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Elphinstone Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
+44 1899 220044
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“cullen skink” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, International, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here with 3 friends for lunch. 2 of us ordered the roast beef which we couldn’t eat as meat very tough, I had to ask for my potatoes as only veg in plate, the waitress came back with 2 roast potatoes. The roast beef...More

Thank mcil63
Reviewed 6 September 2018

we called into the Elphinstone restaurant as we passed through, the food was fantastic, I had the fish pie which I would recommenced the fish and prawns was so fresh lovely. My husband had the steak pie again beautiful. I would highly recommend the Elphinstone...More

Thank partypolly
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Menu was ok & staff very friendly & welcoming. Decent choice on menu. Decor & environment we didn’t overly enjoy. Food was ok, but the environment just did not work for us. Many rave about the food & place - maybe just not for us.

Thank Billy A
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Elphinstone is an established restaurant in Biggar. The owner is also the chef and the food is very good - as are the surroundings

1  Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 23 August 2018

wouldn't have done this but they left a "review us on tripadvisor" leaflet with the bill. I was really disappointed with the food this time. The lasagna that has always been an enjoyable meal, was dry and was presented as if it had been in...More

Thank gail m
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were staying for a night at the Elphinstone and after a few drinks watching the football in bar asked if we could have a meal. They fitted us in and the meal was very good the staff were all very good also, we would...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

stopped here on way home from scottish open golf, 3 courses for £11.50, service was prompt and the food was lovely, not one single complaint of any kind, no waiting between courses and the young waiter and waitress were really nice, i would go out...More

1  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Went here for dinner while on a visit to Biggar. Comfortable seating, pleasant staff, good food reasonable prices. What’s not to like.

1  Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Staying in area for a couple of days. Decided to have dinner here after hearing from fellow guests at our hotel that they had nice lunch here. Were not disappointed. From calling in to reserve a table to service on the night we were impressed...More

Thank Eiloon
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Had pub food here with my husband, the starters and main course were both superb, the service was second to none, staff are so friendly and helpful, wish all restaurants were as good 👍😊

1  Thank magsaen
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18 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Robert A | Property representative |
Yes we do. It is 2 steaks (or chicken or salmon if you prefer) and a bottle of wine for £32.50.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 33
Bar, British, Scottish, International, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  South Lanarkshire  >  Biggar
  • Phone Number: +44 1899 220044
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Elphinstone Hotel
A traditional Coaching Inn with 11 individual bedrooms, restaurant, lounge with an open fire, recently extended bar with log burner, function room and beer garden. Shortlisted in the Tourism Awards 2016 and awarded Taste our Best. Free WiFi throughout
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