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“bad experience” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Island Diner - CLOSED

Island Diner
The Tobermory Hotel, 53 Main Street, Tobermory PA75 6NT, Scotland (Formerly Water's Edge Restaurant)
01688302091
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Price range: $16 - $31
Cuisines: American, Scottish
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The best Mull has to offer - at a reasonable price.Dining at The Tobermory Hotel has changed.All of us are looking for quality at a reasonable price. The Island Diner offers just that. Still using the best of Mull produce, prepared from fresh and cooked in her own kitchen, Chef Helen Swinbanks has created an exciting new menu. There may be an American influence but the emphasis is on Scotland and the Isle of Mull in particular and the chips are very much traditional Scottish, NOT ‘Fries’.Gourmet Burgers include the pure Island beef “Island Burger” and the Mull Wild Venison Burger. Or try a Caesar Salad with Isle of Mull scallops or a Diner Sandwich with local free range pork. Watch out for specials in which seafood will feature strongly. Helen has also given in to her love of ice cream and is presenting a range of her own home made flavours. Fancy a Tobermory Malt Whisky Custard or a Gaelic Coffee and Chocolate flavour?
Birmingjngham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“bad experience”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We arrived at he diner at about 6.45pm to be told that "there is a que for tables", at the time there were two tables being used in the restaurant. We left and went to another establishment. When we drove past an hour and a half later the restaurant was still empty. I can only draw one conclusion from the way we were treated and that is if you have children 12 and 15 then you're not their type of customer.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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North Yorkshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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“Does what it says on the tin!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

An excellent homemade burger at a reasonable price with very friendly service. With a view to dream of.

Visited September 2012
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“A Tobermory love mark”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

They restyled the former restaurant into this stylish diner. That means a limited menu BUT with very nice burgers, salads and sandwiches. I had the veggie portobello burger accompanied by some amazing fries and tasty side salad.
The place fills up quickly, so go early or book ahead in summer. Also good to know it that the diner closes up at 20.00.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lancaster
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“Tobermory Hotel, Mull”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

The Water's Edge Restaurant, attached to The Tobermory Hotel, provides some of the best quality food you'll find anywhere. The food is always fresh and local - delicious!

Visited November 2011
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Terrigal, Australia
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“Excellent food/beautiful presentation/reasonably priced”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

We stayed at the Tobermorey Hotel for two nights. We booked the restaurant on the first night because of TA reviews, booked the 2nd night based upon previous evenings experience.

Service - couldn't be faulted, food - beautiful presentation, excellent quality - all ingredients sourced locally.

3 course meal with coffee/tea etc....32.50 Sterling..............great value - great food - highly recommended. Try and get atable with harbour view !!

Visited October 2011
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