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£4 - £10
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a warm welcome,food quality has increased a great deal in the last year or so. Staff are friendly and the prices are competitive.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Andy, thank you for your lovely review, very happy we ticked all the boxes for you and look forward to seeing you soon. Wendy & Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat here all the time but was in with family this time so all 3 adults where eating and my neice who is 3 just wanted some ice cream as she wasn't that hungry when I ordered at the bar I was told no...she couldn't have ice cream unless she is eaten a meal???....due to the licence??...so we had to order a meal for her?More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good evening. unfortunately due to our licensing conditions children are only allowed in for sole purpose of consuming a meal, alas this is outwith our control at picture house as it is in our licensing terms and conditions which we have to adhere too.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in today Sunday 21st for Sunday lunch. I had the duo roast and my partner had beef roast, I've got to say it was the best roast dinner i have had in a long time. My partner enjoyed hers too. Compliments to the chef...and the service we recieved from the staff was amazing too. Will definately returnMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning, thank you so much for your lovely review , I will pass on your compliments to chef and staff. many thanks Wendy& Team Picture House

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out with my 2 daughters and daughter in law for a catch up. Had a meal elsewhere and came here so we could have a coffee, pudding and blether. Took a while for someone to serve me at the bar, and could see at this...point there was one lady doing the running around and the man that served me. Was told that we had to buy a meal for anyone under 18. Fair enough, went to the table to choose something. Guy at the bar disappeared and we didn't see him again. Lady served me, she was busy making coffee and there were by this point 3 people behind me. I ordered the tomato pasta and chocolate ice cream for the kid. Wanted 2 of the small Eton mess and hot drink deal from the menu. Told it want available. Managed to order full sized Eton mess and cappuccinos though. Other daughter just wanted a drink. Tried to use blue light card but told it could only be used via the app. Pasta was just boiled pasta with a dollop of sauce on the top. Coffee was just hot milk. Eton mess was edible at best. We didn't have many options on a Sunday afternoon with an 8yr old, but we know now that this won't be one of them in the future. Also it was unfair on the lady that was doing all the running around alone.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning, could you please call pub as I would like to discuss this matter further. many thanks Wendy General manager

Reviewed 15 January 2024

We needed somewhere for the whole family to get together for Dad & Mum’s 50th wedding anniversary. We decided on The Picture House because we’ve never been disappointed with the food or service there. Saturday night was no different. The food was superb and all...the staff on the night were #simplythebest. I didn’t get everyone’s names but you know who you are - thank you. Special shout out to the kitchen staff who prepared and presented delicious food. Also special thanks to Callum who was in touch before the event to make sure everything was going well. Honestly can’t recommend this place highly enough! They even welcomed our fur baby. #1 #bestinMontrose #can’twaittocomebackMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good morning Liz, we are happy to hear we ticked all the boxes for you and you enjoyed yourselves with us on Saturday night. It was a pleasure meeting you all. I especially loved my fur baby cuddles. We look forward to welcoming you all...More

Reviewed 30 December 2023 via mobile

We arrived and decided to place our order on the app, 15 mins later I went to the bar just to check it had gone through. A waitress (who we'd witnessed being quite rude to another table of customers) snapped that she 'was just doing...it'. I politely said thank you. Another 5 minutes later and the same waitress slammed our drinks on our table. Customers at a table next to us commented that there was no need for that to have happened. 35 minutes later our food was delivered. Same waitress, who seemed to have 'calmed down' and said 'enjoy your food'. Our food was good but the service was really disappointing both from length of time aspect and the waitress' approach.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2023

I'm sorry you had a bad experience at the pub. Could you please give the pub a call and we can discuss this matter further as I'd like to look into this for you as we pride ourselves on delivering an amazing customer service to...More

Reviewed 12 December 2023 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat at lunch time. Wendy, the member of staff who served me, was very friendly and helpful. The food (chicken strips with hot sauce and the Katsu Curry) were fantastic. Very tasty. I have eaten here on a few...occasions and it never lets me down.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2023

