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3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
+44 1241 877223
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“game pie” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“kedgeree” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just home from a lovely lunch at the But n Ben, Auchmithie. Hadn't been for some time. Midweek lunch on a yucky day. Really nice welcome. I had the mackerel pâté and oatcakes for starter. The cheese scones were really tasty too. My wife had...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fortunately we rang a few days ahead of our trip to Arbroath and we fortunate to be squeezed in on a Saturday night. A very traditional family run restaurant serving high quality locally produced cuisine in a traditional style. We had Game Pie and Venison...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

High tea and all the trimmings! marvellous fresh haddock cooked in oatmeal. Amazing desserts and very friendly staff. Book ahead to avoid disappointment

Thank Mojiester D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having moved away from Arbroath a few years back thus was our first visit to the But'n'Ben in many years. It has hardly changed and the food is still awesome. Choice of bread or cheese scone to get you going, then delicious starters. I had...More

Thank lenster57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this little charming restaurant was impressive. The atmosphere was relaxing. My husband had the smokie pancake and absolutely raved about it. I had the fish and is was simply delicious. For dessert, we had the best sticky pudding. After dinner, we walked down...More

Thank Lovemylife2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A family run restaurant, menu perhaps not all that extensive, but quality is great. My recommendations: haddock and prawns in a slightly cheesy bechamel, but make sure to leave space for the crannochan.

Thank achisholm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a family meal with high expectations and weren't disappointed. There was an excellent choice of local seafood and meat dishes. I had the Arbroath smokie soup to start followed by the venison which was cooked perfectly. Unfortunately I was unable to...More

Thank Toon189262
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This well known fantastic restaurant represents a 'cottage' feel and genuine traditional food. It's popularity is hidden away on the coast of the beautiful area of Auchmithie. The menu carries a varied selection of fish, meats, salads and vegetarian. The atmosphere oozes home-cooking and high...More

Thank gkrobson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and sister traipsed off today to this very wonderful wee venue without me .. leaving me to deal with the broadband mannie, who still hadn't arrived at our designated lunch hour date for three. When they returned they were enthusiastic, to say the...More

Thank Angus E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal at the But n Ben food was lovely and the staff very friendly, I had smokie pancake and it was delicious.

Thank james D
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11 September 2017|
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Response from calthain3 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not unless maybe a dog for blind or hard of hearing etc
Bill F
28 September 2016|
Response from rumpuscat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just got this. They have a new website but I'm not allowed to post it on here. Just Google it, you'll find it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3W Mains of AUCHMITHIE, Arbroath DD11 5SQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Arbroath
  • Phone Number: +44 1241 877223
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