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The Blackbird Bistro

Bunessan Main Street, Bunessan PA67 6DG, Scotland
+44 1681 700454
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Bunessan Main Street, Bunessan PA67 6DG, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We found a gem in Bunessan. Our last evening on the magical island of Mull found us dining at the blackbird. WOW !!!, what a meal ,we were delighted to find out it was their themed Chinese evening , and how pleased we were. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 575stuartw
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The Blackbird Bistro currently opens 5 days a week from Wednesday thru Sunday, serving lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 6 p.m.; the bistro is closed Monday and Tuesday. A ‘Chippy Night’ is held every Friday and an Italian Night every...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank The_Mystery_Guest
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We planned a trip to Iona around the Blackbird Bistro’s opening hours. Got there from Iona having checked the day before that they would be open. Yep - they were closed when we got there. Disappointing. We tanked it to Tobermory instead. Pretty shabby.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hugh_KP
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We have eaten several times at the bistro and enjoy it so much we asked the girls to cook for us and friends at home well what a show they put on utter perfection thank you it was enjoyed by al see you soon

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Fireball09
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Popped in for a coffee (great by the way), looked at the dinner menu and was taken aback by what was on offer. Made a reservation...(you have to!) and the four of us had the most delicious food served us. Nothing could be faulted. Two...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank michaelfleming687
Reviewed 9 September 2018

despite booking late we got in on a wed night décor etc basic but clean. food excellent as was the service. take your own wine helps the cost. fantastic starters not as keen on mains personal choice which lowers the review, just feels as though...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ray S
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We ate there twice last week..on the first night we forgot to bring our wine so had water...the food was excellent and we booked to come back the next night.We brought our bottle of wine..corkage was £3.50per couple which seemed strange.We had one bottle of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank scottishfran
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We've eaten here twice now as a family of six and all members of our party from 3 year old to grand parents were very well looked after. A highlight on our first visit was a local fisherman delivering the pollock we had just ordered....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Catt M
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I’d spotted the reviews of the Blackbird Bistro on TA and had noted that it seemed a good bet for a nice meal. Friday ended up being the only night we could eat there and (fortunately) they still had a table when we called -...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John-frae-Banff
Reviewed 29 August 2018

fantastic kitchen- just amazing very delicious food- highly to recommend! easy but comfortable interieur, we felt very welcome and our child wanted every day have dinner here. nice location directly at the sea front. very highly to recommend! regards, oliver

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Oliver T
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1 November 2016|
Response from _stevegill578 | Reviewed this property |
The website gives opening hours. We stayed in Bunessan last Friday/Saturday/Sunday. It was open for fish and chips on Friday evening (Booking only). A notice on the door said it was open on Saturday (Lunch & Evening) we went... More
1 November 2016|
Response from Len_Spointer | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunessan Main Street, Bunessan PA67 6DG, Scotland (Formerly Bunessan Bakehouse)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Bunessan
  • Phone Number: +44 1681 700454
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