Hello Derek, I'm happy you enjoyed your meal with us, it was a pleasure serving you. hope to see you again many thanks Wendy General Manager

Reviewed 9 December 2023

A lovely venue for Christmas catchup with 3 friends. The place was nice and warm which can be unusual these days. Quick service at the bar, nice clean toilets. Our food was piping hot and good size portions. We all had the Balmoral burger, burger...with haggis and peppercorn sauce. Our experience was made even more personal, by the friendly assistant manager Callum. He took time to chat with us. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2023

thank you so much for your lovely review, myself and my team are happy to hear you enjoyed your evening with us, I'll be sure to pass on your comments to Callum, looking forward to seeing you soon. many thanks Wendy General Manager

Reviewed 1 December 2023

This was absolutely horrible experience we had in this place. We come at 4 pm after pickup kids from school/nursery. My boyfriend should leave offshore at 4.48pm by train, so we wanted to get food for kids as we already had before pick up kids....Lady on the till refuse to serve us. She said we all have to have a meal as its law if we coming to pub with kids. I never ever heard anything like this before. Feel like they are making law for them self as this is not true. We could not get two portions of sausages and chips for kids with drinks for all of as because we had kids with us. They want us to order food fo all or they could not serve us. So we left. I feel this as massive discrimination for family with kids and never come back again. People they dont know the law properly should work there.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2023

Sorry you felt this way. Unfortunately our licensing law does state that children are only allowed in pub when accompanied by an adult for the sole purchase of having a meal. And this was explained to you at the time as you asked solely for...More

Reviewed 20 November 2023

Friday night, the heating was off. A pint of lager and a Havana Club and coke cost £13.80. The definition of extortion. It was little wonder the place was entirely vacant at 9.45pm!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2023

hello there Steven could you ring the pub on 01674 676991 I'd like to discuss this matter with you. Wendy Thomson General Manager.

Reviewed 12 November 2023

Many thanks for opening early to accommodate the Lathallan Pipe Band and Granite City Pipes and Drums and guests during the Remembrance Day parade. We received a warm welcome with delicious bacon and egg rolls and warm drinks ready on arrival. The atmosphere was cosy...and friendly. Thanks for making us feel so special!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2023

Hi Anne, thank you for your lovely review, I really appreciate it. look forward to seeing you all again next year.

Reviewed 10 November 2023

This is such an amazing place to come for classic pub food and amazing place to come for drinks. The staff are amazing and very lovely to talk to

Date of visit: November 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2023

thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you soon. Wendy General Manager.

Reviewed 4 November 2023

Omg Callum the manager was undeniably incredible! So welcoming, funny, personable and helpful. Great vibe. Great food, what else could you want!!???¡ but honestly staff were incredible, with Callum the vibrating shining star! If we ever come back to Montrose, this is where we are...going! Still laughing and full of awesome food. A million out of 10 xMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2023

Hello Yvonne W. Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'll be sure to pass on your comments to Callum and the rest of the staff. We look forward to seeing you soon Many thanks Wendy General Manager

Reviewed 17 October 2023

After an hour of waiting, it turned out that I would not receive my order (I ordered dinner). I received a refund for my order, and the place itself is nice, but I don't recommend coming hungry.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2023

Hi Choleryczny D, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. I'm disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit, and I'd really appreciate the opportunity to turn it around.Please can you get in touch when...More

Reviewed 16 September 2023 via mobile

Great food, I had the gammon which was fab, a thick cut that wasn't salty with an extra egg!!! My partner had the super grain salad, also excellent. The Peroni was a joy to drink. Service was friendly all in all a good eat out

Date of visit: September 2023
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Greene King, General Manager at The Picture House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2023

Mike D, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at our pub Regards James

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Hi, Yes we have our Festive Menu running form now up until Christmas. This must be pre-booked with a deposit of £5 per person. I you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the pub on 01674 676991
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5