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Oban and Lorne in Spring

Spring is the time when nature bursts back into life after the cold dark winter and Argyll is no exception.

Wildlife

In spring the nutrient rich waters off Scotland’s west coast sees the return of sea birds such as puffins, dolphins and porpoises appear in greater numbers, basking sharks arrive towards the end of Spring when the water gets warmer as do regular visitors Minke whales and the odd sighting of Orca. White tailed sea eagles are also seen along the coast of Mull and some other Inner Hebridean islands.

Boat trips run regularly from Oban between Spring and Autumn to explore the waters around Mull and further south to the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool between Scarba and Jura which are hotspots for whales, dolphins and sea eagles.

Flora and Fauna

Argyll and the west coast of Scotland is known for its rich and diverse plant life. Spectacular examples can be seen in the various gardens of Argyll most of which are open to the public such as Ardmaddy Castle Gardens in Oban, Arduaine Garden to the south of Oban and Crarae Gardens just south of Inveraray all of which have superb displays of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and many rare plants from around the world.

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Tuesday 25th July 2017

 

Gressingham Duck with Pea & Carrot Salad £10.50

 

Seabass with Fennel & Tomato £10.50

 

Goats Cheese Hash Brown with Beetroot & Apple £10.50

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Leek & Potato Velouté  £4

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Sorbet £3

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West Coast Seafood Grill with New Potatoes,

Asparagus, Spinach & Lemon Dressing £24

 

Roast Fillet of Halibut with Sweet Potato,

Baby Gem Lettuce & Beetroot £24

 

Argyll Rump of Lamb with Potato Fondant,

Crushed Peas & Heritage Carrots £24

 

Guinea Fowl Supreme with Pomme Puree,

Wilted Spinach & Wild Mushrooms £24

 

Scottish Fillet of Beef with Slow Cooked Shoulder,

Parmentier Potatoes & Asparagus £28

 

Courgette & Red Onion Tarte Tatin

with Scottish Brie £18

 

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Selection of Desserts £9

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Coffee & Petit Fours £3.50

 

Table d’hote £44.00

 

A la Carte – Appetiser £10.50/Soup £4/Sorbet £3/Main £24/

Vegetarian £18/Dessert £9/Coffee & Petit Fours £3.50

 

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