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Scottish Arms

4.6
502 reviews
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$30 and under
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Scottish
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Located in the heart of St Louis' Central West End, The Scottish Arms is a rustic traditional Victorian style pub and a comfortable setting for lunch, dinner and late night entertainment.


The product driven menu changes seasonally focusing on the purity and quality of local ingredients and sustainable farming wherever possible which gives us the ability to create many styles of rustic European cuisine.


Our hearts will always be in Scotland so we will have our famous Scotch Eggs, Haddock n' Chips and Bangers, to name a few, all year round.


Our wine list was carefully crafted focusing on Old World Vintages, over 100 single malts, award winning cocktails and plenty of excellent local and European pints.


Proud to support Hinkebein Hills Farm. Farrar Out Farms. Jones Heritage and Greg Pusczek to name a few.


And, don't miss Sunday Brunch with our famous Bloody Mary Bar, Endless Mimosas, Fresh Squeezed OJ.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Scottish, European, International
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Hours of operation
Lunch:

Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
Brunch:

Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm;
Dinner:

Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;
Late night menu offered untill 11:00pm
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Phone number
(314) 535-0551
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Carl Hazel
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Private party facilities
We have a dining room and patio available for private events. Please email us for more details.
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Private party contact
Alastair Nisbet: (314) 757-6530
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Catering
The Scottish Arms and our sister restaurant Shaved Duck provide catering from 10 - 1000 people.


We also offer corporate Whisky Tastings and training paired with dinner or more casual rustic cheeses and charcuterie. Please email us at nisbetally@gmail.com for more information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Forest Park Parkway
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Parking details
Plenty parking is available in front of the restaurant and we also have a private car park.
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Entertainment
Please call us for Entertainment schedule. We have acoustic music and DJ's on weekends after 10:00pm
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 502 People Are Saying
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4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SamanthaC 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

The fish and chips was delicious and the atmosphere was perfect. We had a booth and we could talk and our server was friendly and efficient- his name was Curtis. Had a lemon whiskey drink and liked it. Would come back again.

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AuroraK 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Amazing food, service, and atmosphere. We will be returning!

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vipBill (St. Louis)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Only inconvenience was Their website, OpenTable and the resturant had different menus, with the resturant version being the smallest offering

Food was good

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MikeCynRStL (St. Louis)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We were celebrating Valentine's Day. We were seated promptly. I was a little disappointed that I had to ask for a Scotch menu and then had several trips back and forth from our server to then tell me that they were out of 2/3 of my original selections for my Scotch flight, a favorite reason to come to the Arms. Then my server didn't know to serve the whisky with a small container of water to gently open the whisky. They had a 4 course Prix fixe menu which we took advantage of and found out it was all full portions which ended up being a LOT of food. Standouts were beet and goat cheese salad, a harvest salad was also delicious. A fois gras course was perfectly done on toast w an apple compote. A cauliflower prep had good flavor but was cold on arrival. Prime Rib was flavorful but overdone for our taste. We weren't offered a choice of temperature when we ordered and so assumed it would be medium rare and it was closer to medium well. A Yorkshire pudding side was made w butter rather than pan juices/fat and was fairly flavorless. Desserts were both excellent, chocolate lava cake and blackberry pie w an interesting ice cream. Overall a nice evening, with a few minor disappointing things. My Scotch flight chief among them as it's reasonable to expect a bar specializing in the water of life to have better availability of its Scotch menu. The overdone prime rib also was not up to usual quality standards we remember from past meals at Scottish Arms. Nothing that will keep us from coming back, just hope things aren't slipping.

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Celebgil05 (New Orleans)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Ambience was great and the drinks and appetizer was as well!

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CharlesB (Nashville)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We were in town visiting relatives. The restaurant was close and the menu looked very interesting. Upon arrival we were seated right away and service started off really great, but as the night got busier it was harder to get our server's attention. Lots of great small plates, so we got several so that we can try lots of the different Scottish foods. Great beer and whiskey selections. The bar appeared to be very lively but the tables are in another room which helped with the noise level. Seating appeared to be limited so a reservation is probably a must. We would certainly go back.

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DianeB (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Our dinner was great as always. We have been here many times. Always great.

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SteveandCindy (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Nice evening.

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Had a lovely time. Great food. Yummy scotch

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robing2748 (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Had a friend in from Berlin. Food and service excellent. Unfortunately, we were positioned near the elevated area by the window. When I stood to leave, my chair tipped over the elevated area and I went with it. Fortunately, I was just bruised. On the way out I asked one of the staff if that has happened before and the response was, "All the time?" Huh? Maybe move the table away from the "stage". I'm not big and didn't require much room to get out-still I fell because we were so close to that spot.

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emmaeliza81 (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Only place ill eat brunch. Endless mimosas for under $15, great staff, tasty food.

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

We had brunch on Sunday morning. The food was great, the service was great.
It was wonderful to be able to have a reservation.

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
4.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

Food was served hot, waiter was very friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. Next time will try some Scottish specialities.

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BlackMutt (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

I'm a recent transplant to STL and it was a distinct pleasure to discover The Scottish Arms. I've had dinner there several times and it is always outstanding, this was my first brunch experience and all I can say is that I highly recommend it. Excellent quality food, wonderful coffee, friendly and knowledgeable staff and a diverse menu. I left full and very happy. Will definitely be back for another date with my wife!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Great food and service and ambiance, would eat here again

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
3.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Scottish Arms has always been the place for us to go for a casual, seasonal and special occasion; but, on the recent one of those special occasions, the service was not what we expected to receive. Drink orders were not delivered as ordered and the meals were late in delivery. The meals were great but not an overall good experience. For the meal quality, we will try again but for the price would expect much better service in the future.

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

The food was so good! Thr Highland platter was so good ee didn't have room for a full entree. Well worth the drive.

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OpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Always one of my favorite brunch places in all of Saint Louis! The breakfast pasty was amazing, and the Bloody Mary bar never disappoints.

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OpenTable Diner (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Food was amazing. Staff was very friendly. Love the Bloody Mary bar!

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Clementine (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

Love everything! Food is delicious! We don't live in St. Louis but have already been to this restaurant three times!

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