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Bothy Bar

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Mounthoolie Lane | The Albert Hotel, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
+44 1856 876000
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribeye steak” (2 reviews)
“mackerel” (2 reviews)
“orkney beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Mounthoolie Lane | The Albert Hotel, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Our group consisted of eight adults a child and a baby. The food was excellent and the service we received was second to none. The barman could not have been more helpful providing a coloring book and pens and toys for the 2 year old...More

Thank DJMcR
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here recently and the food exceeded my expectations. My wife also enjoyed her 3 courses . When we are on the island again we will return .

Thank whlchef
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Good wholesome pub food and a decent pint, my wife and I both enjoyed our meals here and it was unstuffy and prompt

1  Thank heymrdj
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Good, authentic pub; friendly service; good vibe; food much, much better than typical pub food. Enjoy!

Thank KevinJKSAN
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Turn off the Main pedestrianised street in Kirkwall down a narrow passage and you'll find this place - part of the Albert Hotel on the best named street in town - Mounthoolie Lane It has a nice relaxed atmosphere and serves great pub food The...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is one of the fun bars in town with authentic pub furniture and plenty of seats at the bar counter. Good music playing and plenty of locals and visitors mixing well in the Bothy Bar. The food is also very good if you need...More

Thank cailinoconnor
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this bar for our first evening meal in Orkney as we didn't have a restaurant booked. As it was relatively early we found a vacant table and studied the menu which was from the Albert Hotel to which the bar belongs....More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We are here in August. Staff were lovely. I ordered couscous with roast veg and my friend ordered fish with coleslaw and no chips. Her dinner came very quickly but mine took ages. I had to ask and was told that they had to cook...More

Thank carolineanderson
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Recommended at any time but especially if like me you are booked on the 23.45 ferry back to Aberdeen. A piping hot pie with perfectly cooked veg, two pints of Orkney IPA and a quiet corner with a good book - just the ticket. There...More

Thank PrbLeeds
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

But the food was nice although pricey, we had the specials rib eye steak which was cooked beautifully - didn't even need a steak knife!

Thank TheSecretF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mounthoolie Lane | The Albert Hotel, Kirkwall KW15 1JZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 876000
  • This restaurant is at Albert Hotel
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