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Top Choice Seafood in Inveraray

Loch Fyne Oyster Bar

The success of this cooperative is such that it now lends its name to dozens of restaurants throughout the UK. But the original is still the best, with salty oysters straight out of the lake, and fabulous salmon dis…
Castle in Inveraray

Inveraray Castle

This visually stunning castle on the north side of town has been the seat of the Dukes of Argyll – chiefs of Clan Campbell – since the 15th century. The 18th-century building, with its fairytale turrets and fake bat…
Museum in Inveraray

Inveraray Jail

At this entertaining interactive tourist attraction you can sit in on a trial, try out a cell and discover the harsh tortures that were meted out to unfortunate prisoners. The attention to detail – including a life-…
Brewery in Inveraray

Fyne Ales

These friendly folk do a great range of craft beers in an attractive modern brewery off the A83. There's a lovely bar-cafe here (with outdoor seating) where you can taste them all: the light, citrussy Jarl is a stan…
Seafood in Inveraray


There's lots to like about this compact restaurant that makes an effort to source sustainable local seafood. There's a fairly light touch from the kitchen, which tends to let the natural flavours shine through, with…
Beer in Inveraray


Held over three days by the Fyne Ales brewery, this has craft beer, quality food stalls and bands. What's not to like?