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The Westward at Crinan Hotel

Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
+44 1546 830261
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (7 reviews)
“compote” (2 reviews)
“potato scone” (2 reviews)
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British, Seafood, Scottish
$$ - $$$
Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the five course tasting menu on our second evening, delicious with wonderful views to accompany wonderful food! Wine also very good and not expensive.

Thank susannahm843
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on a car rally for lunch. They served excellent soup and more sandwiches than we could eat. The staff were extremely helpful and accommodating.

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed in the Crinan Hotel for two nights again and it was just as terrific this time! I have already reviewed the Hotel, but breakfast is served in the Westward Restaurant. We looked up the Sound of Jura, towards the...More

Thank MalcolmMMitchell
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely review we are always trying to get it right and still keep a happy atmosphere.

Reviewed 29 October 2017

The restaurant and menus offer the days catch and are well prepared with the finest ingredients. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and houses throughout a collection of paintings by the proprietor Frances MacDonald.

Thank Nigel K
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We breakfasted in the Westward Restaurant with stunning views of Jura, Scarba and Mull and towards the Corryvreckan Whirlpool, the third largest in the world. With 30 ft high waves from time to time and a speed of 10mph, as a sailor it is definitely...More

Thank MalcolmMMitchell
Nick and France... R, Manager at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Wow.Thank you ,next time you must come in summer and take the boat trip to the Corryvreckan,Sandy will take you on the rib.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Views to die for. Exceptional seafood. What else to say? Evening meals use freshly caught fish and seafood whist the breakfast kippers set you up for the day ahead.

Thank alanhowie
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Westward is the 'formal' restaurant at the the Crinan Hotel, with stunning views across Loch Crinan out to Jura. Very comfortable with well-spaced tables. Staff absolutely superb. Service runs at just the right pace. The dishes are pretty straightforward with top-quality produce left to...More

1  Thank Fothergill
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Taken here for my birthday. Raining when we arrived but warm welcome at the hotel reception. Nice lunch on the adjacent coffee shop, then when rain stopped a walk along the canal towpath before heading back for dinner. Dinner was 7 courses at £45pp with...More

2  Thank Bill F
Nick and France... R, Manager at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you so glad you enjoyed it ,the views are amazing and of course the food equally so.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

We were staying the hotel and had dinner in the restaurant. Fantastic views with a fantastic set menu of local seafood.

Thank arich64
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Westward at Crinan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and our amazingly freshly landed seafood.

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Amazing seafood stew is back on the menu - and not to be missed - make sure you order before going to look at the view outside as it runs out fast!

Thank crinan3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Seafood, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crinan, Lochgilphead PA31 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 830261
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