try out the new 7 pound roast offer. Myself and my partner absolutely loved our meal and cocktails too. When visiting we were served by Fiona who was so lovely and hwkpful. Will most likely be making this a weekly thing!

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2022

I had heard a lot of good things about this restaurant but I hadn't been to this place in over 10 years when it was just another bar but what a treat! It is laid out & themed as an American 1920/30's bar (if prohibition...hadn't taken place). There are plenty of tables & booths and although the lighting is subdued it adds atmosphere not trip hazards. The staff are friendly & knowledgeable about the menu and specials. There is a very good choice from the starters to main courses & deserts. All are clearly marked if vegetarian, Gluten-free, etc. Long story shortened - Give it a try. You won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 9 October 2022

Rug Bug Benny's was a great find. Great food , lovely relaxed atmosphere, and wonderful service. Our server Brandon was very attentive without being pushy. I would highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 9 October 2022 via mobile

We went here for a meal and cocktails, absolutely amazing food fab, cocktails amazing and waiter:manager Brandon was fabulous also! Great value for money with an amazing ambiance!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2022 via mobile

Rug Bug Bennys is my favourite place to go in montrose. I am here regularly, either as a couple, with friends or with the wider family and have never been disappointed. I love the whole vibe & atmosphere, very authentically themed with background music &...cocktails to match. Food is always tasty, cocktails are fantastic (and strong, proper cocktails) Always greeted by cheery staff, they are all very friendly and knowledgable, they go out of their way to be helpful. There is always a great range of entertainment, much of it free. Always guaranteed to be well looked after spending an evening here. 5☆ from meMore

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 26 September 2022

this look like a nice place to eat, its all smoke and mirrors, very poor service, a while to wait on 3 tapa's, very pushy with drinks orders, we had the mojito, was not fresh lime juice, lime cordial used instead, food not hot, poor...presentation, over priced just avoid this place.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Scott L, Owner at Rug Bug Bennys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2022

Apologies for the late reply. It took longer than normal to actually do some investigation into your review. On review, it took 27 min from arrival til your food arrived. That includes seating, drinks order, drink delivery, food order and food delivered. If you consider...More

Reviewed 4 September 2022 via mobile

We was recommended this lil gem of a place by a lady in the local card shop. When we got there the place was fully booked but the lovley Fiona managed to squeeze us in. I originally was going for a different meal choice but...when I saw the fajitas being brought out I chose them. My husband had steak. Both meals where very tasty . Zander made sure we always had drinks and was very knowledgable about the rug bug when we was asking about the name. Holly another staff member making sure we was ok. . Hayden and Louie , although we didn’t speak to them we saw them shaking and making the cocktails which was yummy yummy. There was bingo/kareoke which was a freebie game. The host called the numbers and played /sang songs through the bingo game. The 2nd game of bingo my husband won 2 lines and a full house winning £20 £50 vouchers. and 2 cocktails ! Result. It was such a good night with amazing food , drinks and company that we came back today and had the Sunday roast. Again presented lovley and tasted amazing . Dawn Gareth from DoncasterMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 12 August 2022

Tapas was lovely staff where great and if you like cocktails Luis is your man we had a Vesper which was excellent. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 31 July 2022 via mobile

Food was lovely and service was great too BUT we waited for over 45 minutes for our food with people coming in after us getting served before us. One couple also left because of delays to their food order. What we ate was lovely but...if you're short staffed and food is going to take that long it's maybe worth telling the customer so their expectations are managed and they can decide whether they wish to stay or not.....I would come back thoughMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 30 July 2022 via mobile

Booked at 7pm, shown to a table with a view next to the bins, still waiting for food at 8.20pm. So when the waiter asked if we wanted a 3rd round of drinks I asked when we could expect our food. The waiter snapped we...are very busy and several tables in front of us still to be served. We continued to wait but finally gave up after watching the table next to us being served when they had sat down 20 mins after us. Shame, we have been several times since they reopened - we won’t be back.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 July 2022 via mobile

First time visit tonight with family, great food and atmosphere - lovely setting. Really felt we got value for money and the service was fantastic. Our new favourite place to eat.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 July 2022

We had a lovely meal with very friendly staff scott the barman was extremelyhelpful with our drinks and brendon our server was extremely friendly and so very helpful great place to eat and drink .

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 21 June 2022

Cool and stylish place, food was really good and cocktails were awesome. Very friendly staff, attentive and lots of banter! Portions are quite generous, lots of cocktails were ordered which were amazing so bill was quite high but worth it!

Date of visit: June 2022
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  • Food: 4.5
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