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MacDonald Arms Hotel

Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
01688 302011
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I am always asked where to recommend to eat. It's an horrible question, but, thankfully the MacDonald Arms never fails to deliver. Just good, honest, pub grub in a traditional atmosphere, with welcoming staff. I've enjoyed it for over 30 years and still look forward to my next visit.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We visited this place last week, overheard someone on the bus say it was the bees knees... They were Scottish so I thought I was on to a winner! The place is a little dated inside, could do with a good old spring clean! The seating was confortable though, the food and drink was very reasonably priced, and the staff... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Look a bit dated from outside and also inside, lots of locals, the food is outstanding nothing too fancy but great home cooking and generous portions, try the Beef Olives, to die for

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Hampshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Recommended by locals - I was told they only serve between 6:30 and 8pm, and it is all freshly prepared. They have a small menu, it is really well priced and served promptly. I had the goat's cheese and pear salad and it was really good (a little too much cheese for me). My friends also enjoyed their food too... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We visited last year in October and thought it very friendly so in July we popped in and looked at the menu - good home cooked food. We went back the next night as I had chicken curry the first night and my husband was so impressed he wanted it. I had Lamb Stew/Casserole the second time and is was... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Ate here on our last night, Lamb Shank cooked to perfection and Beef in Beer extremely tender. Shame so many people appear to be put off by the furnishings. Food is all home cooked and great value for money.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate here at our last night in Tobermory, having already had fish and chips and steak at a restaurant across the harbour the previous nights. Both of us love a good, traditional, local pub complete with friendly local people and dogs. It's a very relaxed atmosphere (as it should be) and the menu is not extensive but the food... More

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jedburgh
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

What a cheerful place! It was full of local folk having a great time together. Everyone was very friendly and the food nice and homely, served very efficiently. It made us smile and we left the hotel still smiling!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We called in to the MacDonald Arms one evening to look at the menu with the possibility of eating there.We waited for a couple of minutes until the lady on the bar could drag herself away from her conversation with another couple. When asked if we could look at a menu she told us that it would be available in... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Simple home made food, generous portions and chips made from real potatoes. Price is excellent for what you get. Highly recommend.

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Address: Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
Phone Number: 01688 302011
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Tobermory

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