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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good, home cooked food. Traditional pub food that's not trying to be too fancy; steak pie, roast beef, etc. Hearty portions at a reasonable price. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal for our sons 18th birthday,Lorna and staff are brilliant and food is great .Definatly be back soon 💯

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 17 December 2023 via mobile

This was our first visit and certainly won't be our last! Lovely surroundings with very friendly and helpful staff. We both started with Cullen Skink ( superb) my wife for mains had the traditional steak ale pie (full of succulent meat) l had the mixed...grill which was also excellent, the only tiny critism was l was not asked how steak should be cooked and l like mine medium rare. I did ask the waitress for it to be cooked medium rare but it is upto the chef to decide ! But all in all very good apart from the steak being a bit dry.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023 via mobile

Excellent menu and reasonable prices, all food well presented and tasted delicious. Staff very good and attentive. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023

A nice enough meal but nothing exciting for vegans/vegetarians. The room is cold and old fashioned but the worst thing about this place and the reason we will never return is the staff. No polite interaction a young man removed desert plates without even making...eye contact smiling or speaking one word. When paying this same young man had to get help as he made a mistake. The rude older lady wasn't even going to give us the void slip and offered no apology for mistake. Even though we paid correct amount I felt we were to blame for their inaficiency. Not a place I would recommend due to staff.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023

Had such a lovely couple of days with family and In laws from Canada. Great food and drinks, enjoyed my Glenlivet 18yo malt. Staff very pleasant and helpful., any issues just let them know, and they will sort it. Have booked again for October and...looking forward to it.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 7 July 2023 via mobile

Staff were very attentive and very pleasant. Food was excellent. Very tasty and big portions. Prices are very reasonable as well

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 26 April 2023

Good service, good food, good value We regularly visit this hotel for lunch and always enjoy the welcome from the staff and the good food,

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 7 October 2021

We visited for lunch , Mince, Tatties , Veg and Skirlie 😋😋 Yum Yum Lovely Food and very Friendly helpful staff who are a credit to the Hotel

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 17 July 2021 via mobile

Highly recommend anyone to go here food is top notch any day of the week really good atmosphere and top quality staff

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 9 June 2021

I had two evening meals in the restaurant and could not fault them. The portions were large so big eaters would love it! The service was good too.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 14 October 2020

Not easy to maintain quality and customer service with the constraints imposed by the virus. The "Gordon" have succeeded admirably. Fish is often very good here!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020

We had a very nice carvery lunch, staff were very pleasant and friendly couldn't fault the food. Will be back and would recommend.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Took dinner here on a late summer’s evening. The food and service were just OK but the dining room was very old fashioned and the overall experience was disappointing. I couldn’t recommend it as a place for an evening meal. You’d be better travelling the...few miles to Elgin where there are far better dining choices available.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

Old fashioned dining/bar area which is warm and welcoming. Very wide pub grub menu. Huuge selection to choose from. Prices are fine and food is average quality.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Yes they do do Sundays roasts at the carvery between 12-2:45pm and then at dinner they do a roast but not at the carvery between 5:8:30pm
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5