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MacLaomainn's Scottish Pub

$$ - $$$, ,
52 South Main Street, Chester, VT 05143
+1 802-875-6227
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (59 reviews)
“steak pie” (24 reviews)
“stews” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
52 South Main Street, Chester, VT 05143
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little Scottish pub with a Vermont flair. The owner being Scottish knows how to deliver on true flavor. The hagis is real, like it not, its authentic. The Scottish Egg is bigger than usual, so it makes for a great appetizer. There is...More

Thank JBMartiniguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this for lunch on a Tuesday when many other restaurants were closed. Dumb luck. Irish pubs are a dime a dozen in New England; Scottish ones are rare. My wife had the rarebit, which was pefectly good. I tried the haggis, tatties...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This time we each tried a Scottish dinner. My son had the ploughman's platter and loved it, particularly the homemade chutney and I enjoyed the haggis, neeps ( mashed turnips) and mashed potatoes. I'm gluten free and son had several food allergies, including nuts, peanuts...More

Thank Rennie Z
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Interesting and unusual beers on tap; Wee Heavy is my fave. There is haggis if you want to give it a try. I enjoy there steak pie with fresh carrots on the side. Not your typical bar food.

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Belhaven on tap!!!! My husband and I had dinner and drinks here with family, came back another night for a quick beer at the bar. I love the atmosphere - beautiful woodwork, low lights, warm happy vibe. Food is good, but I really need to...More

Thank MISSMELISS71
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We stopped in here for dinner & drinks - the place was small, noisy, and the food was overpriced & just OK. There were only 2 poor waitress working both inside area, outside area, & the bar area - very under-staffed. We would not go...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A friend and I had just arrived in Chester and didn't have time to dawdle over dinner before a workshop began. Our kilt-clad waitress suggested the speed of sandwiches over entrees. We ordered the "Mary Queen of Scots" and enjoyed for the first time this...More

Thank ChannahAbraham
Reviewed 19 July 2017

During our brief stay in Chester, this Scottish Pub was recommended to us by the Karass Innkeeper- it was excellent. Good food and brew as well as charming and reasonable prices. An unexpected treat in Vermont.

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 4 July 2017

If you are in Chester,Vermont & looking for good food RUN don't walk to MacLaomainn's Scottish Pub . The food & atmosphere is fantastic !! The Pub is owned by husband & wife Deb & Alan Brown. They are the best host & hostess !...More

Thank PTG5348
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We stop in anytime we are in the area... Love the atmosphere and food! Great pies... And if you have room the Cookie Sundae is wonderful!!!

Thank Kenneth T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 South Main Street, Chester, VT 05143
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-875-6227
  • E-mail
Description
An authentic Scottish Pub serving a varied menu for the whole family, well known for the wide variety of Scottish Ales and Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
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