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BUT'n'BEN

) #2 of 42 Restaurants in Arbroath $$ - $$$ Seafood, British,
3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
+44 1241 877223
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here for the first time after seeing some online recommendations and were not disappointed. The food is exceptional and this was the most enjoyable meal I've had all year. Auchmithie is a charming little coastal village and provides a suitable setting for this...More

Thank stitchus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to But'n'Ben today as a party of seven and can't recommend it enough. Our group had ages from eight to seventy and everyone was made welcome and found something they liked to eat. The smokie soup starter and pancake main I had were both...More

Thank philipmeldridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked for 1pm but realised that we were going to be later so phoned ahead - no problem as long as we were there before 2pm which we were. Food was lovely and the clootie dumpling was a lovely memory of the past.

Thank HappyScot3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited Arbroath for the last 8 years it transpired that I had never visited this local landmark of the restaurant scene, which came as a shock to many. I finally got the opportunity to try and I was very impressed. The restaurant is in...More

Thank moiphy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place previously reviewed a few years ago and, oh my, have service standards improved. The food is no nonsense and a bit old fashioned. Have to say I loved my fruity coleslaw and reminded me of salads at my Grannies. You can...More

Thank Foodster71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

; so unspoilt and with a great walk down to the sea. As for the food - it was marvellous! All home-prepared and it was possible to have real Scottish specialities which I thoroughly enjoyed and made a new experience for me. Everything was top-standard....More

Thank PFNottingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished a 30 day trip of France, Spain, London and Scotland and the meal at the But'n'Ben was by far the best of the trip. We had lobster, oysters, venison, salmon and local strawberries. I cannot say enough good things about this place. The...More

1  Thank Skc13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with friends on a Saturday evening in June 2017.We all enjoyed our selections-2x seafood platters,1 x venison and 1x haddock.Service throughout was efficient and pleasant.Prices are reasonable for the standard of food on offer.Decor hasn't changed over the years and we felt could do...More

Thank ewencrichton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little hidden gem of a restaurant. On the top of the cliffs above the wonderful Auchmithie beach (well worth a visit) sits the But'n'Ben. The food is traditional - no haute cuisine here. Specialities include smoked Arbroath caddie pancake and fish...More

1  Thank AlDearle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to the But n Ben for almost 30 years off and on.......although not often enough! The standards are consistently excellent with superbly cooked food always beautifully presented and always a lot! Staff are friendly and efficient and there is a comfortable...More

1  Thank lesleydand
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Bill F
28 September 2016|
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Response from rumpuscat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just got this. They have a new website but I'm not allowed to post it on here. Just Google it, you'll find it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Arbroath
  • Phone Number: +44 1241 877223
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