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Shore Road, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
(0)1770 600 608
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Ranked #2 of 9 Restaurants in Lamlash
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Scottish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Would like to thank Euan the manager,for looking after my wife & myself,also a lovely meal,and drive back to the hotel cant thank him enough.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The bar meals were excellent, we really enjoyed our lunches. There was a good selection of Arran whiskies, local beers, wine and cocktails. We received a warm welcome and complimetary snacks

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Butternut squash soup, spicy and tasty.Lamb main meal was succulent. followed by arran gold creme brulee. what a meal !! would like to send our compliments to the chef

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Largs, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We pre booked a table on 2 Jan which was just as well as place was heaving. Lovely dinner and service special mention to Brian and Amy.

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Bo'ness, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Have known The Drift Inn in many of its dodgy guises over the years, some pretty disastrous, have to say this outclassed them all, love the decor, the roaring fire, the overall ambience and the staff were amazing. Reason I didn't say it was best meal ever, ridiculous question. Loved the menu, first night opted for the tempura battered whiting,... More 

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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Enjoyed lunch with family at the excellent Drift Inn here on Isle of Arran Scotland. Situated next to the beach this pub come restaurant is blessed with a lovely view of Holy isle and Lamlash Bay. The menu is quiet extensive, specials board and also a short lunch menu either 2 or 3 course meals. The setting is relaxing and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What a lovely atmosphere , we were visiting Arran for the Santas Sparkle weekend ( which was a bit of a dissapointment ) but spent the 3 nights in the Drift Inn. The food was fab, staff very friendly, fire burning, live music good ( Matt Johnson), locals very friendly. Wish I was still there.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visited the Drift Inn several times over the last year and have watched what used to be a rather tired hostelry go from strength to strength under new owners. The decor has been updated and has made the Drift Inn a warm and inviting venue. The menu remains constant and well developed for an island community but in addition there... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Great pub, great good, brilliant selection of scottish craft beer and friendly bar staff. Amazing views and cant wait to go back in summer and spend the day in the beer garden.

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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Lovely view. Blazing, very welcome fire on a old day. Not an especially wide ranging menu, several dishes had garlic which I do not like, never have it. A bit expensive in rather ordinary, plain decor and ambiance. A group of children were noisy and allowed to run around, adding to the not relaxing atmosphere. The lamb for the Sunday... More 

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Address: Shore Road, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
Phone Number: (0)1770 600 608
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Lamlash
Cuisine: Scottish

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