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Drouthy Cobbler

4.6
4.6
71 Reviews
£25 and under
Scottish

Welcome to Drouthy Cobbler we look forward to serving you.

A laid-back tavern serving seasonal comfort grub, specialty cocktails & coffee in a cozy setting.

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Booked 9 times today
  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Scottish

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00–23:30
    Fri, Sat 12:00–01:30

  • Phone number

    01343 666006

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Area

    Elgin

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

Menu

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What 71 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

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  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Best Service

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Best Ambience

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Best Value

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Fit for Foodies

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Hot Spot

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Lunch

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Neighbourhood Gem

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Romance

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    Special Occasions

  • Inverness / Scottish Highlands

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always enjoy the atmosphere, style and set up of the Drouthy. Staff always lovely, Clodagh looked after the table and could not fault the service, professional and personal customer service! Felt relaxed and comfortable. Food & Drinks both enjoyable, always looking forward to my next visit.

  2. CB

    CheekyBimster

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A lovely meal in the Drouthy last night. It was busy for a Wednesday night so lots of atmosphere and buzz. Food was delicious and the cocktails amazing - highly recommend The Cosmopolitan! By far the best place in Elgin for a lovely informal evening.

  3. LD

    LauraD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Service food drinks all amazing. Thank you again and I will be back asap with my husband.

  4. K

    Kendalc

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful restaurant nice food nice atmosphere nice staff

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Service was very good, just the right amount of time between each course.

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful place, tasty food, attentive, friendly staff. A great occasion.

  7. KC

    KirstC

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a fabulous evening at the Drouthy Cobbler to celebrate our daughter's 21st birthday. The staff were all superb. They were all very friendly, warm and welcoming. Each member wished our daughter a Happy Birthday and she was delighted to receive a free cocktail! The meal was first class as was the drink. Would highly recommend the Drouthy Cobbler as the whole evening was perfect. Thank you!

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Brilliant amaretto sour’s!!

  9. L

    Lucy

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great value for money and the staff for very welcoming.

  10. RD

    RomeoDelta

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We went for food and some drinks on a Sunday night. I had the roast dinner and it was lovely. Excellent value for high quality food.

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was a Xmas meal with a friend before we broke up from work. We both had the fish and chips and then the gingerbread cheesecake with rum & raisin ice cream. Both choices were excellent. The service was both timely and friendly. This is the 5th time I have been since being under new management and I will be going a lot more.

  12. SM

    SarahM

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Couldn't fault anything, will certainly be back. Great to have this type of venue in Elgin, beautiful but relaxed.

  13. JT

    JessicaT

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great atmosphere, great food and drinks. Will be back!

  14. L

    Lousi

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 December 2021

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    Good atmosphere in this gem of a place. An asset having somewhere like this in Elgin. The food was good but fell short of excellent because of ‘bought in’ chips rather than homemade. The haggis bon bons were a bit bland but the squid starter good but needed more chilli perhaps. Generous portion of beef with the Yorkshire but again a bit bland. Sprouts and carrots cooked to perfection and a horseradish glaze was a good addition. Caramel apple tart a little on the small side and the crust a bit hard and the caramel flavour struggled to appear. The bread and butter pudding was good. We will return for sure as this was our first visit and I’m sure there’s lots more to experience on the menu which is limited on Sundays.

  15. B

    Blondegemz

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely hidden gem. The food is amazing aswell as there cocktail list. Always busy but great atmosphere !

  16. f

    fireball

    Aberdeen

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 4 December 2021

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    Lovely meal, staff attentive but not over the top. Will definitely go back. Bit noisy but there was a 30th party going on. Toilets clean.

  17. R

    Robin

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food, pleasant service and a relaxed but luxurious atmosphere

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Inverness

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food and service yet again, thank you

  19. FS

    FionaS

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food and friendly staff. Lovely place to eat

  20. C

    Caitlin

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Monday Club small plates were incredible. Each one had so many different flavours. Speedy service for a very busy Monday night. Overall great experience.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great spot! Very impressed with the food and the staff! The Cal’s were the best! Highly recommend to n your trip to Elgin.

  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Inverness

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 6 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Brilliant food and service

  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Glasgow

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 6 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very very good indeed. Not been able to get a table the last 3 times I’ve tried (at short notice) Now I understand why. Terrific local ingredients cooked perfectly. Not a huge menu but everything we had was perfect and perfectly delicious. Friendly efficient staff, great cocktails, if a tad slow. These guys know what they are doing.

