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The Malt Barn at Glenfiddich

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$$ - $$$
British, Scottish
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Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown, Scotland
+44 1340 820373
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United States
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328 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had about an hour and a half wait until the tour started when we arrived, and this was a good lunch before the tour. Not a huge menu, but a nice selection. And I was glad hubby (driver) had a full stomach before the tour & tasting. Would also be good after the tour before driving. Definitely recommend!

Thank Emily M
Hollywood, Florida
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We heard this cafe had surprisingly good food and thought that was true. Came for pre-tour lunch. Food and service were great.

Thank RWMHollywood
East London, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Most informative tour I have done.Kirstie our tour guide was most pleasant with great sense of humor. The only thing that could be better would be to see a few bottles being bottled

Thank M2614DTfrankm
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The menu may be limited to soup of the day and Cullen Skink choice of 4 sandwiches, the speyside platter, or quiche and a good selection of delightful cakes but there was more than enough for me. The quality and flavour of the platter of smoked salmon, smoked venison, local cheese and chutney with a smaller cup of Cullen skink... More 

1 Thank Lesley D
North Wales, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is on the premises of the Glenfiddich Distillery and is large enough to take a good crowd. From just a drink ( hot and cold ) a snack or a main meal you will be welcomed. When we visited there was plenty of staff on and you were looked after as soon as you entered. The staff were relaxed... More 

Thank JonFrancisWhite
N. Ireland
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived with family on a cold winters day to find a very limited menu with over priced items. After we had ordered we asked staff to heat a bowl of baby food we had for our 1 year old. They point blank refused. Under grounds of health and safety they stated. First Ive ever heard the like of it and... More 

4 Thank Naranja481
Mooresville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Glenfiddich is probably the distillery best set up for tourists. Besides access to multiple types of tours, the Malt Barn offers vice nice lunch selections in a lovey room decorated with photos from the distillery. Lunch offerings include lighter options along with pastas, soups and sandwiches. Excellent selection of beers and of course whiskeys.

Thank TraceyYorkNC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Nice venue, but some of the lunch main course menu items were more starter size than main course portions, e.g. gnocchi was tiny (& I'm not a big eater), whereas haggis large! Gnocchi tomato sauce quite sweet? Feedback from those who ordered the haggis was that it seemed to be more about quantity rather than taste.

1 Thank Speedy-DGReviews
United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We ate here twice during our stay. The food is good, especially the cullen skink. The service could have been a little more attentive, but the barn was busy on both days. A great place for a light snack in a cosy restaurant.

Thank Fred20Herts
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We stopped in here for lunch. The menu was tiny and when we ordered they were sold out of the item we wanted. We were disappointed for such a commercial venue to have such limited options in the lunch department. The venue was clean and very comfortable with extremely friendly staff. It is such a shame that their menu lets... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$51
British, Scottish
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Dufftown
  • Phone Number: +44 1340 820373
A Speyside secret turned famous by our award-winning chef Addy Daggert. If he's not working on another world-awarded recipe, he'll be serving up seasonal food on a menu that changes each week. Giving you the very best local ingredients.Sit by an open fire, take in the view and have a generous share of warming Scottish fare, tasty bistro lunches and inspired evening serves. Our menu looks after all your dietary needs.MALT BARN BARIn the heart of our Distillery, our historic barley store is now renovated and set with granite walls and a solid oak bar. Taste Glenfiddich whiskies from an unrivalled selection of 12 to 50 Year Old single malts, vintage reserves and rare whiskies no longer in production.THE DRAM OF A LIFETIME The Malt Barn Bar is the only place where you can try our Malt Barn collection. You can taste something you may never experience again - our 1958 whisky selling for £1,250 a dram. Or a more sober 2003 expression for £15. From mid June through to mid September The Malt Barn Restaurant will be open for dinner each Friday evening.

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