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The Hawthorn Restaurant - CLOSED

5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
+44 1631 720777
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crab souffle” (6 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Scottish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
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Reviews (325)
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent restaurant, which we used once for dinner while staying at nearby Barcaldine Castle. Reserve in advance! We were delighted with our meals. The service was excellent, and the quality of the food (we both went for fish) was outstanding. Mine was...More

Thank RoryMorty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, when looking at some earlier reviews, it is obvious that there is a variety of opinion but we certainly were not disappointed. We found the food to be great, the service was extremely good as well as very pleasant and the relaxed ambiance quite...More

Thank og84
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very pleasant two visits to this restaurant; excellent meals, warm welcome, very attentive and courteous waiting staff. Pleasant atmosphere and ambience. Would certainly recommend.

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Thank ayagill
Reviewed 30 September 2017

In absolute terms, average plus; when reputation and price are considered, poor. No one seems to be paying attention to the details, and the food was not all that good. I ordered a two-styles of salmon appetizer and asked if the smoked part was hot...More

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1  Thank gakpa
754rasab, Owner at The Hawthorn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. While we appreciate the feedback, I would like to respond to some of your points raised, which we feel is an unnecessarily harsh criticism of our highly-rated establishment. It is true that your salmon duo...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Great local food to reasonable prices. The team is very friendly and makes dinning to a nice experience.

Thank Andreas I
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant because of the reviews it has and it being in the Michelin Guide. My wife and I came away very disappointed as the food we had did not live up to what we have had at other restaurants on our holiday in...More

3  Thank macc36
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Now recommended by Michelin guide. Evening dinner here on a Saturday night. We knew it would be good due to the number of high reviews, but it was better than we hoped. Four of had different starters, mains and a couple of deserts, all to...More

Thank Bobscutt
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The scallops are wonderful, fine dining at a great price. We definitely recommend the Hathorn. Thanks again!

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank clayton409
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the Regency Hotel and was thrilled and blessed to discover Hawthorn Restaurant attached and part of the hotel. There is an expense budget menu to suit any discerning business traveller and if you fancy pushing the boat out the a la carte menu...More

Thank Mark C
754rasab, Owner at The Hawthorn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Mark, thank you for a cracking review, but I very much doubt this is meant for us. Just to clarify, we are not in any way affiliated, or are by any means part of the Regency Hotel (wherever that is). Our restaurant is located in...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Very comfortable with excellent service and a nice selection on the menu to choose from. Would visit again when next in the area!! Well worth the trip out from Oban.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Andrew B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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
  • E-mail
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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