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The Pierhead Tavern

££ - £££, British,
Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
+44 1770 600418
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak pie” (31 reviews)
“haggis” (12 reviews)
“cullen skink” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Food
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LOCATION
Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on a very busy Saturday evening, luckily we had booked ahead. Despite being busy service was good and food was of good quality and reasonably priced. Would eat here again if we are in the area

Thank deeT1952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here last night due to reviews here- we particularly wanted the Desperate Dan steak pie and it didn't disappoint- huge, lovely flakey pastry top, and loads of meat. Sticky toffee pudding good too. Good value for money. Service was excellent and staff really friendly....More

Thank Laura C
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit to The Pierhead Tavern, hope you can come for our music nights soon too.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for an early dinner with a 6 year old and an 18 month old who wanted to explore everywhere. The staff were wonderful and accommodating. The food was very good. Overall would thoroughly recommend.

Thank David A
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We loved having your lovely family, thank you for coming to The Pierhead Tavern.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub, extra dog friendly, live music on the sunday afternoon we visited and great food. Staff were so accommodating and helpful!

Thank Milldeans2018
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We hope you will come again, we have music every Saturday night and Sunday afternoon and sometimes Fridays too.

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We visited for an evening meal as a family of five. From the minute you walked in atmosphere was buzzing but at the same time nice and relaxed service. Staff were really helpful and friendly. Food was delicious for all of us. Reasonably priced. Will...More

Thank lynnweir00
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

We very much appreciate you taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Been to this establishment many times for both lunch and dinner and always found it to be excellent as per my previous reviews however on this occassion I can only describe the meal as distinctly average and instantly forgetable. I have been told that the...More

1  Thank casper034
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

I am very sorry you did not enjoy the food on this occasion and would have like to have had the opportunity to sort out whatever was not to your taste. We hope that you will come back as you have had meals with us...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Huge, tasty, portions. My Steak Pie would have made Desperate Dan happy - wonderful flavours, puffy pastry - huge portion. My sister loved her Haggis, Tatties and neeps with a whisky sauce and my mum loved her smaller (kids) steak pie. Great ambitent music, sorry...More

Thank Dawn K
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to post this lovely review. Hope to serve you more Steak Pie in the future!

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Absolutely lovely food, great friendly vibe from staff...went everyday of our holiday last week for drinks and food each day bar one and we would highly recommend. met some great people and the staff are wonderful...Vicky and Lauren just two of the lovely staff I...More

Thank Boopy_10
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

We are very proud of our lovely staff and so glad that you spent time with us on your holiday. Hope to see you next year!

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We received a warm & friendly welcome when we stopped at Pierhead Tavern 8n Lamlash. After a peek at the menu we decided to stay for lunch and weren't disappointed. Hubby had soup of the day from the starter list and it was so generous...More

Thank karen71uk
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

We are so glad you took the time to write about our tasty food. I hope you will visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We were kindly given a table for two. All tables that night were reserved but we arrived early and were given until 7:30 pm to finish our meal. Staff were good, friendly, food was really good (I could highly recommend the Schnitzel) but the atmosphere...More

Thank charles494
Jane H, Owner at The Pierhead Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

I am sorry you felt like that however we are very busy with diners and without a reservation we try our best to slot people in. We do explain to everyone when we seat them and would rather give our customers a delicious meal in...More

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Northumberland_Jules
28 October 2018|
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28 October 2018|
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Response from ThePHTArran | Property representative |
Yes we have the amazing George Lindsay Band playing & we are serving dinner. You will need to prebook dinner & £10 deposit please.
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Response from ThePHTArran | Property representative |
As far as I am aware The PHT hasn’t been an accommodation provider for many years. At one time in the early 1900 known as The Lamlash Hotel which incorporated the building next door. Then later part of 1960s the Public... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Head Tavern Shore Road | Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Lamlash KA27 8JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Lamlash
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 600418
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Description
The Pierhead Tavern is situated in a beautiful location overlooking Lamlash Bay and Holy Island. A rooftop terrace provides the ideal viewpoint along with 80 covers inside to dine on our chef's delicious home cooked food. Live music every Saturday night & Sunday afternoon. Three real ale pumps along with numerous whiskys!
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