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Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant

Ballygrant, Ballygrant PA45 7QR, Scotland
Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were the only customers on a Monday April evening. The service was disappointing and not cheery at all. Reviews found in our holiday cottage enthused about the food but our meals were poor - for example, the scallops were drowned in a sauce that was too strong with whisky - scallops deserve a more subtle sauce.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Ballygrant Inn to have a dinner while visiting Islay, and what a good decision that was! The food was delicious, had local mussels for starter, local lamb chops for main and a chocolate tarte as dessert. Had a couple of great beers along with the meal, and ended the experience with a choice of Bunnahabhain's 12yo cask strength... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights here while traveling the island. It's a nice, central location; easy to get to the west and south roads. We stayed in the non- en suite but it did have a sink and shower attached to the room, just the toilet was next door. The room had a space heater for our comfort. Cable/satellite tv didn't reliably... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We spent the weekend at the Inn again. Burns Supper on Saturday night and the place was full of folk having a great time and raising funds for the local senior citizens Christmas treat. Great food and entertainment. Amazing range of whiskeys stocked here. Rooms are comfy and nicely decorated. Highly recommended.

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Tarbert, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went to Islay to stay with my sister for the night and my partner and I took my sister out for dinner. My sister and my partner had pork liver pate for a starter and I had goats cheese and black pudding. For mains I had a steak and partner and sister had pork loin. All of which was superb,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We found the food fantastic, and the owner and his son (our only contacts were very helpful). All though we love whisky we planned nothing the owner suggested we do some tours, then went above and beyond to call up the distilleries and basically plan our day for us. That kind of service and help is amazing.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food is very good at this place, not your typical bar food. This must be, why many locals are coming here. The service can be a bit on the grumpy side. Still, we had a good time here and would come back.

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Grenoble, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A very cold welcome and at the limit of being polite! We were shown to our room which had a dreadful smell of damp and humidity. The toilet was on the landing and shared with 2 other rooms. No explication was given on how to use the shower so we had no hot water. We didn't see any of the... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

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 September 5, 2014 via mobile

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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