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Dining at Ormidale Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Contemporary
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Brodick, Brodick KA27 8BQ, Scotland
+44 1770 302293
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off here for our dinner during our stay on Arran. It was a Tuesday night so was very quiet inside. In fact, initially, it was only us and one other guy at the bar. We were greeted and left to choose where would like to sit. This being our first outing with our (daft) dog we sat right... More 

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scotland
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Did not eat here so cannot comment on food. Would say this is the local pub and not as touristy as some. The prices are more reasonable than the other establishments and there are two/three cozy sections to sit if you do want to stand at the bar. The opening times are limited so you need to check times. It... More 

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Thank sanders94
Penicuik, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Although we did not stay in the hotel we did have a couple of evening meals and a few drinks. The staff were very friendly and our chocolate Labrador was made very welcome.

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Thank Wattie24
Goole, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The food was of good quality and there was a nice atmosphere in the bar, we enjoyed it so much we're going back tonight

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Thank SandrS10
Glenrothes
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Disappointing food - two of the most disgusting meals I have had. Nacho starter with haggis followed by greasy grainy macaroni.

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Thank sgP886AD
Brodick, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had another great meal at the dale last night, Ribeye steak was superb cooked to perfection, friendly staff and owners as usual.

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Thank OrwinH0use
Albany, New York
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96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was a great find in Brodick. A pub with good food (I had the steak and kidney pie) and an excellent house ale as well (really hit the spot after a day hiking). It also seems to be a real pub with regulars rather than just a place built around tourists, they were holding their annual gladiola judging contest... More 

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Thank Sherwood77
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The food was excellent - veggie nachos were gone within minutes. The staff and regulars were welcoming and friendly. The band was charming. I cannot recommend more highly.

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Thank 966almc
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Highlights include the staff, especially Trevor, who is a star. Food is good,non-pretentious and filling. Chips are out of this world. If I ever move to Arran this would be my local. Love it.

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Thank James E
Devizes, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

By contrast to Bute, Arran seems to be a bit more expensive in general, but the Ormidale is a splendid exception! Good food in pleasant surroundings and decent ale to wash it down.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brodick, Brodick KA27 8BQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Brodick
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 302293

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?