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Elphinstone Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
+44 1899 220044
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, International, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Came here while driving g though bigger & wow so glad we came the food was amazing, place was cosy & reasonably priced. Will be returning!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank U6128ZXcharlotter
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Food was amazing every time we ate, brilliant and delicious, there was a variety of food to suit all tastes, and it was served to us quickly and efficiently, the staff were excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here with 3 friends for lunch. 2 of us ordered the roast beef which we couldn’t eat as meat very tough, I had to ask for my potatoes as only veg in plate, the waitress came back with 2 roast potatoes. The roast beef...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mcil63
Reviewed September 6, 2018

we called into the Elphinstone restaurant as we passed through, the food was fantastic, I had the fish pie which I would recommenced the fish and prawns was so fresh lovely. My husband had the steak pie again beautiful. I would highly recommend the Elphinstone...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank partypolly
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Menu was ok & staff very friendly & welcoming. Decent choice on menu. Decor & environment we didn’t overly enjoy. Food was ok, but the environment just did not work for us. Many rave about the food & place - maybe just not for us.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 541billya
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The Elphinstone is an established restaurant in Biggar. The owner is also the chef and the food is very good - as are the surroundings

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Margaret D
Reviewed August 22, 2018

wouldn't have done this but they left a "review us on tripadvisor" leaflet with the bill. I was really disappointed with the food this time. The lasagna that has always been an enjoyable meal, was dry and was presented as if it had been in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank gail m
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We were staying for a night at the Elphinstone and after a few drinks watching the football in bar asked if we could have a meal. They fitted us in and the meal was very good the staff were all very good also, we would...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

stopped here on way home from scottish open golf, 3 courses for £11.50, service was prompt and the food was lovely, not one single complaint of any kind, no waiting between courses and the young waiter and waitress were really nice, i would go out...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank andycY3250SP
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Went here for dinner while on a visit to Biggar. Comfortable seating, pleasant staff, good food reasonable prices. What’s not to like.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank helengG6372WQ
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May 17, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rabelph | Property representative |
Yes we do. It is 2 steaks (or chicken or salmon if you prefer) and a bottle of wine for £32.50.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $32
Bar, British, Scottish, International, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  South Lanarkshire  >  Biggar
  • Phone Number: +44 1899 220044
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Elphinstone Hotel
A traditional Coaching Inn with 11 individual bedrooms, restaurant, lounge with an open fire, recently extended bar with log burner, function room and beer garden. Shortlisted in the Tourism Awards 2016 and awarded Taste our Best. Free WiFi throughout
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