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The Galley of Lorne Inn

€€ - €€€British, ,
Ardfern, by Lochgilphead, Ardfern PA31 8QN, Scotland
+44 1852 500284
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb” (9 reviews)
“mussels” (9 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
18:00 - 21:00All hours
British, Scottish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Ardfern, by Lochgilphead, Ardfern PA31 8QN, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inn was excellent. Staff friendly and helpful. Choices for breakfast and dinner were very good.Chef’s presentation was excellent Room was very good and the shower was great after long walks.

1  Thank 534scotty
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We booked 2 nights here and had dinner in the restaurant on the first night. The room was clean and well enough appointed, but could do wilt some minor attention. Dinner was another story. We got a main course which was cold and had to...More

1  Thank 108SA_M
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Needing a toilet break we pulled off into Ardfern and decided to stay for lunch. It seemed an ideal spot for lunch overlooking the loch, but on entering the pub the lunch was confined to the dark and dingy bar area with no view. The...More

Thank N9eav
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Booked this inn as Pet Friendly. We booked the Skye room and though it was nice and clean with a huge bathroom it does need some attention – eg. scuff marks in the bath. However this did not impact our stay in any way. We...More

Thank sandydee_7
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This should be a lovely relaxed bar but unfortunately due to staff playing loud music at lunchtime/early evening you can't even have a conversation. One family in the pub and myself and partner so don't know why music was blasting other than staff certainly seemed...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Are at this restaurant this evening and very disappointed. Mussels for starter very poor, they were warm and had obviously been pre cooked ,kept warm and spoon of sauce added after! Only about 12 in a starter portion. Mains better , but certainly poor value....More

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our overnight stay was enhanced by excellent cask-conditioned ale, good food (which was well-presented) and a warm, comfortable room.

Thank julescadie
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Mum, Dad and I ate in the bar and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Mum and Dad don't have great mobility and the staff ensured their visit was a pleasure rather than a challenge. The service was prompt and knowledgable. The food was...More

Thank vecopas
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went here in a large group of friends, we had a set meal which was good value, bar is a bit pricey, staff are really great, fabulous views from the restaurant. I had whitebait, salmon and lemon posset for dessert, Hubby had pate, lamb...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We last visited this Inn 3 years ago and remember having two excellent meals so it was not a hard decision to visit again although in hindsight we wish we had not bothered. Starters of PAN SEARED SCALLOPS with black pudding, blue cheese salad, watercress,...More

Thank Alan L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
British, Scottish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ardfern, by Lochgilphead, Ardfern PA31 8QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Ardfern
  • Phone Number: +44 1852 500284
  • E-mail
STUNNING FOOD IN A UNIQUE LOCHSIDE SETTING. Our Restaurant with its massive picture window gives all diners unparalleled, breathtaking views across Loch Craignish. With a menu to rival any restaurant in Oban, the Galley of Lorne offers delicious and stylish dining. Enjoy pre or post dinner drinks or a dram of whisky on our comfy sofas, alternatively stroll a few steps directly into the Lounge Bar in the company of our spectacular carved oak lions. We like to use local ingredients that are in season including seafood and game. Take a look at our menus to 'whet your appetite'. In addition to our superb menu, we also have menus for children's meals and our own homemade desserts and coffee menu. Furthermore, there are always a selection of 'specials' to give you even more choice.
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