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Steam Packet Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Steam Packet on Sunday 16th April. We found the menu varied and very good value for money. We all loved our starters which were Prawn Cocktail, Prawn in filo pastry,pate and oatcakes and an amazing plate of skullen skink soup. The mains were also great and I could not finish the amazing chilli and garlic battered chicken....

Thank Tracey W
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the restaurant in the village was closed our B&B hosts recommended the Steam Packet Inn. We arrived at 6pm, not realising food was not served until 6.30pm. This did not matter as the wine was excellent and we enjoyed watching the seals in the harbour. The menu was very varied and there were a number of dishes which appealed...

Thank fionamul
Markinch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fifty years ago I was a regular weekend visitor to 'The Isle' staying with my uncle and going mackerel fishing. Having to come back to the area to inter my mother's ashes allowed me the opportunity to fulfil a long held ambition, to spend some time at the Steam Packet Inn. As a youth I could only look longingly through...

Thank HowieFyffe
Auchmithie ,Scotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst holidaying for a week in the village we called into the Inn most nights. Very friendly atmosphere & great food. If you are into real ale you will find a good selection to try out. Had some good nights with the locals & visitors alike. A dog friendly place which makes them very welcome. Food portion sizes are very...

Thank ronnieegan
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

arrived around 2pm for Sunday lunch place was busy but they had plenty tables in the conservatory. sunday lunch is a carvery 3 course for £12 absolute bargain. Choice of 3 starters and 3 desserts and beef for main course. The homemade broth was lovely with fresh bread, roast beef melted in your mouth the vegetables were perfectly cooked and...

1Thank tara42ne
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had a great time staying here over a long weekend in February. It was cold but you don't go to places like this for the tropical weather(although there are palm-trees in some of the village gardens). Fabulous room with nice view onto the harbour, toilet tile floor is outrageously cold in the middle of the night...wear slippers or something....

Thank drumbo9
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We called into the Isle of whithorn just for a nosey. We ended up spending the last 3 days of our holiday here. Each time eating in the steam packet in. What was nice was our dog was allowed in and made a fuss off. What an absolutely fabulous place. The food was perfect. Every time. I stuck to the...

2Thank LancashireEllie
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We visited and ate here twice in our 3-night stay in Isle of Whithorn... what a lovely pub! A warm and welcoming refuge from the wind and rain! Staff were extremely friendly (towards us and our border terrier!) and the food was delicious - hearty, huge portions, good choice and v tasty! A good wine selection too, and beers on...

1Thank CazzaMLeeds
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Return visit after almost 2 years, food was excellent, service good and staff as friendly as ever. Made extra special being attended to by Alistair in his traditional dress.( very dashing)😉 The steam packet also caters bed and breakfast and I believe that is every bit as good. To top it all they are dog friendly 🐶

2Thank Bev C
Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The portios of fish and chips wwere incredible, the fish over flowed both sides of the plate and tasted gorgeous and beautifully cooked It was rather expensive however, well worth the money. However the service was impecable.

Thank Rosieratbag

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Steam Packet Inn

Address: Harbour Row, Isle of Whithorn DG8 8LL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Isle of Whithorn
Price Range: €63 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Steam Packet Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Didn't stay here, only ate.”
nickandchris, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a better room & view”
arfurdaley2016, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not applicable”
SusanBorders, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“harbour sea view”
davewashington, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were large and comfortable with en-suite facilities and well provided with tea, coffee, biscuits and Bottled Water”
107JamesG, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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