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Lochside Inn Hotel Restaurant

20 Shore Street | Isle Of Islay PA43 7LB, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
+44 1496 810244
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“scallops” (25 reviews)
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“fish pie” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 Shore Street | Isle Of Islay PA43 7LB, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have great sandwiches, soups and a beautiful view! The local beer was different, but worth a try...think peated whisky...as a beer.

Thank Brent F
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Enjoyed a lovely meal here to end our Islay whisky tour. Good sized portions, tasty and a lively atmosphere. Recommended.

Thank WhiskyRover
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Mussels are nice and enjoyed a lot. A variety of beverages are available in the bar. Nice price, good staff, and enjoyable location.

Thank MittX
Reviewed November 22, 2017

A very nice place, where you can watch the sealife while you eat. The food is good and the meals are not too costly. Good value for price, and above all the people who served were very friendly and welcoming. I do recommend this place.

Thank germainguerit
Reviewed November 12, 2017

My wife and I booked a table at the Lochside Hotel Restaurant based upon other Tripadvisor reviews. Although there seems to have been a mix-up with our booking (I am not sure whether the staff were expecting us), the staff quickly organised a table for...More

Thank 7,718,532
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We wanted to stay in the hotel but the people had been so impolite that we did not stay. But he bar is great - I have never seen so many excellent whiskys ! And they gave as a wonderful time !

Thank gutesser2015
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We booked and were glad of it. The food was good and hot and the service was thoughtful and we were served reasonably quickly despite the full house.

Thank Noel A
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Visited here for a bite to eat on our day trip to Islay. The cullen skink and fish and chips were both great. Good value for money and the service was great. Enjoyed a nice pint of Tennents after a long cycle.

Thank Cristal21
Reviewed October 12, 2017

A group of 5 of us enjoyed an evening meal. Since we were sea side we all enjoyed a fresh fish dish. We did book in advance, and had a nice table overlooking the harbor. In Bowmore we had excellent service staff experiences, and the...More

Thank Heidi O
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We may have been unlucky, but our server hardly paid notice to us after we got seated. I've never experienced this kind of bad service in the UK ever, and would not recommend this place to anyone. We had to wait 30 minutes to order...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Shore Street | Isle Of Islay PA43 7LB, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Bowmore
  • Phone Number: +44 1496 810244
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