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The Douglas Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
22 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SR, Scotland
+44 1330 822547
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
“wraps” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
22 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SR, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is how pubs should be run , the owner / host engaged , good staff , excellent food at pub prices and choices available if you want something special. Usually two real ales , Peroni etc and I think I noticed 2 for 1...More

Thank Kdog42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really enjoyable lunch in a nice, relaxed atmosphere. We felt very welcome (including our dog who was offered a bowl of water immediately). The wraps we had were really fresh and tasty and the other food we saw coming from the kitchen looked great....More

Thank StrachanFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

rooms were no place for peace and quiet, paper thin walls , i heard next doors phone ringing out , yes ringing out not receiving a call , i suppose it is what your use to. i stay in hotels up and down the country...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We had a lovely meal at the Douglas Arms tonight. All three courses were wonderful as well as the wine. Great menu, great quality. Had heard from more than one local that they didn’t like that there were tables for just drinkers amongst the dinning...More

Thank Veronica T
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I always believe that one should weigh up the various elements of a stay to get a realistic overall assessment. So; the room was fairly basic but ample in size, clean and well maintained; the decoration and maintenance in the accommodation was not as good...More

Thank EastYorkshireFingers
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Went here with a group of people and was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food. I had a pork and black pudding burger which was delicious and others had fish and chips which was a generous portion and of good quality. Price was...More

Thank PortPie
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Stopped for lunch here while out for a motorbike run with a friend. We each had panini lunch, which we both enjoyed. I had the tuna melt panino, which was very nice indeed. Service was good and attentive. Some of the decor (light shades and...More

Thank Daniele I
Reviewed 30 August 2017

With a birthday to celebrate and friends to say goodbye, one last meal was had at The Douglas Arms. Our friends had made reservations and all was set. A table for seven. The food was very good. The staff were attentive and forgiving...even when the...More

Thank gcmountainman
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Restaurant was packed. English waitress was friendly, attentive, fast on her feet and hard working - we need to see more grafters like her in the work place. :-) Food was good. Lovely relaxed atmosphere in a modern restaurant. Would happily return for food and...More

Thank Sonia C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visited here on Sat 5/8/17. Lovely little place with good decor. Staff very friendly and attentive. As it was a lovely day we sat outside. We had soup and a sandwich. The soup was lovely. And the sandwich was very filling and tasty

Thank Lizandmalc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 822547
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Hotel/Bar/Bistro - serves typical Gasropub food but at proper tables and chairs. Has Prosecco on tap!
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