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“Great evening at the Glenesk”

Glenesk Hotel Fairways Restaurant & Golf View Cafe Bar
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Edzell
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British, Scottish, Bar, European, Pub
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Newly refurbished FAIRWAYS RESTAURANT & GOLF VIEW CAFE-BAR. Enjoy many dishes created by our Head Chef Richard and his Team for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. You can sit in unparalleled surrounding with a view that is just rolling up the fairways of the Edzell Golf Course. Our wine list compliments our dishes with a choice of house wines all the way up to the elite range from the cellar, which includes some stunning Bordeaux such as Chateau Lafite Rothschild or Pomerol. We also offer a selection of Fine Wines by the Glass, our wine sommelier Simon will be on hand to attend to your individual taste. We also offer a transfer service should you wish to book dinner and totally relax without the worries of driving, we are supporting Police Scotland with their zero tolerance policy for safer roads. We will collect all your party and deliver back home Free Of Charge. All we ask you is to give a donation for this free service to one of ten chosen charities. (Ts&Cs for free transfer - minimum spend of £50.00 per booking applies, must be on a pre-booked basis for dinner in the restaurant, within a 15-20 mile radius & subject to our own vehicles availability, no sub contractor shall be used for this service. We reserve the right to refuse this service at our discretion) Traditional Restaurant Service, Local Meats & Steaks, Fresh North Sea and Atlantic Seafood, Game from field to plate, Veg & Fruits from local farms, Extensive Wine List, In our Bar largest selection in the area for Ladies and Gentlemen, over 400 malts, over 100 gins, over 80 rums, over 70 vodkas over 60 bottled ales. Tastng Events, Special Occasions & Private Dining Available
Manchester UK
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“Great evening at the Glenesk”
Reviewed September 24, 2013

I decided to return to the Glenesk for a meal to celebrate a birthday and with friends over from Spain on the 21st September 2013 the Genesk was our first choice.

I love the Glenesk, so I hope my comments will be taken in the spirit they are made, in the hope it will help improve the Glenesk even more.

Booking in advance we arrived and enjoyed drinks in the bar before the meal, the service at first in the bar was a little disorganised and customers were served out of order, and I think we had been forgotten so went back to the bar to get our drinks order.
With the drinks served, everything settled down, and we were tempted by the variety of meals on offer on the menu and our order was taken.

Some of the dishes we ordered were, soup of the day, black pudding salad with duck egg £5.95) chicken and haggis (£15.95) steak pie (£13.05) Game sausages and mash (£14.95) Pork loin (£16.95) followed by, fruit crumble, and custard (£4.25) ice cream etc

The food was lovely, constructive comments would be, the pork was a little dry, and as was the Chicken and Haggis, with the lovely sauce if it was served with more sauce I think it would be a lot better, the fresh vegetables (one small dish between us all) is a little disappointing in you like your vegetables.
The service in the restaurant was great we were all well looked after, but can say the lighting is far to bright for a relaxing evening meal.

We will certainly be back again.

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service.”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had several excellent meals in this hotel restaurant. The menu is varied, with some 'specials'. The service is excellent, and food is served in a timely fashion.

Visited July 2013
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Derby, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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“superb tasting food”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

we had food delivered to the room (room service - no charge - which is great ) good choice of food. highly recommended !

Visited February 2013
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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“AS Cullen Skink”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

One of the nicest country house hotels I have stayed in service an food were excellent and could not be faulted something missing in many similar hotels. The staff were helpful and the owners treated you like family and were interested in you as a person not just a client. I have already recommended the hotel to friends and family.

Visited September 2012
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Newry
2 reviews
“wedding location”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

good food,reasonably priced,unfortunately public bar is being renovated at time of my visit,but good health center and golf course attached.staff very friendly and receptionist,polite,professional and very courteous

Visited August 2012
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