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Am Birlinn

Am Birlinn Penmore, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
+44 1688 400619
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (37 reviews)
“venison” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Am Birlinn Penmore, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very imaginative menu and I have no idea how the chef manages to draw all the flavours at just the right levels but he does! Seafood soup was just beyond wonderful, no searching for the fish as it was loaded. The steaks were the best...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Am Birlinn is unlikely to catch much passing trade located as it is between Calgary and Dervaig, a 50 minute + drive across the spectacular hills of Mull on a single track road. It is however a destination in its own right as the food...More

Thank stuffmatters
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You need to book . The building is very attractive and well planned. We received a warm welcome and service throughout was excellent. Efficient relaxed knowledgeable and unhurried. We enjoyed our evening here very much. Thank you

Thank bbbythesea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice open and airy restaurant. Food very good, service excellent and not too expensive. Well worth a visit. Will certainly use it next year when again we are on the Isle of Mull.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an excellent three course meal. There was a good choice of the expected and the familiar but served with a new twist dishes, haggis in a spring roll, pork so tender it melted in the mouth, a very tasty Spanish fish stew, and...More

Thank Hilarygran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group of four including a vegetarian,not an extensive menu but most of the ingredients are locally sourced. Plenty of space between tables and unhurried service.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The last time I was on the island, this place was only just getting built. I am pleased to say that it hit all the high notes. Staff friendly, food good, massive car park and lovely inside. Will definitely go back.

Thank George F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great expectations of An Birlinn - We had dinner here and whilst the food was fantastic and very reasonably priced we left feeling a little disappointed. There is no atmosphere - it felt more like a coffee shop and the staff were a...More

Thank shearwater58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this to be the best place to eat on Mull - wide range of food and wine available at reasonable prices, in a great woodland setting with panoramic views.

Thank maureenlawrence77
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here to celebrate our wedding anniversary with friends. The starters and main courses were very good but some of the desserts were dissapointing. The seafood stew is brilliant as are the haggis spring rolls. The Crannachan cheesecake lacked any taste...More

Thank Brian C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does this restaurant have vegetarian options?
14 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from 231colin | Property representative |
Hi there - Am Birlinn does have vegetarian options and will always do our best to accommodate our customer's requirements. The provisional 2017 menu is on our website (TripAdvisor wont allow me to post the link) Hope this... More
Melanie R
Heading up to Mull for Easter weekend with my dog, just wondering if dogs are allowed on the outside patio?
23 March 2016|
Response from Giggymaw | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could answer that, but when we were there both times it was pouring down rain! Not fit for man nor beast. Sorry I couldn't help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Am Birlinn Penmore, Dervaig PA75 6QS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Dervaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1688 400619
  • E-mail
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