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The Crinan Seafood Bar

££ - £££Seafood, British,
Crinan By Lochgilphead | Crinan Hotel, Crinan PA31 8SR, Scotland
+44 1546 830261
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood stew” (11 reviews)
“langoustines” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Scottish
££ - £££
Crinan By Lochgilphead | Crinan Hotel, Crinan PA31 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We walked 4.5 mile down the beautiful Crinan canal. We had lunch in the Seafood bar. We had tomato soup for starters very tasty.I had the special seafood platter and my husband had fish and chips both were very good. Can highly recommend. This place...More

Thank heather l
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for taking time to comment this is very helpful for us and also we are always happy to hear that the guests and four legged friends enjoy visiying us,

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We ate here recently. Service was friendly if somewhat dis-jointed at times. Having looked forward to the meal experience at the hotel, we were disappointed with the quality of cuisine. Whilst it was clear that very good quality ingredients were sourced for dishes we ordered,...More

Thank MorairaChas1
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Have to apologise as a 100ft Scooner arrived out of the gale and they all piled in for dinner ,this is exceptional and we hope you will return and mention to us your experience so that we can make sure you have a wonderful time.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Staying close to Crinan we had several meals at the "Seafood bar". They had an excellent variety of sea foods and meat and each and every meal was superb. If you eat in the area overlooking the Crinan sea locks it is a wonderful view...More

Thank alanlynnef
Nick and France... R, Owner at The Crinan Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

So glad you had a good time

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We had fish & chips for lunch at the Seafood bar, and it was so wonderful we went back for the exact same order a few days later. Should say it all.

Thank Simon N
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We ate here last week as a family including a toddler. We booked for 6pm and sat at the large table next to the window with fabulous views over the lighthouse and canal entrance. Even though it was raining, the view was fabulous. We were...More

Thank purplelady803
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant attached to Crinan Hotel offers very good seafood served in cosy surroundings next the sea lock of the Crinan Canal. Well worth the journey; it doesn’t take bookings and dinner service ends at 8.30pm.

Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is quite a small bar within the Crinan Hotel. It looks a little dated but the location is great (you can watch the seafood being landed!) - it overlooks the western entrance to the Crinan Canal - and the food is of the same...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Perfectly cooked scallops, friendly, polite, well dressed staff, excellent view, lovely beer. Wonderful lunchtime treat.

Thank mrsjanem2016
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Stunning location and a real treat of a menu, Attentive service, even for a surprise table of 8. Food delicious and authentic in a calming setting. Well worth a detour on the way to the isles, Tip:go shell on, you won’t regret the theatre and...More

Thank JRoaming
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great seafood, excellent location, fabulous service. First class visit. We had the poached lobster, cooked to perfection, lovely lunch washed down with a Sauvignon Blanc or two

Thank awhite700
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crinan By Lochgilphead | Crinan Hotel, Crinan PA31 8SR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Crinan
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 830261
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