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The Catacol Bay Hotel Restaurant

Lochranza, Scotland
+44 1770 830231
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“salmon” (6 reviews)
“roast ham” (2 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lochranza, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here during a bike ride while on a weeks holiday on Arran. The views from the front of the pub are possibly the best I have ever seen while enjoying a refreshing pint and a ice cream. The pub garden is a great...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The place is ideally located The staff friendly The food is plentiful but it isn't to my taste The cold buffet offers various salad (with it seems like the chef was getting rid of mayonnaise and raisin as most contain those ingredients) Good size slice...More

1  Thank sandy375
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Best lunch on the island. They offer many more choices that just your typical, fried tourist fare - with fresh ingredients and interesting combinations. The restaurant does not appear in many of the local guides and it's a great stop near Lochranza (and the Distillery)....More

1  Thank C R
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Went for the Sunday cold buffet dinner. Homemade soup to start. An excellent selection of salmon, ham, turkey, lamb and beef accompanied by a wide choice of delicious salads. Six or seven different desserts. Finally a very good cheese board and tea/coffee. We were lucky...More

Thank SFrances C
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had found that many places on the island would only book a minimum of two nights. We found the Catacol Bay would allow one night bookings. The hotel has a fantastic view across to the other side of the bay. We got a big...More

Thank Angieboomoo
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We entered the hotel inn, people were sat at the large picture window on basic chairs, warmth emanated from the wood burning stove and the barlady's dog wagged its tail at us. It felt good straight away and just what was needed for a very...More

Thank JGrant44
Reviewed 22 February 2017

a very pleasant evening,delightful mealfrom specials board, in pleasant surroundings would deffinaetley go back again

Thank Mgmmaguire
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Had a lovely evening meal on Saturday night so decided to return on the Sunday for the buffet lunch.Fantastic selection of homemade salads, Roast Ham, Roast Beef, Turkey & Salmon. The pudding selection was great and once again all homemade and there was a cheese...More

Thank yvonne17b
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here. Great atmosphere. Really friendly locals. Thanks especially to the customer with the white dog in the bar for helping me out when shop nearby was shut. Really lovely crowd and food.

Thank AlexLargs
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Dave the owner provides the most fantastic Sunday lunch time buffet - I have even stayed in this hotel in the past and really enjoyed my time there so I still call in when I can. It's also a brilliantly stocked bar with excellent staff...More

Thank Clive B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochranza, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Isle of Arran  >  Lochranza
  • Phone Number: +44 1770 830231
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