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“Excellent”
Review of Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge
Ranked #6 of 10 Restaurants in Portpatrick
Price range: US$46 - US$92
Cuisines: European, French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Stayed here earlier this month and enjoyed everything. Food was wonderful, looked and tasted lovely. Wonderful surroundings, room was great, would stay here again. Very relaxing stay.

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Reviewed 8 September 2013

We ate here on the 31st of August for our 2nd anniversary. Although we had originally booked for the evening, there was unfortunately a mix up meaning we were booked for the Friday evening. Because we were celebrating our anniversary we really wanted to eat on the Saturday. The staff were very apologetic and suggested if we had lunch they would offer us a great table.
We arrived for lunch and were not disappointed. The setting is stunning and as we were the only diners they essentially gave us a private dining experience. The experience was fantastic; stunning food, wine and views. One of the best Michelin starred tasting menus we've ever had and the service was impeccable!
We decided to walk back to Portpatrick from the lodge with the dog and walk back in the morning to fetch to collect our car. So glad we did as the walk is absolutely stunning! We found ourselves thanking our luck for the mistake which lead us to having a very special lunch, fantastic!
Also, the young waitress that was being trained was brilliant. She expertly handled the private dining and made us feel very comfortable.

Thank Floyd100
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

Just back home after a three day stay in the hotel, only booked for two but enjoyed it so much decided to stay an extra night. The food was of an excellent standard from the breakfast, afternoon tea and evening meal. The countryside and views are not to be missed. The staff were all very helpful and courteous always there for you without being overbearing. Hope to visit again very soon, thanks to you all

Thank DeniseSimon
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

I have eaten here many times and have only ever had one poor meal, the last time we were here at Easter. I am delighted to say it was back up to its usual high standard.

The set menu sounded a little dull, - cream of tomato and basil soup, cod, roast chicken and chocolate tart, but this belies how delicious and modern everything was. The soup had the perfect complexity of acidity and sweetness along with a touch of cream. Cod isn't sustainable so I asked for a substitute and was served crispy skinned moist salmon instead. The roast chicken was beautifully presented. Although everything was excellent up until this point, the best was yet to come. To describe the pudding as chocolate tart does it no favours. Instead of pastry the cup was crisp biscuit and the dark chocolate filling was soft, warm and totally luscious served with a ball of ice cream. My companions choose cheese, all of which were unusual and superb.

Instead of the usual white wine, we opted to have the house rose which complemented the meal perfectly.

The service was also excellent - right from pre lunch drinks to paying the bill, it was friendly yet fast and efficient. We were the only people in for lunch but far from feeling awkward we were made to feel we could pretend to live in this lovely house.

I am so glad we decided to risk lunch here again as it was truly excellent and look forward to returning.

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Thank goldeng1rl
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Reviewed 14 June 2013 via mobile

Superb Fixed menu of carrot and tomato soup, grilled salmon, roast beef, sweet or cheese and biscuits. All finished off with tea or coffee. Where else can you get this qualty for £30? Will ee be bsck? You bet.

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