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The Mash Tun

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Aberlour $$ - $$$ , British,
8 Broomfield Square, Aberlour AB38 9QP, Scotland
+44 1340 881771
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mash” (7 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Broomfield Square, Aberlour AB38 9QP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Mash Tun is tiny and booking is advised for any evening to ensure a table. the food is excellent quality and quantity, served by friendly helpful staff. Only negative, is not a great choice, could do with a special two freshen the menu up.

Thank Badcat110
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch at the Mash Tun and were delighted with the experience. It had been strongly recommended by a friend from home in Canada. We had lunch after a tour of Speyside Cooperage and before we went on a distillery tour at Aberlour. We...More

Thank Wendy V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat here after our Aberlour Distillery Tour. The pub wasnt very busy but it was highly recommended by a few people in the area (let's be honest, there isn't much to eat around there anyway). My appetizer was the Haggis Black pudding...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After struggling with decent food in Speyside, we discovered Mash Tun. Ended up having almost all our meals here even though we were staying in Dufftown. Walking distance from Aberlour distillery and next to a fantastic park with river. The food, staff and atmosphere are...More

Thank kuks393
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food at very reasonable prices. They have live music frequently and it is situated right downtown off of the river and park. Perfect place to wind down after fishing or touring the area.

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch before the tour of the Aberlour distillery. The building is very quaint and pleasant. The food was very good - traditional pub food - and the menu was varied. Prices were reasonable. Whiksy list looked strong, but didn't really try...More

Thank Leo K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great walk along the river Spey during our visit to Aberlour, visited The Mash Tun for lunch. Great food, lovely menu. Brilliant service and dog friendly. would certainly return.

Thank 19Chas69
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food here. It's pretty classic pub fare. The whiskey list is amazing as it contains personal tasting notes for most of their stock (ask for it at the counter).

Thank Water-eng-girl
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A friend and I eat her this week, and we much disappointed. I had read the reviews on here, and have not really had a similar experience... There was a fair choice on the menu, and we both had the steak - not the best...More

Thank Alistair W
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Just a 5-minute walk from Aberlour Distillery, we stopped in for lunch after our whisky tasting. Food was okay and since we were on a tour of the distilleries in the area, we did not sample any of the whisky. Based on the food, it...More

Thank Cole S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We are visiting shortly with our well behaved dog. Would he be welcome at the Mash Tun? Thank you. Lesley Fisher
1 May 2017|
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Response from Bev S | Reviewed this property |
Yes ! Dogs are welcome .there were a few in the bar when we were there . Not sure about if you have booked a room ?
Sharon B
Do you show any football ?
6 November 2016|
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Response from LANDDTROUP | Reviewed this property |
Dont believe so bur tooms have tv in them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Broomfield Square, Aberlour AB38 9QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Aberlour
  • Phone Number: +44 1340 881771
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