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Dining at Ormidale Hotel

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Contemporary
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Brodick, Brodick KA27 8BQ, Scotland
+44 1770 302293
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Albany, New York
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102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was a great find in Brodick. A pub with good food (I had the steak and kidney pie) and an excellent house ale as well (really hit the spot after a day hiking). It also seems to be a real pub with regulars rather than just a place built around tourists, they were holding their annual gladiola judging contest... More 

1 Thank Sherwood77
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The food was excellent - veggie nachos were gone within minutes. The staff and regulars were welcoming and friendly. The band was charming. I cannot recommend more highly.

Thank 966almc
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Highlights include the staff, especially Trevor, who is a star. Food is good,non-pretentious and filling. Chips are out of this world. If I ever move to Arran this would be my local. Love it.

Thank James E
Devizes, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

By contrast to Bute, Arran seems to be a bit more expensive in general, but the Ormidale is a splendid exception! Good food in pleasant surroundings and decent ale to wash it down.

Thank Phil R
Lancashire England
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great location and views. Lovely place with friendly and pleasant staff. In fact the barman couldn't have done more for a large party who arrived by mini bus. He rearranged tables and did everything in his power to ensure that people were comfortable and well served with food and drinks. Unfortunately the standard of food was poor. A chicken and... More 

Thank lancsfox
Maidens, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Ate here twice in the evenings and had a lovely tasty meal each time. Will definately be back. Good service and friendly staff

Thank reidlynn2000
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great, quirky pub with very friendly, helpful bar and waiting staff. Food needs improving, particularly the Vegetable tagliatelle... Could not fault the location or the staff though!

Thank TrophyRed
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The food was good value, the haggis nachos were interesting, the macaroni and the pie good. The Arran shaped tables were cute and the Arran shaped mirror in the bathroom! Good value pub grub.

Thank Cocopop25
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We've been going to The Ormidale, or 'Dale' as it's fondly referred to by the locals, for years and love it. They do some form of entertainment most nights...pop quizzes, bingo, general knowledge quizzes and the like. Be warned it gets very busy with locals when the pub quizzes are on, so get in early (probably around 8:45) if you... More 

1 Thank MRE W
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I had very good lasagne and the local Arran blonde beer. The scampi was also good. The food here is yummy and the portions are big.

Thank GabeGlasgow

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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
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brodick, Brodick KA27 8BQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Brodick
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 302293

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