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Scottish Arms

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Central West End
Pub, Scottish
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8 S Sarah St, Saint Louis, MO 63108 (Forest Park Parkway)
(314) 535-0551
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Try the Sunday brunch

It takes a while to get used to the staff wearing kilts. The food was always good. They put together a sampler as we were a large party. They have a good selection of single malts. If you like Irish folk singing you should enjoy the entertainment.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Fern Park, Florida
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
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Fern Park, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It takes a while to get used to the staff wearing kilts. The food was always good. They put together a sampler as we were a large party. They have a good selection of single malts. If you like Irish folk singing you should enjoy the entertainment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Everything we had was excellent!!! From the anti-pasta, to the scotch eggs, the BIGGEST piece of Haddock I've ever had, the wonderful melt in your mouth burger, excellent draught beers & a scotch section that damn near made me tear with joy....We will come to visit this little gem again & again & again.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We returned for the umpteenth time because we like the atmosphere, the food, the value and the service. It was crowded but we were able to make reservations. One of the things I like is the great selection of beers and Scotch, which we enjoyed. I thought the haggis wrapped in bacon was disappointing. The fish and chips are good... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My wife found this place on line because we were going to be in St. Louis. Having lived in Scotland for two years, I'm familiar with things Scottish, including cuisine, This is a wonderful restaurant! We had the Highland Gathering appetizer which is a combination of haggis, Scotch eggs, small pasties and smoked salmon, and it was all excellent. Cock... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was the first stop in our Easter weekend food / pub crawl in St. Louis. Clearly a neighborhood bar, it is also apparently a destination bar. Dark, mysterious and freaking delicious. My wife and I came in and grabbed a spot at the end of the bar. She was excited as they had Boddington's on tap. I had the... More 

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Bloomington, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stopped by for lunch and drinks and was certainly not disappointed by the selection of food and beverages on offer. Was like stopping back in time to an olde-wordly style pub in the Scottish Highlands. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Food was fresh and well prepared. Certainly worth a visit.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Seriously, everything here is delicious and awesome. From the charcuterie to the cheese planks to the smoked salmon, you name it! The staff is super laid back and friendly, (Paige is a great bartender btw) and everyone I bring here always has a great time. Great for friends or a date night.

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Oh. My. Gosh. This place is absolutely incredible! The minute you walk in the door, you know it is something special, and a “proper Scottish pub.” The décor is elegant, lots dark, rich wood, subdued lighting, and a bar displaying an extensive selections of whiskeys. And...men in kilts! We came here for the traditional fare so for starters, we ordered... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I visited Scottish Arms with a group of work colleagues seeking a change from the typical hotel or near the hotel food. The service was great - plenty of attention when we wanted it and none when we didn't. Good bar selection and enough variety to satisfy 9 very different palates. Everyone had different entrees and enjoyed them. The Mince... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I had a great meal here and will be back. The atmosphere is casual but the food is much more than your typical bar fare. We could have made a meal out of appetizers, but didn't want to miss out on the special or some of the other entre items. Topping everything off was a great beer... More 

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Additional Information about Scottish Arms

Address: 8 S Sarah St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
Phone Number: (314) 535-0551
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Central West End
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 S Sarah St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (Forest Park Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Central West End
  • Neighborhood: Central West End
  • Phone Number: (314) 535-0551

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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