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Bowmore Hotel Restaurant

££ - £££British, ,
Jamieson Street, Bowmore, Scotland
+44 7775 065122
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (10 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Jamieson Street, Bowmore, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe it was what we ordered, maybe it was that the kitchen was getting ready to close, but I've had better roast leg of lamb in a hospital cafeteria. My husband was disappointed by the roast venison. I think our dishes had the same "brown...More

Thank goetzfam1
Peter Alexander M, Manager at Bowmore Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I really do apologise for the lamb and the venison you received. The lamb should come with gravy and the venison comes with a red wine sauce! I will be looking further in to this! also I am sure if you had spoke to a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal out with friends. Booked a table no problem by calling direct on one of the busiest weeks of the year the Islay whisky Festival. Served very promptly with drinks orders taken straight away and menus given out and told the evening...More

Thank Whisky_ileach
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did not book, but were able to sit in the pub side, where we were perfectly comfortable. Great food, great bar, great service.

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was really good. We had dinner both nights we stayed at the hotel. We had oysters and a plate of different seafood. Good service!

Thank pethem
Reviewed 29 April 2018

One of the things we like best about traveling is meeting other travelers. We met many lovely people here and it was so relaxing! Great food and service.

Thank Kellie S
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Looking for somewhere to eat and received a recommendation for this establishment. Exterior needs a bit of a spruce up but hey, once you step inside it's like an Aladdin's cave. The bar area is pretty much a standard bar but has everything you need,...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in out the cold for small refreshment. Staff very welcoming. We didn’t eat here but the food looked good and the menu is extensive.

Thank MrsSimpy
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious food... friendly service... we ate in the bar... definitely would return. I had the monkfish and it was very flavorful... great cappuccino

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Meals were large and very tasty. Staff were helpful and friendly. Highly recommend for value for money.

Thank msnic_12
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Islay for three night and had pints, drams, gins here every night. Friendly locals pub. Great knowledgable bar staff. Friendly owner. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Susannah P
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14 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jamieson Street, Bowmore, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Bowmore
  • Phone Number: +44 7775 065122
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