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The Western Isles Hotel Restaurant

Western Isles Hotel, Tobermory, Scotland
+44 1688 302012
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Western Isles Hotel, Tobermory, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You probably wouldn't book this restaurant if you aren't staying in the hotel but it's worth the hike up the hill. The hotel is old fashioned, stately and quite charming and the views from the terrace and restaurant are fabulous. The food is well cooked,...More

Thank Chrissie P
Reviewed 26 February 2018

very centrally located and well worth a visit. I think that in normal circumstances I would give this ****, but there were a couple of issues. - Renovations are currently underway with painters doing up the hallway. - The steps to the road below are...More

Thank JohnD1951
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went to this hotel on a 2 night deal and it was very good value for money. Dinner on the first night was included and the waiter (Scott) went out of his way to make sure our dietary requirements - vegan - were taken...More

Thank Kazh64
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We stayed in the hotel and couldn't be asked going down to the harbor trying to find a table crammed into one of the restaurants. We had a nice view of the water and it was very quiet. We had called down to a few...More

1  Thank rmc81714
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Expansive views over the bay. Quality restaurant, fine dining in a casual atmosphere. Great for a quiet drink or dinner. The restaurant is quite modern but other parts of the hotel are more traditionally furnished. Afternoon tea and lunch would be good too to take...More

1  Thank Williams17
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We arrived at the Western Isles Hotel & had originally intended to go out to eat but saw the dining room with its great view out over the bay,saw the rain start & decided to book a time & come back down to eat. We...More

1  Thank FayKayRay
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The dining options on an island as small as Mull are as you might imagine, somewhat limited. So there is room for the grand dame restaurant sitting high above Tobermory harbour and impressing with its fare. Unfortunately, the Western Isles hotel restaurant is not it...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Made a mistake in my review of 22nd August. We were actually in the Gkenlivet Room (not Glenfiddich). I probably had too many whiskies and got my 'Glens' mixed up. Just in case anyone selected 'Glenfiddich' based on my original review! Photos show the room,...More

Thank Ken1957
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I stayed at the Western Isles Hotel with dinner included. I was pleased it was as the food was very good. I am gluten and dairy free and the manager came out each evening and discussed the menu options and where dishes could be altered...More

Thank fenelf
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The hotel was one of the nearest to our self-catering cottage, so was either the first of last place we would visit of an evening. We had drinks there several times. From the Bar/Restaurant area there is a lovely view as the hotel is high...More

Thank LinSouthYorkshire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 55
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Western Isles Hotel, Tobermory, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Mull  >  Tobermory
  • Phone Number: +44 1688 302012
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Enjoy stunning views over Tobermory Harbour or across the bay and out to the Sound of Mull. This charming hotel returned to private ownership in September 2008, and is now undergoing a slow transformation back to its former glory. If excellent food, friendly service and a great atmosphere are what you're looking for, then the Western Isles is for you.
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