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The Alford Bistro

) #2 of 9 Restaurants in Alford $$ - $$$ European, British,
40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
+44 1975 563154
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (21 reviews)
“haggis” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and food. Takeaway drinks. Nice atmosphere. Friendly people. Clean and comfortable. Convenient in town centre.

Thank JohnH194419
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner of our nearby B&B recommended this for our supper, and we were delighted. Delicious food from a varied menu, all at reasonable prices.

Thank callerman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good lunch menu, choice of soups and really good sandwiches full of fillings, served with salad coleslaw and crisps, hot food was excellent and served with a smile, we were lucky to get a seat as obviously popular but if you plan to...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, welcoming place to eat. Good food throughout the day, either for a cuppa with friends, lunch with the grandkids, or supper in the evening.

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delighted with staff knowledge of having to eat gluten free. Are the best homemade GF cake ever whilst here at weekend. Thanks

Thank Iain G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a small lunch here, made very welcome as we walked in and table service which makes choosing a lot easier than in a queue. They seem to cater for all kinds as a 50th birthday was just finishing when we went in and...More

Thank BandG1950
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Busy cafe but prompt service. Tables were quite close together making it it feel quit cramped. Food was ok but nothing special.

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Having lived in Alford for a few years now we have seen many places come and go. We had lunch/brunch here recently and felt that the quality was a little lacking on this last visit.

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Good choice of food served by very pleasant staff. Would certainly recommend The Alford Bistro. We actually visited on 2 occasions.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Service is always polite and friendly and food is hot and tasty. Tried a few dishes but often struggle to get past the Chilli Cheese Burger on the menu!!

Thank JACKD4444
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Rosalynn B
18 July 2016|
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Response from Alastair W | Reviewed this property |
Usual types of pub grub, nothing too fancy but good and a reasonable kids menu. Things on the menu include fish & chips, burgers and similar items.
18 June 2015|
Response from rossbet | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant, so didn't worry about it or try myiPad.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Alford
  • Phone Number: +44 1975 563154
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