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Meet the Chef

Hi my name is Mike and I’m the head chef at Loch Melfort Hotel in Arduaine. I’ve been head chef at the Hotel for just over a year and I was Sous chef here before that so I know the place very well. I live in Oban with my lovely wife Morven and beautiful baby ...

Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe – Oban Times

Loch Melfort Hotel head chef Mike Knowles knows just how popular his sticky toffee pudding is. Here’s his recipe as printed in the Oban Times.

New House Ale & Lager

July 2, 2015 by Alison Norfolk

ANOTHER FIRST FOR LOCH MELFORT HOTEL!! After months of research, sampling and negotiation, Calum has secured the agreement of Belhaven Brewery to supply two new beers to our Chartroom II Bistro. Loch Melfort Ale is a creamy but light export and Chartroom II Lager is a refreshing light beer. Both great pints and 4% alc ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

Here is a picture of two of our local Sea Eagles, all spring they have given us great fly pasts or have looked down on us from vantage points on the hill. These two have again successfully bred with a big strong chick, they are excellent parents and one at least is always around the ...

Bentley Car Club

May 15, 2015 by Alison Norfolk

  Following on from the Rolls Royces, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th May saw 16 members of a Bentley car club stay. During the two days, they visited Ardkinglas Garden, Dunstaffnage Castle and were met by the Duke of Argyll at Inveraray Castle.  

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Rolls Royce Car Club

May 15, 2015 by Alison Norfolk

You are never too young to appreciate the joy of motoring! This weekend we have been privileged to host the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Car Club. With 47 guests and around 20 cars, it was quite a sight! A great place to park outside the hotel and plenty of lovely winding Scottish roads on the doorstep ...

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Homemade Ice Cream and Sorbets

April 30, 2015 by Alison Norfolk

Our Chartroom II Bistro now has pots of homemade ice creams and sorbets for sale. Choose from Clotted Cream, Chocolate Fudge, Honeycomb or Raspberry Ice Cream or Raspberry, Blackberry, Passion Fruit or Bramley Apple Sorbet. Perfect on a hot day!              

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The Hiking Song – Islands of Scotland

April 23, 2015 by Alison Norfolk

With Oban known as the gateway to the Isles, Loch Melfort is in a perfect position to act as a stop off before visiting a good number of islands. One of our current guests learnt the below song as a child and has always wanted to visit all of the 15 islands listed. Our Reception ...

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Thank you from Angela

April 14, 2015 by Alison Norfolk

We celebrated Receptionist Angela Milton’s retirement, after 46 years service, on Sunday with a surprise get together of friends, colleagues and ex colleagues. We were inundated with  with messages of good wishes which we were inundated with from guests and staff, which brought back many memories for Angela – thank you to everyone who took ...

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5 Great… Wildlife

April 4, 2015 by Alison Norfolk

Scotland is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Being by the the sea, and with a coastline longer than France’s, Argyll is a great place to spot sea wildlife you may not see elsewhere.  1. Golden and Sea Eagles: The golden Eagle is the UK’s 2nd largest bird of prey with a wingspan of 2 ...

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