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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 - 1:00 am
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, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 9
    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
Fantastic Seafood

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Blimeykat
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Penrith, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Penrith, England, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Visited at the end of our holiday and wished we'd found it sooner. We received a really warm welcome when we arrived at the start of lunchtime. Got the pick of tables and managed to get a great view over the water - views don't come much better than this. The menu was extensive and, from what we could tell,... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We dropped by in May 2015 and had Deluxe Burger and Fish and Chips for Lunch. The food was superb, well cooked and good size portions. The staff where very friendly, it was not busy but we did not feel pressured. They view into the harbour is brilliant and on a nice day, it was lovely to just sit and... More 

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Visited this gem for dinner twice within a week, and found its menu even more interesting than last year, and with the same warm welcome and service. Try the haddock pakora or the home-made cheesecake, and don't miss their Ness Brewery ales on draught. A great destination if you're cycling in the area. And a view to die for!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great little place tucked away in Tayvallich, well worth a visit. Great food, sizeable portions and value for money. Bar and restaurant were neat, tidy and clean, service was very good and staff were friendly. Highly recommended!

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Glasgow
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visited Tayvallich with friends at the end of a superb warm, sunny April day, enjoying the scenery along the way. Having only decided to come along earlier in the day we phoned ahead and booked a table to be sure of being fed. We were lucky to get one on a Saturday night as the restaurant was busy. Service... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We decided to visit the Tayvallich Inn for some lunch and were definitely not disapointed. In addition to their normal menu they have a large specials menu and there were also non-fishy options such as venison sausages and thai green curry, if fish isn't your thing. We ordered the tempura squid which was off the specials menu. Lovely and fresh... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Enjoyed several meals here whilst on holiday nearby. Beautiful setting and we were lucky enough with the weather to enjoy the amazing loch views from outside. Highlight of the week was the lobster, prawn and langoustine special....and the sticky toffee pudding!

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glasgow
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ate here with some friends on a glorious end of August day. Sat outside and enjoyed fantastic seafood and brilliant service, especially as she was the only waitress! Tayvallch is a pretty village and this is a great little restaurant.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A group of us ate here recently. The Inn is in an amazing location looking right down the loch. The staff were superb and the lunch was delicious. Its a long journey to get there but so well worth it when you do

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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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