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The Cottage Restaurant

45 Main Street, Bowmore PA43 7JJ, Scotland
+44 1496 810111
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Fast food, British, Diner
PRICE
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LOCATION
45 Main Street, Bowmore PA43 7JJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by The Cottage for a bag of chips on a cold, windy afternoon. The place was crowded with school kids who were also getting chips, but the service was very efficient and the chips were golden and crisp.

Thank ruadh_grian
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your visit and your good review.

Reviewed 30 September 2017

A very good option if you need to refuel in Bowmore, especially on a wet day! I enjoyed a genuine home made burger (vegetarian option looked good too), which would have been five stars except that the chips were not homemade.

Thank Jon S
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you for your visit and constructive review.

Reviewed 18 September 2017

I really thought I made a mistake when I impulsively walked into this eatery. It wasn't the restaurant of my choice. The one I wanted was booked and this place looked as dated as I thought the food would be. Oh was I so wrong....More

Thank msdreadhead
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your visit and your constructive feedback. This will help us to build more on our standard of food and service. The hard working, charming, politeand efficient woman is delighted with your appreciation. Thanks again

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We arrived in the Cottage Restaurant for breakfast and the smell of the curry cooking for lunch was fantastic... We had lattes and filled breakfast rolls which were both excellent. Staff were very accommodating for the children. Highly recommend

Thank James C
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your review on our restaurant. These kind of review will help us to push forward more on our standard

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went here for a takeaway. The service was freindly and the food was good. The chicken pakora was spicy HOT! Will go back again. Just a thought... is the name the best one. It's more like something from the far east, and very good for...More

Thank PiersUK
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your good review

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Dose not look much from the out side and some would say a little date inside. The menu may not be a large as some places to eat on Islay, but what is there covers all most every taste. Pop in midday and had a...More

1  Thank Mark H
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your much appreciated review.

Reviewed 30 June 2017

We were on holiday on lovely Islay and went to The Cottage Restaurant in Main Street. Ranga, the proprietor and chef really does cook and serve fabulous food. We had onion pakora, followed by Kadai curry and panacotta with stewed forest berries. All home made...More

2  Thank MsSallyofMaud
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

thank you Sally and Neil Bailey. You are always welcome and your feed back is much valued. This will help us to improve on our standard more to go forward.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had several meals, both lunch and dinner. The selection was varied and included asian courses. This was alongside the traditional fish tea selection.

Thank SCOTIAN7
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Seemingly only of very few 'tea rooms' in Bowmore, we ventured in and found ourselves in a curry house and its herbal aromas. However the freshly made tea and home made cakes were good and inexpensive. The place however lacked character. Service was quick and...More

1  Thank normalguy2016
Rangasamy D, Owner at The Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your comments

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Popped in for coffee after 5. Alas they were only serving meals but the takeaway coffee was great. The food smelt very good too. Lots of locals eating after work.

1  Thank jq002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Cuisine
Fast food, British, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Main Street, Bowmore PA43 7JJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Bowmore
  • Phone Number: +44 1496 810111
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