Dining In

Evening Light Bite Menu

Due to popular demand The Light Bite Menu is back!

This service is offered from 5 to 8pm where you can enjoy some local produce with a glass of wine or bubbly while watching the sunset from your own private outdoor decking area. 

Booking in advance is required as all ingredients are bought as fresh as possible.


Evening Light Bite Menu

This service is available from 5pm to 8pm daily. Advance ordering is required, to be able to keep all produce as fresh as possible and maintain a 5 star service throughout.

Antipasti Platter

(2 persons)
Accompanied with a 75cl bottle of wine or bubbly - £60
A large platter with a selection of salamis and hams, olives, mozzarella cheese, sundried tomatoes and artichokes on a bed of rocket leaves drizzled with balsamic white truffle glaze accompanied with an assortment of dips and breads

Cheese Platter

(2 persons )
Accompanied with a 75cl bottle of wine or bubbly - £60
A selection of Scottish cheeses accompanied with homemade oatcakes and chutney.

Hot Dish of the Day

(2 persons )
Accompanied with a 75cl bottle of wine or bubbly - £60
A freshly made main dish cooked and prepared to order


Eating Out/Transportation

Listed below are a number of local restaurants that can be personally recommended.

Private transportation to and from restaurants can be arranged through Ardtorna by calling Mr Jimmy Robertson on 07584 177132.

Return Prices for 2023

  • Ardtorna to The Old Inn - single £20.70, journey back if after 10pm - £25
  • Ardtorna to Pierhouse - single £24, journey back after 10pm - £28
  • Ardtorna to Oban - single £28.50, journey back after 10pm - £34
  • Ardtorna to Eriska - single £18, journey back after 10pm - £22

There are many good eating places in the area and whilst this list is by no means exhaustive, I would rate them to be amongst the better ones:


Isle of Eriska, by OBAN, 01631 720371
A wonderful award winning five star gold hotel offering a table d’hote and a tasting menu. (This is my favourite place to dine for a special occasion.)
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OBAN, 01631 565666
Restaurant with a superb view over the bay in a modern setting serving fresh seafood.
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OBAN, 01631 569900
Award winning restaurant offering a varied selection. The 'Early Bird' menu, served up to 6.30 p.m. is great value for money. Website »


OBAN, 01631 562087
This splendid, formal restaurant offers superb food in an up-market setting.
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OBAN, 01631 563628
Busy Italian restaurant on the south pier.
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Connel, by OBAN 01631 710666
A super little Inn with sea views near Connel Bridge, serving good value food.
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Appin, 01631 730186
An atmospheric traditional inn serving the best steaks in the area.
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Appin, 01631 730302
Great food and a lovely 15 minute scenic drive from Ardtorna.
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Oban, 01631 564899
This small restaurant is run by 2 passionate owners. It takes its name from the loch where it was originally located. Ingredients from the Scottish land and lochs underpin dishes that are carefully cooked, full of flavour and classically based with a subtle modernity.
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