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Review of Cottage Restaurant

Cottage Restaurant
Ranked #10 of 12 Restaurants in Bowmore
Cuisines: British, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2013

On a recent trip to Islay to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday, we held a party in the village hall and got Paul and his team at the Cottage to do the catering. Having never met them or been to Bowmore before I was very aprehensive about the event but thanks to the help we got from the Cottage staff and the wonderful food we couldn't fault it. A truely memorable weekend and everyone had their favourites from the buffet. Mine was the steamed Salmon which was delicious and the venison stew was also highly rated. Beautifully presented amd hall was totally tranformed by the team. Thanks for all your help Paul

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Issie B
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  • English first
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English first
Lund, Sweden
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Maybe for a quick lunch.”
Reviewed November 29, 2012

Scottich/ english traditional fat fast food. Maybe ok for a quick lunch if you have no other options, but don't expect very much.

Visited October 2012
Thank Erik A
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Very impressed”
Reviewed August 15, 2012

We arrived here around 4pm one afternoon and didn't think we would get much more than a cuppa.
We had been at another well known cafe and even though we'd arrived at that cafe within their official serving time we were turned away, so by this time we were hungry and in desperate need of a cuppa.

The cottage is simply furnished inside and we were served by a very pleasant young lad who took our order. I had fantastic homemade mushroom soup and a cup of tea while my partner had a blt toastie. Absolutely brilliant service and nice food.
Will definitely go back.

Thank honeycat2307
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Scones and Empire Biscuits, what more can you want”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

This small restaurant was visited 2 days in a row, so good were the home made cakes. I recommend the plain scone with jam and cream, but my girlfriend went for empire biscuits both days, utterly delicious. Service was very good, and my nephew had left one of his toys 2 days before (he didnt realise this), which the lady returned to him on 2nd visit without prompting. Made his day. A great place to drop in for a quick snack or a larger meal.

Visited July 2012
Thank Allan_Glw
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Angus, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Good value and service”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

A cheap and cheerful little place for a light lunch. their home made soups are excellent and the staff are friendly and welcoming. You know a place is good when the locals go there!

  • Visited August 2011
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Thank sylvestra
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