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The Strone Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Shore Road, Strone PA23 8TA, Scotland
+44 1369 840243
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“smoked trout” (2 reviews)
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Shore Road, Strone PA23 8TA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago 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
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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We have been to this inn many times and are always happy we made the trip. The menu is not large, but there's always something to suit everyone's taste....and very tasty it all is! They serve good, solid home-cooked pub food (fantastic steak and ale...More

Thank IthakaOnMyMind
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Nothing else I can add! Thanks for the review The Strone Inn Team

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely COMMUNITY pub that needs Your support, so if you are passing through please call in and have a drink/meal, these pubs can not survive without your help... The owners do not take any money from the pub in fact they put in more from...More

Thank tigerlou2015
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thanks for your kind words. The Pub is a labour of love for us and it means a lot when people like yourself take the time to show their appreciation

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Lovely pub with friendly service, great view and great food. Please call ahead to make sure that the kitchen is open for the food.More

Thank janebather
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks for your review For anyone reading this the kitchen is open Thursday & Friday evenings 5-7.30pm, Saturday 12-3 and 5-7.30pm Sundays from 1pm til 5pm serving roast lunches. As we are a very small venue it's always worth calling ahead to book a table...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Great lochside location. Food excellent and great value. Lovely ambience to the inside and superb views on the outside.

Thank Irene M
strone i, Owner at The Strone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you very much...we aim to please and the recent goid weather has certainly helped!

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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, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
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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