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St Columba Hotel

+44 1681 700304
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

What a delicious menu they have - and on our recent trip, they were so accommodating to our vegan needs, when we let them know before-hand! The restaurant is clean and comfortable, with a beautiful view - and the servers are all so kind! They...More

Thank Mother P
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife's birthday. We had an early reservation, with a window table with a wonderful view. Service was OK, for a while ... then it fell apart. We were forgotten and left to ourselves while a large party filled an adjacent room. The food look...More

Thank EltonWG
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Our overall impression was not a good one. The staff really didn't seem to care if we where there or not. Their lack of enthusiasm or energy was sad. I think that the leadership of this place is likely at fault. The food was passable...More

Thank Glenna S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We made a quick one day trip to Iona toward the end of our Scotland trip and chose St. Columba Hotel as our accommodation. Very glad we did. Simply and beautifully re-done, the hotel has outstanding views from the restaurant, lounge and rooms across the...More

Thank sherrylittle74
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Seems there are 3 places for dinner on the island I couldn't get a table at the Argyle for either night. So if you want to go there book! The Martyrs bay restaurant/bar is best avoided if you want to eat. Food was horrible. However...More

Thank Brianthejust
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Very good lunch and great staff. We had great fish with a stunning view. The restaurant has tables outside and you can enjoy the quite atmosphere on the island. I loved the Crab cake and the soup of the day.

Thank Tracynew
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Stopped here for lunch during visit and enjoyed a delicious beef stew and treated ourselves to sticky toffee pudding for dessert. Good service, friendly staff.

Thank Travelyn103
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Amazing food - locally sourced and fantastic presentation, with edible flowers! Great location - lovely view!

Thank LottyP
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

If you spend any amount of time on Iona, you'll probably end up popping into the Columba Hotel as it's one of only a handful of places to grab a beer or have dinner. It's a good place for a beer or two as it...More

Thank eddymaya
Reviewed 27 July 2017

As there are only 3 places to eat on the island for dinner choice is limited. However, we ate here twice because it was very delicious and they had a nice children's menu.

Thank TwoMomsTV
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Iona
  • Phone Number: +44 1681 700304
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