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Gourmet Night

 Our special 7 course gourmet delight menu is prepared by our Head Chef Michael Knowles and his team with wine matching by Mike Cottam from Inverarity Wines. Calum Ross, the owner of Loch Melfort Hotel, Mike Cottam and our Head Chef will talk at intervals throughout the meal, describing the food sourcing and how the wine complements each dish.gourmet


2016 Gourmet Nights –

20th February, 12th March,

29th October, 26th November

£135 per person. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.

Stay an extra night at a reduced rate of £40 per person, Bed and Breakfast in a standard room, £45pp in a Superior or £55pp in a suite.

Gourmet dinner only for non-residents is £65 per person.

Read a review from our March 2013 Gourmet Night The Scotsman Review.

Our Gourmet Nights are always extremely popular so booking well in advance is recommended. To join us on any of our Gourmet Nights, call us on
0843 886 0233
or make a booking online.

Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015

VisitScotland - Argyll and The Isles: Food and Drink

VisitScotland – Argyll and The Isles: Food and Drink

Sample Menu

 Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV

Amuse Bouche

Warm Soda Farl, Game Consomme Jelly, Black Pepper Spoon


Beet & Shooter

Locally Shot Game Terrine, Heather Smoked Potato, Medley of Beetroot

Beaujolais Villages, Château de la Pierre


Finders Keepers 

Nettle Tortellini, Roast Silverweed Roots, Douglas Fir Pine Needle Jus, Wood-sorrel, Watercress

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, Le Vele


Bitter Breeze

Gin and Tonic Sorbet Infused with Dandelions


Wild “Chicken” in the Woods

 Roast Crown of Wild Pheasant, Wild Mushrooms, Roast Salsify,

Campillo Gran Reserva Rioja  


Celtic Connections

Celtic Promise, Meadow-sweet and Damson Quince, Foraged Seaweed Biscuits

Cattin Gewurztraminer


The Black Forest  

Warm Dark Chocolate Gateaux, Kirsch Soaked Black Cherries, Cherry Gel,

Cold Chocolate Coulis

Elysium Black Muscat


Chef’s Table

The Chef’s Table menu is an extravaganza of local ingredients including hand foraged wild nettle, wild garlic, blackberries, silverweed roots, wood sorrel and wild raspberries by Head Chef, Michael Knowles. Each course includes a wine to match the dish.

There are two Chef’s Table nights in 2015:

10th October and 31st October

Canapes served at 6:30pm in the lounge, dinner starts at 7pm in the Library


£75 per person including matched wines

Limited to just 10 people per night.


Ardfern Organics Spinach Amuse Bouche

Wild Nettle Cappelletti with Garlic and Pignuts,
Wild Garlic Mustard Pesto, Isle of Mull Vintage Cheddar Crisps

Roast Saddle of Argyll Wild Roe Deer
Pan-fried Wild Mushrooms, Home-grown Rosemary Polenta,
Roast Silverweed Roots, Hand-picked Bramble Jus

Assiette of Wild Raspberries, Raspberry Mousse, Raspberry Sorbet,
Raspberry Snow, Meringue, Wood Sorrel

Freshly Ground Coffee is served in the Cocktail Lounge