Coronavirus in Forres

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Forres Local provides news and information to help the public living and working in the IV36 postcode area. We are currently experiencing a ‘second wave’ and further measures have been put in place during ‘Phase 3’ to slow the spread.
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This page was last updated on 21 October


From 6pm on Friday 9 October, new measures came into effect that affect the hospitality industry specifically. Until 2 November, the following restrictions apply:

  • Pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes can only serve food and non-alcoholic drinks indoors between 6am and 6pm.
  • Hotel restaurants can stay open after 6pm but alcohol cannot be served indoors.
  • Alcoholic drinks may still be served outside until 10pm where this facility exists.

The following establishments have made changes to their operations between 9 October and 2 November

Eating (and drinking) out

  • The Red Lion, Tolbooth Street: Closed
  • Cluny Bank Hotel: Closed
  • Old Mill Inn, Brodie: Closed except Sundays (11, 18, 25 October)
  • Mosset Tavern: (From 12 October) Dining Room open 10am to 6pm every day for lunches, early dinner and pizza (Booking at
  • Mosset Tavern Outside Inn: open every day till 10pm (First come, first served, no bookings) – Patio heaters, 55″ Big screen. Pizza Fri/Sat.
  • Cafe 1496: 8am to 6pm daily (Sunday till 3pm). Alcohol can be bought for consumption off the premises. See Facebook for booking requirements.
  • Kristoff’s Restaurant: Open 12 noon to 6pm Tuesday to Sunday (last sitting 5pm) For takeaway/delivery see below.
  • Captain’s Table, Findhorn Marina: Open Inside 10am – 6pm; Pizza and Chip Shop menu in Marquee @ Marina until 8pm.Takeaway & Delivery available 01309 690663

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Food takeaway and delivery

Businesses may make changes without our knowledge. Please check with a specific business before making a journey, and let us know if you spot a change (Contact us)

Hot and cold – ready to eat

  • Kristoff’s Restaurant: Most days until 7:30pm, including win and beer (while stocks last. Orders must be placed by 5pm. See Facebook for menu.
  • Maclean’s Bakery – Delivery service (within five miles of Forres) Box of bread or savoury items. See Facebook for details.
  • Ashers Bakery – 01667 452306 or order online at Free delivery to Forres area.
  • Pizza Pan –01309 672268. Free delivery in Forres for orders over £5. Contactless payment (works through windows/doors)
  • Speedy Pepper – 01309 676622 4pm to midnight
  • Forres Fish Bar – 4pm to 8:30pm. Call 01309 672479 and collect when cooked.
  • Mather’s, Grant Park – Open 11am to 5pm Thursday to Saturday for teas, coffees, burgers and ice creams to take away. Home delivery service within the Forres area every Wednesday. Email your orders to
  • Cafe 1496 – Open 8am to 6pm (Sunday till 3:30pm)
  • Chimes – No info available

Frozen and chilled meals

  • Cluny Bank – Franklin’s Fine Dine-In menu is available for home delivery via Macbeths
  • The Peppermill – 01309 672624 – Home delivery, packs of three or six starters, mains and sweet, £35 and £60. Free cold delivery for Forres and local area on Wednesday & Saturday. Order by 9pm the day before delivery. See Facebook for menu changes every week.
  • Philp’s Fine Food – Cooked meals for pickup or delivery. See for menus and prices
  • Fraser Bros – 01309 672601 8am to 4pm for door-to-door delivery service


These establishments offer a delivery service as well as being open to visitors.

  • Macbeth’s Butchers – 01309 672254. Free delivery to Forres, Findhorn, Kinloss, Alves, Dyke and Dallas daily. See for catalogue.
  • Brodie Countryfare – 01309 641111 – Foodhall is open for phone or email order and free local deliveries within 10 miles, £15 minimum order, alcohol cannot be included in £15 min order) or collection. Menu and details on Facebook page.
  • Fraser Bros – 01309 672601 8am to 4pm for door-to-door delivery service
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