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Drouthy Cobbler

(formerly Flanagans)

Shepherd's Close, 48a High Street
IV30 1BU

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 12.30 am
TuesdayMidday - 12.30 am
WednesdayMidday - 12.30 am
ThursdayMidday - 12.30 am
FridayMidday - 1.30 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.30 am
SundayMidday - 12.30 am

Meal Times

12 - 9.30 Mon - Sat
1 - 9.30 Sun


Speyside Whisky Ltd

About the Pub

This small, long, elegant pub is named after John Shanks (see picture) who was a shoemaker and an important figure in the conservation of Elgin Cathedral. Sponsored by local gentleman, Isaac Forsyth, Shanks cleared the grounds of centuries of rubbish dumping and rubble and was officially appointed Keeper and Watchman in 1826.

Excellent coffee and cakes; plus imaginative breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. Bar meals most of the day and restaurant meals only every day.

A growing whisky collection stands at around 100 with large Gin and Cocktail selection. Up to three real ales on handpump from Scottish and national brewers are at prmium prices, plus many local bottled beers.

Outside drinking on benches in lane with awnings and heaters.

Note that opening may not be until 4pm in winter through the week.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Source: National

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Drouthy Cobbler, Elgin


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Benches outside.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Multi purpose. Available for private functioons.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Saturday evenings only.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Upstairs only for major events.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Drouthy Cobbler

Shepherd's Close, 48a High Street
IV30 1BU

Sat Nav Reference

57.648843, -3.313122


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (250m)

Bus station 5 mins walk

Nearby Station (700m)


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