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The Douglas Hotel Bistro

) #6 of 15 Restaurants in Brodick $$ - $$$ , British,
Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
+44 1770 302968
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (24 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is in a good location very near front. Food was average and there was wasn't a good selection of dishes. Service was excellent.

Thank Agnes A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant during our recent stay at Arran and were very impressed by the food served! My husband ordered scallops which were perfectly cooked, lightly flavoured, followed by smoke haddock risoto. He thought it was a bit heavy for the size of the...More

Thank Lucamargos
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was unexceptional. The fish and chips were just average. It's fine if you want a quick tea no frills. The staff were friendly and speedy.

Thank _canic55
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bistro is located in the Douglas Hotel. We chose to sit outside and enjoy the ocean & the cool weather. The tables are numbered. You have to go inside the bar to order & give them the table number. As stated in previous posts...More

Thank Cheri W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here halfway round cycling the island for something to eat and a drink. The burger was outstanding quality and value, serviced with chips which were among the best I've ever had (might be to do with the hill from Lamlass to Brodick...) The dining...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best dinner we had while on Arran. Little erratic and super fast service. Staff could do with relaxing a little but efficient. excellent food, reasonably priced.

Thank Luanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Scottish friend has visited Arran since childhood and invited me for a visit. It is a beautiful island and the Douglas Hotel is a treasure: big picture windows overlooking the Clyde, with its sailboats and beachcombers. The food and ambiance is exceptional: locally grown...More

Thank Orgiva9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good choice of food locally sauced bar menu also great lots to choose from lets not forget the the all the wonderful whiskeys to try

Thank kaycooper60
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the bar in the Douglas hotel several times during our stay on Arran and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The layout and decoration are very pleasant and the staff are really friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of seating outside but very cramped inside. Nonchalant service particularly when busy. Top prices.

Thank JohnFSaunders
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Jim C
18 April 2016|
Response from KatieMay60 | Reviewed this property |
We went to the Douglas for a bite of lunch. Like most hotels of its type, fairly sure they operate for meals to non residents over standard hours. I cannot recall exact detail, but think you will be able to get a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Brodick
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 302968
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Douglas Hotel
With its rustic-chic style, The Douglas Bistro has a refreshing simplicity but a serious intent.The cuisine is honest and straightforward in style, bold and hearty in flavour. No fussy preparation or pretentious artistry, just thoughtful and skillful use of good quality produce. The menus are seasonally driven and make use of home-grown or locally-sourced ingredients, with a contemporary twist on flavoursome classics.
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