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The Douglas Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
22 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SR, Scotland
+44 1330 822547
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
“wraps” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SR, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a pint in the Douglas arms tonight was the only person in the whole place service was good, should they sell Tennants lager like the other local pubs do?

Thank b00zer13
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Don't come here! Extremely misleading 2 for 1 "deal" .Here's how it works. . 4 people order a cocktail each, and end up with 8 cocktails. Very misleading and sneaky. When challenged, the bar manager got very arsey but eventually (Very reluctantly I may add)...More

Thank Ross W
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Enjoyed a family meal out here on a Friday night in March. All happy with food and drinks. Liked the seating arrangement - very laid back feel.

Thank wallie64
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My family were made very welcome by the staff of the Douglas Arms and we were treated to fine Scottish pub food in pleasant surroundings. Highly recommended if you are in the area.

Thank Rols789
Reviewed 21 February 2018 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 18 February 2018 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 14 February 2018

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

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 8 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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