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MacDonald Arms Hotel

Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
+44 1688 302011
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (2 reviews)
“toasties” (4 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Mackfamily2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Philippa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Bridie1974
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Visited for a few drinks before dinner. Very warm, friendly and homely place. Service was quick and the prices of drinks very reasonable. A little dark inside but this was not bad at all as it added to the homeky atmosphere.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

After the complete lack of service at McGoghans around the bay it was a pleasant surprise to get such a good meal at the MacDonald Arms. From the outside it does nothing to entice you in, and the décor is very faded; however the food...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We would have eaten there more but it was difficult to get a table and there started serving at 6:30 when we prefer to eat earlier.

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We visited the pub twice to eat and drink. The staff are very friendly and helpful. This is very much a local pub too making it a good atmosphere. It was busy on both occasions. Food is served from about 6pm. Good, homemade pub food,...More

Thank JosieF1958
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Great pub food serviced between 6:30-8pm. Good choice of beers and a lot of whisky. Very popular with locals.

Thank Elissa T
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a great little pub, and that's what it is a pub not one of these pretentious bars that seem to taking over. Initially went in here for a quick drink to escape the rain bit we ended up having lunch. The food was...More

1  Thank Ben W
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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