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The Hawthorn Restaurant

€€ - €€€British, ,
5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
+44 1631 720777
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good3%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (4 reviews)
“great food” (3 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited a couple of times and on both occasions tried something different. Need to make a further visit or two to try some of the of the other dishes. Food is hot and tasty.

Thank gs287
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this lovely restaurant and are so glad we tried it. We had the mushroom appetizer (amazing!!) and the Hawthorn chicken. The best meal I've had since arriving in Scotland over a week ago, and we've had some great food! The service was really...More

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been unable to get served for dinner at the hotel we were staying in nearby so checked my I phone and found it just 3.5 miles away. Within 15 minutes of arriving we were being served a wonderful Fish Pie. This was followed...More

Thank Gavin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was stopping in Appin and couldn’t find a place that was decent price and the food standard to match. Then we came across this place and what gorgeous home made food they served for a brill price and good portion size. Definitely recommend this to...More

Thank 643grace
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had two meals here recently on our way up to and from the Highlands. Lovely warm welcome from very efficient staff. The food was delicious - the steak pie something to see! Would certainly come again.

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Hawthorn based on a recommendation but didn't realise it had changed management. The recommendation must have been from the previous management as we were told of amazing food worthy of a Michelin star. I can't fault the staff. They were lovely, friendly...More

Thank dzy79
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Just had a lovely family meal whilst on holiday in Benderloch. Very friendly and accommodating staff. I am gluten intolerant and asked earlier in the day if they could accommodate a meal for me as there isn't exactly a gluten free menu. Spoke to Tam...More

Thank corslew
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely wee restaurant, set in a old scottish building, had a nice warm welcoming feeling and staff were very welcoming, helpful and professional. Food was 5* and above and very well priced. Will be r defintely be recommending The Hawthorn to all family and...More

1  Thank Eilidh R
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Whilst camping nearby we were recommended the restaurant. Perhaps without the recommendation we might have overlooked it..an understated 'Restaurant open' sign on the road with a lane leading to farm house (and now holiday cottages). But we were so pleased to have visited. The staff...More

1  Thank BJH1996
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We had a lovely evening out as a group of 8 - mixed kids and adults. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was honest, hearty and clearly prepared to order. Couldn’t ask for more.

2  Thank John W
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11 September 2018|
Response from David W | Property representative |
Hi the Hawthorn is a licensed restraunt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 720777
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Enjoy fresh, seasonal, local produce in a peaceful countryside setting. The Restaurant is located in the village of Benderloch, 9 miles north of Oban.
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