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The Tayvallich Inn

Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
+44 1546 870282
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (45 reviews)
“pea puree” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

had a bar supper here. Very busy but pleasant vibes and excellent views. probably book in peak season but they should manage to squeeze you in or seating outside.

Thank scot-smiley
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Visited here this afternoon for lunch and it was so good! Managed to sit outside which in September was a bonus. Unfortunately I am not a seafood fan, others in my group are and they loved everything they ordered. The baked camembert I had for...More

Thank jf_christian
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Very enjoyable experience on our first night in Tayvalilich, staying at self-catering cottage with family. Pleasant, reasonably priced meal had by each of 6 members in family group. friendly staff, nothing too much trouble

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

we stayed in Tayvallich in August and ate at the Tayvallich Inn twice, the food was excellent and so fresh. The staff are extremely nice and very helpful. Best to book to avoid disappointment

1  Thank StuartY853
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Inn continues to be one big reason why we return to Tayvallich twice a year. A warm welcome, very good food and attentive service, added to a good choice of draught beers, are reliable and enjoyable here. The recent refurb has added further to...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We met Kathryn, the most recent owner at the pub at a network meeting and decided to visit for our wedding anniversary. A wonderful menu, heavy on the fish (which is great for us). Our dining partners were 30 minutes late joining us, but this...More

1  Thank Ambersam
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The Tayvallich Inn has been a favourite for a while. A nice friendly pub with restaurant and outdoor seating (when the midges aren't biting !). There's yachting chat about if that's your thing. Easy walking distance from the campsite if you're on holiday. The restaurant...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Even though our arrival was an hour early we were made welcome, the staff were attentive and helpful with our choice of drinks. We both shared a Home Made Smoked Salmon Pate for first course as we tend not to eat too much, it was...More

Thank michaelleach2017
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We arrived two minutes before they stopped serving lunch (2.30pm) but were not rushed to make our choice. The fish and chips here is excellent. Light, crispy ale batter and hand cut chips. Very tasty. Our little dog was made welcome in the bar, which...More

Thank LancashireWeekender
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We booked only 24 hours in advance and were delighted to get a table for our large party. We were seated promptly - in the window with lovely views of the bay - and drinks were served. We ordered food and waited ... and by...More

1  Thank LesleyLark
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5 August 2016|
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Response from Scottish21 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Only stopped for coffee in the afternoon.
15 August 2015|
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Response from 56eredine | Property representative |
Hi Trish. Dogs are welcome out with meal service times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 870282
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Situated in the picturesque village of Tayvallich on the shores of Loch Sween, the Inn overlooks the beautiful natural harbour of Tayvallich bay. At the heart of this small and vibrant community, the Tayvallich Inn has always been a popular meeting place for sailors, holidaymakers, more recently kayakers and all who enjoy our warm hospitality and good food. Established over 30 years ago, the Tayvallich Inn specialises in fresh, locally caught seafood, much of which is landed on our doorstep from the cold, pristine waters of the sound of Jura. Along with seafood we serve other fresh produce, sourcing locally where ever possible.
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