Eating out in Fionnphort
Eating out in Fionnphort. Four eateries in and around the area for Lunch or Dinner
Eating out in Fionnphort. There are many eateries on Mull to eat the fine local produce on the Isle of Mull, we have listed those you can find on the Ross of Mull while staying at Seaview bed and breakfast accommodation
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Eating Out in Fionnphort-The Keel Row Hebridean Pub & Restaurant - the main everyday restaurant ideally placed next door to Seaview bed and breakfast- booking in advance is essential
The main village restaurant for everyday eating out in Fionnphort adjoining the pub, has a bright airy atmosphere. The local staff pride themselves in providing friendly and helpful service. The menu is reasonably priced, the food, freshly prepared and cooked is varied and plentiful with an emphasis on freshly prepared local produce. In season seafood is available, usually on the "specials board".
The restaurant has a website thekeelrowmull where you can make an online booking for a table reservation. Reservations can also be made by facebook, Twitter, email, telephone and walking in however it is strongly advised to pre book online well in advance when you make your accommodation booking with us to avoid disappointment.
If you walk in and a table is not immediately available, have a wee dram in the pub or a pint outside in the front beer garden enjoying the splendid views of Fionnphort beach and the Isle of Iona and its Abbey until a table is available. There is no guarantee they will be able accommodate you on a walk in basis if they are full.
The restaurant is open from March to October; from 12.00-3.00pm and 5.30 pm to last orders 8.30 pm Tuesday until Sunday. No food is served on Mondays. The pub is open from 12.00 to 11.00 6 days a week and 12.30 to 10pm on Sunday. The pub is only minutes from the pier and the boats to Iona and Staffa.
In the winter usually from the last week in October the restaurant side is closed and the opening hours are shorter; however a full bar menu is usually available between 6 and 8 pm Thursday to Saturday. The Keel row is shut in the deep of winter Sunday to and including Wednesday. The only venue for eating out in Fionnphort in the winter.
A warming meal a wee dram and then a hop, skip and jump next door to Seaview bed and breakfast for a good nights rest in our cozy top quality beds!
Cash and cards accepted. Families and dogs are welcome. However No dogs in restaurant
Eating out in Fionnphort-The Creel Fresh Seafood Bar
Enjoy the splendid views from the award winning Creel seafood bar to Fionnphort Bay, the Sound of Iona and Isle of Iona and its historic Abbey, whilst savouring the tastes of the sea.
Spend time at the Creel enjoying the fabulous seafood flavours from the surrounding waters of Mull and Iona. A family run takeaway seafood bar serving local Mull freshly caught seafood at Fionnphort Pier most days in the summer months.
Oysters hand picked from Dervaig, scallops from Tobermory fishermen, and crab and lobsters caught by the owners Alex dad, fisherman Andrew. Most afternoons and evenings you can obtain fresh Scottish haddock and chips, sit on the pleasant open air decking area , relax and soak in the laid back island lifestyle. Truly eating out in Fionnphort.
The view to the fishing boats in Fionnphort Bay and Iona beyond adds to your seafood dining experience. The waters in front of you are where most of the shellfish your eating is caught. At the Creel seafood bar they appreciate and value the efforts of those involved in the Scottish fishing industry, as fishing has been in the family for years.
So come and try the fruits of the ocean at the Creel. You can order your seafood before you go out for the day and collect your seafood when you come back, arranging a pick up time with them before they close. The Creel closes between 6 and 7.00pm depending on the weather.
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Eating out in Fionnphort- Snack Bar at the Pier, locally known as the Kiosk
The "Kiosk" as it is known locally is handily located at the top of Fionnphort pier with grand views to the Sound of Iona and the Iona Abbey near to the bus stop and public toilets. It is open most days of the year 9.30-4.00 and is a meeting place for locals and tourists alike, where locals can have a "craic" in the tearoom and tourists can have a snack while waiting for the Iona Ferry, Staffa Boats or the Craignure Bus enjoying the local craic.
It is ably run by Marion who serves reasonably priced fresh hot and cold snacks, and will make up fresh sandwiches to order. There is also a small range of groceries and Sunday newspapers can be obtained on a Sunday. Even on cold wet windy days in winter there is a bright light where you can get shelter and a cup of tea or coffee and a wee chat with Marion while waiting for a bus or boat. The all year round eating out in Fionnphort venue!
A good place for the tourist to pick up on local information or have a chat with the local folk. The Kiosk and Marion have been serving Fionnphort and its travelers for many a long year and it is a well known favourite destination for the local folks and provides a great alternative to the Creel if seafood is not for you. Only a few minutes from Seaview bed and breakfast with grand views of Iona and its Abbey.
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