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The Holly Tree Hotel, Kentallen, By Appin, Argyll
Kentallen, near Glencoe, Argyll PA38 4BY
Resident Proprietors: The McFatridge Family

Hollytree Seafood Restaurant

LobsterThe Hotel is renowned for being a special occassion restaurant and supplies some of the best seafood and grills in Scotland. Fresh languastine is landed on the Hotel's own pier daily and lots of other shelfish and seafood is freshly delivered each day by local suppliers. Meats are supplied by local suppliers who are members of the Scottish Beef Club and is always delivered fresh and using only the very best cuts such as fillet and ribeye Scottish beef. We have a Charcoal grill and this is used to ensure that meats and fishes are superbly prepared resulting in a truly exceptional dining experience.

This is our normal menu but obviously occasionally we need to make alterations.
Hotel residents enjoying Dinner, Bed and Breakfast terms are entitled to any first course, any one second course, and either a dessert or cheese, then coffee and petit fours.

As well as the Seafood Restaurant, bar food is served all day in the Captains lounge bar.

Evening Menu
Served from 6.00-9.30pm


To Start

Chicken Liver Pate
Served with Oatcakes, Mixed Leaves and Redcurrant Jelly

Smoked Haddock Chowder
Our Own Delicious recipe of Creamy Leek, Potato and Smoked Haddock Soup with Chives

Soup of the day
Freshly made each Day Served with Crusty Bread and Butter

Moules Mariniere
Local Mussels Steamed with Garlic and White Wine, finished with Cream

Deep Fried Brie
Served with Mixed Leaves, Redcurrant Jelly and a Balsamic Dressing

Warm Smoked Mackerel salad
Local Smoked Mackerel served with Salad Leaves, Sun Blushed Tomatoes and a Balsamic Dressing

Fresh Hebridean Oysters
6 Hebridean Oysters served with Tabasco and Lemon

Whole Loch Linnhe Langoustines
Local Creel Caught Cold Langoustines in their Shells served with Marie Rose Sauce and Lemon

Chargrilled Scallops
Local Plump Scallops served with Coriander Crème Fraiche and Mixed Leaves

Feta Cheese, Red Pesto and Black Olive
Flavoured with Herbs and Served with Mixed Leaves

Scottish Salmon Cake
Homemade Salmon Cake served on a Pool of Thermidor Sauce with Lemon Wedge

Smoked Salmon Salad
Scottish Smoked Salmon served with Mixed Leaves, Capers, Red Onion and Lemon


To Follow

All our main courses are served with Chefs selection of seasonal vegetables and potatoes.

Chargrilled Venison
Prime Cut of Scottish Venison Lightly Chargrilled and served with a Rich Red Wine Jus

Scallops Thermidor
Chargrilled Plump Local Scallops served with a Creamy Mustard Sauce

Chargrilled Ribeye Beef
Prime Ribeye of Beef Cooked to your liking and Accompanied by Garlic butter

Chargrilled Fillet of Beef
Prime Fillet of Beef cooked to your liking and Topped with a Pepper Sauce

Baked Fillet of Sea Bass
Served with Spinach and a Coriander, Chilli and Lemon Butter

Holly Tree Rendezvous of Seafood
A decadent display of Salmon, Mussels, Langoustine, Scallops and Oyster, all served hot with Various Sauces

Cold Seafood Platter
Langoustines, Smoked Salmon and Oysters presented with Marie Rose Sauce and a Fresh Herb Crème Fraiche

Chicken and Haggis
Chargrilled Breast of Chicken Resting on a Bed of MacSweens Haggis Served with a Rich Pepper Sauce

Barbary Duck Breast
Chargrilled Duck breast Cooked Rare Served with Stornoway Black Pudding, Red Cabbage and a Rich Spicy Fruit Glaze

Leek and Toasted Pine Nut Tart
Tasty leek and toasted pine nut tart presented with a side of mango chutney

Fillet of Salmon
Chargrilled Scottish Salmon served with a Thermidor Sauce

Moules Mariniere
Local Mussels Steamed with Garlic and White Wine, Finished with Cream

We often have Daily Specials. Please ask for Today’s Special.


To Finish

Warm Apple and Cinnamon Crepe
With Maple Syrup and Vanilla Ice Cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding
Warm Date Sponge Topped with a Delicious Butterscotch Sauce and Ice Cream

Warm Chocolate Brownie
Served with Vanilla Ice Cream

White Chocolate and Vanilla Cheesecake
Served with Pouring Cream

Homemade Pecan Nut Pie
Our own Special Recipe served with Pouring Cream

Luxury Vanilla Ice Cream

Cheese Plate
Orkney Cheddar, Dunsyre Blue and Brie served with Biscuits, Celery and Grapes

Our dishes may contain nuts or nut traces

Our extensive A La Carte Menu is also often supplemented by Delicious Nightly Specials.


Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars

Egon Ronay Recommended

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The Holly Tree Hotel,
Kentallen, by Appin, Argyll PA38 4BY.
Telephone: (+44/0)1631 740292
Fax: (+44/0)1631 740345

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