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The Douglas Hotel Bistro

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Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
+44 1770 302968
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is expensive - which is to be expected on an island I guess - but it is tasty and easily competes with anywhere around if you want something classy. All locally sourced food, and the local cheeseboard is a great dessert, along with the trio of port. Breakfast for non-residents is £12.50 which is extravagant considering what you... More 

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Ottawa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great service, staff very friendly and a good vibe. Could have happily stayed all day. Just popped in for a drink and some sharing plates

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Thank JujuOttawa
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I ate at the bistro while staying at the hotel. We had an excellent stay and very much enjoyed eating at the bistro. The service was wonderful; friendly and attentive. Our food was also excellent. I had the haddock risotto which was beautifully cooked and my partner had the pork belly. We felt that our meal was... More 

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Thank Cat S
Isle Of Arran*
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a treat for Easter Sunday and this was it.The service was very professional the staff friendly and helpful.my smoked haddock Rissotto was perfect thank you Chef Steve Wood.Craig and the girls in reception were also friendly.you have a good team .(sorry girls I can't remember your names.) We will be back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited again with family , ate in bistro . I had the haddock risotto . Wow !!! Great meal had by all . Great staff , very polite !!! Great chef !! Pat on back for them . See u next year

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Thank pinkeyEdinburgh
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to quite a few of the Hebridian islands over the last few years and enjoyed some great food. The food at The Douglas however, would rate as one of the best in terms of quality vs value for money. They seem to have the balance just about right. My wife and i both chose the seafood tagliatelle... More 

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Thank Kerry B
London, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at The Douglas for Easter weekend and they kindly managed to fit us in for dinner tonight. That easy going, professional, friendly and polite manner was continued by Kirsty, Ellie and Georgie in the restaurant who offered excellent service throughout the meal. My smoked haddock and pea risotto was superb, as was the brûlée for dessert. Gorgeous views -... More 

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Thank Jenny H
Brodick, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, excellent service, nice surroundings.Good view of ferry arriving and leaving and panoramic views across the Bay.

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Thank Lesley G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner on a Saturday night & had a drink in the bar beforehand. I wanted to try a new gin from their range & the barman was very helpful. The food in the bistro was tasty & well presented & they use a lot of local produce. Service was good. We were last to leave the bistro... More 

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Thank Hazel F
Exeter, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had drinks and dinner here. Efficient and knowledgeable staff. Modern bistro menu - everything we had was well thought through, prepared and presented. Not cheap but good value for the quality and execution.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 36
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shore Road, Brodick KA27 8 AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Brodick
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 302968
  • This restaurant is at The Douglas Hotel
Description
With its rustic-chic style, The Douglas Bistro has a refreshing simplicity but a serious intent.The cuisine is honest and straightforward in style, bold and hearty in flavour. No fussy preparation or pretentious artistry, just thoughtful and skillful use of good quality produce. The menus are seasonally driven and make use of home-grown or locally-sourced ingredients, with a contemporary twist on flavoursome classics.

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