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The Muckle Cross

34 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BU, Scotland
+44 1343 559030
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (3 reviews)
“poppadoms” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
34 High Street, Elgin IV30 1BU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This Muckle currently has a rating of 3 stars. Slightly generous but probably fair. The real mystery is, why is it so popular is it's rating is average at best? Do we really value our leisure time so little that we go to a pub...More

Thank garycallow
Reviewed 6 days ago

While in Elgin my wife and I went looking for both shelter from the incessant rain and some lunch and we stumbled upon the Muckle Cross. Upon entering the premises it dawned upon me from the sheer size of it that it must be a...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfectly standard wetherspoons and happy to return. Haggis burger lovely. Served quickly, cheap and cheerful.

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can generally get good priced alcoholic drinks. Food is a hit or miss and if a miss then not good. Decor requires some updating as it's not changed in years and requires a refresh.

Thank DawnWilliamsbriggs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

(I'm writing this review while still in the pub). The food here is fantastic! I had toast with marmalade and a sausage. My husband had a small Scottish breakfast. Everything was fresh and tasty. It is immaculately clean in here as well. To the manager...More

Thank ocmsrsr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out for breakfast for a nice sunday treat, and boy do i wish id stayed at home! £20 for a meal you wouldnt even give to your pet let alone a human!! Sausages rock hard, eggs that bouncy you could have bounced them across...More

Thank Spikeymonkey22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Am usually a big Wetherspoon's fan but disappointed in this one. When we entered we felt this Wethersoons was a bit tired and needing a refurb, especially the carpet. First pint of San Miguel was excellent so decided to have another, but was told that...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the beer here and great staff x of course it's got haggis on the menu which also being made into a burger fantastic x

1  Thank Ben Jake S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We are regular Weatherpoons users. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. My husband especially enjoys the mixed grill so we visited here on steak night for that very reason. Disappointed to be told they'd ran out?. When my husband asked for a version of the mixed grill...More

Thank les37
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Cheap and accessible. The only good things I can say about here. There have been issues with staff of late and that is not conducive to a good business. The Wetherspoons App wasn't working particularly well, with one waitress arguing about what we ordered, even...More

Thank JohnboySomer79
Emma B, Manager at The Muckle Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are continuing to work on the iOrder app to improve the user interface for our customers.

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Jennifer C
11 May 2017|
Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Firstly Jennifer, I visited this bar as a tourist which makes me wonder why you are sending you complaint to me😳 Secondly you really should think about what you are writing before you go to print. It is common practice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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
A JD Wetherspoon Free House located on the High Street, Elgin. Serving food daily from 8am til 11pm.
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