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British, Scottish, Bar, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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We have had few meals here recently both lunch and evening and we cant praise this hotel highly enough. Everything is spot on. From the varied menu, the service and presentation cant be faulted in any way, the dining room is especially nice with lovely...views to the river Deveron. You will not be disappointed dining here for sure and we would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone. Colin and JeanetteMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed August 19, 2019

We popped in one evening for dinner. Little did we know that reservations would have been wise as there is very limited seating. While waiting for our table, we wandered the quaint village of Rothiemay and enjoyed scouting the local cemetery for our ancestors. Upon...return to the hotel, we were seated and treated to a delightful evening of wonderfully prepared, fresh food. Our waitress was a sweetheart and when one of us requested a tiny sample of haggis, she returned to the table with a full serving for all to try. We were quite surprised as to how good the haggis was (we had never had it), and it was quickly eaten by all. It was a very relaxed, pleasant evening with the wonderful staff at the Forbes Arms.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Went to Forbes Arms today with family and friends for our 50th wedding meal and just can't praise them enough for the excellent meal and service .The dining room was so cosy and the food lovely and hot served to us by two lovely young...girls with excellent manners.Well done Caroline.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice wee pub and great food, i had a T bone steak cooked medium, stellar service from the waitressing staff and bar staff, a little jem of a place

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Great food had the duck, sirloin and fried chicken, lovely welcoming service from both the waitress and the man behind the bar, nice company with the locals would return

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Just had a evening meal at The Forbes Arms as it was mid week it was quiet but the meal was perfect in every way. From the minute we walked in the owner was very friendly and welcoming served our drink and showed to our...table with the menus. We ordered at our leisure I had soup starter when it came it was piping hot with plenty bread and butter the bowl was brim full and very tasty (Scotch Broth) we then had a steak I had 16oz T Bone and my wife had a 8 Oz Fillet Steak we both asked for medium and when they were served they were spot on with chips,mushrooms,onions,carrots and peas more than ample for two. My wife had a pudding which was Toffee Banoffee tart and ice cream which again was beautiful and very tasty. Overall a very well presented meal in a nicely decorated room by a very friendly owner could not fault anything will definitely be going back.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a friendly pub with good homemade grub, excellent beer, a comfy bed and a reasonable price then this is the place for you. It is not a 5 star spa kind of place just a decent honest pub with rooms...and good food.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Took a friend for dinner she does loads to help me so a good idea to say thank you I had a couple pint beer real good we both had starters jackets with a sauce prawn rolls for me Fish chips and the Deveron platter...for me we had loads veg real nice place very clean lots staff so a great night will go againMore

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Wow this is the best lasagne I have ever tasted, good food, and amazing welcome, great gin collection, looking forward to going back.

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed September 17, 2017

First time to this restaurant, really nice food, good portion sizes and and at a fair price, service was good, we will we return 😀

Date of visit: September 2017
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5