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Lido Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, French, Mediterranean, Central European
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29 South Street, Elgin IV30 1JZ, Scotland
+44 1343 556464
Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Have been here a couple of times. Once for lunch and once for an evening meal. Both times food has been good, nothing exceptional but well worth the money. Staff and ambience good. Give it a go!

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Thank alikarste
Elgin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were welcomed quickly and did not have to wait for a table at all. Excellent range of lunch menu, very tasty and freshly cooked , and at very good price.

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Thank Frankincense3
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

So sorry to write a review like this but not good at all . Warm tap water not chilled. Menu ok but frozen chips on a steak and still charge what they do . Staff ok but decor very dated just not sure what this place is trying to be. Been to a few places locally as have visitors here... More 

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Thank Frances H
Moray, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is over priced and tries to serve posh food, which doesn't really work in there for some reason. Staff friendly and easy to walk to.

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Thank Delart33
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and other half booked this restaurant last minute on a whim and was the best choice we made in a long time. Excellent food and lovely staff. Would definitely come back again.

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Thank Hayley G
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here tonight! Had a 2 course meal and a glass of wine off the set menu for £18.99 which was a brilliant deal! I had the French onion soup which wasn't on the deal but I asked if I could have it and would be willing to pay extra and I have to say it was... More 

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1 Thank hannie84
Elgin, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have been two weekends in a row. We are working our way through the menu and haven't had a bad meal yet. The chicken breast salad and the spaghetti Bolognese are excellent.

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1 Thank David M
Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Best club sandwich I think I've ever had. Service was good and it had a lovely atmosphere for lunch. Definitely would go again.

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1 Thank angle71
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

I really hate writing reviews like this, but when a restaurant is this bad, I feel a need to warn others. There were 6 people in our party for dinner tonight, and no one had anything positive to say about their dining experience. Setting aside the awful décor of the place with tiny inexpensive boom box speakers piping in elevator... More 

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1 Thank SFMChris
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The Lido is a great restaurant serving a great range of meals on it's menu. The food we order was wonderful from the steaks and scallops to the Balmoral chicken and ravioli. Would very much recommend as the restaurant was stylish and staff welcoming. The only small down side was the chairs were a little uncomfortable but this wouldn't stop... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
European, French, Mediterranean, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 South Street, Elgin IV30 1JZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 556464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?