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The Stag Bar Restaurant and Cafe

142-144 Castle Street, Forfar DD8 3HX, Scotland
+44 1307 468564
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“roast beef” (4 reviews)
“brie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Bar, International, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
142-144 Castle Street, Forfar DD8 3HX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exciting new menu, I had the fish cakes for starters & Japanese chicken curry, both were fantastic, high quality, superbly prepared and big portions. Great atmosphere & live music aswell. Will definately be back to try more of the new menu.

Thank Rsboots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we would give the new menu from new chef a try. We were not disappointed. Tried the mackerel pate for starter and hubby had the fish cakes. Both super tasty, nicely presented and generous portions. For mains we both went for the Japanese Katsu...More

Thank PlumPudding99
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

With music on both Friday and Saturday nights and the introduction of some different beers I really enjoy nights here. The music is very professional and the staff are very nice. Well done. I’ve not eaten here for a wee while so that can be...More

Thank UnspokenWords
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My 2 sons took out their father and I took out my father for a lovely Father’s Day brunch. On arrival after reserving a table for 6 we found that no table had been set up for 6 people. We then had to ask to...More

6  Thank PowerRangerMum
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on Sunday evening I would hight recommend it, very friendly and welcoming atmosphere. All the staff were very helpful and polite. The food was very good particularly the hand cut chips and served piping hot.

Thank Inver B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

They may delete this saying we never ate there, but we couldn't. Went in on a Thursday lunch-time and the music was deafening and NO ONE was there. We tried, in-between the music to cry out 'hello' but got nothing. We tried and waited for...More

2  Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This was my first visit here and it was for a bar lunch. The fish and chips was freshly cooked, very good value and the service and restaurant was excellent.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 9 May 2018

My mum said it was the best fish pie she had ever had, steak pie gorgeous only let down was Malteser cheesecake too creamy no5 enough Maltesers

Thank Kim Davie G
Reviewed 4 May 2018

This review is only relative to the upstairs cafe and not the main restaurant. Have used several times now for a coffee and a bun. Excellent surroundings and very comfortable. Service first class. They also serve soup, sandwiches etc. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff upstairs in the coffee lounge and great service. Lovely scones and Emma makes the best coffee ever.

Thank Fran_Alan_H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142-144 Castle Street, Forfar DD8 3HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Forfar
  • Phone Number: +44 1307 468564
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