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Glen Avon Hotel

The Square, Tomintoul, Scotland
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Forfar
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Having been very disappionted and feeling ripped off at the Old Firestation in Tomintoul, we went into the Glen Avon and were very pleased with their offering which was not nearly so expensive, free sauce and much more bacon! Very friendly staff and a reasonable cup of tea and coffee

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Darlington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Good bar meals at reasonable price in a nice cosy atmosphere. Pleasing service with helpful friendly barstaff. Would go again for barmeal.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Village pub doing a good jhob of catering for a value proposition. Welcomeing atmosphere in the bar on an evening. Rooms basic but clean.

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Cambria, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Needs more Scottish brews. But the crowd was fun and it was a great little taste of a country pub. The people were friendly and I'm glad that they let dogs into the bar.

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Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The poached salmon with potatoes was very tasty, with a massive sized piece of fish for 9.50 UK pounds. Best of all, it was healthy, simply poached with a smattering of lemon butter that gave it a nice flavor without being in the least oily or heavy, a welcome change from all the deep fried and cream-based dishes often found... More

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Belfast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We ate dinner in the hotel and we found the surroundings to be good, staff were friendly and service was good. There was a nice atmosphere in the hotel. The food choice was wide and we ordered a starter and main each. Haggis was tasty/ nachos were a plenty and the Camembert was also nice. For mains we had Cajun... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We didn't stay in the hotel but we did stop by for an afternoon drink and returned for an evening meal. The place was busy yet that didn't effect the service! Best Mac and Cheese I have had in a long time!

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Dunfermlie
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We ate in the bar when staying in a hotel nearby. We had a very reasonably priced and enjoyable evening meal. We sat on big leather couches in front of an open fire. We felt like it was home from home.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Just had Sunday lunch which was very good indeed and very reasonably priced, no real ales on but Guiness was superb will be back.Thank You.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We were staying nearby & went into bar to eatch the boxing on TV as our hotel did not have Sky. After smelling the food, we decided to have a meal. Plenty choice & reasonably priced. Portions huge & very very tastey. Service was great & very friendly staff. Highly recommend

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