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Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a very pleasant, relaxing, visit here for afternoon coffees. The online booking service was very straightforward. On arrival we were met by a lovely, helpful, lady who took us to our table and explained the procedures. All staff were exceptionally nice and our...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2020

Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit. We are all living and working in exceptionally difficult and challenging circumstances at the moment so to receive your kind review is very much appreciated. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

Writing on behalf of my elderly mother as she felt so safe and relaxed in the Mains of Drum when she visited earlier this week (19/10/2020). My mother who has yet to settle back into the reality of coronavirus wasn’t overly keen on going out...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2020

Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased to read that you and your mum felt safe on your visit to The Mains of Drum and we look forward to you both visiting us again soon.

Reviewed 9 October 2020

Good to go to to enjoy a coffee but the 1 hour time limit is to restrictive especially when it takes up to 15 mins to order/ receive coffee leaving a shorter time to chat and catch up with friends you haven't seen in while...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Due to the current social distancing rules we have had to reduce the amount of tables in our restaurant. To allow all our customers a chance to dine with us we have imposed a one hour time slot. You are advised of our terms and...More

Reviewed 8 October 2020

Can’t fault the food at this restaurant, but restricting all customers to one hour doesn’t work when the the start time is from the time of arrival and then you have to wait in a queue to place an order for food and drinks. Whether...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Due to the current social distancing rules we have had to reduce the amount of tables in our restaurant. To allow all our customers a chance to dine with us we have imposed a one hour time slot. You are advised of our terms and...More

Reviewed 6 October 2020

We've been coming here since this place opened but following todays lunch we will not be back.Usually the staff are very friendly and helpful but today we got one who had got out of bed on the wrong side. First of all the meal was...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2020

Firstly we would like to advise you that we do not tolerate any aggressive or abusive behaviour towards our team here at The Mains of Drum. Due to the current social distancing rules we have had to reduce the amount of tables in our restaurant....More

Reviewed 5 October 2020

Just had tea and cake . I must say how well organised this visit was. Table was ready for us all cleaned. Very helpfull staff and chese scone was the biz!!!😀😀😀😀😀

Date of visit: October 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2020

Thank you very much for your kind review. We look forward to you visiting us again soon. Kind regards, Emma.

Reviewed 2 October 2020

The staff were polite as usual, the Macaroni and cheese was delicious as were the chicken fillets. All Covid-19 precautions were taken and we were well informed, will come back

Date of visit: October 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your lunch. We look forward to you visiting us again soon. Kind regards, Emma.

Reviewed 30 September 2020

We are frequent visitors and it is great to see that standards are as high as ever, if not higher.. The staff in both in the garden centre and restaurant are very friendly and helpful. The restaurant menu is a smaller than it once was...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Thank you very much for your kind review. These are exceptionally challenging circumstances we are all living and working in at the moment so to receive such a lovely review is very much appreciated by us all here at The Mains of Drum. We look...More

Reviewed 28 September 2020

We always come here to have lunch while visiting my parents and had been missing it as we haven't been able to visit since the end of February. We booked a table as this is required now and ordered our favourite Cullen Skink, which was...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CraigAF76, Owner at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your lunch. We look forward to you visiting us again when you are next up this way to visit your parents. Kind regards, Emma

Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

We thought it was table service from yesterday for food establishments which when we went in it was not, so queuing it had to be, Also you have an hour this is from when you get your seat to ordering then eating food came in...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CraigAF76, Manager at The Mains of Drum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2020

First of all I would like to clarify that we are following the current government guidelines for hospitality premises with regards to table service. Here at The Mains of Drum all of our team members are working in an extremely challenging environment where changes are...More

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CalumM222
13 September 2017|
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Response from CraigAF76 | Property representative |
Yes, we welcome dogs in the garden centre. However for hygiene reasons we only allow guide dogs in the restaurant.
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Response from CraigAF76 | Property representative |
Hi, you can find our menus and prices from our webpage by selecting the heading Eating then restaurant. Hope this helps you. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 01330811000.
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    The Mains of Drum is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4