Cafes, Restaurants and Bars

Arran has a wide range of Cafe’s Bars and Restaurants across its villages where you’ll find food and drink to suit all tastes with great service and company too we’re sure you’ll enjoy this part of your Arran food journey.
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Lagg Whisky

Scottish Independent Single Malt Whisky Distillery based in Lagg on the Isle of Arran. Lagg Distillery is a new peated whisky distillery opened by the renowned Isle of Arran Distillers in the southern village of Lagg on the Isle of Arran. Offering guided distillery tours and tastings Lagg Distillery aims to dig deeper into our understanding of peat and the influence on our whisky. During your whisky experience, enjoy the panoramic views from o… …

Number 16 Arran

Number 16 Arran brings Number 16 Restaurant’s casual fine dining to the Island via pop up events and home deliveries. Number 16 is a much loved and well established restaurant located on Byres Rd, Glasgow, owned and operated by Joel Pomfret and Gerry Mulholland, both originally from the island. Our first Arran pop up event took place at the Wineport in April 2018 and, since then, we’ve held them regularly at venues in Brodick, Laml… …

Felicitys at Eden Lodge

Locally sourced and homemade food is at the heart of what we do: Bar and Grill favourites with a touch of sophistication. Utilising top quality ingredients, from Arran where possible, we offer uncomplicated, tasty and satisfying Scottish classics in an idyllic setting on the sea front. ~Full Bar with a carefully curated Wine, Gin and Whisky menu ~Beer garden ~Takeaways ~Private Functions …

Stags Pavilion

The Stags Pavilion restaurant is opposite the golf course in Lochranza on the north side of the isle of Arran in Scotland. With the Arran whisky distillery just across the road, Lochranza castle in the bay, the north end ferry going from Lochranza across to Clonaig on the Mull of Kintyre, on a twenty-minute crossing. Deer roam freely around the valley enjoying the peace, freedom, green grass and the occasionally they even pose for photograph. … …

The Douglas Hotel

The Douglas Bistro offers a modern yet classic take on Bistro style dining, we like to say ‘a refreshing simplicity but with serious intent’ Our wonderful team of chefs uses seasonal and fresh ingredients, sourced (whenever possible) from Arran and Ayrshire. Classic dishes with surprising twists and established favourites can be enjoyed in our Bistro and Bar – with our understated décor and friendly, hospitable service combining to ensur… …

Janie’s

A cozy, family-run cafe in Brodick offering lunchtime snacks, freshly ground coffee, and delicious home-baked goods. …

The Shore

The Shore is a family-run Cafe, located right on Whiting Bay’s beautiful beach, overlooking Holy Isle. We proudly use local produce from Robin’s Leaves, the Arran Community Land Initiative, Wooleys Bakery, Arran Ice Cream & The Arran Butcher, to create delicious homemade Breakfasts, Lunches & Home Baking. We are also open for several BYOB Evenings throughout the season – please visit us on Facebook for available dates… …

Best Western Kinloch Hotel

The Kinloch Hotel has been in the Crawford family since 1954, providing island visitors with superior accommodation, excellent food, and outstanding service. The Kilbrannan Restaurant is open to hotel guests and non-residents and offers an eclectic mix of local Scottish produce and European influences. …

Cafe Thyme at the Old Byre Visitor Centre

Cafe Thyme was a new build in 2012 following on from a smaller “trial” cafe to complement the retail side of the business. Enjoying stunning views you can enjoy teas, coffees, home baking, and delicious lunches, our ethos being to serve freshly prepared food that is not served everywhere else – we dare to be different! Wherever possible we source local and Scottish produce and ingredients. We are keen to support Arran’s… …

The Brodick Bar & Brasserie

Having run a successful restaurant in Glasgow city centre, the McKinnon family snapped up the Brodick Bar & Brasserie when we moved to Arran. Three generations of the family work in the Brodick Bar and Brasserie. Everything on our menu is made from scratch on the premises. We use local premium ingredients to produce seasonal menus focusing on seafood in summer and Scottish game in autumn. Look out for events eg, after-party in the Brodick … …

The Parlour

Showcasing the best of @arranicecream. Stone-baked, hand-thrown pizza. Great coffee. …

Lamlash Bay Hotel

Shore front family-run hotel, restaurant, and bar/lounge with amazing views out to the Holy Isle. …

The Pierhead Tavern

A family-run bar/restaurant, providing fabulous views over Holy Isle from our modern decking & beautiful garden, serving delicious home-cooked meals. We have developed our menu to ensure that we have a range of cuisine that appeals to vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians, and meat-eaters alike. Our specials board supplements the standard menu. We cater to functions and larger groups. OPENING HOURS: We open 6 days a week from 12 noon until 10 … …

Cruize Bar Brasserie

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE – Offering innovative modern dishes, along with traditional favourites & a fantastic children’s menu. Our chefs use fresh produce, sourced as locally as possible. Food is served from 7.30 am until 9.30 pm daily. …

Crofters Larder

In the true crofting tradition, Crofters Larder specializes in enhancing simple, authentic locally grown, and sustainably foraged ingredients from the region of the Isle of Arran. Using time-tested techniques, we ferment, pickle, and preserve to create exciting and tasty artisan larder staples such as tomato ketchup, brown sauce, piccalilli, sauerkraut, marinades and spices, salad dressings, dried herbs and spices, seasonal pesto, and pickled … …

Brambles Seafood + Grill

FRESH, LAID BACK DINING Fresh seafood & tasty grilled meats are combined with an exciting range of daily specials. …

Arran Whisky

Scottish Independent Single Malt Whisky Distillery based in Lochranza on the Isle of Arran. The first spirit ran from the stills at the Isle of Arran Distillery at 14.29 on 29th June 1995, bringing legal distillation to Arran after more than 150 years. The distillery, nestled in the foothills of the village of Lochranza on the north-west tip of Arran, remains the only whisky producer on the island. Double distilled from unpeated malt, the Arr… …

Eighteen 69

IT’S ALL ABOUT SHARING – Why not try our wide ranging Scottish tapas menu, with lots to choose from & plenty to share? Treat yourself to a specialty cocktail or a dram from our vast whisky menu. OPENING HOURS: Open for dinner from 5pm Thursday to Monday, last sitting is 9.30pm …

Arran Botanical Drinks

Our journey began in 2018, with an island shopkeeper and baker combining skills to make a craft gin, using island-foraged botanicals. Fast forward three years as we have evolved into Arran Botanical Drinks, with a diverse range of delicious liquids: Gin, Cassis a forthcoming craft beer….all with one theme in common – the BIG flavours of Arran’s wild botanicals. We pack a huge amount of botanicals into each production, and now… …
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