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Cristal Restaurant at Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort

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Mar Hall Drive | Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton PA7 5NW, Scotland
+44 141 812 9999
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had booked a dinner, bed, breakfast with my husband for my 30th. Had a family dinner in the Cristal restaurant that evening. The hotel is stunning. The service is perfect. I would have eaten everything in the menu but had to choose just one thing! The cheese soufflé was the best thing I have ever had. So delicious. The seafood... More 

Thank livingfordinnertime
Paisley, United Kingdom
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483 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on a 5pm deal and enjoyed it. Both courses we had each were lovley. Enjoyed the wine and service was attentive with out being over powering. The only reason didnt give 5 stars was the lack of choice but i would still go back

Thank scottishtraveller74
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had taken my Aunt for a lovely 2 course Dinner - which both of us enjoyed. It was my Aunt's 80th Birthday and the chef had very kindly surprised us by preparing a very special dessert plate congratulating my Aunt on her 80th Birthday (a lovely and kind gesture to my Aunt). Which was beautifully written in chocolate and... More 

Thank Janet V
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165 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant recently with a friend, and despite being the only ones in the restaurant we had a lovely lunch with very friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Lainey3739
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting fantastic dinner excellent service. Relaxing evening nice bar with a cozy fire. Have been before and enjoyed it just as much. Don't have to eat in the dinning room you can get food in the bar.

Thank Susan C
Biggar, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Brilliant chunky beef burger and a red Hot Chili Concarne which needed a lot of extra sour cream plus a fire extinguisher ! The Chef should put a burn warning on it! Great place to walk your dog overlooking the Clyde. Lovely view

Thank LSJ---13
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Visited for Sunday lunch and really enjoyed it. Great service in the Cristal restaurant and food. Marr Hall is a lovely but its always the small detail that lets it down. One toilet miles from the restaurant for example. However, on a positive note the food was very good. After lunch we had coffee in the Grand Hall which is... More 

Thank stoneleigh19
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142 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

First time at this restaurant and we were very impressed. Portion sizes were just right, presentation very good and quality of food also very good. Staff were helpful, pleasant and unobtrusive. Price included a free glass of prosecco which made it excellent value. Would definitely recommend.

Thank travellerecosse
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, we were staying over so had booked a table. Service was great and they were very attentive, we had scallops for starters and steak for mains. Would return.

Thank Chic-sa
Kilbarchan, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Visited with family and a friend. Beautifully decorated for Christmas....just a delight. Food, as before, absolutely delicious. Everyone remarked how enjoyable and well presented everything was. The staff on hand were very attentive without being totally in your face...something which I personally hate. A perfect night ending with drinks in the long gallery. Very highly recommended.

Thank Isobel D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$59 - US$70
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mar Hall Drive | Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton PA7 5NW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Renfrewshire  >  Bishopton
  • Phone Number: +44 141 812 9999
  • This restaurant is at Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort
The Cristal, the stunning restaurant at Mar Hall Hotel, is both just outside Glasgow and also a million miles away. Mar Hall is a 19th-century Gothic mansion transformed into a very elegant 21st century retreat, a perfect combination of classical and modern luxury. The Cristal boasts soaring vaulted ceilings, gothic panelling, lovely views over the gardens and grounds, and smart styling at eye level. Award-winning chef Eric Avenier and Head Chef John Mcallum have created a mouth-watering seasonal menu with incorporates French cuisine. We source as much of our meat and vegetables from local Scottish Suppliers. Eager service, fine wines, relaxed ambience not to be missed!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?