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The Garden Arms Hotel

69 Main Street, Gardenstown AB45 3YP, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We popped in on Friday night to see if they had a table for a meal, they didn't but said they had a table on Monday and they started serving at 7pm. We as a family had chicken and steak which was cooked to our liking, we also enjoyed the veg which was Kale and green beans with bacon lardons... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If I am totally honest I have no idea how this pub has got such high ratings, cause its defiantly not worth the praise. The two owners of the pub are rude, unwelcoming and could both do with taking part in a customer service course so they know how to treat customers correctly. The pubs dull and could do with... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a reservation for dinner here as the restaurant had been fully-booked, but they had a cancellation. The staff are really friendly and there is a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The bar area is very cosy and is obviously frequented by locals who all seemed to be enjoying themselves. The food was top quality and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Gardenstown for a week, and apart from Tuesday spent every night in the pub. The atmosphere is superb, everyone is so welcoming. Dave and Lynne and brill and nothing is ever too much for them! We were lucky enough to eat there one night, I had the haddock and it was cooked to perfection. 'The veg' was... More 

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into this pub on the first day of our holiday in Gardenstown. It was welcoming so we tried to book a table for a meal. There was none available this day and they had a choice of 2 available times during our weeks stay. We booked the earlier of these. The menu is limited but between the 4 of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited gardentown for a week with the family and we accidentally wondered into the pub on our first day of arrival as we usually do. needless to say this one visit lead to me and my dad turning up everyday after for the rest of the week. Playing pool and spending money on the bandit and after the first few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was up in Gardenstown for the week and was in the Garden Arms most nights, great company and Dave was very informative on the whiskey front🍺, for a novice like myself he helped me and pointed me in the right direction for a first timer (wasn't to be unfortunately as I tried but just couldn't get into the whiskeys) went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our two families wanted a night out. They were very accommodating for our various levels of vegetarianism, whilst still serving a lovely steak and fish dishes for the others. The family style greens & potatoes were delicious and plentiful. Everyone left full and happy. Price was reasonable

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable evening at the Gardenstown (Gamrie) Arms last night. The food was delicious and the service very friendly and efficient. The dining room is filled with a quirky mixture of local crafts and art to match most tastes and pocket sizes. Amazingly our set of 4 teenagers ate everything and left incredibly chirpy... Just like we... More 

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Neuhausen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Since years, we come back to the Garden Arms, it is a real friendly place. Lynne is serving excellent food at a very reasonable price. Dave is the Master behind the Bar and a true Whisky connoisseur. On Thursday night is Quiz night, the Pub will fill up with locals and tourists having lots of fun.

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