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The Hawthorn Restaurant

€€ - €€€British, ,
5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
+44 1631 720777
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“steak pie” (2 reviews)
“great food” (3 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5 Keil Crofts | Benderloch, Oban PA37 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The meal was fabulous cater for every need even went out of his way to sort out our gluten free problems he was reallh good craic will definately go back the soup sweet potato and chilli was tasty left your mouth on fire but good

Thank mary m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hostess at Barcaldine called Hawthorn just before they closed to see if they would stay open and serve our party of 8 dinner as we arrived late. They agreed and we were thrilled. Dinner was delicious, the service excellent, and the menu varied. Even...More

Thank staceylv66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing pretentious here - great honest food that left us looking forward to another visit. Genuinely friendly service that made us feel relaxed. Food was fresh and well presented, with good flavour. The Hawthorn chicken, which I had, was a decent size portion, managing to...More

1  Thank Eskbank
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just been to The Hawthorne Restaurant which was recommended by the caravan site we are staying on. The service was excellent and very friendly and the food the best for along time. We can definitely recommend it for an excellent evening meal.

1  Thank sue p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food with wonderful service. Certainly one of the highlights of our visit to Scotland ! Would love to return some day. Thanks !

Thank DwighteFrye
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with two wild toddlers, couldn’t have felt more welcome, the food is amazing and the customer service was spot on, nothing was too much hassle. Thanks again Tam, Mary-Anne & David will be back again :) MUST HAVE STEAK PIE!!

Thank alisonpick2016
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We had dinner here, recommended by the owners at Barcaldine Castle. It really was excellent and the service was friendly also. Very enjoyable.

Thank terrispots
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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 12 May 2018

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

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 3 May 2018 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

3  Thank Hannah C
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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