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Lochside Inn Hotel Restaurant

20 Shore Street | Isle Of Islay PA43 7LB, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
+44 1496 810244
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (26 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
20 Shore Street | Isle Of Islay PA43 7LB, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good range of meals available on menu. Food was well presented and was of good quality and taste. Service was professional and prompt. The bar had a large number of whiskys available, at all price points. It is a good idea to check availability with...More

Thank AustSam
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely cosy reataurant, with good food, a great view and the most attentive staff i’ve found on the isalnd in 3 days.

Thank rdana2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best thing about the Lochside is the well stocked, cosy and friendly bar, plus the restaurant overlooking the loch is great. The rooms are quite small and suffer a little from noise especially if close to the bar and I think its mainly a lack...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the Lochside, book as very busy with locals and tourists and if possible get a window seat. Staff friendly and the salmon was amazing. If you like local beer beware the Islay Bottle Beer is very very peaty very strange smell and taste,...More

Thank Vivien2411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my wife during our nights stay in Bowmore mid afternoon for a few drinks. The lady behind the bar was lovely, very polite and chatty. The only food we had were some chips but they were just what we needed after a day...More

Thank JTravels85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admittedly many other places had shut for the season but even if they had not we may have still eaten the 3 times we did at our hotel restaurant. THe seafood was fabulous, particularly the scallops. The lamb was also delicious. Really relaxed restaurant with...More

Thank himawari1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. Plenty of choice and the views are excellent across the area. Even when very busy service was still done professionally.

Thank Del885
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times now. Nice friendly staff, great range of whisky and all the islay beers. Decent and affordable food. And the views over the loch are wonderful.

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the fish&chips, very good haddock and a nice pint of Guinness. Mu cousin had the lasagna, he liked that too. I can recommend this restaurant.

Thank acdourlein
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Nice location, tasty meals, very well equipped bar. It was very hard to make a choice, as everything looked so delicious. We came in two times, as we were very satisfied, although the service there is not always the best. However, the food made up...More

Thank Ivana H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Shore Street | Isle Of Islay PA43 7LB, Bowmore PA43 7LB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Bowmore
  • Phone Number: +44 1496 810244
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