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The Hawthorn Restaurant

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US$14 - US$34
British, Scottish, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 October 2021

The only way to start and finish our holiday. Great fresh food. Choice on menu suits all. Children will eat from both the kids menu and adult menu. Portions are huge!! Fish is delicious and the Hawthorn Chicken was throughly enjoyed. Not to mention the...puddings ! Must try is the apple crumble. No pictures of food, not on plate long enough!!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 30 September 2021 via mobile

Best meal this week. The tear and share garlic and cheese bread was a perfect started for 2. The gammon steak with fried egg ( well done Mary Ann ) was beautiful, but on the big side for a older person. The sirloin steak with...peppercorn sauce was absolutely brilliant. Staff are friendly and made us feel very welcome. Mum got a lovely mini bottle of Prosecco as it was her birthday, lovely thought. Tam and Mary-Ann you will see us next April. Keep up the good work. 10/10More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 28 September 2021 via mobile

Lovely evening last night. The menu is smaller but something there for everyone. Soup was lovely. Steak Pie excellent and the chicken is as just wonderful very tasty. I would highly recommend the atmosphere is very like been in someone’s home but it’s just lovely....Excellent service family owned business and great attention to detail. Well worth a visitMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 6 September 2021 via mobile

We had dinner at this amazing place as we where staying at a local caravan park. The staff where amazing even looked after our dogs while we had dinner. The restaurant is dog friendly but we have 3 so decided to leave them in the...garden which the staff where so accommodating with. The food was fantastic also cater for Gluten Free which is amazing. We had a lovely meal with our friends and will defo be back when we return. Thanks again for making out night great.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 29 August 2021

Been a number of times to this restaurant and had the most wonderful meals, this time the food was nice but just basic. I know places are trying to make up for a lost year - but it was sad to just have food you...can cook at home - nothing special.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 27 August 2021

What a little gem this restaurant is. We ate there twice this week and were so impressed. Lovely, freshly prepared meals ( the chicken was our favourite) and the loveliest staff and owners. My husband was celebrating a birthday and the staff surprised him with...a beautiful birthday cake and a round of drinks on the house- we were so touched by the gesture. The restaurant has a lovely front garden and it was lovely to sit there with a drink and watch the sunset. A fabulous findMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 18 August 2021 via mobile

We’ve just been for the most amazing dinner. We had wings to start and then a chilli burger and mac&cheese. We then finished with hot chocolate fudge cake. Best meal we’ve had out in ages. Staff were wonderful and there was a lovely atmosphere. Would...highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

We stayed at the accommodation next to the restaurant and what a find it was!! The staff were really friendly and the food was great!! We would definitely recommend. Give it a visit if your in the area.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. It is a family run restaurant and the owners were lovely. Fresh delicious fish and homemade desserts and puddings. The apple crumble and custard was as good as my Mum’s and the children loved their chocolate and orange cake.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 5 August 2021

Walked from Barcaldine Castle for dinner here - were not disappointed - food was amazing especially the steak pie! Staff were very attentive and friendly - would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Response from 757moirab | Reviewed this property |
We only used the takeaway service, but they have an outside seating area.
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The Hawthorn Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5