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MacDonald Arms Hotel

Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland
01688 302011
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Ranked #13 of 18 restaurants in Tobermory
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English first
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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England
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The bar area is ok if you eat in the pub then its in the small bar the meals are ok dont be put off by the decor though the atmosphere is good and friendly the place can be packed with locals and people will give you advice on things to do and the cheapest option.

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Tobermory, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great home cooked food, fab owner and staff, great prices and "NO TELEVISION"!! Best CRAIC in town!!

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scotland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

As usual we had a lovely lunch here . Food great - staff great - value great .U will not find better value for your money on Mull . Whats not to like ?

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Low, low prices for good pub food. It's open each evening except Sunday for food and all the locals go there too.

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glasgow
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The MacDonald Arms decor and furnishings are a bit tired to say the least but you should not let this put you off. The bar staff are friendly and helpful. The food is of a very good pub standard and it well worth trying the specials on the board. The prices compare well with the big chain pubs and seem... More

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

During a short visit only eat in here once but it was always busy and it's where the locals eat. Very basic furnishings but clean and pleasent enough, great service and good clean traditional food, easy to recommend.

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