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“Beautiful Fish and Chips”
Review of The Tayvallich Inn

The Tayvallich Inn
Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Lochgilphead
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $28
Cuisines: Seafood, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Situated in the picturesque village of Tayvallich on the shores of Loch Sween, the Inn overlooks the beautiful natural harbour of Tayvallich bay. At the heart of this small and vibrant community, the Tayvallich Inn has always been a popular meeting place for sailors, holidaymakers, more recently kayakers and all who enjoy our warm hospitality and good food. Established over 30 years ago, the Tayvallich Inn specialises in fresh, locally caught seafood, much of which is landed on our doorstep from the cold, pristine waters of the sound of Jura. Along with seafood we serve other fresh produce, sourcing locally where ever possible.
Central Scotland
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Beautiful Fish and Chips”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stopped off at Tayvallich on our way back from Crinan. It is a very pretty wee place, well worth the 6 mile drive off the main road. It was busy, but we timed it right and managed to get a table. We were served very promptly by the waiting staff, and waited barely 15 minutes for our fish and chips. The portions were very generous, and the fish was beautiful.

The view from the Inn across the bay is stunning, and I can imagine that sitting outside in the summer is lovely. This place is a must if you are a seafood lover.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Best lobster ever”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Had a fabulous sunny week in Tayvallich and came here for dinner almost every night. Incredible seafood dishes, lovely staff, stunning setting.

  • Visited July 2013
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Nice & relaxing”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The food & staff where very very good. Been on holiday 2 up to tayvallich & going back next year. The burger is a must its amazeing.

  • Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely location”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

This is worth a visit - lovely setting with friendly staff. Menu varied and very good - relaxed and can sit in or outside. Very enjoyable experience

  • Visited July 2013
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Plymouth, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic food! Great atmosphere!”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

We arrived early, so we spent some quality time in the pub enjoying the scenery. After the restaurant opened, we were promptly seated and treated to several presentations of scallops and other seafood. The Inn is somewhat out of the way, but definitely worth the drive!

  • Visited July 2013
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