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Kildonan Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Scottish
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Kildonan | Isle of Arran, Kildonan KA27 8SE, Scotland
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic food ,lovely staff very pleasant helpful people . Very much enjoyed our visit ,the most amazing view and the wildlife was also amazing watching seal,birds,and otters in the bay was fabulous

Thank 503lindsay
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place to eat with a no nonsense homely food and a wine list that suited us for choice and price. Hubby said his steak was perfectly cooked and very tender, fish and chip portion was huge so you need to be ravenous to finish it! This restaurant is in a beautiful setting and luckily the weather... More 

Thank Mary M
Boston girl in Deutchland
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I'll restate a few things from the hotel review: Both the chicken and the beef pies were amongst the best I've ever had. The bar has a very nice selection of beer and whisky. The service is good, and the servers are very nice. While there isn't a lot of choice for restaurants down in Kildonan, I would still elect... More 

Thank tarastravels
Cork, Ireland
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196 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Hotel was in a fabulous location looking out over the beach and on to Pladda and Ailsa Craig and the large sea facing windows made the best of this. Additionally on good days there is some nice outdoor seating. We were staying in a rental cottage nearby in a large party and the place was thus ideal for us... More 

Thank JGrant44
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Our only night out on Arran. Waitress nice and friendly but working alone. Food took an age to come. Kids happy with burgers when the finally arrived. Sea bream didn't taste right. Came with boil in the bag rice.

Thank David A
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

There is an ok menu with different specials on each night.The food is a hit or a miss.wish We had ate out elsewhere.

Thank Marky1242014
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Kildonan hotel for a couple of days and was the most dog friendly place we ever stayed. Our room was over looking the beach and the hills and to a have a balcony was a bonus to enjoy the fab views. The owners and staff are very helpful nothing was too much. We will return.

Thank teresa-stevie
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Maggie had been here with her girlfriends and could not stop talking about it . So I surprised her with a weekend visit in 2nd week in January 2017 . Though not busy we were had a grea time . Relaxing . lovely walkas on the beach, seeing the otters and Seels and the fantasit views of the west of... More 

Thank RabMossgiel
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We used this place quite a bit when we stayed next door at the Seal Shore Caravan Park. Lovely bit of luxury, great food and stunning views. Kids were happy with their options and husband happy with the beer choices! Happy husband, happy wife! Bet it's really lovely in warm weather as you can enjoy their lovely outdoor seating area.

Thank Nina_Stubbs-Mason
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

we had wonderful seafood there last year in a very nice atmosphere. But this year a lot has changed: there you can only have very basic pub food, the garden was untended. We will not return

Thank Gerda R

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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  • Address: Kildonan | Isle of Arran, Kildonan KA27 8SE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Kildonan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?