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Castle Sween Holiday Park | Castle Sween Caravan Park, Lochgilphead PA31 8PT, Scotland
+44 1546 850223
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“caravan park” (4 reviews)
“castle” (6 reviews)
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Castle Sween Holiday Park | Castle Sween Caravan Park, Lochgilphead PA31 8PT, Scotland
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Castle ruin, worth a visit. No suitable parking places for this visit, you have to park on the road, no parking spaces at all, outside the caravan park as the caravan club doesn't allow you to drive to the castle. It is a bit of...More

Thank helenmoore2015
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

we stayed here again, been several times. we were in a new caravan... wow! very modern. well worth the money. the staff very friendly and views are beautiful. we ate from rafters carry out menu. I had fish and chips and my husband had the...More

Thank zantebound
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited Rafters 4 times within are 7 night stay, restaurant has a exellent menu and very family friendly, Takeaway food was also of a high standard and reasonably priced.

Thank dougie g
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We spent two weeks at the caravan site, and this was the only eatery within about 12 miles, so very welcome when we didn't feel like cooking, and we came several times. Although classed as a restaurant, it is more like the separate dining area...More

Thank John H
Rafters2014, General Manager at Rafters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thanks John, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Eddy

Reviewed 11 November 2015

Took our family over for tea, which was fantastic. Great choice of menu and very family friendly. See you soon.

Thank Joyce C
Rafters2014, General Manager at Rafters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thanks for your kind words, we look forward to welcoming you back again. Eddy

Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect of this restaurant and was very pleasantly surprised. Menu is reasonably imaginative with an understandable emphasis on fish and shellfish. Food was very good, fresh and cooked to order with good portion sizes. Local ingredients appear to be used where...More

Thank Gordon1955
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

A tranquillic setting, with well apointed accommodation overlooking the very pretty loch. Big culture shock. Mutton walking on the road, not a care in the world, with the occasional dear bounding along by the side of the car, just for a bit of contrast. Do...More

Thank Bruce C
Rafters2014, General Manager at Rafters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Eddy

Reviewed 26 August 2015

Went on the Sunday to see the castle, thought we would stop over for a meal as it was a lovely day and we had the dogs and we could eat outside. Unfortunately there was no tables available outside but the staff took out a...More

Thank pjwitunes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I ate the chicken liver starter followed by scallops for main which were devine and a lovely dark chocolate mousse pudding! The service was quick and friendly and the staff were very attentive. Would highly recommend eating here and booking in advance as it seemed...More

Thank Andrea I
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Quality tasty home cooked food. Staff attentive to the needs of our party of 10. Wheelchair accessible.

Thank Myra A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Sween Holiday Park | Castle Sween Caravan Park, Lochgilphead PA31 8PT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 850223
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Right in the middle of the Holiday Park, and under the very walls of the Castle, buildings which used to be used as the Farm Steading have been cleverly converted with conservation in mind, to provide facilities for a Shop, Restaurant and comfortable Lounge Bar. Bar lunches and main restaurant lunches prove popular also with people who live locally. The restuarant is open every evening except Wednesdays and provides good quality meals at reasonable prices, with a relaxed atmosphere which caters for couples or familys. We also have an extensive carry out menu which is ideal for the nights that you may wish to take a break from cooking. Rafters is very popular and during the main season we would strongly advise that you book a table in advance in order to avoid dissapointment The lounge is a good place to relax after a hard days walking, boating or exploring the area. Under 18s are welcome in Rafters until 10pm and during the summer holidays we often have a childrens ceilidhs on Wednesday evenings, dont worry if your children are unfamilour with the traditional dances as there is always someone on hand to help. Rafters is a very low key establishment which offers a great place to relax and unwind, it does not cater for the loud disco type of holiday market and we are sure that you will find that it compliments the holiday park perfectly
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