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This weeks update from Sealife Adventures

April 23, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

“It’s been a really good week for us,our guests and our wildlife. The weather was a bit mixed early on but it has really come good just in time for the Easter weekend. Argyll looking at its springtime best. This week we have seen a good number of porpoise feeding in the tide round the Corryvreckan ...

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Chartroom Bistro – Reopend for Summer 2014

April 14, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Chartroom II Bistro is now fully reopened for summer! Lunch is served between 12pm and 2:30pm and dinner between 6pm and 9pm. In between there is an all day menu served between 10am and 10pm.  Teas, coffees, drinks and homebaking are served throughout the day also. Our Menus have a few new options for 2014 ...

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Ex-servicewoman and Loch Melfort Proprietor Rachel Ross

April 5, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

For those of you who didn’t know, one half of the Loch Melfort Hotels Proprietor team, Rachel Ross, was once one of the youngest majors in the British army and even had a tour of Bosnia. After joining the Royal Logistic Corps in 1996, Rachel quickly rose up the ranks of the food services branch ...

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New All Day and Room Service Menu

April 2, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We have a new tasty all day menu available in our Chartroom II Bistro, or Lounge when the Bistro is closed, between 10am and 10pm. It is also available as room service – perhaps enjoyed on your very own balcony or terrace whilst watching the sunset. Making the most of what the area has to ...

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Walks in Arduaine

March 28, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

With the last few days dry and sunny, Receptionist Vikki made the most of the weather and made it up Beinn Chaorach, opposite the Hotel, to the trig point telephone box. This is a walk we often send our guests on as it offers magnificent views across Asknish Bay and the many islands.

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Argyll and the Isles Leaflet Drop

March 19, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

A new range of attractive and informative leaflets have recently been distributed by Argyll and the Isles Tourism Co-operative. The range of 8 leaflets includes the following titles; World Class Whisky Distilleries, Prehistoric Monuments, Long Distance Walking, Cycling & Kayaking, Medieval Castles, Clan & Clan Seats, Challenging Golf Courses and Heritage Centres & Museums. These will ...

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New Pattern Cutting Courses

March 16, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Guests can now enjoy the charm of Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at Loch Melfort Hotel, with the days spent perfecting or learning a new skill. Along with Bill Baillie’s Photography Workshops, local artist Karen Liversedge, is now running pattern cutting and creative experience workshops from her workshop in nearby Kilmelford.  Karen graduated from London College ...

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WSET Level 1 Wine Award

March 15, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Congratulations to James Strachan, our newly appointed Supervisor, on his score of 87% and subsequent Pass for the WSET Level 1 Award in Wine. Taken in conjunction with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, James is now in a better position to  help guests in selecting the best wine to match each dish in our ...

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March Gourmet Night Menu

March 7, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

The menu and accompanying wines for March 22nd Gourmet Night is now available; Canapés Castillo Perelada Cava Reserva NV, Spain Duck Home-cured Duck Breast, Parmesan Crisp, Rocket Jell, Pine Nut Panna Cotta Chorey les Beaune, Roche de Bellene, France Mackerel Hay-smoked Mackerel Fillet, Pickled Lemons, Crisp Red Onion Seifried Riesling, New Zealand Apple Sorbet Lamb ...

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Busy in the Kitchen

February 21, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Today, Head Chef Peter Carr is busy working on the next Table d’hôte and A la carte menus for Asknish Bay Restaurant. He will also be finalising the Gourmet Night menu for 22nd March and the Chartroom Bistro menu for the reopening at the end of March. In keeping with our ‘Taste our Best’ awarding ...

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