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The Alford Bistro

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££ - £££European, British,
40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
+44 1975 563154
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
“haggis” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The meeting place of Alford . It came well recommended by locals as the place to go. Open all day serving all meals . Good value meals the fish was extremely fresh and delicious . The portions of everything are big . The cake trolley...More

Thank Jamesh64
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve just been there l, myself with a buggy and a kid. Appalling greeting from an old lady at the bar. We have been there before several times. Food is pretty good. Go there for food not for good attention. We have end up at...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We booked an evening meal for last Saturday (4 adults and 1 child) and managed to get a table booked for 6.15pm. I knew from the minute I phoned to book that the meal was going to be good as the next table wasn't available...More

Thank Rhynie
Reviewed 5 February 2018

What a great find. Driving through and decided to stop for a coffee. The Alford Bistro is on the Main Street. Plenty parking nearby beside the Grampian Transport Museum. We were amazed how busy the Bistro was and had to wait for a table for...More

Thank MrsTricia501
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We were going to a Function at the Haughton Arms Hotel but went for a meal here beforehand. I have been to the Alford Bistro many times. My partner had never been before and I was hoping he would like the Bistro as much as...More

2  Thank harport
Reviewed 10 January 2018

As our daughter had come to visit us, I suggested we all go to the Alford Bistro for lunch. I have previously been here a few times for coffee and wanted to try their lunch. My wife and daughter both had battered mushrooms for starters...More

1  Thank brianpostie
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Nov 2017 with my wife and 2.5yr old without a booking, staff were very accommodating, atmosphere welcoming, menu well put together and our food arrived quickly. My wife went for a beef chili and I chose a Chicken Carbonara featuring local curried bacon from...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, eat here regularly from coffee and cake to celebratory meals Dani and the team never let us down.

Thank FionaMH1974
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had lunch there today with local OAP group so in total there was 20 of us. Staff were pleasant, efficient and friendly. Orders came out together with an acceptable wait. Food portions are generous and reasonably priced with a good variety to choose from. All...More

Thank TomRodger989
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Had a table booked and enjoyed a very tasty light lunch here. Staff friendly and the food was excellent and very reasonably priced. Will call back again. Recommend.

Thank RozzaDog
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Rosalynn B
18 July 2016|
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Response from Alastair W | Reviewed this property |
Usual types of pub grub, nothing too fancy but good and a reasonable kids menu. Things on the menu include fish & chips, burgers and similar items.
17 June 2015|
Response from rossbet | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant, so didn't worry about it or try myiPad.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Alford
  • Phone Number: +44 1975 563154
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