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Seafood in Crinan Canal

Westward

This fine-dining restaurant at the Crinan Hotel offers gourmet dinners featuring local seafood. The multicourse menu changes monthly and offers choices within a table d'hôte structure. On summer weekends you can als…
Pub Food in Crinan Canal

Crinan Seafood Bar

Situated in the Crinan Hotel, this bistro and bar has an appropriately nautical, old-fashioned feel. The menu includes excellent local mussels with white wine and garlic. It's open year-round, though the winter open…
Nature Centre in Crinan Canal

Heart of Argyll Wildlife Organisation

This nature centre near the Knapdale beaver project has regular wildlife walks and events; check the website. Drop by the centre for advice on wildlife-spotting; the Knapdale Woods here are great for strolling. One …
Cafe in Crinan Canal

Crinan Coffee Shop

On the western side of the canal basin, this coffee shop – run as part of the Crinan Hotel – has great home-baked cakes and scones as well as filled rolls and some hot food. The outdoor canalside tables are lovely o…