The Cairnbaan Hotel hotel is located at Lock 5 on the Crinan Canal. The hotel was originally built some 200 years ago to serve the fishermen and steam puffers traveling along the Crinan Canal. There is a nautical feel to the hotel restaurant where the emphasis is on cooking and serving fresh caught West Coast seafood as well as traditional and contemporary Scottish fare. The Cairnbaan’s home-made puddings will appeal to hearty seafaring appetites.
Dine in our a la carte restaurant which specialises in the use of fresh local produce – scallops, langoustine and game. or for a more casual meal choose from our bistro menu and dine in the bar or our conservatory. Our local suppliers include the famous Ormsary Estate who supply our beef, tender lamb from Barbreck Farm, wonderful pork from Teritchigan farm and excellent Scottish game stalked by a chap called Winston Churchill. As founder members of ‘The Seafood Trail’ you can be sure to find delicious fish and seafood dishes on our menus.
We have an extensive wine list of fifty bins as well as wines from Bordeaux, which the owner personally purchased En Primeur. They’re available to buy at very reasonable prices.