There are a number of fine eateries in the area catering for anything from a light snack to celebrating that special occasion. Below are links to some which we can recommend that are both within easy reach of the coach or if you are out and about.

If you have stayed at the coach and have found somewhere to eat that you think other visitors would also like, please e-mail us with the details and we'll include them here.


The Ben Cruachan Inn - Formally the 'Tight-Line' pub, the newly refurbished Inn is now once again at the centre of village life in Loch Awe. The bar/restaurant now welcomes visitors to the Loch Awe area with their great highland hospitality.

Loch Awe Hotel

Just above the carriage is the
Loch Awe Hotel, an impressive Victorian building catering mainly for coach parties, though visitors and locals are welcome in the bar and restaurant. Note that the meal times are fixed so please enquire at the reception desk beforehand.



The Ardanaiseig Hotel
sits on a peninsula jutting out into Loch Awe and offers a Medaille D'Or winning restaurant. It has also been voted Scotland's Romantic Restaurant of the Year 2010, idyllically positioned with views to the loch

The Ardanaisaig Hotel

Cruachan Power Station Cafeteria

Cruachan Power Station Cafeteria overlooks beautiful Loch Awe and is well known for its bird life. If you are lucky you may see an Osprey, Red Kite or one of our beautiful Eagles.

Inverawe Country Park Shop & Cafe serves delicious smokery salads and sandwiches, really good soups and wonderful home baking.

The original
Loch Fyne Oyster Bar and shop is proud to have been listed in the Good Food Guide every year since 1985. The menu includes shellfish and smoked fish along with white fish dishes, Scotch beef steaks and a vegetarian option. Also home made desserts and Scottish cheese

Loch Fyne Oyster Bar



The following restaurants are in Oban:-

Award Winning
Ee-Usk Sea Food Restaurant  and separate Pizzeria  (Ee-Usk in phonetic Gaelic means 'Fish') on North Pier, Oban -  the restaurant sits on the water's edge in the very heart of Oban.

Coast Restaurant  is a contemporary restaurant on Obanís main street. Located next to the Oban Art Gallery, Coast is within easy walking distance from the railway station, main esplanade and waterfront.

Bossards Patisserie is a small friendly patisserie and coffee shop selling their own home produced breads, cakes, soups, quiches and delicious sandwich fillings

The George Hotel in Inveraray is a bar and restaurant with a wide choice of real ales, 100 malt whiskies and an extensive wine list. The restaurant menu incudes the very best of local West Highland beef and lamb, seafood and fish from the local fishing port of Tarbert and Loch Fyne salmon.

The George Hotel

Taynuilt Hotel

The menu at the Taynuilt Hotel, prepared by Scottish chefs, offers a selection of traditional and contemporary dishes, created using locally sourced produce. For lunch and dinner the hotel meals cater for all tastes, appetites and budgets.

The Real Food Cafe sets out to serve real local food with a sustained vigour and a taste of their unique Scottish hospitality, working hand in hand with the community

The Real Food Cafe at Tyndrum

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

Dining at the Bridge of Orchy Hotel ranges from a light bar snack, to a relaxing, leisurely dinner  With meals available from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily throughout the year, they offer a good selection of Scottish dishes, cooked and presented in a subtle contemporary style

Food at the Crianlarich Hotel is locally sourced, freshly prepared and sensibly priced. They serve breakfast from 8.00am-10.00am. Lunch and evening meals are available from 12 noon-2.30pm and 6.00pm-8.30pm respectively. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all available to residents and non-residents alike. Please book to avoid disappointment.

Crianlarich Hotel