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“Fabulous dining experience”

Airds Hotel and Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 4 Restaurants in Appin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$74
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: A Romantic Candlelit Restaurant serving locally sourced food using the best ingredients. Specialising in local seafood, the restaurant has held 3 rosettes for over 20 years and is one of the longest serving restaurants to be featured in the Good Food Guide, with a current rating of 6. Stunning views front the restaurant, of Loch Linnhe and the Morvern mountains and amazing sunsets can be seen, especially during the summer months. In the Spring and Summer it is also possible to enjoy morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea sitting in the garden, again with spectacular views. The hotel is open for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Coffee, lunch and tea are all available in the lounges, bar area, conservatory or in the garden. Dinner may be enjoyed either in the candlelit restaurant or in the conservatory with the ever changing scenery enjoyed in both.
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Dinner at the Airds hotel was an absolute joy. Impeccable service and amazing food in beautiful surroundings. Whether from a la carte menu or the tasting menu, the presentation and flavours are a treat to remember all complimented by some very fine wines. Breakfast was of equal quality and provided a great start to the day. I'd highly recommend it and would have no hesitation in going back.

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Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We enjoyed a lunch at Airds on the way back home to the Midlands, after a week in the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. We were blessed with the weather, and the view from the restaurant was superb over the loch. The food was extremely well presented and the service was impeccable. A beautiful, luxurious hotel, that offers formal or less-informal dining options. The views and surrounding areas are some of the best you will ever see. We managed to also see some of the bedrooms at the hotel - which are to an extremely high standard, and some of them boast fantastic loch views from the bed!
So pleased we stopped for lunch here. Would highly recommend.
Graham and his team were so accommodating and extremely friendly

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stayed here in September in the hotel and decided one day just to relax in the hotel given the weather was not that good. We therefore took advantage of having lunch in the restaurant and enjoyed fantastic seafood in the form of lobster for myself and langoustines for my husband. Both were superb and cooked simply so as not to ruin what are already great ingredients. the staff were friendly and attentive and the seafood was quite obviously cooked by skilled chefs who knew what to do with what can only be described as the freshest and best seafood in the area. Then enjoyed a stunning pudding followed by coffee in a really relaxed atmosphere. Can highly recommend.

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Thank carolinehines
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Airds for one night only. Price included dinner. The place itself is lovely and the area is beautiful. The food was amazing but the atmosphere was lacking. Our room was at the very top and was nice. What was disappointing was that half way through my morning shower with a head full of shampoo the hot water ran out. We called down to reception and within 10 mins we were told that I could use a shower in another room on a lower floor. This would not have bothered me normally but the Airds is a luxury hotel and you don't expect to have to go to another room to finish a shower when you have paid such a high price.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I emailed first to check the times for lunch as I've noticed some restaurants or hotels don't serve food certain days & Kathy replied almost immediately saying yes open 7 days a week. We decided to visit for a cream tea & wasn't disappointed. Kathy was there at the door & I thanked her for replying to my email. We had a choice of tea we preferred in a beautiful wedgewood tea service. With 2 plain & 2 fruit scones with butter, strawberry jam & fresh clotted cream. Wow it was just amazing sitting in the lush garden in the sun facing the Loch, what more can you honestly ask for. The waiter was so polite poring the tea & he was also dressed impeccable. Thank you Kathy for a remembrable cream tea ever, you must be very proud of your hotel & staff it's immaculately run, such a gem. Wish we could have stayed here, If we get chance we'l be visiting again before rethurning back to Nottingham. Best wishes.

Thank Tracy T
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