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Cristal Restaurant at Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort

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Mar Hall Drive | Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton PA7 5NW, Scotland
+44 141 812 9999
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19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cristal Restaurant is a tired old lady now, and way past her prime. The dining room itself has all the atmosphere of a not recently dusted mortuary, although the food is not bad value for money. But -- like the rest of the hotel -- definitely not five star. The only choice for dinner was from a set meal... More 

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Lochgelly, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here a few times and have never been disappointed. The food is wonderful and the staff helpful and knowledgeable without being sycophantic.

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Thank Hilary M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delighted from start to finish delicious food and wine and brilliant waiting staff who were all very attentive throughout . 5 pm deal well worth the money . I had only previously been for spa treatments but will be back again and have been most highly recommending the restaurant to everyone I can . Thankyou for the best date night... More 

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Thank Shadybued
Bishopton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had booked a dinner, bed, breakfast with my husband for my 30th. Had a family dinner in the Cristal restaurant that evening. The hotel is stunning. The service is perfect. I would have eaten everything in the menu but had to choose just one thing! The cheese soufflé was the best thing I have ever had. So delicious. The seafood... More 

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Thank livingfordinnertime
Paisley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a 5pm deal and enjoyed it. Both courses we had each were lovley. Enjoyed the wine and service was attentive with out being over powering. The only reason didnt give 5 stars was the lack of choice but i would still go back

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Thank scottishtraveller74
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

I had taken my Aunt for a lovely 2 course Dinner - which both of us enjoyed. It was my Aunt's 80th Birthday and the chef had very kindly surprised us by preparing a very special dessert plate congratulating my Aunt on her 80th Birthday (a lovely and kind gesture to my Aunt). Which was beautifully written in chocolate and... More 

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Thank Janet V
Glasgow
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Visited this restaurant recently with a friend, and despite being the only ones in the restaurant we had a lovely lunch with very friendly and attentive staff.

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Thank Lainey3739
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting fantastic dinner excellent service. Relaxing evening nice bar with a cozy fire. Have been before and enjoyed it just as much. Don't have to eat in the dinning room you can get food in the bar.

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Brilliant chunky beef burger and a red Hot Chili Concarne which needed a lot of extra sour cream plus a fire extinguisher ! The Chef should put a burn warning on it! Great place to walk your dog overlooking the Clyde. Lovely view

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Visited for Sunday lunch and really enjoyed it. Great service in the Cristal restaurant and food. Marr Hall is a lovely but its always the small detail that lets it down. One toilet miles from the restaurant for example. However, on a positive note the food was very good. After lunch we had coffee in the Grand Hall which is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 59 - US$ 70
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mar Hall Drive | Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton PA7 5NW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Renfrewshire  >  Bishopton
  • Phone Number: +44 141 812 9999
  • This restaurant is at Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort
Description
The Cristal, the stunning restaurant at Mar Hall Hotel, is both just outside Glasgow and also a million miles away. Mar Hall is a 19th-century Gothic mansion transformed into a very elegant 21st century retreat, a perfect combination of classical and modern luxury. The Cristal boasts soaring vaulted ceilings, gothic panelling, lovely views over the gardens and grounds, and smart styling at eye level. Award-winning chef Eric Avenier and Head Chef John Mcallum have created a mouth-watering seasonal menu with incorporates French cuisine. We source as much of our meat and vegetables from local Scottish Suppliers. Eager service, fine wines, relaxed ambience not to be missed!

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