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The Pierhead Tavern

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Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
+44 1770 600418
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak pie” (21 reviews)
“haggis” (11 reviews)
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Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had not visited the PHT since my youth, but looking at the re- vamped exterior we decided to head there for Dinner at 6:30. We were asked if we had booked, but even tho' there were several tables bearing Reserved signs, the lady was...More

Thank Tallulahbelle21
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had lunch in here with the family and the food was lovely. We had a few drinks in here over the days. Staff were friendly and with a visit. Price was very good for food. We were told to not visit here from a...More

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been staying in Lamlash with mum, her partner and my dog for a week. Called in a couple of nights ago for a drink after a walk, what a find! Great bar and lovely staff. Good selection of drinks all served with a smile....More

Thank SusieSueCarlisle
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Im not one for reviews but the other half insisted in leaving one for the Pht since ourselves and our dog had a really good time and food. We went in for lunch and nothing was too much for the Spanish guy ( we think...More

Thank Paul85mcgill
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am so glad that you had a good experience at The PHT & thank you so much for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this Pub on many occasions and have to day it's always a pleasure. Warm, friendly, and very efficient team. Plus the ONLY place for real ale in Lamlash and always have a band on on a Saturday - (unless the ferry doesn,t run!!) Great...More

Thank Meg8765
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So kind of you to review us, many thanks for mentioning our music & quiz!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I decided last minute we fancied eating out, called the Pierhead Tavern and secured a table. On arrival we received a warm and friendly greeting and was shown to a table by the fire. Drinks were ordered, food was ordered, we both...More

1  Thank pep1408
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So lovely that you’ve taken the time to review us, thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and enjoyed a very nice lunch here whilst we were on holiday in January. It was very quiet when we visited. The member of staff working that day was an extremely pleasant,friendly lady who made us feel very welcome and was very attentive....More

Thank neesyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here on our second night in Lamlash, Bar was inviting and friendly, good choice of beers, food was good quality and good portion size, I had the Steak Pie, which had enough meat in it to satisfy the heartbeat of appetites. Staff were...More

Thank JTA1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited here, their were 15 of us coming for an evening meal and the restaurant staff were happy to have us and simply asked us to decide what we wanted to eat from the menu and deliver the order earlier that day because...More

Thank cameron m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice lunch here and a great beer in front of a lovely log fire. Very pleasant staff and quick service of the enjoyable food. We will have a return visit for dinner n ext time.

Thank mike-netherlea
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review us! We look forward to next time.

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Jim W
19 February 2018|
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Response from ThePHTArran | Property representative |
Sorry we don’t currently do accommodation.
Nick B
24 July 2017|
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Response from ThePHTArran | Property representative |
We are dog friendly and have a section of tables across the bar and into the pool table that we allow dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Lamlash
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 600418
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The Pierhead Tavern is situated in a beautiful location overlooking Lamlash Bay and Holy Island. A rooftop terrace provides the ideal viewpoint along with 80 covers inside to dine on our chef's delicious home cooked food. Live music every Saturday night & Sunday afternoon. Three real ale pumps along with numerous whiskys!
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