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Ben Arthurs Bothy

Main Street, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 7AA, Scotland
+44 1301 702241
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“steak pie” (21 reviews)
“pakora” (6 reviews)
“cobbler” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 7AA, Scotland
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31 - 40 of 288 reviews

Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here when we stayed at the Arrochar Hotel. Food was delicious and plentiful. Lovely views across the Loch. Staff very welcoming.

Thank Michelle0574
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the adjacent guest house. Pub has lovely views, outside seating next to loch. The food was really nice and tasty, with helpful and friendly staff.

Thank M M
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

We went here for drinks on Saturday 25th April and the view is great,staff all friendly, we decided to go on the Sunday night for dinner and I'm so glad we did. I had chicken pakora to start with and the portion size was massive...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We booked in to the adjoining Lochside guest House and had a lovely room with bay window overlooking Loch Lomond. room and facilities fine but eating in the Bothy was just about Ok. Pub is tired and needs a makeover but staff very helpful and...More

Thank bobjo2015
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We ate here when we arrived in Arrochar for the weekend after checking into a nearby hotel and I have to say the food was one of the best meals I have had in a put in a very long time, we sat in the...More

Thank Leigh M
Reviewed April 22, 2017

I have in the past reviewed Ben Arthur's positively and on our visit today was disappointed with the quality of food, We ordered a BLT and a Smoked Salmon and cream cheese sandwich with a side of hand cut chips. In the past we have...More

Thank 10Campbell
Reviewed April 21, 2017

After reading the positive comments i had to double check if i rated the same place. To every selfloving person: do not stop at this place. Its a filthy environment with wobbly, sticky tables. We did not found ourself welcome at all. The tv was...More

1  Thank Marijn V
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Really good menu. Recommend the pakora starter and enchiladas for main. Between us we also had steak pie, sausage mash and nachos. All great. Great service too with nice people. Pool table for the kids and sky tv. Lovely view over the Loch and free...More

Thank garycroney04
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

What a diamond of a pub, and right next door to the fantastic guest house we were staying in. All the food is cooked to order, and not out of a bag, which you can tell when you taste it. The curry is to die...More

Thank shaun m
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Positive was the view. All the rest was not good. There were only 3tables being served. Two families and us. And it was really loud! The food was not good. It tasted bad a'd both of us didn't feel good afterwards... We expected a lot...More

Thank Anke v
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February 13, 2017|
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Response from lochsidebb | Property representative |
Hi there opening hours are as follows Sunday 12.30pm till midnight. Mon- thurs 11am till midnight. Friday Sat - 11am till 1am Regards Jacqui
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 7AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Arrochar
  • Phone Number: +44 1301 702241
Traditional friendly Scottish pub. Bar area has a pool table, two televisions showing sport during the day on BT sport and Sky Sports. A Jukebox at night for music entertainment. Food is also served in the bar. The Lounge area, has stunning Views of Loch Long and the Arrochar Alps. We serve lunch and evening meals. Entertainment through out the year including our New Year party. We pride ourselves on Excellent customer service and delicious food served, Which brings our customers back time and time again.
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