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MacDonald Arms Hotel

Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
+44 1688 302011
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (2 reviews)
“toasties” (4 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Only had a drink here so cannot comment on the food unfortunately. Quaint bar keeping its old fashioned look.

Thank leswull
Reviewed 4 days ago

It would be easy to walk past MacDonald Arms but that would be a shame. It seems to be the place that the locals eat -which is always a good sign. Food was freshly cooked and very tasty. Some great specials each night and incredibly...More

Thank shearwater58
Reviewed 5 days ago

Decent home cooked food in a cosy pub by the sea. Popular with locals and tourists. No craft beer but plenty whisky.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 days ago

staff friendly food really good,decor a bit dated but had a nice cosy feel,just what you need after long bike ride

Thank jweldo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are lucky enough to be in or planning a visit to Tobermory, and are looking for good home cooked food at great prices then look no further than this place. My wife and I loved the place so much we went 3 times!...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three years since I was last here! Not changed at all. Nothing is fancy but the food is very good & excellent value for money. In the bar, do not expect fine dining, but just good honest food. Service was great, everything freshly prepared to...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Massively disappointed with the choices and quality of the food in the bar. To be fair there are other restaurants attached to the bar and it was very busy. Gold standard for service though; food arrived extremely quickly. Shame that the chips were cooked in...More

Thank Frances H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was playing with the house band here at this years Mull Music Festival. What a great place to be! Food was excellent! The bar was well stocked and not a rip off. Staff were friendly and easy going. The rooms were comfortable and clean....More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality and good value lunch. Nice to eat in a pub that feels more aimed at locals than tourists. Children made to feel very welcome

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

only popped in for a quick afternoon pint. a good mix of locals and tourists, cheap beer (£3.10 a pint, cheapest we had during our visit). The bar is very tired, just a normal run of the mill local pub.

Thank Farky14
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Ian D
How many people can the Restaurant cater for? We've got a party of approx. 40 visiting for a final Munro outing. Could you manage us on a Saturday evening ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Tobermory
  • Phone Number: +44 1688 302011
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