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Reviewed 23 July 2022

Terrible. We went on a Saturday night for a take away. Only option for kids was chicken nuggets and chips, settled on a fish supper for them to share, chips and chips with curry sauce. The fish was burnt and I'm not exactly sure what...the chips were but tasteless springs to mind. There isn't many take away places to choose from I would avoid this one!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 June 2022

Great quality fish and chips. Very friendly staff along with speedy service, all freshly cooked to order. All condiments and disposable cutlery provided for takeaway. Cafe for sit in meals. We enjoyed ours on the beach with a great view

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 8 June 2022

Great little unpretentious cafe on Main Street. Open for breakfasts, lunches, and early evening. Good selection of freshly made soups, sandwiches and home baking, as well as fish and chips, burgers etc., and cooked breakfasts. Also check the board for specials. Also good if you...just want teas, coffees, cakes, ice creams. Family run, friendly and welcoming and great value.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022

A humble cafe offering excellent food, a really warm and friendly atmosphere, really convenient in the centre of Bowmore, going back tomorrow.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 12 April 2022

We can’t praise this place enough. They took on a table of 10 with no problem (without a booking at lunchtime) - with 6 children aged 3-11 years. Very warm welcome as we had just arrived on the island. Quick and really delicious food. Perfect...for families. The scampi was so fresh and tasty. Thank you superstars. Definitely worth a visit and conveniently in the centre of Bowmore with lots of parking nearby.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 29 September 2021

We enjoyed freshly cooked very fresh fish and chips from the Cottage Cafe. We thought the cost was entirely reasonable for an island setting. Our recommendation is to take an insulated bag with you for the food, not forgetting the complimentary condiments at the till...and take the short walk to the seats in the harbour and enjoy the food al fresco, always the best way to enjoy fish and chips. Thank you for your service.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 7 September 2021 via mobile

As Bowmore is rather lacking in restaurant tables at the moment, due to COVID restrictions, we had fish and chips for tea one evening from The Cottage. The fish was very fresh and tasty, the batter lovely. My husband said the chips were good, but...the portion was not large. Very pricey.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 August 2021 via mobile

£11 for two small portions of unseasoned chips, two sausages and the most tasteless curry sauce we have ever had. Please get the basics right.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 14 June 2021

Venue cold no atmosphere. Toilet facilities basic, clean looking however very strong smell from urinals. One staff member in premises. Waited 3/4 hour for food ordered. Fish birnt / over cooked One order was not as requested. Plastic cheese and beef burger made with blown...meat. Vile to say the least. Do not recommend at all 🙃More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 29 November 2020

On a rather damp afternoon we were looking for somewhere for a warming drink and something to eat. Having been shown to a table the waiter then spent the next ten minutes on the phone and ignored us completely. Eventually we left never to return.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Had a lovely takeaway for lunch from the cottage. Ignore the opening times here they are open 7 days a week. Simple but tasty toastie and chips and curry for lunch. Great value and very tasty

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020

We were looking for somewhere to eat around 5pm, that didn't require a booking (during Covid 19 crisis) and had driven here from Port Charlotte. A nice simple homely cafe serving traditional food. I had the Scampi, served on a fish shaped plate, my friend...had the Macaroni Cheese, which was piping hot. We too away home made scones for later in our hotel room. Staff were friendly, toilets were clean.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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