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Ardshealach Lodge Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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main road | acharacle, Acharacle, Scotland
+44 1967 431399
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We had a wonderful 3 days staying here , the accommodation is very good, our room overlooking Loch Sheil had an amazing walk-in shower and a very large and comfortable bed. The breakfasts are good and the evening meals should you choose to eat here are amazing. My wife had a fillet steak which had to be seen to be... More 

Thank DACStaffordshire
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We were booked here for one evening only and had also booked an evening meal. The room we had was beautifully decorated and had an extremely modern and large en-suite with a great walk-in shower. to top it all, the view of Loch Shiel and the surrounding hills was stunning! Dinner was beautifully prepared. I had a lovely sea food... More 

Thank alanms44
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We have stayed and eaten here many times over the past 10 years and each time the experience is perfect. Although this is listed in Tripadvisor as a restaurant, there are 4 bedrooms and a cottage as well. Jill has an extensive garden and her produce and flowers appear in the dining room, along with excellent local venison, lamb, beef... More 

1 Thank CheshireFee
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We were booked elsewhere but for various reasons were changed to here. We arrived on a Sunday when they don't normally do evening meals but Jill kindly gave us some of what they were eating. Delicious. Very comfortable and great breakfasts.

1 Thank desfac
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Had a last evening meal here to close the holiday. What a good choice. Chef said she never looks on Tripadvisor. Maybe she should. Really delicious menu. They even let my niece try a haggis taster for the first time. But Boss the cat got some of it! He knows which side his bread is buttered. Good choice of meats... More 

1 Thank LesBall59
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We experienced two lovely meals at the Ardshealach Lodge. The presentation of the food and the taste was excellent. Jill takes a pride in her creations which are reasonably priced.

1 Thank tom k
Stirling, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The food is excellent all local produce cooked to first class even the steak does not require a steak knife.

Thank David P
Irvine, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We had eaten here on a previous visit to the area and knew we wanted to return to stay - we weren't disappointed! Jill goes out of her way to make your stay as pleasant as possible, the food is first class and the rooms immaculate. We enjoyed a magnificent sunset following our delicious dinner in the comfortable conservatory. A... More 

1 Thank HazelB1971
Wemyss Bay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

After having 4 nights Glamping decided to splurge out on our last night and couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Ardshealach Lodge was beautiful and so peaceful I wishes we could have stayed longer. Our host Jill was amazing and her dinner and breakfast were both delicious. Our bedroom was lovely and the biggest bed ever slept in.... More 

1 Thank ColinandIrene
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were staying up the road at Mingarry so the Ardshealach Lodge Restaurant seemed like a convenient place for an evening meal one night. After our first visit we went back a couple of days later. The Lodge is on the banks of Loch Shiel with magnificent views north over the loch. Gill, the owner and chef, produces delicious meals... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: main road | acharacle, Acharacle, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Acharacle
  • Phone Number: +44 1967 431399

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