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The Old Inn

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, ,
Portnacroish, Appin PA38 4BL, Scotland
+44 7725 409003
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (85 reviews)
“t bone” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Portnacroish, Appin PA38 4BL, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The best steaks we have had in years. Great food really great position. An absolute must if you love your steak!

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Now THIS is a traditional Scottish pub/restaurant that’s been an inn since 1640 (before that we were told it was a barn.) Very small and cozy with stone walls and a fire going on a rainy, cool night. Known for its steaks but had other...More

Thank TravelerNorfolk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and I stopped by The Old Inn on Wednesday night as we were camping a few miles along the road. What a lovely, cosy, welcoming place. We had mussels to share as a starter (thank goodness we were sharing as we got a...More

1  Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked at the reviews on TripAdvisor and realised the owner had a great sense of humour😁so we visited tonight and all 4 of us had Steaks. I had the 40oz ribeye, it was amazing, so succulent and perfectly cooked, really brilliant Steak. Well worth...More

1  Thank Global638183
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is in a very old stone building and you enter via the car park at the rear. It is lit by candle and has a fire burning in the corner.There is a bar at one end serving drinks. The menu is very limited...More

3  Thank Harrie H
Jim M, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Harrie, thank you so much for taking the time out of your holiday to pay us a visit, and I hope it didn't take too much effort to write the review. But I knew we were in for trouble from you when your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere to eat on a Friday night whilst on holiday stumbled across this fantastic little pub. Great host, great food and drink will be going back next year or if we can make it sooner we will. Loved it.

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for friendly faces, relaxed atmosphere, great beer, and the best steaks in this part of the Galaxy then this is the place for you!

2  Thank Jon P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my adult son out for a birthday meal because we had heard rave reviews but we were both disappointed. He had always planned having a steak and I hadn't but I ended up ordering a sirloin steak as menu was limited other than sirloin...More

Thank Sandra S
Jim M, Owner at The Old Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I would like to thank you for coming to visit our small establishment, you are obviously a food guru which all us restaurateurs should take note of, or maybe even fear! However, on looking over your past reviews it seems that cost is your main...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had booked a tour of castle Stalker and afterwards to eat at the old Inn. The castle cancelled on us but still went for food at the old inn. What a place. Recommend to book very busy lovely place, staff wonderfully helpful and welcoming. Food...More

1  Thank grahame1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really quaint little Inn with friendly staff and the most amazing steak I’ve ever tasted. Highly recommend.

1  Thank bwmeena
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14 August 2018|
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Response from clackers | Reviewed this property |
Take a look at their Facebook page , which incidentally is hilarious. Go back to June 2017 and it’s there, chalked up on the board. Seems to be same
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.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
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 Tues-Sat 4pm till close, food from 5pm Closed Sunday and Monday. Overlooking Castle Stalker in Appin Argyll
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