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All 4 Isle of Iona Restaurants

Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel

Village Street, PA76 6SJ, Scotland
01681 700334
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $54
Cuisines: Scottish
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations

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Cardiff UK
Top Contributor
281 reviews 281 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

With almost everything closed on the Isle, it was a gem to find this place open for a nice bowl of soup and bread.

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian I am happy that you found us! I agree with you about us being the only foodery open at this time of year - we feel that as people still make the effort to come over to the island someone should be offering a welcome. We do close at the end of this month until the start of... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Great location and brilliant food. Friendly staff and cozy spot. We'll worth the effort getting there.

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a great review Newt - very much appreciated! More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Popped in for lunch, while visiting Iona and were not disapointed, the food was fabulous and extremely tasty, the staff were friendly and helpful. Great views of the harbour and across to mull.

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you found our homemade food so tasty. We feel it is worth the effort. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went in for lunch after touring the abbey and were quite hungry. We had the special which was Sea Breem in a brown butter sauce with greens. I swear I have never had fish that tasted so good. We also had a cheeseboard which was very tasty, came with home made bread and chutney. Prices were very reasonable, service... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, I am so pleased that you found our food to be exceptional. We take a lot of time preparing it from fresh ingredients, so it is lovely to hear the efforts being appreciated. Many thanks for taking the time to write us a such a good review. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Fabulous tasty food. Every mouthful a pleasure.Friendly helpful staff. Delightful view of the harbour

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your very kind comments and are delighted that your meal with us was so enjoyable! More 

Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We popped in for a quick coffee on a visit to Iona, but stayed for lunch. Great soup and sandwich. The food was just excellent and we were made to feel extremely welcome. A lovely calm and relaxing atmosphere. Thanks.

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy that we added to the enjoyment of your holiday and felt so satisfied and welcomed! More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We ate lunch here in August 2014. After struggling to find good quality vegetarian food on Mull we did not hold out much hope on the more remote island of Iona but we were very pleasantly surprised. We both had the soup and half sandwich option, which was great. Cream of courgette soup and houmous and roasted vegetable sandwich. All... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed our vegetarian offerings. Part of our ethos is to increase the experience of excellent vegetable based food that is as fresh and seasonal as possible. Everything is made on site with as much of our garden produce as we can. Thanks for your review. More 

va
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The soup of the day was superb, the menu has meat and fish, but the chef seem to excel at using fresh vegetables grown in their own gardens just up from the hotel. Aubergines, parsnips, carrots, cauliflower are allowed to shine either as an accompaniment, soup du jour, or as the focus of some of the dishes. The fish (haddock)... More 

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! It is always lovely to hear our guests appreciating the food and creativity behind it. More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Delicious food. Perhaps a little expensive. Both food and drink cost as much as central London restaurants.

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Hayley, and I am glad that you were so impressed with the food. More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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251 reviews 251 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were attracted by the hotel's large organic garden which borders the walk from the harbour to the Abbey but found the food to be nothing special. The Cullen Skink was quite tasty but the rest of the meal was not memorable. The view is good and the gardens are nice but the food is average

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ArgyllProprietors, Owner at Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a response. Without knowing what else you had it is difficult for us to improve. Everything is homemade including the bread, mayonnaise, fresh cooked ham and home cured gravalax to name but a few things. I hope that you gave some immediate feedback to the manager in charge. We are disappointed that you... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant at The Argyll Hotel

Address: Village Street, PA76 6SJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01681 700334
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Iona
Average Prices: USD 16 - 54
Cuisine: Scottish

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