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Inver Restaurant

Strathlachlan, STRACHUR, PA27 8BU

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Inver Restaurant is AA Restaurant of the Year for Scotland 2016-2017. The uplifting setting on the shores of Loch Fyne is in itself worth the trip out to this unassuming little restaurant in a whitewashed cottage done out with Scandinavian minimalism and a dose of cool, retro styling. Chef Pam Brunton has done time in the renowned kitchen of foodie-mecca Noma in Copenhagen, so it's no surprise to see on-trend Nordic influences appearing in the food too, where foraged ingredients and some eye-opening combinations combine to great effect. Eclectic influences and a creative mind deliver a knockout starter of chanterelle mushroom soup with seared chicken hearts, smoked egg yolk and baked chervil root. Main course brings a head-to-tail serving of pheasant involving confit leg meat in a richly savoury porridge, blood buns topped with a gamey liver parfait, and pink-roasted breast with cavolo nero and hispi cabbage, bacon fat emulsion and parsley powder. The kitchen also shows its class with fish - marinated mackerel with baked beetroot, oyster emulsion, crispy seaweed and horseradish cream is a medley of superbly balanced, crystal-clear flavours. Baked quince with buttermilk curds, pink peppercorns, rosehip ice cream and shards of meringue makes a lively, textural finish. The details are spot-on too: excellent sourdough bread and butter are made in-house.

Further information

Tel: 01369 860537
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Open/closed

Days closed: Mon-Tue (ex BHs)
Dates closed: Xmas, Jan-Feb
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern Scottish
Chef: Pamela Brunton
Number of seats: 35
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 1
Vegetarian meals available.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.

 

Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £12.50
Sunday lunch: £15.00-£35.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
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A83, at Cairndow take A815. In Strachur right onto A886. After 2m right onto B8000. Restaurant is signed

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