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The Westward at Crinan Hotel

$$ - $$$
Seafood, British, Scottish
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Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
+44 1546 830261
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taken here for my birthday. Raining when we arrived but warm welcome at the hotel reception. Nice lunch on the adjacent coffee shop, then when rain stopped a walk along the canal towpath before heading back for dinner. Dinner was 7 courses at £45pp with a bottle of Petit Chablis for £27 and worth every penny. Breakfast next morning was... More 

Thank Bill F
Nick and France... R, Manager at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so glad you enjoyed it ,the views are amazing and of course the food equally so. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying the hotel and had dinner in the restaurant. Fantastic views with a fantastic set menu of local seafood.

Thank arich64
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and our amazingly freshly landed seafood. More 

Crinan, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Amazing seafood stew is back on the menu - and not to be missed - make sure you order before going to look at the view outside as it runs out fast!

Thank crinan3
Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It was a more than 30 years since I last visited this area, & it hasn't changed. The seafood was delicious well worth visiting, the staff superb & very accommodating. You cannot get fresher seafood, caught that day. The Seafood Stew was plentiful, very tasty & wonderfully presented. We were even invited to view the gallery on the third floor,... More 

Thank Neil T
Ripon, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A lovely location overlooking sea and hills plus Crinan Canal Terminus. Simple cafe style tables which can be joined up for a larger family group. Good menu & delicious plates of food. Friendly & helpful staff.

Thank Mike G
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361 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ate at the seafood bar not the restaurant. it was fantastic recommend the scallops. They serve white wine by the glass (choice of 4) and have peroni on draught. Very reasonable priced.

Thank Bjorn_Toulose
Inverness, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Top cooking that recognises that good ingredients don't need fuss or adornment. Quiet room with wonderful sea views, and service from charming and attentive staff.

Thank josswynneevansw
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We arrived at 6pm to find the restaurant was fully booked so we ate in the bar. The tables seemed crammed in to a small space and they were the most uncomfortable seats ever! The twice baked soufflé starter was good, but the smoked haddock I had for main course came on a heap of lumpy mash, swimming in melted... More 

Thank Gail S
Nick and France... R, Manager at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this review

Just noticed this these guests were not in the Westward Restaurantas we never have smoked haddock on that menu, More 

Liversedge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We had dinner in the beautiful restaurant but were truly disappointed not only by poor service but very average food. The level of service or indeed lack of it was most disappointing for a hotel of this standard. This due to complete lack of experience and total lack of supervision. For staff to be allowed to spend so much time... More 

Thank Ralph W
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We ate here whilst staying in the Crinan Hotel - it was a set menu but there was a number of different choices available - my husband doesn't like seafood/fish which are the main choices on the menu but there is a non fishy option available and the night we ate there it was duck and it was delicious -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Scottish
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 830261

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?