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The Douglas Hotel Bistro

$$ - $$$, British,
Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
+44 1770 302968
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“chateaubriand” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 454 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

After a day driving around the Isle of Arran, with a stop at Lochranza Castle, the Douglas Hotel, across from the ferry landing was a great place to stop for food before heading back to the mainland. They had a wonderful menu and lots of...More

Thank Connie R
ElaineCampbell, Manager at The Douglas Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Connie R, for your lovely review! Hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in the bar - not the bistro - which was comfortable with great views. Service was fine and fish and chips were excellent. Good value.

Thank gingaYorkUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner here tonight and we're very pleased with our meal. The staff were friendly and attentive. We had a table booked however the restaurant was not busy and we were seated straight away. The menu offers a good selection and I selected the...More

Thank ian f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room is quite nice. If you are taking a taxi (highly recommend it you are having drinks with dinner) you will be dropped at the front door of the hotel, convenient to the dining room. Part of the walkway is cobblestones - warning to...More

Thank jim b
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Good and interesting selection of dishes on the bar menu. Super surroundings and better prices than some local pubs.

Thank Geotracer
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We called in here for a late lunch before getting our ferry back. The sandwiches we had were tasty. Pretty extensive menu so would have had something for anyone. Pretty reasonably priced except my drink. Soda and lime I thought was really expensive for what...More

Thank Goldilocks1982
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Sat in the window with a view across the firth of Clyde, served by extremely friendly and interested staff. With an order of two fresh battered haddock and chips that were melt in the mouth, this restaurant has it all after a day of exploring...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Food was lovely and the staff were very nice. Had a nice choice of wine too. Limited in vegetarian options which meant we could only eat there once (my sister was allergic to the only other option which the chef was made aware of but...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

nice place for a drink and the food looks good too, staff lovely and friendly, toilets lovely and clean

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Been to Arran a number of times but this is our first time eating here. The bar is a great place to have a drink with good views of Brodick Bay. We had an evening meal in the restaurant but were somewhat disappointed. They forgot...More

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Jim C
18 April 2016|
Response from KatieMay60 | Reviewed this property |
We went to the Douglas for a bite of lunch. Like most hotels of its type, fairly sure they operate for meals to non residents over standard hours. I cannot recall exact detail, but think you will be able to get a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Brodick
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 302968
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Douglas Hotel
With its rustic-chic style, The Douglas Bistro has a refreshing simplicity but a serious intent.The cuisine is honest and straightforward in style, bold and hearty in flavour. No fussy preparation or pretentious artistry, just thoughtful and skillful use of good quality produce. The menus are seasonally driven and make use of home-grown or locally-sourced ingredients, with a contemporary twist on flavoursome classics.
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