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Am Birlinn

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Am Birlinn Penmore, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
+44 1688 400619
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Gloucester
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here for my recent birthday whilst on holiday having read the reviews, thought it would be a nice place for dinner. Wonderful ambience upon arrival and was clearly popular as all tables were taken. Take note - Definitely a place that requires a booking prior to dining. The menu has some classic dishes and some with a twist, coupled... More 

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Berkhamsted
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were staying in the south of Mull and on a lovely spring evening drove up across the island, via Salen (not via Tobermory) to Dervaig. It was a stunning drive to Dervaig to a wonderful destination restaurant. Our experience matched many reviews - friendly and efficient welcome. You have a good chance of bagging some local seafood, but as... More 

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Thank chillBerko
N. Yorkshire
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Locally sourced food- cooked to perfection, decent sized portions, great atmosphere and all in an amazing building. What more could you ask for? Had the black pudding spring rolls which were delicious followed by lobster which was to die for. I loved the fact that the children's meals were of excellent quality and decent sized portions too. The building is... More 

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Thank wonderwoman41
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. Exactly as expected from the reviews. Very welcoming , great service and wonderful food. Locally sourced produce make it a bit more special. All staff friendly and really efficient. If you haven't been, go! If you have, go again!

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Thank Russell C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here whilst staying in Dervaig. The food is all locally sourced, and beautifully prepared. Very friendly and attentive staff. Full marks.

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Thank Neil W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was great and really quick!! Lovely courses reasonably priced and good quality food friendly and attentive service. Portions were great size and tasted even better great range of selection all local produce fish was all fresh as was everything else. Food ranges from Seafood to Vegitarian. Would definitely visit again it's YUMMY!!!!!

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Thank Digzeyboy
Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

good personal service friendly well presented.Lovely atmosphere clean and welcoming good choice of menu.

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Thank PeterMaries
Bedford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lovely fresh food with all of it sourced locally and as close to the restaurant as possible. Friendly and efficient waiting staff who take time (where possible) to talk and answer questions about the island and what to see etc. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank tabathacat
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Top local Hebridean fare, with fresh steak & tender lamb meat sourced from within 250 metres of the restaurant...served up by the friendly & obliging staff who finished Night off by ferrying revellers back to Tobermory in time for the bells. We highly recommend but Don't take my word for it, go check it out for yourself!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We loved the restaurant, it's a beautiful building and has a great atmosphere. The food was brilliant and the service was really good too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$51
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Am Birlinn Penmore, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Dervaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1688 400619

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Southport
2 months ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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