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Mosset Tavern

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Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
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Gordon Street, Forres IV36 1DY, Scotland
+44 1309 672981
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Mosset Tavern is a family orientated pub restaurant in the heart of...
The Mosset Tavern is a family orientated pub restaurant in the heart of Forres, ideal for the whisky trail. Large parties welcome. Plenty of parking. Large function suite catering for all types of functions especially weddings.
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  • 232
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty food, good $ value & decent portions.

The location is central & if you want to go on Friday or weekends would advise you book 24 hours ahead.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Joanne1188
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Delhi, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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332 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Delhi, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The location is central & if you want to go on Friday or weekends would advise you book 24 hours ahead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We were holidaying nearby and looking for a carvery for Sunday lunch and were recommended the mosset. The visit could have been a disaster, 1 bored teenager and 2 tired and stroppy small ones had the potential to make it a super stressful lunch. However we were directed to a table through the back where we discovered a full size... More 

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your kind comments make a hard working team very very happy. Each Sunday our talented staff set about trying to achieve everything you described in your review and we are delighted that we made it happen. We will keep trying and never take yours and other guests custom for granted. I hope you enjoyed your holiday in the... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Passing by Forres we decided to stop for dinner. No booking made but they luckily had a cancellation and so we were seated and given menus in the restaurant area. We ordered a shared starter of Haggis bon bons, they were delicious. 4 truffle like balls and a chutney onion sauce yum. For mains we had cajun chicken and a... More 

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Great to read you enjoyed your meal so much. Our famous Cajun Cream chicken is our best selling dish so I'm glad you approve too. We have a new menu starting soon but that dish will be staying put! I hope you can join us for a pudding next time. Thanks so much, Gordon Brailsford Prop More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here for my friends birthday, food was good and service was even better. We gave staff a surprise cake and they were more than happy to bring it out after our meal. Overall a nice wee place with great service

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The team and I were all delighted to read that you enjoyed your friend's birthday celebration meal with us. We have a very talented team and it makes all the difference to know you appreciate their hard work. I hope it's not to long before we can be of service once more. Until then, many thanks for your... More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Just went for a meal in the bar, there is plenty of variety on the menu and all of us were happy with or choices, it's standard pub fare, big plates, hot food nothing fancy but we'll prepared. The service was excellent, welcoming at the door, knowledgeable about the menu and I was given tasters of all the ales when... More 

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Glad to read that you enjoyed your meal in the bar. Did you know we serve our main menu in there also so if you fancy choosing from both menus please don't hesitate to ask. Thanks so much for your review and I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Gordon Brailsford Prop More 

Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Recommended by a nearby distillery, very happy to have found this place. One of the best meals I had in Scotland. Had a great cheeseburger on a gluten free bun. My wife had goujons of haddock, which were very good sized pieces of fish compared to another restaurant I'd eaten at recently Prices were reasonable and the staff were very... More 

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your favourable review, we are truly thankful for your taking the time to share your views on your recent lunch. Glad to hear the gluten free bun went down a treat, we get great feedback about our gluten free range and our new menu features even more choices. We hope we can welcome you back another... More 

Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Mosset Tavern is one of those restaurants that makes me wished I lived in Scotland! During our two week travels throughout Scotland I had one of my most memorable meals here. We came in for a late lunch and enjoyed the best fish and chips with mashed fresh spring peas I have ever eaten.The sticky toffee pudding was over... More 

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Gosh you have made us blush ! Thanks so much for your kind words and we are over the moon that you enjoyed your visit so much. We do try hard to please all our guests and it means a great deal to read that we have managed to make an impression. Kind regards Gordon Brailsford Prop More 

Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

great food excellent service, we have been here several times always happy friendly attentive staff. food always tasty, clean and efficient ,highly recommended .

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for taking the time to both visit and review our place in Forres. We think we have an excellent team that try really hard to please our guests so it means a lot to read that we got it it right for you, We hope we can welcome you bank again soon. Thanks again Gordon... More 

Bali, Indonesia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Phone booking is almost essential. Great food and fun staff. This is good wholesome PUB GRUB. Good portions of food on the plate and cooked the way it is ordered. Food served in timely manner and staff constantly checking for service of food or drink. Reasonably priced and great food.

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Dear guest, we were all delighted to read that your family enjoyed our family run place! We try to offer fantastic pub food for everyone to enjoy and it would seem that on this occasion we hit the mark just right. We've a new menu starting soon and we hope your family can sit round our table again soon. Kind... More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

The food and service in this restaurant was nothing but impeccable. The staff were warm and attentive, and the food was well presented and full of flavour! I had the creamy Cajun chicken accompanied with a pot of coleslaw, chips and corn on the cob - admittedly not like your typical spicy Cajun, but I thoroughly enjoyed a change! I... More 

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Gordon B, Owner at Mosset Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words you shared about our place. Our "Cajun cream chicken" dish is our best selling dish we are pleased you liked it too. Thanks again, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Gordon More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gordon Street, Forres IV36 1DY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Forres
  • Phone Number: +44 1309 672981

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Large groups, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions

Description

The Mosset Tavern is a family orientated pub restaurant in the heart of Forres, ideal for the whisky trail. Large parties welcome. Plenty of parking. Large function suite catering for all types of functions especially weddings.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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