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The Pierhead Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
+44 1770 600418
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (19 reviews)
“haggis” (10 reviews)
“halloumi” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saturday night; plenty busy but attentive waitstaff seated us immediately. Three cask ales on tap which were really excellent. Starters: Cullen Skink - rich, creamy with lots of fish; Haloumi - good; prawns with greens - not like the advertised photo. Mains: Scampi and chips-...More

Thank Donasdhu
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here a few times during our week on the island. It was a very welcoming atmosphere with a good menu and generally great food. The Sunday roast was particularly good. Huge portions and a very busy and buzzing place - sometimes we...More

Thank fiona07
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was back on the Isle of Arran on 16/09/2017. Stopped by the Pierhead Tavern in Lamlash. I was there with my wife. I had the Mushroom and Leak Soup for a started. Amazing is an understatement! It was sooooo good ! I then had the...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and food is great, they made us and our dog very welcome. We also had a sandwich at lunch time that we wanted to share they provided us with 2 plates and cutlery nothing seems to much trouble for the staff!

Thank carron1951
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On this day our Ferry wasn't due until late evening and the weather had changed and we were rather wet. It was very busy but we managed to get a table. The Staff were very polite and friendly. The food was absolutely fantastic proper food...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hope you do retire to Arran, it is a beautiful place. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in on the off chance tonight on our last night on Arran. We were made to feel really welcome with a table organised just for us and our cockapoo. The waiting staff were excellent, friendly and efficient. My wife ordered the special off Courgette...More

1  Thank 105sap
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Lovely review, thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pier Head Tavern looks as if it has been recently refurbished. Although a pub it caters mostly for diners in the summer evenings. We rang ahead for a table as we had been told it gets busy. It was - but the service was...More

Thank lynmarie58
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Really glad you chose to eat with us. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On returning from our holidays we decided to pop down to Lamlash for a wee treat. Unsure at what time we would arrive home we had not booked anything, with it being mid week and September we did not think there would be a problem...More

Thank Diana S
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Really glad you chose to dine with us! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into the PHT for a couple of drinks prior to dinner elsewhere. Was surprised by £9.50 for a pint of bitter and a Bacardi & Diet coke. Assumed the full can of diet coke was the reason for the extra cost (soft drinks being...More

1  Thank Lederz
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

All our ales are shipped by courier from several Scottish Brewers. They are then kept cask conditioned. We are on an island & therefore we pay a premium! We are the only pub providing real ales & most of our customers are delighted to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The newly refurbished Pierhead Tavern (known as the PHT) in Lamlash can be recommended on many fronts. Excellent beer, good food (including Sunday roast), and regular live music ranging over many genres. There is also a roof terrace where you can eat and drink in...More

Thank John R
ThePHTArran, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I couldn't have written a better review myself!! Thank you so much!!

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Nick B
24 July 2017|
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Response from ThePHTArran | Property representative |
We are dog friendly and have a section of tables across the bar and into the pool table that we allow dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Lamlash
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 600418
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Description
The Pierhead Tavern is situated in a beautiful location overlooking Lamlash Bay and Holy Island. A rooftop terrace provides the ideal viewpoint along with 80 covers inside to dine on our chef's delicious home cooked food. Live music every Saturday night & Sunday afternoon. Three real ale pumps along with numerous whiskys!
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