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The Strone Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Shore Road, Strone PA23 8TA, Scotland
+44 1369 840243
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“smoked trout” (2 reviews)
“steak pie” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Shore Road, Strone PA23 8TA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Second weekend in a row we have had Sunday lunch here, great food cooked by Linda and the staff Jackie and Nicky are warm and welcoming, I would advise booking as the food is so good it gets full pretty quickly, I can highly recommend...More

Thank Audrey C
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your lovely review. I’m sure the staff will be delighted to get recognition for all their hard work and we’ll see you again soon Stephen & Shaun

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Strone Inn twice, lovely welcome from the owners, staff and locals. Serves great home made food, the steak pie shouldn’t be missed. Worth calling ahead to book, sometimes have events on that are great fun! Can get a bus from Dunoon and local...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Very warm and welcoming place with excellent, hearty food. Located right in Strone it is easy to get to on the bus.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

In town for weekend with mum & fiancee we had a great warm welcome back to the restaurant & friendly pub. They had log fires on & was a lovely friendly place to relax ,brilliant hot plate with fresh huge haddock fresh chips/fries.My main steak...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Visited Strone for a week (beginning of September) - had checked out TripAdvisor for dog friendly pubs and can only reiterate all the good points other reviewers have provided, particularly "Lovely COMMUNITY pub that needs Your support, so if you are passing through please call...More

Thank Melanie B
Steviem71, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hi thanks for your lovely review and I'm glad you were made to feel so welcome and even got to join in the quiz. In terms of opening hours it's the kitchen that is open the days you mention with a monthly fish tea on...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Made is all feel welcome last night staying in Blairmore and the visitors book in the cottage advised us to visit The Strone Inn!! And we were not disappointed!! The food is amazing the Bavette in onion gravy and homemade lemon curd ice cream was...More

Thank NikieI
Steviem71, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hi thanks for visiting the Strone and I'm so glad you had such a good time Stephen

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Got lost but called the Inn as google maps told us it was where it wasn’t. Lovely helpful lady gave us directions. Found it thankfully. Food was lovely and service great. Very reasonably priced too. 2 mushrooms starters then the most beautiful delicious big chunks...More

Thank Justnattyjersey
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. I'll definitely double check our Google position but glad that you managed to find us with some help! Linda's pie is a thing of beauty that we daren't take off of the menu and it sounds like you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We visited here one night a few weeks ago whilst staying in the area in a large holiday let down the road. There were 12 of us but they managed to fit us in for one night that week, which was great (it is a...More

Thank markosmitho
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for the great review. We had a night off when you were in but as I'd expect you were well looked after. We don't claim to be anything other than a welcoming village pub that serves seriously good, fresh, home cooked food and while...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It’s been many years since I have been up this way and visited recently with friends for drinks whilst staying at Blairmore....what a change since visited many many moons ago, always was great location but now decorated beautifully with welcoming atmosphere. Nice to see two...More

Thank Liz M
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hi Liz It’s lovely to hear that you’ve been back to the Strone after many years and obviously great that you like the changes myself and Shaun have made over the past 4 years. When the Ardentinny opened many people predicted our business would suffer....More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Driving along enjoying fantastic views and felt sorry for the driver who thankfully had their attention on the road so stopped off for a soft drink and sat out the front to enjoy the view and the afternoon sun. Well worth a stop. Lady behind...More

Thank beckyjm82
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Questions & Answers
31 May 2017|
Response from Steviem71 | Property representative |
Hi We do food on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. It's advisable to book on 01369 840243 Thanks
7 March 2017|
Response from Steviem71 | Property representative |
Hi Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome in the bar area Stephen
1 February 2017|
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Response from strone i |
The pub only has 16 covers and even with two sittings we are full every Saturday night so booking would be essential
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 19:00
16:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shore Road, Strone PA23 8TA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Strone
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 840243
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