  24. SD

    ScottD

    Aberdeen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food, nice menu, very nice place to sit eat and drink. Fantastic

  25. GS

    GrantS

    Inverness

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 November 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Great food, fab staff and lovely place to sit and relax for a lunch

  26. TB

    TillB

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We went to the Drouthy for our anniversary meal last night after following the refuel on social media and it being highly recommended by friends who stay local. The interiors, ambient lighting and music were absolutely spot on and it felt like a very familiar and well established place from the second you walk through the door. The service was fantastic, we were extremely well looked after and any questions or requests we had were promptly taken care of by Clodagh and the team. The food was some of the best we’ve had in the area, with a well thought out wine list to match. Both the food and wine menu could be called “small” but the choices are absolutely spot on, and it shows confidence in the local and seasonal produce to offer the very best to their customers, rather than having a huge array of dishes for the sake of it. Looking forward to returning already, hopefully we can make use of the lovely outside seating area as well! All in all we were extremely impressed, until next time!

  27. FL

    FraserL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 October 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Great decor, amazing cocktails, very nice food and a buzz about the place .

  28. PK

    PennyK

    Inverness

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 30 October 2021

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    Had a long wait for food. My burger was great but my friends sandwiches were toasted but cold.

  29. AT

    AlexandraT

    London

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on 27 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    EXCELLENT - cannot fault in any way. I had the langoustine starter, venison loin and chocolate & peanut butter tart. Every single course was impeccable.

  30. E

    Elgineats

    Inverness

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 October 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Benefit of the doubt to a relatively new restaurant but some simple issues impacted on our enjoyment. The table size we were given is too small for a dinner and struggled to accommodate glasses and plates and would be more suited to a cafe. Wine menu was interesting but the bottle we chose didn’t detail the grape type (Verdicchio) on the menu. Wine was excellent though. The door outside was left open for the entire duration of our main course and left us and our food feeling rather cold. We had an excellent cheese board for dessert that just needed a glass of port or nice dessert wine to accompany it but neither of these were stocked. Close to being very good but attention to detail was lacking.

  31. j

    jamesp

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 October 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    A great night! Thanks to the lovely staff! It was as great as ever.

  32. OT

    OutToLuncher

    Inverness

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We were there for a late lunch/early dinner, so ordered off the lunch menu. The food was excellent and well presented. The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable regarding all aspects of the bar and the menu. Will definitely be back, and looks like we are now members of the Monday Club!😊

  33. ML

    MichaelL

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Outstanding food and service.

  34. PC

    PaulC

    Edinburgh

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 15 October 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Nice to see the Drouthy is back. Really enjoyed the experience and the food was good, although my risotto was a bit on the tepid side which was a shame. All the staff were super friendly and very attentive. Will return again at some stage

  35. AG

    AileenG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 October 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Our first time eating here and really enjoyed everything! Very busy but staff working well together. Food very tasty and professionally presented. Looking forward to our next visit.

  36. MD

    MitchD

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 October 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    The food was tasty enough, the squid starter was a little over-done but not so much that it wasn’t edible. The risotto was tasty and cooked really well, every element was cooked perfectly. The burger and fries was pricey for what it was. Staff were attentive. If you’re sitting in the channel towards the middle of the place then there’s not a lot of room with people walking though the middle to get to their tables. No dark beer on tap or in bottles like porters etc only Guinness on tap which was a shame. Overall good experience and would go back.

  37. J

    Jill

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 October 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    After a hastily planned dinner, I was very lucky to get a last minute table at the Drouthy Cobbler. The staff were lovely and very accommodating, especially when we ordered some off menu cocktails. The food was delicious, the pork and risotto were both excellent, and the sticky toffee pudding was excellent. Really looking forward to coming back again for a more relaxed evening.

  38. PK

    PennyK

    Inverness

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 4 October 2021

    overall2food2service4ambience2

    There was sand in the mushrooms of my chicken dish. The table next to us were so loud we couldnt hear ourselves talk.

  39. MM

    MaureenM

    Morayshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 October 2021

    overall4food5service4ambience3

    Factastic food and service, but the music was at the level where you can't quite make out what is playing and was quite distracting.

  40. NM

    NicolaM

    Aberdeen

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 September 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing! Wanted to order the entire menu. Will definitely be back.

FAQs

Drouthy Cobbler is rated 4.6 stars by 71 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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Booked 9 times today
Google Map for Drouthy Cobbler

48a High Street Elgin, Moray IV30 1BU

  • Area

    Elgin

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00–23:30
    Fri, Sat 12:00–01:30

  • Cuisines

    Scottish

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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