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Darroch Restaurant

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European, British, Scottish
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Morriston Road | Eight Acres Hotel, Elgin IV30 6UL, Scotland
+44 1343 543077
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed a really good meal in the restaurant, attentive staff, nice setting and good value. Would recommend.

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Thank Nick P
N Ireland
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217 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Choosing the bar snacks, the menu was reasonable. The choice of the steak pie was best of the two. The Ceaser salad had peppers, who puts peppers in it. Having had a starter I had no cutlery. The waitress quickly noticed it and mentioned it. I also asked for black pepper. If I had not went to the bar for... More 

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Thank Ian F
Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

Fantastic food and service would highly recommend also great value for money we ate breakfast lunch and dinner there

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Thank mandpallison
Daventry, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Spicy chicken dish with pasta was lovely. Breakfast was cooked to order and was exceptional with the most fabulous black pudding. YUM!

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Thank Andrew F
Scotland, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is my second visit to this restaurant (and to the Eight Acres) and nothing has really improved. Before I get started however, let me praise Natalie and Mark for their every effort to try and make this a pleasant dining experience. They were pleasant and professional during a really hard service, one they seem far too accustomed to. They... More 

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Thank Colin M
Scotland
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2015

Our first visit for a Sunday carvery was marked by an all too extensive list of errors in service. We sent a short email to the manager to help them improve things. Without prompting they swiftly came back with a thank you and a request that we revisit them to show that things had been changed for the better, and... More 

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Thank WhistlerMad
Aberdeen, Scotland
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

The selection was exceptional. So much to choose from continental to full cooked breakfasts, cinnamon toast with bacon and maple syrup, all sorts of fish. Plenty tea/coffee toast etc. Staff really helpful.

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Thank Holiday127
Lanark, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2014

Dinner was part of our deal in the form of a 6 course taster menu. This was excellent and very filling! Also, you could have a main meal off the lounge bar menu if you didn't want the 6 course menu - these meals were also lovely. Service was efficient and friendly but unintrusive. Great dining experience.

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Thank anne s
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Myself and wife got a high tea voucher to go to the eight acres hotel. When the high tea came we were shocked at the scones which where hard to eat and two cheese cakes cut in half , couldn't pick them up n coffee was cold did complain but they dint seem to bothered , I wouldn't recommend this... More 

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Thank Kenneth J
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

My family and I had Christmas lunch at the hotel. The food was exceptional as was the service from the very friendly chef at the carvery section. I would highly recommend this hotel for Christmas lunch and will absolutely return next year. :-D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $66
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Morriston Road | Eight Acres Hotel, Elgin IV30 6UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 543077
Description
Savour fresh, organic produce in our Darroch Restaurant where the best of land and sea can be enjoyed daily. All dishes are prepared with only the finest local produce, by our attentive staff, in relaxed and friendly surroundings. Choose between table d’hôte and a la carte menus in the restaurant. We select the best of Scottish produce and feature local ingredients wherever possible.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?