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“Delicious food”

Samphire Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Inveraray
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Seafood restaurant using fresh locally sourced fish, meats and game.
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited here last night while up in Scotland for the weekend. Brilliant food, nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. I had the bouillabaisse which was gorgeous, but would also recommend the squid. Everything else that came out of the kitchen while we were there looked good too.

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. I did this online via the booking form which was simple and easy to use with a quick reply from Andrew.

We'll definitely be back next time we're up in this neck of the woods!

Thank shawmatt
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

We ate here 4 nights ago and boy what a delight it was. Don't be put off with the works going on outside the building, get yourself in there and treat your taste buds. You won't be disappointed. Lovely atmosphere and fab friendly staff. Everything was delicious but I have to give special mention to the Bouillabaisse, it was amazing. Best to book especially at night time, we saw people who were trying to magic up a table from nowhere so don't be left disappointed. We definitely can't wait to make a special journey back. It will be sooooooo worth it

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Thank Taewig
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

This is a well publicised restaurant and one of the nicest in Inveraray. When we visited the exterior was clad in scaffolding due to maintenance works. Inside we were welcomed well but the place was not as plush as I had expected. Our service and meal were average although my partner felt we may have fared better if we had had the lobster.

Thank John M
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

A little bit outside the tourist overflooded centre. Simple interior, good and friendly service. Visited it twice over the years. Dominantly a shellfish restaurant. Fish normally not offered, except smoked kippers and haddock. They have also burgers. Food agreeable, and for sure better than in the other eating places, but far from the 4 or 5 star level.

1  Thank Thomas F
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

We booked in advance for an anniversary meal. We were staying in Inveraray a few nights, so when we saw the menu we booked every night that we could.
Were we live there is no seafood unless its frozen, so this was a treat for us.
For our 'special' meal we shared a seafood platter and a cheeseboard, we also had an appetiser but can't remember which now. There was plenty and it was good.
I had some meat as well as fish. The pigeon breast was great, so was the blade of beef.
Service was good and it has a nice atmosphere. There is a good range of wines, some local beers and of course a selection of malts and gins.
You will need to book (or be lucky) to get a table. Even if it's quiet in town it is better that they know you are coming as it is a small place and you are catered for individually.
This is not a low end restaurant so don't expect low end prices, but you will get value for money.

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Thank Chris W
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