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The Alford Bistro

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40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
+44 1975 563154
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Moray
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Were ;lucky to get a table without booking as it was very busy. We ordered fish and chips and it arrived very quickly. Fish was nicely done in batter but the chips (which seemed like oven chips) were very overdone. I had rhubarb and apple crumble for pudding which was a very small portion for the amount i paid. It's... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into the bistro when my wife and I were out for a Sunday drive.Excellent food and spoiled for choice.Staff also very friendly,will definitely be going back and would strongly recommend.

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Thank Michael M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent home cooked food and friendly service. Always a pleasure to go here. Amazing steak! Always a dilemma as everything is so nice.

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived with some family from overseas after a day out , ordered 4 kids meals and 7 adult , kids food included an ice cream which never materialised , two sandwiches 2 slices of bread with little filling and 3 small crisps on the plate(£5.50) but as our food arrived one of the staff who was chatting I hope to... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped into Alford looking for some lunch and found this little gem.we had cullin skink, half breakfast and baked spud followed by tea and cake ,all of which were excellent and good value.the staff were lovely , quick and helpful.definiely be going again.

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Thank kfoxy
Montrose, United Kingdom
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391 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have been to the Alford Bistro for just coffee and cake, lunch and for dinner over the past year or so and have never been disappointed. The quality of food is very good and is well presented. We just popped in on a Saturday for dinner about 5:45 and just managed to get a table for two. if you... More 

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Thank Brian M
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We've been here for dinner and lunch several times now. Staff are great, menus are fantastic and the food is second to none. Advise booking as it's very busy.

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Thank Nikki P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I was taken for an evening meal to celebrate my birthday. The food was excellent and well prepared and presented. The staff were very helpful and friendly and made the evening very enjoyable.

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Thank Alastair P
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Just back from a fab meal. Lovely place so quaint and relaxing. Excellent food, service and very clean restaurant. Loved the little tea pot such a dainty yet contemporary design. Will definitely be back again and would highly recommend this place.

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Thank Margaret M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our walking group visit the Bistro from time to time after waks for tea/coffee and scones or cakes. I have always been impressed by the friendliness of the staff and their speed and attention to orders and their customers. The scones were good today and the coffee was excellent.

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Thank alanatdyce

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main Street, Alford AB33 8PX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Alford
  • Phone Number: +44 1975 563154

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