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Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant

Ballygrant, Ballygrant PA45 7QR, Scotland
Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant

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  • 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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78 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here as part of a UK trip. Everywhere we had been in England and Scotland we found warm hospitality but not here. The people were unhelpful and grumpy. The shower didn't work in one of our two rooms, breakfast was not good and two of us left suffering from massive allergy attacks which, luckily abated after... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ballygrant Inn is a nice family run restaurant with excellent food from local sources. We had the best Sticky Toffee Pudding during our journey. The whisky bar is outstanding with a great variety. Always a good place for decent food to a decent price on Islay.

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Hull
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 of us went here for a meal on 26th May 2015 and were hugely disappiointed. The welcome never really came out. It was a cold night but no fire had been lit for us. We ordered our drinks and made our way into the restaurant. The starters arrived, and were well received. The venison steak arrived, we were told... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After we completed our Discovery bike tour in the Highlands, we stayed here for two nights while we explored the Isle of Islay, and we have no regrets! The Inn is situated in the countryside with farms and fields all around. The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the little attached pub is really sweet and cozy. The owner is... More 

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UK
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Ok value for money but the place appears that it's been in a 'under decoration' state for a number of years and never quite finished. Nobody there when we arrived, shower caused a power cut which was interesting, we were practically kicked out of breakfast one morning for not having agreed a time. However the pets are friendly, & the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Ballygrant Inn and Restaurant makes a comfortable stay with a good restaurant and bar with pool table onsite. Within cycling distance of the port, if a little hilly. Owners are helpful and accommodating. Bedrooms comfortable and clean.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Welcome a bit un-nerving and not very friendly. Not told when breakfast was etc. not told how shower worked. Very poor service, staff non-attentive, looked bored, and looked at you as if you had a nappy on your head if you asked for chips instead of potatoes. This is despite the person behind me having a curry which is not... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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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Portland, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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