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Lounge Bar, Red Lion Hotel

) #6 of 24 Restaurants in Forres $$ - $$$ , British,
2-6 Tolbooth Street | Forres, Forres IV36 1PH, Scotland
+44 1309 672716
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
$$ - $$$
2-6 Tolbooth Street | Forres, Forres IV36 1PH, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family came to the restaurant on Sunday for some lunch. The chicken skewers where so good and the best av tasted. It's really good value for money. The kids food was good too boys enjoyed there food and ate the lot and...More

Thank XnicXx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really really good food and great prices! The resturant staff were lovely and very accomodating. Recommended if you are looking for something local to eat :)

Thank Asael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited this pub before for meals as live locally. This week we decided to go there for evening meal. Very disappointing. The 'house wine' was the most expensive on the menu and the waitress did not offer a choice. It was pretty rough and...More

Thank Hazel C
Reviewed May 15, 2017

The good thing here is that they allow dogs in public bar so could keep dog out of the sun and eat too. One of our lunch dishes was good - sandwiches - but the Mac Cheese was a bit average really but then it...More

Thank Maggie G
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Visited The Red Lion with family last night and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. We've all been before, either for drinks or for food (all visits have been of an equally high standard) but last night we ate from the Sunday menu and what's really...More

1  Thank Annabel K
Reviewed April 27, 2017

It's over 50 years since I visited the "Red Beastie" and, externally, it looks much as it did in the mid-60s. However the variety of the excellent food, the beer and the friendly service made this a very happy return trip. Most of my family...More

Thank Lawrence O
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Went here to listen to live music, after being in the public bar through the day, what a difference, it was like stepping into another world, nice range of spirits, comfy seats, nicely decorated.

1  Thank thursolass
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Really good food and value for money. Good service and nice surroundings will recommend to others who come up from our Company.

Thank Richard N
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Probably the best pub I've been to in the area for a combination of good beer, good pub food (macaroni cheese & sweet potato fries - both excellent) and friendly staff. The lit fire was a nice addition. Would come here more often if I...More

Thank DaddyBadger2010
Carrie C, Owner at Lounge Bar, Red Lion Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2017

Thank yoiu so much for taking time to write a review, we are happy you enjoyed your visit to 'The Beastie' we look forward too serving you again on your next visit.

Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Great pub and food. Fab platter to go with presseco 🍸 followed by chefs curry which was delicious very tasty

Thank Carolyn G
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Is there any live music this Sunday ? Thanks Agnes
May 16, 2015|
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Response from iolairedesign | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I'd ring them if I was you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Tolbooth Street | Forres, Forres IV36 1PH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Forres
  • Phone Number: +44 1309 672716
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