Eat & Drink in Elgin

Dining at Eight Acres Hotel & Leisure Club means fresh, tasty, carefully prepared food.  Using only the best regional ingredients where possible, our talented head chef and his brigade will look after, prepare and cook for you to sample in the Darroch Restaurant.

Darroch Restaurant

With views overlooking private woodland and landscaped gardens… this quiet dining room is a real retreat from the outside world.

Your dining experience at Eight Acres from start to finish has plenty of choice to suit any occasion and more importantly your taste buds. Our menus incorporate as much Scottish produce as possible. Our food menu is available throughout the day so guests can sample a variety of appealing dishes, or chooser a lighter bight from our new sandwich menu.

  • Beautiful views whilst dining
  • Locally sourced ingredients
  • A’la Carte Menu


Monday- Saturday: 07.00am- 09.00 am
Sunday: 7am-10am

Eight Acres Breakfast has been carefully put together by our food committee and our breakfast menu has a great range of choices, from a full cooked or vegetarian cooked breakfast, favourites such as eggs Benedict and cinnamon French toast, to lighter options such as fruit salad, cereal, yoghurt and fresh fruit juices.


Monday – Sunday: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Super casual is our code and we want you to wear whatever feels comfortable. Do feel free to push the boat out if you fancy a glamorous evening – guests often dress up for dinner. We’ll happily take reservations, and if you wish to dine earlier or later than our usual serving hours, please let us know in advance and we will do our utmost to accommodate you.

Bar & Lounge

11.00am – 11.00pm

We offer a comprehensive list of wines, Champagnes and whiskies.

Space to Enjoy

The lounge bar is found up a few stairs from reception and features a large flat screen TV and the lower lounge has a conservatory feel with floor to ceiling windows on two sides and French doors leading onto decking for those long summer days.


Book a Table

Please complete and submit the form below to make a reservation. Please note that your booking is not made until we have responded and confirmed your booking. For same day bookings, please call.

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