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Lochboisdale Hotel Restaurant

€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
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Lochboisdale HS8 5TH , Scotland
+44 1878 700331
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is not a hotel you should visit its dirty and out of date the thing is they have no competition and people are always looking for accommodation they don't have to try.

1 Thank DisgustedGreayHarwoo
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The downside-the dinner menu does not change by more than one item per day. The upside is that certain items are good and in the case of the lobster bisque excellent. That said there are some oddities Liver and Onion features decent lamb's liver but no gravy,best stick to the fresh fish which is excellent,either breaded or battered precede it... More 

Thank 364tilley
Troon, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The last time we visited food wise it was average. Totally different. Starter of fresh Crab claws outstanding quantity quality and value. Braised cheeks fell apart delicious. Other 2 courses very good. One mark off as no time between starter and main needed to relax tummy after starter. Staff very pleasant. We'd return.

Thank desmondo11
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit here for a lunch thinking we would get a real taste of the Hebridean life, what a shock and waste of time thinking that was! One member of our party ordered prawn Marie rose baked potato, we'll have a look at the photo and see how this was dished up! Other member orders tuna panini, the tuna... More 

Thank glst90
West Lothian
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had a lovely lunch at this hotel, good service & good food I had the venison & black pudding burger loved the combination and the big chunky chips

Thank H B
1 review
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

On an extended summer break, visited all eateries in North and South Uist. Lochboisdale Hotel comes top of my list, staff extremely nice, dining room clean, waiting staff could teach customer skills to other establishments. Food nicely presented with ample portions, reasonably priced. A truly wonderful dining experience

Thank Christina M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The restaurant in Lochboisdale Hotel is the only place offering evening meals if staying overnight in the village for the early morning ferry. Therefore it has no competition and gets away with little effort. The place generally needs an upgrade as the decor and furniture are very tired. The food on offer is the general pub fare found everywhere but... More 

Thank GlasgowPat42
Enfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 June 2016

There is little choice of places to eat in the area. The Lochboisdale hotel offered nice food with decent service. As non residents we could not eat in the more pleasant residents lounge. The fish pie was very good as was the mac and cheese. The meals were good value.

Thank denbo46
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had 4 evening meals here and found the food to be a good standard for pub food. We sat in the conservatory which is much brighter than the bar area and you get a good view into the bay. The staff were very pleasant in all our visits and we would have no hesitation in going back in the... More 

Thank Acklam36
Rosneath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Had three evening meals there, two good one not so good, but all and all I would go back and eat in the place.

Thank johncameron1950

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochboisdale HS8 5TH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  South Uist  >  Lochboisdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1878 700331

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