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The Esplanade Hotel

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and friends and I have just spent 2 nights in this iconic hotel, from the moment we arrived until the we left we were treated to a wonderful experience in Rothesay hospitality, the room although not ensuite were simply decorated and catered for every need, we had a room overlooking the square which was lovely, we ate in...

1Thank Jan160752
Dunoon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Stopped at this lovely hotel for dinner last Sat 25th Oct with my husband and 3 children. Food was delicious and would definately go back. The staff were very friendly and it was a lovely atmosphere. Thank you

Thank Wendy M
Hednesford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Visited Isle of Bute for day trip in Rothesay and decided to have a coffee - we are fussy coffee drinkers and their coffee was made from freshly ground coffee beans. Managed to get a table on their 1st floor restaurant in the long window overlooking the bay, stunning view of sunny blue sky and departing/arriving ferries. Decided to stay...

Thank Anita H
Jersey Channel Islands
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Ate here twice on a recent visit - the second time only because a family friend wanted to go. On both occasions my husband and I were acutely aware of the very overseasoned food. We tried the steak pie and the chicken special the first visit and the chorizo cassoulet and lasagne the second time and all were very salty....

3Thank aliandderek
figaro15, Manager at The Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Not very good for our ratings but we suppose we need to take the good with the bad. Very over seasoned food? Its off to the kitchen to see what's going on and for a wee taste. The result? Well I like the food and being the busiest restaurant in Rothesay, I think I am...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Not the most appealing building from the outside, and the interior could probably do with a facelift too, but as a lunch venue it is ideal. Situated in the town centre, a short walk to the ferry and with views across the bay, it is handy for locals and travellers alike. The menu selection was pretty standard fare, soup, toasted...

1Thank Finlay122
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Thank LeoneCumbria
Rothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

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Rothesay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2013

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Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

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Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2013

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“Only Had Lunch In The Restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles 622jacquiec, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Didn't stay, only ate in restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles Gabbyt745, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not sure we only had a meal.”
 of 5 bubbles crockettmegbrodie413, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get the ensuite room number 12”
 of 5 bubbles Barbara_C187, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Didn't stay - only lunched!”
 of 5 bubbles LeoneCumbria, 12 Nov 2013 | Read review
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