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Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Portavadie $$ - $$$ European, British,
Portavadie Marina | Near Tighnabruaich, Loch Fyne, Portavadie PA21 2DA, Scotland
+44 1700 811075
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (22 reviews)
“langoustines” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (9 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Portavadie Marina | Near Tighnabruaich, Loch Fyne, Portavadie PA21 2DA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 519 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

having visited several times in the past we decided to stop overnight on this fabulous modern marina. The highlight to be dinner in the restaurant.Firstly the marina is easy to enter and the visitor birthing plentiful. The staff are very friendly and proficient . The...More

Thank Richard-Annette
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Richard-Annette, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your dinner. I have passed your feedback to our kitchen team about the starter (Crab mix) which was not up to your expectations. We hope to welcome you again with our exciting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for 3rd time as its a nice place with a nice marina,and a small sandy outside play area for the kids,2 restaurants,prices for food bit pricey but maybe worth it who knows?i didnt hang around,£2.80 for a very small fruit shoot,(yes the same...More

Thank geomadden1968
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Geomadden1968, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you are disappointed with our pricing. However, we are currently offering Irn Bru (by glass) on promotional price of £1 from past three weeks as well. The price of fruit shoot is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from Portavadie and can't wait until next visit, we stayed in the self catering apartment which where lovely Only 5 min walk to pool, and marina, pizza in pool restaurant are amazing, I was a little disappointed this time with lodge restaurant the...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Remote, for sure. The whole place was built on the site of a 1970s oil rig construction yard fiasco, on the Eastern shores of Loch Fyne, Scotland, and had lain abandoned and unloved until a few years ago. Now the site has been re-invented and...More

Thank hebridesferryman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to relax, spa and outdoor pool is lovely. Rooms are great. Breakfast was great but the food in the spa cafe and restaurant were average and lacking in atmosphere. Would return if the restaurant was a really good seafood restaurant as you would...More

Thank JRL1111
Portavadie1, General Manager at Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit JRL111. We are a bit unsure of what additional seafood we could offer, with Mussels, Scallops, Crab, Halibut, Haddock, Langoustines (special), Smoked and Hot smoked Argyll salmon and Mackerel all currently appearing on the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 3 ladies on a rough and ready sailing course. Arriving at the Marina restaurant lifted our spirits and our hopes for good food. We weren't disappointed! Very busy and a little loud due to a modern, hard interior design it had a good...More

Thank Jayne W
Portavadie1, General Manager at Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jayne W, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent dining experience. Alyson is chuffed to bits with her personal recognition - thank you. we are delighted you enjoyed the many seafood options on the menu. Hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here again for a relaxing weekend in June. We have been a couple of times before and if anything the place keeps getting better. We stayed in a luxury apartment which was stunning..... complete with its own Sauna!! We had a fabulous meal in...More

Thank Peter M
Portavadie1, General Manager at Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review Peter M. The team are truly humbled to receive such high praise and of course we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. kind regards Team Portavadie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place just by chance as we came off the ferry, the restaurant is tucked away at the back of the marina complex (follow the signs). As we hadn't booked we asked if we could get a table and were shown to a...More

Thank Suzanne M
Portavadie1, General Manager at Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your visit Suxanne M. The chocolate fondant is very popular - sorry this was not available for you on this occasion. We hope you may find an excuse to come back and try this out. kind regards Team...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us went for lunch but the food and service was not the quality we would have expected. Looking at the lodges and accommodation it looked all very nice, but the restaurant was a big disappointment. After waiting a good 15 mins we finally...More

Thank Linda S
Portavadie1, Manager at Portavadie Marina Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Linda S, So sorry to hear we let you and ourselves down on this occasion. We would welcome the opportunity to address your experience personally - please do drop us a line so we can get in touch devan@portavadie.com. kind regards Devan Malhotra Food...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is probably our fifth of sixth visit for dinner and whilst there were aspects of the menu which have remained essentially unchanged there was enough variety to ensure we both had adequate choices to make. The service was at times a bit tentative but...More

Thank David E
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marfio2003
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Response from Portavadie1 | Property representative |
Hi there marfio200, good dogs are welcome in selected properties as well as welcome to explore the outdoors. Dogs are not currently able to be in the dining outlets, but there is a covered outdoor seated area at The Marina... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 52
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portavadie Marina | Near Tighnabruaich, Loch Fyne, Portavadie PA21 2DA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Portavadie
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 811075
Description
Award winning restaurant and bar overlooking the marina, featuring the very best of Argyll`s larder. The Lodge kitchen and bar offers a communal style dining facility, featuring traditional fayre and great value.
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