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Accrington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been holidaying on Bute for many years and always eat at The Kingston Hotel at least twice each time. The welcome is warm and the service is efficient and friendly. Expect to wait a little while for your meal as everything is cooked fresh. My Mother wanted the fish pie which was described as having various fish and... More 

Thank 105zmc
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fourth visit to stay here, and if anything, the food is even better. Clearly fresh ingredients being used, and, contrary to a recent review, the portions are very ample. Some imaginative dishes, as well as standards such as the roast beef available at weekends, served 'with all the trimmings', which is no understatement, down to the kilted sausages, stuffing... More 

Thank George K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for family dinner, stayed a few miles up the road. Food was average, nothing special. I had salmon which was meant to be served with scalloped potatoes on a bed of fennel. There were 3 halves of tiny potatoes and couple of bits of fennel, with the salmon portion floating in a huge bowl of 'sauce' (more like... More 

Thank Moodyscouser
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a walk round the west island way for charity, stayed over at the kingarth, room was basic though clean and comfortable,staff were great and food was brill, breakfast first class, evening meals were very tasty, we will stay here again and wouldn't eat anywhere else, this is a little gem on Bute which is a very beautiful island for... More 

Thank ab1Glasgow
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Cant believe some of the reviews. Called in for lunch on our short visit to Bute. One on the best meals I have had since we arrived in the UK 5 weeks ago. Shared the seafood platter with my wife. I think we will come back for dinner tonight.

Thank RoscoK
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had lunch there, scallops, lamb, salmon, dessert platter. All excellent. Service excellent. Prices reasonable. Nice atmosphere, friendly and comfortable. Great selection of beers and whiskies if you need that. Easy to find and easy parking. A great choice for dining out. The rump of lamb was particularly good.

Thank fredblogs123
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After a local walk, [setting out from Kilchattan Bay, visiting the beautiful St Blayne's monastery and church site and passing by Bute's air strip when a wee plane was landing] it was a relief to find the Hotel open for lunch. We arrived about 1.30 pm and the restaurant was full...and so we were shown to the bar area and... More 

Thank marshharry
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went over on the bike for a wee run as it was a beautiful day. Rothesay was very busy as there was a cycle race on so we ventured out of town and came across the Kingarth. Nice and clean with pleasant bar staff. We ordered a coke and a glass of wine which arrived quickly and our food... More 

Thank jencon
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

A quick stop by for a light Saturday lunch - the place initially looked a bit closed as we passed by on the road from Kilcreggan Bay but it was most definitely open! We rounded the corner to find an outside seating area in the sunshine, and three of us enjoyed a light lunch (two on fish dishes, one on... More 

Thank Jon035
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134 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

After a week in London, which we found expensive, the prices here for food and drink much more reasonable. Food was good and the atmosphere cosy and friendly. If you stay down this end of Bute and don't want to go to Rothesay, the pub here is ideal.

Thank Andrew Q

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Kingarth Hotel

Address: Kingarth T-Junction, Kilchattan Bay PA20 9LU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Isle of Bute > Kilchattan Bay
Number of rooms: 3
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“Visitor to restaurant only”
 of 5 bubbles P290HCjohnw, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only 3 bedrooms at the moment but more accommodation in the making”
 of 5 bubbles rodharrison13, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try it out, if in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinr652, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Always a good choice of fresh food on the menu.”
 of 5 bubbles StuartA192, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As I live here, I have never stayed in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Ascog, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
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