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The Muckle Cross

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34 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BU, Scotland
+44 1343 559030
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to visit here quite regularly with family simply because it was family friendly and always served decent food however after the last few times I have visited would not do again until things have changed. Sadly the standards have taken a real landslide. There can be 3-4 staff on a quiet morning, and all can be found in... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast 3 adults- chap behind bar took our order two ok 3rd breakfast cold returned to bar waited 15mins food came out but different to what was ordered cant fault guy behind bar lack of staff 10 30 in morning manager needs to take note

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we go here we get excellent service. The food is very good value for money. Hope to go back again soon.

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Thank Mandy L
Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

food can be a hit or a miss. have had to return stuff few times!! STAFF ARE RUSHED OFF THEIR FEET its ridiculous having to make coffee tea serve drinks at bar while people queue waiting to make their orders, everyone ends up waiting for ages, i suggest they hace someone making the drinks or others just taking orders.

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Thank sheilyn
Forres, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with friends for dinner, food and drink very cheap. Food was edible but you could tell it was cheap, can't complain too much considering the price. Staff were very friendly but there was not much of an atmosphere.

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Thank Gabz86
Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a whether spoons pub, great value good staff, the beer was excellent, it's very difficult to keep the tables clean as it's busy most of the time. The food is what you expect from this type of establishment good value for money

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Thank Paul C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this morning at roughly 1130. My friend went to the bar to order breakfast which took roughly 30 minutes. 2 large breakfasts, one bagel with smoked salmon and rocket, 2 latte, 1 cappuccino, 1 filter coffee....not hard. There was some kind of crossed wires re the bagel, we didn't want salad etc, just the bagel on the breakfast... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Typical Spoons pub; big room full of tables and toilets upstairs. There aren't many pubs in Elgin and many closed for New Year! This one stayed open and provided us with breakfast and a few drinks in the evening on New Year's Day. Friendly staff and easily found on the High Street.

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Thank Phil R
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times now......superb friendly local Staff really do go the extra mile for all the customers !!! Good food & drink , superb value for money too 🍻 Very clean inside and out .......nice and warm with a good vibe. WiFi works perfectly as well 🎓 Full marks for being open on Christmas day .....a... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Pleasant atmosphere clean good value meals very good. Eat here often good selection also t v screens all around.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 559030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?