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Cristal Restaurant at Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort

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Mar Hall Drive | Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton PA7 5NW, Scotland
+44 141 812 9999
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant recently with a friend, and despite being the only ones in the restaurant we had a lovely lunch with very friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Lainey3739
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting fantastic dinner excellent service. Relaxing evening nice bar with a cozy fire. Have been before and enjoyed it just as much. Don't have to eat in the dinning room you can get food in the bar.

Thank Susan C
Biggar, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant chunky beef burger and a red Hot Chili Concarne which needed a lot of extra sour cream plus a fire extinguisher ! The Chef should put a burn warning on it! Great place to walk your dog overlooking the Clyde. Lovely view

Thank LSJ---13
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for Sunday lunch and really enjoyed it. Great service in the Cristal restaurant and food. Marr Hall is a lovely but its always the small detail that lets it down. One toilet miles from the restaurant for example. However, on a positive note the food was very good. After lunch we had coffee in the Grand Hall which is... More 

Thank stoneleigh19
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

First time at this restaurant and we were very impressed. Portion sizes were just right, presentation very good and quality of food also very good. Staff were helpful, pleasant and unobtrusive. Price included a free glass of prosecco which made it excellent value. Would definitely recommend.

Thank travellerecosse
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, we were staying over so had booked a table. Service was great and they were very attentive, we had scallops for starters and steak for mains. Would return.

Thank Chic-sa
Kilbarchan, United Kingdom
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101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Visited with family and a friend. Beautifully decorated for Christmas....just a delight. Food, as before, absolutely delicious. Everyone remarked how enjoyable and well presented everything was. The staff on hand were very attentive without being totally in your face...something which I personally hate. A perfect night ending with drinks in the long gallery. Very highly recommended.

Thank Isobel D
Bridge of Weir, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Beautiful surroundings excellent food. Lovely attentive staff but not in your face! Pleasant helpful and all a credit to the hotel and restaurant Been several times before and it never disappoints. Lives up to its reputation unlike other restaurants. We will be back.

Thank Potatomama420
Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Had breakfast and evening meal here as part of our stay at the hotel and the food quality and service were excellent.

Thank BlondeNBlonde
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here as part of our stay at Mar Hall and have to say it was excellent from start to finish. Service superb and food was fantastic as well. Had requested Champagne in advance and it was chilling at our table when we arrived. Set the tone for the night. Food was second to none and overall service was superb... More 

Thank Sean D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 58 - USD 69
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mar Hall Drive | Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton PA7 5NW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Renfrewshire  >  Bishopton
  • Phone Number: +44 141 812 9999
  • This restaurant is at Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort
The Cristal, the stunning restaurant at Mar Hall Hotel, is both just outside Glasgow and also a million miles away. Mar Hall is a 19th-century Gothic mansion transformed into a very elegant 21st century retreat, a perfect combination of classical and modern luxury. The Cristal boasts soaring vaulted ceilings, gothic panelling, lovely views over the gardens and grounds, and smart styling at eye level. Award-winning chef Eric Avenier and Head Chef John Mcallum have created a mouth-watering seasonal menu with incorporates French cuisine. We source as much of our meat and vegetables from local Scottish Suppliers. Eager service, fine wines, relaxed ambience not to be missed!

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