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Airds Hotel and Restaurant

) #4 of 4 Restaurants in Appin ₹₹₹₹ European, British,
Port Appin | Argyll, Appin PA38 4DF, Scotland
+44 1631 730236
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good9%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
“petit fours” (4 reviews)
“cannelloni” (2 reviews)
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Port Appin | Argyll, Appin PA38 4DF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a fabulous weeks stay at Airds and the fact we have booked again for next year probably says it all. The location is breathtaking, especially if you want peace and quiet, most of the staff are really friendly and can't do enough for...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We stayed for 4 nights and had dinner 3 nights. The food is excellent both dinner and breakfast, we had the taster menu one evening which is an extension of the seasonal a la carte over the 4 days we didn't feel we had run...More

2  Thank MavisScoggins
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Late review and apologies but it's been a bit of a busy time. Beautiful setting with stunning views and the public areas are lovely for lounging and relaxing however not so great for eating lunch. Chairs high, tables low, dishes didn't really fit on the...More

1  Thank windymaple
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We return to The Airds Hotel for many reasons but in particular the food is simply outstanding. We wished we lived closer so we could make this a regular dining experience. Chris the Head Chef is to be congratulated on dishing up amazing food which...More

Thank SaraSevenoaks
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stayed in the hotel and ate in the restaurant on both nights and it was fantastic. From the food which of course was stunning, to the service which was friendly and unobtrusive and the atmosphere which was one of understated elegance. It is obvious...More

Thank lafertybeatrice
Shaun M, Owner at Airds Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you for such a great review and we are delighted that you enjoyed both your stay with us in the hotel and also your meals. There can be no great accolade for us then a description of the food as 'stunning' so a big...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016

See also my review of the hotel. The whole dinner experience was simply perfection. You start of in the lounge where you choose your dishes whilst they serve lovely canapés. You're then taken through to the reataurant and seated where a waitress serves water etc....More

Thank Experiencedtourer
Shaun M, Owner at Airds Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you for such a terrific review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. Hopefully dining at Airds is a very special occasion and we try hard to ensure that it is just that. The new menu has proved very...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016

I had always heard good reviews on this property so whilst our beloved daughter was visiting we decided to book in for afternoon tea,at a cost of £24 per person i was excited to see what feast we were about to devour! The property was...More

2  Thank Merida2302
Shaun M, Owner at Airds Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

We do welcome constructive criticism, as we believe that we can always improve. Unfortunately this guest did not mention any of these points when leaving, quite the opposite, they said they had enjoyed their afternoon. Our afternoon tea consists of a selection of freshly made...More

Reviewed 11 November 2016

Oysters, tio pepe, chicken liver parfait, crab bisque, roast beef with all the trimmings ,sticky toffee pudding with sauce and ice cream, coffe and petits fours in front of a roaring fire and thenwaddle off home!! Can't think of a better way to do a...More

Thank anntik
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have not been here for two years- my last visit was not that great, but wow, this time i was ver, very good. Great welcome and good food and I plan on a stay next time. Its good to see the Airds again and...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had a great dinner here, the food was delicious and staff very attentive. Would recommend for a special occasion.

Thank Mary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 70
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Appin | Argyll, Appin PA38 4DF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Appin
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 730236
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Description
A Romantic Candlelit Restaurant serving locally sourced food using the best ingredients. Specialising in local seafood, the restaurant has held 3 rosettes for over 20 years and is one of the longest serving restaurants to be featured in the Good Food Guide, with a current rating of 6. Stunning views front the restaurant, of Loch Linnhe and the Morvern mountains and amazing sunsets can be seen, especially during the summer months.

In the Spring and Summer it is also possible to enjoy morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea sitting in the garden, again with spectacular views.

The hotel is open for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Coffee, lunch and tea are all available in the lounges, bar area, conservatory or in the garden. Dinner may be enjoyed either in the candlelit restaurant or in the conservatory with the ever changing scenery enjoyed in both.
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