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Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant

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PA45 7QR, Scotland
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Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant
Ranked #35 of 49 Islay B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kungshamn, Sweden
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We could not catch our flight to Scotland and had to cancel our trip. Everywhere else it was ok to cancel the room but not at this hotel. According to their policy you have to cancel the room minimum 28 days before arrival!!!. They charged us the full price for 2 nights, including breakfast!!! Our inquiries about this were answered... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were advised this place for dinner by a nearby bnb. We found a lifeless ambience on a sunday evening. Yes the whisky colection is impressive but a rather nonchalant service from the bartender who could barely afford a smile started a rather drab and unexciting evening. The food took an hour... bread was 'forgotten'. They were not exactly busy. When... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of 6 stayed for 4 nights and we had a great time. Particularly enjoyed the cooked breakfast, certainly sets you up for a bit of walking. Main meals were excellent every time, and the cheesecake was extremely popular. And what a whisky selection! Such a range, it takes a while to browse the whisky menu to find one to... More

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Yorkshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel and restaurant are fabulous. I stayed three nights there with a work colleague and can hand on heart say it is the best hotel I've stayed in in Scotland. The owner, David, and son Ewan do a brilliant job. They are not over-priced, but extremely competitive. The rooms were modern and clean, and the general decor just felt... More

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Halden, Norway
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We where just eating here, but the dinner where the best we had on the island. Local lamb with boiled potatoes (not fried) and freshly boiled vegetables. The bar had a great selection of both beer and whisky. The staff where very friendly and helpful.

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South Wales
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We only eat here so can't comment on the sleeping side of things. We were lead to believe that despite the service being a bit hit and miss that the food was worth waiting for. Wrong on both accounts. Service for dreadfully slow (over an hour for food to arrive - even slow by my island time and the place... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were told by someone who comes from Islay that the Ballygrant Inn was the place to go. Don't get me wrong the food there is excellent. We had stopped off the day before for a drink and decided to eat the next night. Don't get me wrong the food was excellent. Sadly as someone mentioned before me both the... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a delightful place to stay. The welcome is exceptionally warm and the food top notch, with David using the freshest of local ingredients, and preparing them with flair and care. I'm not a whisky drinker, but the others in my party most definitely are...they thought the bar and the selection were first class. Rooms are pristine and the... More

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Borgerhout
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Ballygrant Inn is not in one of the larger villages on Islay. But that doesn't matter, because the island is small and everything is close. The inn is the perfect basecamp for exploring the island. The rooms are nice, the breakfast is good, the hosts are welcoming. But most of all, there is the perfect bar and restaurant. You can... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A great little pub in the middle of Islay far from the madding crowd. Dave and Ewan really looked after us well. Food is nothing short of brilliant. The local scallops with a Bowmore whiskey sauce were awesome as was the pork liver pate. Make sure that you order the cooked breakfast - food to prepare you for the rigors... More

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Additional Information about Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant

Address: PA45 7QR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant Islay, Scotland

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