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The Westward at Crinan Hotel

€€ - €€€British, Seafood,
Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
+44 1546 830261
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood stew” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
“set menu” (4 reviews)
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British, Seafood, Scottish
€€ - €€€
Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Views to die for. Exceptional seafood. What else to say? Evening meals use freshly caught fish and seafood whist the breakfast kippers set you up for the day ahead.

Thank alanhowie
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Westward is the 'formal' restaurant at the the Crinan Hotel, with stunning views across Loch Crinan out to Jura. Very comfortable with well-spaced tables. Staff absolutely superb. Service runs at just the right pace. The dishes are pretty straightforward with top-quality produce left to...More

1  Thank Fothergill
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Taken here for my birthday. Raining when we arrived but warm welcome at the hotel reception. Nice lunch on the adjacent coffee shop, then when rain stopped a walk along the canal towpath before heading back for dinner. Dinner was 7 courses at £45pp with...More

2  Thank Bill F
Nick and France... R, Manager at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you so glad you enjoyed it ,the views are amazing and of course the food equally so.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

We were staying the hotel and had dinner in the restaurant. Fantastic views with a fantastic set menu of local seafood.

Thank arich64
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and our amazingly freshly landed seafood.

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Amazing seafood stew is back on the menu - and not to be missed - make sure you order before going to look at the view outside as it runs out fast!

Thank crinan3
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It was a more than 30 years since I last visited this area, & it hasn't changed. The seafood was delicious well worth visiting, the staff superb & very accommodating. You cannot get fresher seafood, caught that day. The Seafood Stew was plentiful, very tasty...More

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A lovely location overlooking sea and hills plus Crinan Canal Terminus. Simple cafe style tables which can be joined up for a larger family group. Good menu & delicious plates of food. Friendly & helpful staff.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ate at the seafood bar not the restaurant. it was fantastic recommend the scallops. They serve white wine by the glass (choice of 4) and have peroni on draught. Very reasonable priced.

Thank Bjorn_Toulose
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Top cooking that recognises that good ingredients don't need fuss or adornment. Quiet room with wonderful sea views, and service from charming and attentive staff.

Thank josswynneevansw
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We arrived at 6pm to find the restaurant was fully booked so we ate in the bar. The tables seemed crammed in to a small space and they were the most uncomfortable seats ever! The twice baked soufflé starter was good, but the smoked haddock...More

Thank Gail S
Nick and France... R, Manager at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Just noticed this these guests were not in the Westward Restaurantas we never have smoked haddock on that menu,

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British, Seafood, Scottish
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 830261
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