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The Old Inn

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, ,
Portnacroish, Appin PA38 4BL, Scotland
+44 7725 409003
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“t bone” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Portnacroish, Appin PA38 4BL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great fun pub in building dating back to 1670. A favorite with the locals who welcome you with warmth and humor. We have an awesome time last. Most likely to repeat tonight. Speciality is charcoal grilled aged steaks from local farm/butcher. Try the Holy Grail...More

Thank Twocanns
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Inn is just that. It has a Old world charm with no frills but great atmosphere. The drinks are good and the steaks are amazing. Was totally satisfied and would happily go there again. I am a bit of a foodie at heart...More

Thank wai169
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be deceived by the impression from the roadside, this place is a jewel! We had Highland sirloin steak which was oozing with flavour and so, so tender! I think it'll honestly be the steak we measure others by. The chips were gorgeous too..... Nice...More

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We truly stumbled on this place. We were looking to get a picture of Stalker Castle and ended up in their parking lot. Being thirsty, we headed in. We only had beers but the inside was so charming we didn't want to leave. The bartender...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is old,is "dirty,"is Scottish cold cottage and is amazing food in it!! This place is not for fancy and fine dining dinner. This place is where you go and you getting amazing mussles in the hot pot and peace of amazing delicious steak on wooden...More

Thank Katarzyna D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After an already amazing day traveling from Glasgow to Stirling on our way toward Glencoe - we were more than impressed with the ambiance and amazing neal and service! 6 our of 5 in my book. Would definitely go out of my way to enjoy...More

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this inn when we stopped to look at the castle. They were fully booked with reservations but room was made at the bar for us and our dog. I had a pasta dish and my partner had the fish and chips. All...More

1  Thank julios6666
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

So if you are fed up with the boring repetitiveness of many pubs and restaurants then head for the Old Inn if you are in the area. I have the utmost admiration for entrepreneurs who take on run down old buildings in rural areas and...More

1  Thank Robinhood1
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Hubby is still raving about the rump steak he had here. Simply done but very flavoursome and cooked to perfection. He didn’t want to return as he was worried a second visit would spoil his memory of it, declaring it the best he’s ever had....More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

By far best steak ever.Good menu to select from. Freshly cooked with fresh accompaniments. Excellent ambience in the pub. Intimate surroundings with very tasteful surroundings. A gem of a find.Will definitely be going back there.

Thank Suzanne G
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sara m
17 June 2018|
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Response from Aerimis | Reviewed this property |
According to their Facebook page, they're open from 4pm to 10pm. I can say from experience that they'll let people typically stay a bit after 10, but they do stop serving food at that time.
sara m
17 June 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
Think it was 5.30 when we went midweek recently but we just called them to ask.
Jane c
4 March 2018|
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Response from Monika S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were dogs there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portnacroish, Appin PA38 4BL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Appin
  • Phone Number: +44 7725 409003
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Open Weds-Sat 4pm till close, food from 5pm Sunday opening 12-close,food from 12-30-4pm
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