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MacDonald Arms Hotel

Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
+44 1688 302011
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lasagne” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I had the 'Smoked Trout' I expected a whole trout, but what I gor was local smoked trout slices with a salad and bread it was sumptuous and a full plate full Wow!

Thank John K
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The place is rather run down but serves good pub grub at fair prices compared to rest of places to eat. Friendly staff and frequented by the locals

Thank BeerTester1
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

More your local pub than hotel feel to it. A little dated but plenty of food choices and a well stocked bar. Friendly but a little bit slow bar service but food quality, choice and price made up for it.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The bar area of this little hotel is a little dated with old style pub tables and chairs. There is a mix of locals and tourists who use this bar for drinks and meals. Having sampled a pint of the black stuff in the 2-3...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This hotel is full of locals so I knew it would be worth a visit. The food is all home cooked and extremely cheaply priced. Good for holidaymakers on a budget

Thank myanmar2000
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The MacDonald Arms is a landmark on Tobermory's main street and a very good watering hole. I just LOVE its carpet.....a MacDonald tartan. A good slection of ales and single malts and lots of interesting local to have a chinwag with.

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great food . On the seafront. Lovely local bar. Cheap food. Great staff. Sandwiches cheapest anywhere £2 !!

1  Thank Mackfamily2013
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It looks nothing special from the outside but the MacDonald Arms serves excellent pub grub at very reasonable prices. I waited at most 5 minutes for a table and despite being a solo diner did not feel pressured to eat quickly and leave. Full marks...More

1  Thank Philippa B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were recommended this hotel and were quite impressd with the friendliness of the staff and prices were very reasonable.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight as was recommended by a local. Walked in and enquired about food to be told the menus will be out soon. Sat with a drink for 10 mins only to notice the 2 very small menus had been positioned at the end of...More

7  Thank Bridie1974
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Tobermory
  • Phone Number: +44 1688 302011
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