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The Mash Tun

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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8 Broomfield Square, Aberlour AB38 9QP, Scotland
+44 1340 881771
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Sydney, Australia
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the food here. It's pretty classic pub fare. The whiskey list is amazing as it contains personal tasting notes for most of their stock (ask for it at the counter).

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I eat her this week, and we much disappointed. I had read the reviews on here, and have not really had a similar experience... There was a fair choice on the menu, and we both had the steak - not the best that we could have had I think. It was all a little ........ see the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a 5-minute walk from Aberlour Distillery, we stopped in for lunch after our whisky tasting. Food was okay and since we were on a tour of the distilleries in the area, we did not sample any of the whisky. Based on the food, it was decent and the service was great. We needed to be out in an hour... More 

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Thank Cole S
Noresund, Norway
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on a whisky tasting and some lunch, great food and drinks and very attentive and pleasant staff. Busy during the whisky festival but well worth the wait.

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1 Thank Olakrist
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table for 6 in this whisky bar to have diner. All had the steak deal @ £20. Everything was OK, the meat, the fries and the sauce. Very friendly staff again, and the bill was a pleasant surprise. The Glenfarclass Family Cask 1952 however, we didn't order. At £1.500 a dram (35ml) was a bit above our... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very good sandwich here, but the Haggis Nachos we ordered as a starter were very good and quite spicy! Also the Sticky Toffee Pudding was by far the best I had.

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2 Thank 269SarahT269
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Aberlour for 4 nights in April and visited the Mash Tun a couple of times during our stay. The first time was just for a few drinks on a Friday night and to our surprise at 5pm were offered the choice of free Cajun chicken wings. Obviously we jumped at the chance and they were delicious. A... More 

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1 Thank Bonnyrigger
glasgow
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Good local beers and good selection of whisky from around the area staff very friendly,with a good local know how of the area

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Thank john g
Glasgow
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What can I say.........Excellent Excellent Excellent Have visited this amazing whiskey bar twice now and every time the food has been great. Proper hearty food done very well. Did the Saturday steak night and as someone who regularly travels around the world, it was a great sirloin steak with all 6 steaks cooked to perfection. We also did the whiskey... More 

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1 Thank Dave M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff with can do attitude. Clean toilets. Good menu choice. Good kids menu. All types of food available from snacks, sandwiches to full three course menu.

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Thank Louise G

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Broomfield Square, Aberlour AB38 9QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Aberlour
  • Phone Number: +44 1340 881771

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