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“Hidden Gem” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Village Inn

The Village Inn
Main Street? | Arrochar Village, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Arrochar
Cuisines: Scottish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Lochgilphead, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We used the restaurant only.

A delightful village inn with ample free parking and loch views.

A welcoming warm real fire and happy staff who seated us quickly started the evening off splendidly and it only got better.

The menu has a wide range of options and prices,you can eat cheaply or not,but you would have to try hard to have an excessively expensive meal as it was all very competitively priced.

The food was prepared to good standards and served by pleasant attentive staff.

My only grumble is that I was driving home and couldn't sit in front of that massive fire on the leather sofa sipping a nice malt,but they do rooms too.

Next time I visit it should be an overnight stay.

Well worth seeking out,the Inn sits on the shoreline about half a mile or so off the main road.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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villageinnarrochar, General Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Thank you for such an elequant review. We look forward to you staying the next time & you are able to enjoy a wee malt in front of the fire.
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Fabulous place, exceptional food & Great hospitality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We visited the Village in in February 2012 after being recommended to us. We were not disappointed! Food was fantastic and the atmosphere was so relaxing after a hard days hiking. The kids were made to feel welcome and the recipe for the Homemade Scottish shortbread is still going strong in my household now. We are returning in February and will be booking a table again. See you in February :) The Etherington & O'Neill Families

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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villageinnarrochar, General Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
Thank you for a fantastic review. We look forward to you returning in February.

Regards
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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“nice and freindly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Had a meal here on Friday night very enjoyable ,with very helpfull and freindly staff. we have actually stayed at the Inn on a couple of ocasions and would highly recomend it. We tried to book at the wk/end but it was full.

Visited January 2013
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villageinnarrochar, General Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Thank you for your review. Hopefully we will be able to accommodate you the next time you are in the area.
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Blyth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Friendly place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Had a drink or two here on New Years Day. Lovely open fire to sit beside and cheery staff. Very busy for meals but we were accommodated without any hassle. Good place to meet up with friends.

Visited December 2012
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villageinnarrochar, General Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Our Team are delighted you enjoyed your visit & we do hope to see you again soon.

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Glasgow
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“Warm Welcome & Excellent Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

Once again a trip to The Village Inn was very welcoming with the real fires and excellent food! I just can't praise the place or the staff high enough

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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villageinnarrochar, General Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
What a delightful review. We look forward to you returning in the future.

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