Black Castle Restaurant

Fresh. Local. Traditional. Delicious.

Our chef John Larkins regularly changes our menu as and when needed to ensure that our food is of the best quality and is as fresh as possible.

Everything you see is locally sourced by local Farmers & Fishermen, ensuring that you experience the best produce in Argyll.

We politely request that you make us aware of any dietary requirements.

Our dinner menu includes three courses and a dram from our Tantalus for £49.00 per person. Simply ask a member of staff for Today’s Special Dishes.

Please note, the restaurant is closed on Sundays.


  • Chicken Liver Parfait
    Madeira Port Wine, Beetroot, Apple & Red Onion Chutney
    Served with Scottish Oatcakes
  • Haggis, Neaps & Tatties
    Served with a Whisky Cream Sauce
  • Loch Linnhe Smoked Salmon
    Caper Berries, Arran Cream & Avocado with a Lemon and Dill Olive Oil Dressing
    Served with Rye Bread
  • Traditional Scottish Lentil Soup
    Served with Warm Crusty Bread & Butter


  • Local Succulent Venison & Juniper Stew
    Served with Truffle Oil, Roasted Sweet Potato, Pomme Puree and a Medley of Seasonal Vegetables
  • Pan Fried Loch Linnhe Salmon
    Served on Colcannon and dressed in an Arran Grain Mustard Sauce
  • Roasted Vegetable Pasta, Piccolo Tomato & Parmesan
    Served with Warm Crusty Bread & Garlic
  • Argyll Pork
    Sourced locally from Outdoor Pigs with Shallot, Garlic, Dijon and a Sage & Butter Emulsion, Served with Sauté Potatoes
  • Tournedos Rossini (Surcharge £15.00)
    Fillet Steak pan fried in Butter, served on a Crouton topped with Chicken Liver Pâté and finished with a Madeira Demi-Glace Sauce


  • Cranachan
    A Traditional Scottish Dessert made with Toasted Oats, Heather Honey, Whisky, Raspberries & Cream
  • Tarte Tatin
    Dark and Sticky Caramel Sweet Apples & Crisp Pastry
  • Trio of Ice Cream
  • Scottish Cheese Board for Two (Surcharge £15.00)
    A selection of local cheeses served with a Red Onion Chutney, Crusty Bread, Crackers & Oatcake

Other Dining Options

BreakfastAfternoon Tea, Barcaldine Castle
Find out what our tasty Scottish Breakfast menu has to offer.

Served 7:45–9am, our Breakfast dishes also boast a full Scottish Vegetation Breakfast option and promises to give guests all the energy they need for a day of exploring Oban and Argyll.

Afternoon Tea
Why not indulge yourself in a scrumptious and charming Afternoon Tea treat next to our roaring fires?

Book now for only £21pp.

To read more about the history of Haggis, Tournedos Rossini and Tarte Tatin, head over to our blog post.