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“Great meal prior to night on town”
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Mary Queen of Scots
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Scottish
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Delancey
Transit: F, J, M, trains to Essex/Delancey stop
Description: Mary Queen of Scots is a Scottish Bar & Restaurant located in the Lower East Side. From the Owners of the award winning gastropub - HIGHLANDS. Acclaimed Chef, Chris Rendell, showcases the finest food and drink from the British Isles, focusing on Scottish classics and cooking technique. The menu is a careful selection of local market ingredients and produce from the British Isles that is a true taste of the UK. The beautifully designed space has a true feeling of an old Scottish country house. The restaurant accommodates up to 60 guests, a bar for up to 50 guests and a private dining room that accommodates up to a party of 30. Mary Queen of Scots is the perfect place for a variety of occasions from a quiet dinner to a private dinner event to drinks at the bar or a gathering of friends for cocktails.
Boston, Massachusetts
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great meal prior to night on town”
Reviewed November 10, 2011

We were planning a night out of drinking and a friend recommended this restaurant since it was close to our final destination. We got in early, so we did not need a reservation, but the place quickly filled up. My wife described it as a "dimly lit library with drinks." The drink list was outstanding and the menu reasonable for NY. I recommend the pork chop. It came out perfect.

  • Visited November 2011
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So. California
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“A hidden Treasure in Lower East Side NYC”
Reviewed September 26, 2011

The name implies a pub and its listed in many tour books as a gastropub, but it is so much more than just a Scottish pub. The decor, lighting and ambiance is dark, inviting and intimate but very nice. Never pretentious. Our waitress, Ariana, was lovely and very knew her menu very well. Food selection is not comfort Scottish food but trendier and delicious. By far, the best part reason to go for are the drinks. In addition to a large selection of fine whiskey, there are a few well priced specialty cocktails that are superb. In particular, The Lady of the Lake, is heavenly. Mixologit is a genius who made a perfect blend of infused vodka, honey and other ingredients that I sadly do not recall. This is a place that friends go and linger for hours over a great meal and cocktails. A must go to place.

  • Visited September 2011
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