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The Tayvallich Inn

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Seafood, Scottish
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Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
+44 (0)1546 870282
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

A small and friendly bar with excellent food and service. We stopped off for a quick bite of lunch and we're delighted with everything. A great selection of fresh local seafood, good portions and reasonable prices with a big enough choice to take all of the family even if they are not fish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Scotland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Scotland
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A small and friendly bar with excellent food and service. We stopped off for a quick bite of lunch and we're delighted with everything. A great selection of fresh local seafood, good portions and reasonable prices with a big enough choice to take all of the family even if they are not fish eaters. Would highly recommend.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Absolutely lovely experience. Comprehensive menus with a selection you would not get in many bigger restaurants. Freshly cooked and locally caught fish. The service from our waitress Norma was exceptional.

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The range, quality and value of the food at the Tayvallich is excellent. Add to this great beers from the Ness Brewery, and the ever changing view of Loch A week what could be better?

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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

lovely setting for a beautiful meals all made fresh, friendly staff, very clean inside, most welcome attitude, prices very good as well

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Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The menu had a very good and wide selection of seafood and some meats. Our order was served promptly and piping hot. All the dishes consumed by our party of four were excellent. The service was excellent. Our visit was only spoiled by a very loud party of six at an adjoining table.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A beautiful location for this bar and restaurant looking out over the harbour of moored boats. Fresh seafood deliciously prepared. Definitely worth taking a trip over to Carsaig to see the sunset, it's amazing.

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Scotland
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Lovely situation, and the option to eat outside if you wish. Service excellent. My lunch, seafood soup was excellent. The main course of haddock and chips was a bit disappointing given it cost £11.50. The fish itself was very good but the batter very greasy and left an aftertaste, Felt a bit let down by it, given the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Very welcoming and friendly with excellent food. The Inn is also situated in a wonderful scenic location, worth the journey to find this gem.

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is really a hidden gem in an unassuming small restaurant and bar. Went twice in one week ordering the beautifully cooked scallops with chorizo twice. Children are welcome and good choice for them too. Definitely a MUST on your travels around argyll.

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Penrith, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Don't be fooled by the unassuming outside of this pub, the food is fantastic. I had a main course of Mussels in Cider and the portion was enormous, they were absolutely delicious. My partner had Scallops which he equally enjoyed. The bar lady was really friendly and welcoming. Grab a window seat and take in the beautiful village of Tayvallich... More 

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Additional Information about The Tayvallich Inn

Address: Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1546 870282
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 28
Cuisine: Seafood, Scottish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1546 870282

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 28
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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