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The Catacol Bay Hotel Restaurant

) #5 of 6 Restaurants in Lochranza ££ - £££ , British,
Lochranza, Scotland
+44 1770 830231
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“salmon” (6 reviews)
“roast ham” (2 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
££ - £££
Lochranza, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2016

A quick stop for lunch. Venison stew was quite incredible. Good beer too. Timothy Taylor's Landlord, very rare this far north. Good view over the water to Kintyre.

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We called in as were touring Arran for a "snack". The setting is great, right on the shore with fantastic views, so quiet it almost makes you whisper so as not to disturb the peace. The greeting from the young lady was really nice, there...More

Thank Stevearts
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The Sunday Carvery is excellent with a choice of beef, turkey, roast ham and salmon. Superb salads to supplement the mains and an extensive selection of sweets. We have been coming to the island for many years and this is always on our agenda. We...More

Thank regora186336
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We always make sure to visit the Catacol Hotel and enjoy it's Sunday buffet several times during our extended stay in Arran each summer. The buffet has a great spread of delicious food which represents excellent value. This includes a choice of several soups, variety...More

Thank arran2015alex
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Certainly wasn't expecting to be delightfully surprised, a local told us this place did the best food around. All I can say is the food was homely & hearty just what you need after a days walking! Not to be missed. Great views over the...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Called in for an evening meal. For July it was surprisingly quiet. There was a bar menu and some specials which were reasonably priced. The dishes were chose were freshly cooked and very nice. There is a great view across to the Mull of Kintyre...More

Thank JCT61
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Stunning location and decent bar meals too. Friendly obliging hosts. Accommodation is more than adequate for £35 a night in the middle of summer. Basic rooms with a separate TV area. Good breakfast and strong free Wifi. Bike storage too.

Thank spangovalley
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Atracted by the prospect of real ale we had a drink in this cosy old bar with a log fire. We noted the sunday lunch buffet and decided that if it was raining (it did) we would pay another visit. To someone who lived in...More

1  Thank ianp81
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This little hotel has tired clean decor with a welcoming wood burning fire. Sunday lunch is a must. It is a set price of £13. The starter was a choice of 3 soups with bread. All home made and excellent, very tasty. Then all you...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Dined in on Good Friday, arrived at around 6pm. There were some obvious 'regulars' including 2 dogs plus another small table of people. Not alot of selection for food, but lots of drinks - unfortunately husband was driving so couldn't partake but the coffee and...More

Thank Tika M
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Breakfast, Dinner
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Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochranza, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Lochranza
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 830231
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