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Gannet Restaurant

Isle of Coll Hotel, Arinagour PA78 6SZ, Scotland
+44 1879 230334
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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3 weeks ago
“Seafood delight”
1 Sep 2016
“Lovely meal and great service ”
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British, Scottish, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Isle of Coll Hotel, Arinagour PA78 6SZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seafood is lovely but, as ever, quite expensive. There are not enough options if you are eating there over a few days and needing to budget. It would be nice to see some larger portions of simpler hearty dishes for runners and walkers perhaps...More

Thank walker401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had lunch at the Isle of Coll hotel previously but decided on dinner this year and we were not disappointed. An extensive standard menu is available along with mouth-watering specials on offer. When we booked, which is advisable, we were told 6pm or...More

Thank Angus_K52
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I was visiting family on the island. We went out for a meal here, there was a good choice of meals including meat, fish and vegetarian options. I would recommend a visit here if you are staying on the island. Service was good and we...More

Thank Pauline J
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visit Coll regularly while sailing in the Hebrides. A major attraction of this beautiful island is the imaginative, delicious and reasonably priced cooking which Julie Oliphant delivers so consistently at the Hotel. Locally caught seafood is the speciality and has never disappointed. The welcome...More

1  Thank unbakedalaska
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with our son & friends. Food was really lovely, plenty of choice. Our son recommends the haggis won tons! The seafood is fresh & there's plenty to be had. Very impressed with the qualify of the food on such a tiny island....More

Thank spinalonga_siren
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Coll is fairly remote and Arinagour is very small, with places to eat very scarce. The Gannet is the only proper restaurant. That could be an excuse for lacklustre service and average food. How refreshing to find that it was not the case at all....More

Thank MorrisGeoff
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

What can I say - can only say that I thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The service is excellent, friendly and most accommodating. The dishes we had were fabulous and beautifully presented. Lovely evening enjoyed with friends.

Thank DebbyJohannesburg
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We booked a table in the Gannet Restaurant for our wedding anniversary and had a very pleasant dinner. Starters of tempura squid (him) and salmon mousse parcel (me), followed by a lovely main of scallops. Himself enjoyed a fine looking Eton mess whilst I had...More

Thank SwordMaiden
Reviewed 29 June 2016

They really bent over backwards and served us even though we were at least half an hour later than their last orders in the restaurant. The food was wonderful and of a much higher standard that one could expect from such a remote island location....More

Thank britishnaturefilms
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Friendly staff good food .Ate there twice over 5 days best to book As can it can be busy early evening

Thank norman w
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Who owns this restaurant as used to work here x
28 February 2015|
Response from HandBsmum | Reviewed this property |
Hi It's owned by Alistair and Julie Oliphant, who have had it for many years, and are great hosts.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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British, Scottish, Seafood
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isle of Coll Hotel, Arinagour PA78 6SZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Coll  >  Arinagour
  • Phone Number: +44 1879 230334
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