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The Crinan Seafood Bar

Crinan By Lochgilphead | Crinan Hotel, Crinan PA31 8SR, Scotland
+44 1546 830261
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“seafood stew” (10 reviews)
“langoustines” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Crinan By Lochgilphead | Crinan Hotel, Crinan PA31 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife & I ate here when we stayed at the Crinan Hotel, food was excellent & fresh seafood is landed right next to the restaurant amazing. This is a great place to eat whether you are staying at the hotel or if you are...More

Thank PAL000
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great that you appreciated and enjoyed the wonderful catch of the day.

Reviewed April 7, 2018

We are a family of 4 with 2 teenage children and a dog. Had a really delicious lunch here this week. crab risotto, scallops & bacon, smoked salmon, mussels and arbroath smokie. Could do with a bit of music for atmosphere.

Thank coombe11
Reviewed February 28, 2018

This place definitely has the feel of a quiet, local lunch spot. Unimposing, not particularly fancy, but comfortable and with a neat old-world look to it. The host the day we went was Pedro. Honestly can't say enough about this fellow. Funny, inviting, HELPFUL, friendly...More

Thank Beth S
crinanhotel261, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

I am so pleased that you enjoyed the Seafood and the atmosphere and of course Pedro,I will make sure he reads the review and give him a few compliments,not too many of course, incase he gets carried away.Thank you for taking the time to write...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place, lovely people, lovely food. But the standout for me was the simple attentiveness to customers and a natural humour and interest. Nothing showy or pretentious- and was a pleasure to dine there.

Thank George t
crinanhotel261, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

You hit the nail on the head that is what we strive for ,I am so glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We came across the seafood bar at the end of a lovely 3 hour walk from Ardrishaig. The food was first class and the service faultless. Our only regret was that we couldn't stay for dessert- we did not want to make out way back...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
crinanhotel261, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Great review thanks

Reviewed January 25, 2018

We visited this restaurant for my wife's birthday lunch. We both chose the locally caught langoustines which were cooked to perfection. Service was attentive without being obtrusive. A word of caution though, January and February has a limited menu so check it out before you...More

Thank Ian S
crinanhotel261, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2018

Thank you for the nice review,I am glad the boats had been out and you had the catch of the day.

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

I have already included further details about the general uncleanliness and junkyard appearance of this hotel. The location is superb which makes our experience an even greater disappointment as we had such expectations based on the website. The stench of dirty fried cooking oil was...More

Thank AltanZorlufamilies
crinanhotel261, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

The Hotel is closed and workmen are on site,and electrics are being done this is January furniture is usually piled high and no guests are staying. You must have strayed from the Seafood Bar. Regarding the soup,the bar is open for meals and he Lentil...More

Reviewed January 17, 2018

Lovely old fashioned hotel, service was ok, however it was very busy. Waiter did make us very welcome and did speak to us. Food we could not fault for price or quality, the Seafood stew was yummy and the langoustines were out of this world....More

Thank kennyshona
crinanhotel261, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you ,we have decided to stay open for lunches and dinners throughout January and February and seems to be a popular decision,I am glad you enjoyed it so much.

Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly place and attached to an interesting hotel which is full of atmosphere, we made a note of it for the future, stunning location! It’s the place to get seafood! Excellent mussels as I said, wish we could have come back another day, we...More

Thank Toby H
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We had a really great meal here. Outstanding scallops, the plumpest prawn cocktail ever, delicious fish. Its a quirky little restaurant and we enjoyed the time and wine. Thanks and highly recommended.

Thank TechnoProf
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crinan By Lochgilphead | Crinan Hotel, Crinan PA31 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Crinan
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 830261
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