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The Mains of Scotstown Inn

) #230 of 538 Restaurants in Aberdeen $$ - $$$ , British,
1 Jesmond Square East | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8WT, Scotland
+44 1224 825222
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Jesmond Square East | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8WT, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my best friend here for dinner to celebrate her new job (a rare thing in Aberdeen these days!); noticed the service was more formal than in previous visits, well-dressed staff & hands behind the back when dealing with diners, which is a nice touch...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Arrived and it seemed OK. As it was early Friday evening and we were just after a quick bite decide to have a bar meal. Place was light and bright but seemed fairly quiet. Sat at a table and menu seemed as expected. Only real...More

Thank Dnaray
Reviewed June 5, 2017

booked saturday 6pm they took order for meals say 6.30pm 1st meal arrived 6.50pm last meal served 8pm why no management came to explain the situation went up for round of drinks guy gave me bill for another round of drinks which i didnt order...More

Thank kscott007
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Arrived for a quick early dinner (5pm) during the week, place was deserted. The restaurant looked really nice, very clean, tidy and orderly looking. Food was ok, generous portions and the prices were reasonable. Staff could have been a bit more attentive, too busy talking...More

Thank julieking15
Reviewed May 21, 2017

I am sitting in the Mains of Scotstown and a man has just puked behind me luckily not on me but close at the pool table on the floor. He has gone to the toilet. I have advised bar man about this but it is...More

Thank Gavin D
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Hasn't been here for a few years but ambled in after work for a family meal. My partner had 2 huggis balls (actual spelling), our boy had chicken fillets from kids menu (very good portion) and I had sausage & mash (bit dry for me...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Went here on Sunday night with family , what a difference from last Sunday . Last Sunday we went to the ferryhill house hotel the meal was first class tonight was a lot different the staff out front were very good I think it was...More

1  Thank Bob968
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Went on Sunday for a Mothers day treat for the gf and the kids and was very glad we did as all agreed it was a fine meal ,good service and very good value , will be going again to sample the everyday menu.

1  Thank Torkm68
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Nice friendly atmosphere. The food was good value for the money paid and service was prompt. I have been there twice in about the last month.

1  Thank slilly2016
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Quick bite on a Friday night. Took the opportunity to visit The Mains of Scotstown for supper. Friendly welcome by staff, escorted to a table and an offer of some refreshments was a good start while reading the menu. The Tex-Mex burger was chosen and...More

1  Thank David D
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$9 - $27
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jesmond Square East | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8WT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 825222
Occupying the converted granite stone farm steading in Bridge of Don in the city of Aberdeen, The Mains of Scotstown Inn oozes old farm house characted on the outside and contemporary looks on the inside. The spacious restaurant, with its impressive granite pillars and high ceiling and classic granite arches, makes it an excellent dining venue, with a touch of modern design giving a relaxed ambience and great cuisine in a landmark building at the heart of Bridge of Don.The Mains of Scotstown Inn has become very popular with locals and visitors alike with its popularity is confirmed by the many awards it holds. The Restaurant is well known around Aberdeen and has become a destination place for locals and businesses alike due to the high standard of homemade food served.
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