The Cristal, Mar Hall

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The Cristal, Mar Hall
Mar Hall, Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton, PA7 5NW
  • Telephone 0141 812 9999
  • Bar open Mon–Sun noon–4pm. Bar open to non-residents for lunches from 12–2pm
  • Food served Mon–Sun 7–10pm
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Overlooked by the Kilpatrick Hills, the manorial gothic splendour of the exclusive Mar Hall hotel dominates its riverfront location by the Erskine Bridge. Built in the mid-1800s, and having spent most of the 20th century housing the Erskine hospital, it underwent a £15m transformation into a luxury hotel in 2004. The Cristal is the hotel's fine dining restaurant, located in a luxurious wood-panelled room, with oversized windows and artwork by leading colourist Archie Forrest. The contemporary elegance of the room is reflected in executive chef Eric Avenier's cooking style - modern French with a Scottish twist.

  • Private dining: 20–160 (7 rooms available)
  • No. overnight rooms: 53
  • Provides: Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access
  • Music on stereo: Easy listening/Jazz
  • Capacity: 50
  • Largest group: 10
  • Open since: 2004
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 12
  • House wine: £22.50 per bottle