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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 good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“fish pie” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (25 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 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

Had dinner here, moderate to pricy, with a nice bar. The seasonal langostines were incredible. I could have had the main portion rather than the appetizer. If your debating go main! Service again was poor, not for a lack of trying, I think the islands...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the street, first impressions of the Lochside are that it looks like a rather run-down bar, not somewhere you would get a good meal. The paint on the front door is very badly peeled. Thankfully, we headed inside and quickly found ourselves in a...More

Thank ADM1959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Lochside Inn Restaurant with a group of 11 on a crowded friday evening so we did expect to wait a little for our food. The staff was quite in a hurry when they took the orders but it still worked out somehow....More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here during the whisky festival. Nice location and good selection of drinks however the food was nothing special. Again instead of going down the road of specialising in seafood or another specific area they have an extensive menu which does not have anything standout...More

Thank andyp141021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It must be contagious because again the staff were really friendly and could not do enough for you. We had a drink on the terrace which had a great view of the sea and Harbour. Food was very good and well priced.

Thank kwaterton
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was so good we ate here on two consecutive nights. The waitress was friendly, engaging and efficient. The food was cooked well and nicely presented. The portions were very large. We particularly enjoyed the cullen skink, the roasted cajun vegetables on flatbread and...More

Thank JSL94
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Went in on chance for a meal and had a great meal with stunning view's over bay. Would go back if in area again.

Thank maxtrip080
Reviewed May 15, 2018

the restaurant was very busy on a Thursday night in early may and it was easy to see why the food was excellent with big portions and the service was friendly but very efficient well worth a visit

Thank dookers
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We came here twice, once for lunch and once for breakfast. We had the same waitress both times, Ailidh, who was extremely cheery, helpful and friendly. For lunch we had macaroni cheese with chips and the fish and chips. The mac n cheese dish was...More

Thank Kat H
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Beautiful views, super staff and good food. Fish and chips the best ever eaten, excellent beer and amazing choice of whiskies.

Thank Gildavid
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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, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view
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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