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Franklin's Restaurant at Cluny Bank

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69 St. Leonards Road, Forres IV36 1DW, Scotland
441309674304
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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Forres, we made a point of booking an evening meal at Franklins restaurant at the Cluny Bank Hotel. We were welcomed into the bar on arrival where olives were served and the menus were presented for our consideration and ordering. We were then shown through to the small but classily decorated dining room. A delicious gazpacho was... More 

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Thank David S
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The best little restaurant with amazing food and Llyod loves his desert inventions .All the food was beautifully cooked and it was hoot in the restaurant

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Thank Wolffy781
Forres Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food here never disappoints, it is always top notch. Excellent produce cooked to perfection. The service was very good as well. We all enjoyed our meal and had a very enjoyable evening.

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Thank traveltimesl
Elgin, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Excellent meal freshly prepared with flair, using local produce. Lovely touches to make it a memorable evening.

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Thank Dawn L
Elgin, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Excellent meal in relaxing, elegant setting. Wonderful fresh, local produce. Warm welcome and some lovely touches to make a memorable occasion just that. Small family run hotel but we were only there to use the reputable restaurant.

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Thank Dawn L
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Just had one of my best restaurant meals ever. This is innovative exciting food made and served by a chef with his heart on his plate and sleeve. If you go to Forres don't miss it.

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Thank Halifax120
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited the restraunt with some friends for dinner. It was my first visit and most likely my last unfortunately. I was very excited, especially because of the price, I was expecting 'special' and perfection and we did not get this. Arriving at the stunning building was beautiful and entering into the intimate bar for a pre-dinner drink was lovely. But... More 

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Thank Diane M
Elgin, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Warm welcome as always, great selection of drinks in the cosy bar and a real fire burning. My wife and I double dated with good friends who had not visited before. The meal was perfection in every single way, everything cooked and presented beautifully, most of it sourced very locally. After the meal we went back into the bar for... More 

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Thank Simon G
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

My husband and I went for a special dinner at the Cluny Bank restaurant on 6th February 2016. We were delighted with every aspect of the meal, the food was delicious, the staff were very friendly and the prices were very reasonable for the quality of the food. The highlight was the chef coming out and explaining in detail the... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This is one of the best restaurants we have eaten in recently & highly recommend it. We were served truly wonderful food, created by a passionate chef, in a candlelit dining room - faultless.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$46 - $55
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 St. Leonards Road, Forres IV36 1DW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Forres
  • Phone Number: 441309674304
Description
The Chef/owner is passionate about cooking and we strive to use as much local produce as possible on our menu which changes on a monthly basis. The restaurant has a relaxed and unstuffy atmosphere as we want our guests to enjoy the whole experience.

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