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The Drouthy Cobbler

Closed Now: 12:00 - 00:30
Open today: 12:00 - 00:30
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Good place for beer

Place full of character with outside benches if the weather is good. Good beer. Food good but... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Olwen S
Durham, United Kingdom

Did a bit of a Trip Advisor search for this one... glad I did. What a cracking place. The service... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Dominique G
via mobile
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“cobbler”(21 reviews)
“sea bass”(2 reviews)
A small cafe-bar found up a historic close in the heart of Elgin. We stock more than 130 single malt whiskies as well as local beers and great coffee and tea. The wifi is fast and free and we provide indoor & outdoor seating and helpful, friendly...more
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48A High Street, Elgin IV30 1BU, Scotland
+44 1343 596000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere with good selection of beers and helpful staff. But food took 1.5 hours to arrive even though we were amongst the first to arrive. The food was underwhelming when it arrived with small portions and under filled burgers. Disappointing overall but could be...More

Thank Montcoffer
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Place full of character with outside benches if the weather is good. Good beer. Food good but slightly overpriced.

Thank Olwen S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Had a party of four. Ordered drinks and lunch around 2:00 pm. Finally ate at 3:00. The food we received was very good, no complaints there. If you are strapped for time pick another restaurant

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Did a bit of a Trip Advisor search for this one... glad I did. What a cracking place. The service is exceptional, even suggesting the best brew we have had since arriving in the UK. The food is delicious, so very delicious, yet simple and...More

1  Thank Dominique G
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Having just arrived in Elgin for a short visit we found this little gem. Service was very friendly and were very helpful when choosing our food. The food was great with plenty of options for all. Next time we are in Elgin we will make...More

1  Thank abponsford
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This spot is a dependable, good value, well done place. Living local, it's a great place to take visitors, friends, family. Food is always a step above what you kind find elsewhere in Elgin (although you did take the fish tacos off the menu.....nooo!) Throughly...More

Thank AdamFry
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for dinner. Ended up sandwiched in between bar tables sat on low stools, not the dining tables. Gluten free options limited for my partner who can only eat Gluten free food. (Not a choice, but a medical necessity) which was fine as...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Wandered up the close where The Drouthy Cobbler is and popped in to reminisce about when it used to be a 'French' wine bar back in the 80s! Well, how pleasantly surprised was I to find such a great wee place. Love the stripped back...More

Thank AilsaMacT
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Came across The Drouthy Cobbler on a two night stay in Elgin. The food is fantastic and I think the price justifies the quality of food. The barmen are very knowledgable about the drinks we had which were cocktails and gin. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Craig E
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A very enjoyable early supper. Two pasta and one pork tenderloin. All nicely presented, sensible portions and very tasty. Two of us had lovely poached apple. One of us had the panacota. All puddings were lovely. The pub is comfortable, no tv screens so a...More

Thank Paul J
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Joanna A
3 September 2017|
Response from TheDrouthyCobbler | Property representative |
Hi Joanna, we love dogs and have an outside area with awnings and heaters where they are very welcome. We don't however allow dogs inside the building.
25 April 2016|
Response from TheDrouthyCobbler | Property representative |
Hi, I'm really sorry but just got notified about your question - half way through the Tuesday in question. We open at 8am and serve breakfast from then. Lunch service starts at 12 until 4pm at which point our evening... More