Nightlife

Pub in Port Askaig

Ballygrant Inn

If you're serious about whisky, you'll want to stop by this attractive bar to try one of its 700-plus malts. Though customer service can vary, the owners have a deep knowledge of local whisky and can guide your sele…
Pub in Port Charlotte

An Tígh Seinnse

In Portnahaven, near where the seals bask on the rocks, this cosy little pub turns out some decent food (noon to 8pm Friday to Tuesday, to 4pm Wednesday and Thursday), and is a convivial spot for a drink without whi…
Bar in Campbeltown

Ardshiel Hotel

This friendly hotel has one of Scotland's best whisky bars, the perfect place to learn more about the Campbeltown distilling tradition and to taste the local malts. With over 700 whiskies to choose from, it's not a …
Pub in Bowmore

Lochside Hotel

One of Islay's key whisky bars, Lochside Hotel has a fine selection of local malts and a good atmosphere, with locals rubbing shoulders with distillery tourists looking for a taste of a hard-to-find dram. It also do…