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The Hawthorn Restaurant

€€ - €€€British, ,
5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
+44 1631 720777
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good0%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“scallops” (30 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Grill, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Quaint and cosy atmosphere. New owners decided to change from fine dining to good food at reasonable prices and they have definitely succeeded. No empty tables. Table service was exceptionally friendly and efficient with not long to wait between courses. Only disappointment was the sweet...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although quite odd looking from the outside this little restaurant serves such great food. I had a steak pie with mash which was lovely. I'm not normally a fan of puff pastry ontop of pies but the mean as a whole was just great and...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with some friends for dinner one night. Found the menu.. quite basic.. the usual. Soups, burgers, macaroni, fish&chips, sticky toffee.. etc. We all ordered something different. Service was fast and efficient. The food though was quite basic. I'm not sure I would return on...More

2  Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here at short notice today for lunch and their cauliflower, broccoli & stilton soup and tuna cheese toastie combo was both sublime and refreshingly good value. Accompanied with polite and efficient service made this a pleasant stop over. Will definitely be back when passing...More

Thank Aweboy69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in local B&B, my wife and I were recommended to try The Hawthorn Restaurant, situated in the Benderloch area just north of Oban and owned by Tam and Mary-Ann Murray. Tam and Mary have recently taken over the restaurant and based upon our visit,...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

When we heard The Hawthorn was under new management, we had to check it out! We were not disappointed, the prices are great and the food is hearty and tasty. The staff are so welcoming and really make you feel at home. We'll definitely be...More

Thank AbbieandDaniel
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We visited Hawthorn Restuarant during our holiday in nearby Oban at the beginning of April 2018 mainly due to the positive reviews and attractive pictures of food on Tripadvisor. It has to be said that most of the positive reviews and the pictures of great...More

6  Thank Lahcim
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Fantastic host and enjoyable meals. We had a lot of fun visiting this restaurant and would recommend it definitely to everyone who wants a nice evening with a fine meal. We want to come back!

Thank Nicole R
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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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 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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