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Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar

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Portavadie Marina | Near Tighnabruaich, Loch Fyne, Portavadie PA21 2DA, Scotland
+44 1700 811075
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with 4 friends in January for my birthday. The restaurant was very quiet and service was pretty slow so wouldn't like to see it when it is busy. The food was lovely, fish and chips were really nice - probably the best I have had in a restaurant. We went up to pay separately and the server had no... More 

1 Thank erintrump8195
Southampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is in the most "out of the way" location you could imagine, but the drive is well worth it, as the road takes you through wonderful countryside, and then you arrive at the Marina complex, literally round a bend! It was completed only last year, and we visited the café only on the day we visited. This was... More 

Thank Catherine R
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we decided to take a trip to Portavadie for a day out and were not disappointed. whilst weather was not superb we had a lovely lunch served by good waitress and waiter betrix was the waitress- very helpful courteous and kind The hake stew was lovely but maybe a wee bit steep at £15 but nicely cooked My wife had... More 

Thank AllanThomson
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is wonderful. The restaurant is bright, cheerful and spotlessly clean. The service is very good. I am sorry that I differ from most recent reviews but I consider that the food is average. The main course of hake is £15 and if you wish vegetables it is £3 for a tiny little dish. If you want French fries... More 

Thank wanderlust1950
Carluke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband friend and I are just back from our 6th visit to the marina. Absolutely fabulous. The townhouse excellent. Spotless. Marina restaurant terrific choice, breakfast is excellent. Great choice, staff very very helpful. The spa is out of this world. You can't quite believe being in the infinity pool in spring in Scotland. The views fabulous. It's such a... More 

Thank clmcniven821
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would never have found this had it not been for the knowledge of family who live in Scotland as it does appear to be on the road to nowhere! having said that, it is a journey with quite stunning scenery and well worth the time it takes to get there..... this place has so much more than the restaurant... More 

Thank Any B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic choice of food, from classic steak to seafood with a good selection of starters, mains & desserts, to suit all. Excellent choice of wines & beverages all served with a smile, terrific attention to detail and speedy service, in a fantastic setting .....

Thank Kao2015
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a few times during our stay. Amazing! Nice cocktails and wine and felt very welcome. Fantastic staff/waiters.

Thank Gillian M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were greeted by Denise at reception who showed us to our wonderful two storey apartment overlooking the marina - book this if possible - then went for dinner. To say we were stunned at the quality of the food is an understatement - amazing and really well served, quality food and cooking. Breakfast is not to the same quality,... More 

Thank markboyde41
Biggar, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Shop was a tad expensive for what it sold, but it is a lovely setting and if you are into boats, I am sure you will love it.

Thank Linda M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$51
European, British, Scottish, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portavadie Marina | Near Tighnabruaich, Loch Fyne, Portavadie PA21 2DA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Portavadie
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 811075
Award winning restaurant and bar overlooking the marina, featuring the very best of Argyll`s larder. The Lodge kitchen and bar offers a communal style dining facility, featuring traditional fayre and great value.

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