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Glenforsa Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Scottish, International, Contemporary
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Glenforsa Hotel, Salen PA72 6JW, Scotland
+44 1680 300377
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So you are meeting an ex colleague who lives on Mull who you haven't seen for 20 years or more, who picks you up and takes you and your wife here for lunch and what an EXCELLENT venue, relaxed modern ( in a Forest lodge sort of way) The food was excellent I had moules, and my wife and friend... More 

Thank Yonmons
Lochaline, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Met friends for lunch. Wanted to check out the new extension in the bar. Lovely!!! Really opens up the place and the veiw is amazing. Nice friendly relaxed atmosphere and the food was good too. The fish pie and orange cheesecake highly recommended. I will be back to sample the rest of the menu.

Thank heatherjappy
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped by randomly for an early dinner with our 18 month old son and were welcomed by the owners. We were the only people there and probably too early for most places to serve dinner bit no problem here. We ate in the bar which is brand new and well done, log cabin style with great views overtime airfield... More 

Thank Neil M
York, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So my wife and I stayed here at The Glenforsa Hotel in August 2016 (see review of The Hotel- Glenforsa Hotel, August 2017) We both dinned here on the evening of the 16th August 2016. (I am being exact as The Hotel has previously blocked my review due to lack of First Hand Information) Anyway, I had a Steak (Circa... More 

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Glenforsa, Owner at Glenforsa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Not sure what your motives are by repeating your review after 8 months. We can not block reviews as you suggest, but Tripadvisor can remove reviews that they deem suspect or malicious. your previous review is still on Tripadvisor and here is our response to it. "Firstly we would like to apologise for the wind at Glenforsa, we assume that... More 

Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This place was very convenient for dinner the night we arrived on the ferry. We only ate in the bar area but the food was delicious and quick. The views were gorgeous from the bar sitting area. The staff was helpful and friendly. Definitely worth a stop if you are going by.

Thank G W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good, honest bar food served without delay, limited menu but varied enough to satisfy. Owners are hard working and care for their customers, staff are excellent. Closed for the winter now and are undergoing major expansion to the bar area which will double the size and the addition of french doors will give a very welcomed open aspect to the... More 

Thank Alan M
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wide choice of meals served in bar and restaurant. Helpful management backed by efficient staff,good restaurant service and good beer.

Thank Susan g
Hereford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

3 of us eat evening meal here twice we had good food service and drinks and to top it off fantastic Sunsets

Thank John K
Keswick, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We decided that we should spend the final night of our holiday enjoying a good ol' nosh! The Glenforsa is nearby to the cottage we were staying at; checked it out on the Internet and decided to go for it. Although not the place we would generally visit we were very pleased we took the plunge. Very friendly owners and... More 

Thank Lakesman95
Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Food and wine excellent but we were not able to go direct to restaurant. had to go via the bar. When we asked for a table we were told only if available yet there was no one in the restaurant..a bit weird. However, when we ordered and got food it was really good.

Thank Helen M
Glenforsa, Owner at Glenforsa Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, although the restaurant may have appeared to be empty, as our hotel was full all of our tables can be reserved for our hotel guests including large groups who have booked in advance. We are happy that we could accommodate you and that you enjoyed your meal. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Scottish, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glenforsa Hotel, Salen PA72 6JW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Salen
  • Phone Number: +44 1680 300377
At the Glenforsa the attitude to food is one of simplicity. Good food, cooked well and presented in comfortable surroundings - not forgetting quality wines!The food is mainly seasonal and the Glenforsa try to utilise the best that Scotland has to offer, whether it be Venison from Mull or Scallops from Tobermory, aiming to give customers an authentic taste of good, local food.

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