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Specials Board

Oysters natural £2.00 each with malt whisky £3.00 each

Smoked salmon £11.25

Smoked Venison with whisky and redcurrant sauce £12.95

Smoked Beef with Wasabi Mayo £12.95

Sliced Smoked Duck breast with Beetroot chutney £12.95

Haggis balls deep fried in a crispy batter and served with a tangy sauce  £8.95


Lambs Liver and Bacon Casserole with red wine £12.50

Springbok fillet £26.50

Kangaroo Fillet £21.50

Ostrich fillet £21.50

Crocodile fillet £24.50

Wild Boar haunch steak £17.50

Wildebeest haunch steak £26.50

Reindeer Steak £26.50

Zebra fillet steak  £24.50

The above four dishes are served with vegetables and either chips or potatoes

Duck breast with raspberry sauce (cooked pink) £18.50
served with vegetables and chips or potatoes

Pigeon breast cooked pink with red wine and thyme sauce £18.95
served with vegetables and chips or potatoes

Guinea Fowl or Pheasant with a cider and apple sauce £18.95
served with vegetables and chips or potatoes

Monkfish, with lemon, cream and chive sauce £17.50
served with vegetables and chips or potatoes

Monkfish, with ginger prawns £18.50
served with vegetables and chips or potatoes

Smoked Scallops with basil and lemon dressing £23.95
served with vegetables and chips or potatoes

Thai Green chicken curry (very, very hot) £12.50
served with basmati rice. Chips £3.00 extra

Authentic curries:  Korma, Rogan Josh, madras or Jalfrezi served with rice, chips £3.00 extra: choose from

Beef £12.95, Venison £12.95, Lamb £14.95

Kerari scallops (citrus but very hot) £18.95
served with basmati rice. Chips £3.00 extra. (can be made mild on request).

Chicken chasni (medium) £11.95 served with rice, chips £3.00 extra

Japanese torpedo prawns served with sweet chilli sauce £14.50
served with side salad.  Chips £3.00 extra

 Hot Oak Smoked Salmon salad £16.95. Chips £2.50 extra

Islay venison steaks marinated in red wine and port, cooked to taste £17.50
served with vegetables and either mash and boiled OR chips (in season)


Diet’s Disaster £5.50 (crushed meringue with fruit and chocolate sauce)

Sticky Toffee Puddings with fudge sauce £5.50

The above dishes are subject to seasonal variations and availability

Tea £1.50  We have a selection of coffees which are served in the lounge bar and after your meal you are welcome to take your coffee in the lounge or at the table as you prefer.

  • “We were more than pleased with the menu, always varied, always top quality and the service excellent.”... More
  • “It is certainly one of Islay's Jewels. So thanks to you all and it will be our pleasure to return next time we visit.”... More
  • “What a find ... from the outside this hotel looks uninteresting, but what a revelation when you walk over the door... wonderful!”... More
  • “The reception from Peter, the owner, is friendly, warm and welcoming as are the rest of the staff who served us.”... More
  • “The food was quite superb... fish and chicken goujons were both superb and the presentation was a work of edible art and tasted second-to-non.”... More
  • “Bowmore Hotel is one of the best hotels on the Hebridean island of Islay. The staff could not be more friendly and are very knowledgeable.”... More
  • “I very much recommend the Bowmore for a restful holiday and whiskey tasting.”... More
  • “The rooms are of good quality. the bar is great. and the staff and food are second to none.”... More
  • “The Bowmore Hotel is such a friendly place with great food and a fine selection of the local Islay single malt whiskies!”... More
  • “Every request and question was met with genuine interest and a desire to satisfy. Every member of staff was a credit to the team at the hotel.”... More
  • “My overall summary is that 'the staff' display an authentic interest in their guests and go out of their way to make you feel welcome.”... More

The Jewel of Islay

The Bowmore Hotel is more than just a hotel. It’s a hospitality experience. A guest at Bowmore can expect a unique experience; where you can relax in good company, enjoy good food & drink, see live music in comfortable surroundings or explore the island and discover unrivaled beauty.