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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bar
“Delicious food and huge whisky selection in lovely surrounding in the heart of the village.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A friendly local bistro offering a good range of meals and saefood as well as coffees and scones during the day.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Very popular with locals who welcome visitors and some are on hand to give you many an Islay tale, run by Yvonne and her bar staff who are always very welcoming. In the summer months there is sometimes live music. Good friendly atmosphere.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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Transit Station
  • 1 local recommends
Convenience Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“Known locally as Torries, it has everything you should need, and more. A very traditional shop (some say 'old fashioned' I say TRADITIONAL) not many left, Well done James, Mary and Janette, if in Port Ellen a 'must visit'.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“A great place for the kids to keep themselves amused with pool, computers, discos' etc. Hot/cold food and drinks available”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
Point of Interest
“Corryvrechan Whirlpool, dolphins, sea eagles, deer, otters, fab scenery, fishing.”
  • 1 local recommends
Liquor Store
  • 1 local recommends