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Reviewed 16 April 2023 via mobile

When you walk in, you are greeted a roaring fire, the staff are nice and friendly as are the locals. The prices are reasonable. The rear of the bar is spoilt it could be so much more. The toilets are terrible. Worth a visit. I'm...not sure what it would be like on a full moon.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2022 via mobile

Friendly bar man / owner allowed us to bring in our takeaway whilst watch a football match. Also provided us with cutlery which was very kind. A great selection of drinks, plenty of tv’s to watch sports, pool table and good facilities. Overall a nice...pub with welcoming staff and locals.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 13 August 2022

We stopped into the Claymore when we had some time to kill before a dinner reservation down the street. It seemed a local team had just arrived before us; the atmosphere was jovial and there seemed to be a mix of local folks and visitors....We had drinks, no food, but enjoyed it quite a bit and would return if we were in the area. The service was welcoming.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 24 March 2022

A lovely little pub, found the price of the drinks to be a bit on the higher side but still a good experience.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 14 February 2022

Visited for an afternoon, great atmosphere, Yvonne was a great barmaid, made us most welcome. Spent a relaxing afternoon with a few drinks and a couple games of pool. Would definitely visit again anytime we are back in granton on spey

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 26 December 2021

Absolutely fantastic time, we stayed for a Christmas break in be local hotel and went to the local pub every day and was made feel welcome from walking in. We are 61 year old and every one made us feel welcome from walking in the...staff, locals and even the 20 year olds. Would hi go highly recommend a visit, they made our holiday. Even the German shepherd. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 22 December 2021

A warm welcome from bar staff and roaring open fire, whiskey served in lovely glass. Visited begining of December with 3 friends, very enjoyable hour or so.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 December 2021

The earlier review of the grunt is only true. A Saturday night a few weeks back and this place was full of locals, the language comprised only of what would be in a dictionary of slang, along with every word of profanity that was ever...said from Glasgow to Guantanamo, some of those words I will not forget, some I had never knew existed. I can only imagine this is a bar for select locals and run by such, the beer was poor too and the service, lets call it service with a grunt. Went in there once, one of those in our trio was mortified, never again. Visitors to the fine town of Grantown on Spey, I urge you to avoid!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2021 via mobile

Lovely welcoming dog friendly pub, staff and locals very friendly and my dog got plenty of attention and biscuits what more can you want!🐕

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 12 July 2021 via mobile

Avoid, unless you enjoy the company of very unpleasant, noisy and antisocial people. One for locals only, it would seem.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 21 May 2021

We visited the Claymore when the heavens opened and we thought we should shelter.. Who needs excuses. The bar staff were very warm, welcoming and friendly and we enjoyed our deinks with several local worthies who told us all about the walks along the River...Spey which we did the following day when it was drier.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 20 November 2020

After walking 8 miles we were in need of a good pint!!! We the only thing i can say was it was dog friendly! Beer was not good which we were surprised as Scotland brew wonderful beer. And we had a grunt not a warm...welcome, lacked atmosphere i think only to us. so we drank up quickly and walked back home.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 7 August 2020

Enjoyed a few drinks in this pub several times, a mixture of locals who were very friendly with us as were all the bar staff. The pub adheres to all the current COVID-19 requirements.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

Had a decent time there as is one of the only “pubs“ in grantown (although other clubs and hotel bars are good) Then spent £6.40 on a double spirit and mixer. I had no option but to return the drink to the bar as the...mixer turned the drink into a tepid, flat liquid, certainly not worthy of the money I had spent on it . The bar staff agreed, but had to turn to the manageress for concent to replace it.... here’s the 2 star. Panic is not the word! Another was pored, but straight into the same flat mixer i had been asked to try and said was flat. When I asked to pay the difference for another spirit with a different mixer ... I was told no, you’ll have to buy that drink (awful as it was at £6.40) plus another £7+ for a new one.... not professional or even logical ... just panic over losing 50ml of cheap spirit. Then I was called at the bar to another customer “there’s always one”? Rude and far from professional . Having worked in bars for years myself and just being a normal customer .. not great .More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

Very friendly local pub where you'll be made welcome by both staff and regulars. Fantastic open fire to warm you up with your drink. Nothing fancy but it's original and where the locals go. Good prices.

Date of visit: November 2019
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