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58 John Street, Dunoon PA23 8BJ, Scotland
+44 1369 703991
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannelloni” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 John Street, Dunoon PA23 8BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a lovy meal at Livingstones at the weekend for my friends Hen night. The staff could not have done more to make our night special. They took in decorations the night before and made sure the table was all set up for our...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had an overnight in Dunoon couple of weeks ago and visited Livingstone’s based on trip advisor reviews. Three courses each and every dish was amazing! The only thing that tops the food was the service. Very friendly and attentive! Would highly...More

Thank Mikey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here recently while on a business trip with colleagues to Dunoon. Took a chance on the restaurant living up to its reviews and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing - we particularly liked the 'mini puddings' offered at the end of...More

Thank Kmairif
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second meal at Livingstone's when visiting the area in 2018.....and we've already booked another next month. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, with comfy sofas, nice wine and our meals have been excellent. The chef was able to provide gluten free food...More

Thank DebHill62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food ,good service ,friendly staff ,good menu.We are here twice on a recent visit to Dunoon -it was so good we had the same food both evenings ! Great reception and highly recommended.

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recommend this place to my clients , the staff are friendly and the food (Italian) is scrumptious great pizza.

Thank George K
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We did not know of the restaurant's reputation before going. When I booked the table in person earlier I was struck by the atmosphere and friendly approach. In the evening, the restaurant was doing well and deservedly so. My steak was cooked well with a...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely interior, really enjoy the snug area where you can have a wee drink and look at the menu before you go to your table. The conservatory area is really nice and the wall decor is lovely. Has the calamari which was so yum, really...More

Thank AberdeenLassAlways
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I arrived without a reservation on a Thursday night and was welcomed in with a heart felt smile. True Scottish hospital. I had the mushroom starter which was lovely. Main course was the beef pasta special. Perfectly season with just the right amount of chilli....More

Thank David_CP5246BR
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here a couple of Fridays ago ,and was created by Ann Who would not be out of sinc in a large fine establishment in Any city ,she made me and my Date very welcome and we had a wee drink in the cosey lounge...More

Thank delboy501
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Questions & Answers
Gillian W
28 April 2018|
Response from mosers1 |
Phone them and ask them, they are very helpful the chef will cater for the member of the group.
10 April 2018|
Response from David_CP5246BR | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. The staff are so helpful and friendly I would give them a call and see.
Christine Y
22 September 2015|
Response from livingstones1813 | Property representative |
Chatters has been closed for over a year the restaurant now operates as Livingstones....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 John Street, Dunoon PA23 8BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 703991
  • E-mail
Livingstones is a family friendly modern Italian Trattoria serving pastas risottos grilled steaks fish & poultry.We are more than happy to cater for all your dietary allergy or dislike requirements.We also offer our Livingstones To Go menu which can be pre-ordered and ready for your timed collection....Buon Appetito!!!
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