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Bridgend Hotel Restaurant

Bridgend PA44 7PB, Scotland
+44 1496 810212
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bridgend PA44 7PB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostess was unbelivably helpful and friendly. We arrived 30 minutes early and even that time she took great care of us, offering drinks and menus to choose from. She gave us a good time to choose the meals by explaining all to us to...More

Thank Priit R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first restaurant on Islay and my favorite! Lorna is lovely, and helpful. She filled us all in on the sights of Islay and payed extra attention to the children-even offering us some of her own chocolate stash 😀. The service was fantastic...More

Thank meptravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chanced upon this hotel for some much needed restorative afternoon tea after being caught out in a down pour. We were speaking to the lovely manager, Lorna about our previous nights accommodation in a nearby hotel which was appalling. She kindly offered to show...More

Thank MissWendy2
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Fantastic friendly hotel. The restaurant menu was great. Loads of choices, local sourced produce. The staff were friendly and accommodating, nothing was to much trouble. Great atmosphere would highly recommend. A must if visiting Islay. Not too expensive conmpared to other restaurants.

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner in the restaurant. Food was very nice and based on local produce. Staff was very welcoming and accommodating. Can really recommend the hotel for dinner!

Thank Tichaona11
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome for us and our dog here at Katie's. Situated in the middle of Bridgend this was a good place for dinner, pub food which was well priced.

Thank paulbe39
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife and I had dinner here and the Manageress, Lorna, greeted us like old friends and made us very welcome, the rest of the staff were also very pleasant, the food which we had was excellent and nothing seemed to be too much trouble...More

Thank campbell2638
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing food! Amazing staff! We were staying at the hotel and dined here too. We are definitely going back when we visit in 2018

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Lovely setting, beautiful restaurant, great choice of dishes, excellent food & service. The manager / owner came to talk to us to welcome us and check everything was to our liking - a very nice touch indeed

Thank renshawgang2017
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Having lived on Islay in the past it is always good to return and eat at the Bridgend Hotel. This hotel has improved over the years and is now almost certainly one of the best eateries on the Island. We popped in on the offchance...More

1  Thank TurriffBorders
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$41
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridgend PA44 7PB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Islay  >  Bridgend
  • Phone Number: +44 1496 810212
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Bridgend Hotel is an 11 bedroomed country hotel with a dining room, public lounge (known as 'The Strath') and Katie's Bar which sells food in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. The hotel is run by Lorna McKechnie and is owned by Islay Estates. Where possible we use locally sourced food, particularly shellfish and game from the estate. Children are always welcome, as are dogs; there are drying facilities at the rear of the hotel for those caught out in the rain.
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