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58 John Street, Dunoon PA23 8BJ, Scotland
+44 1369 703991
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon tart” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
“focaccia” (3 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 John Street, Dunoon PA23 8BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here this evening - spaghetti marinara. Delicious! Great ambiance, good service. Authentic Italian, very tasty, value for money, will be going again. Small and intimate, slightly quirky, relaxed with good service

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank O2669JXkarens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a while since we last visited. Lovely welcome and relaxed atmosphere. Mainly Italian theme with the menu. Struggled to chose a starter to many interesting options. We both had different brusheta both lovely and light. Red pesto chicken amazing. Prices reasonable wine selection excellent...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MaggieC646
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

We visited this beautiful restaurant while staying in Dunoon for a week and it was the highlight of the holiday. The restaurant is just off the main street and when you enter you are made to feel very welcome and taken to the waiting area...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jpm74
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We have been around 4 times now always visit when we come to this part of Scotland and always drive around an hour to do so. Absolutely excellent food as always, and excellent service cant fault it at all. If you haven't visited its a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hl05
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had a friend over from Ireland for the weekend and went here for dinner, the food was excellent and the service was just as good, the only thing that let this fine restaurant down was the lack of background music, in a small restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I read a recent negative review which proved quite informative. They'd ordered bread followed by bread then complained it was too bready. Armed with this I ordered the flatbread focaccia starter and had a pasta dish for main. The portions are generous the food fresh...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MichaelACox
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Visited based on the reviews, maybe it wasn’t to our taste. We sat in a lounge area for some time before being seated and a few others came straight in and were shown to a table. Had the focaccia starter which was just a pizza...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank N8937DTdavidf
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Really, really loved this restraunt. Delicious food in a comfortable environment. Mushroom Parmigano to die for! Can't wait to bring the whole family back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ZoddieD
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Myself and my partner went a day trip to Benmore Botanic Gardens, and decided to stop off in Dunoon for dinner before getting the ferry back home. We didn't book (but recommend you do), the lady serving was friendly and explained the menu well to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tan1957
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Book it ,well worth a visit,thoroughly enjoyed the meal ,would visit more often if this side of the Clyde

Date of visit: August 2018
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Questions & Answers
28 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from David_CP5246BR | Reviewed this property |
At least 25.
Gillian W
28 April 2018|
Response from mosers1 |
Phone them and ask them, they are very helpful the chef will cater for the member of the group.
10 April 2018|
Response from David_CP5246BR | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. The staff are so helpful and friendly I would give them a call and see.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 John Street, Dunoon PA23 8BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 703991
  • E-mail
Livingstones is a family friendly modern Italian Trattoria serving pastas risottos grilled steaks fish & poultry.We are more than happy to cater for all your dietary allergy or dislike requirements.We also offer our Livingstones To Go menu which can be pre-ordered and ready for your timed collection....Buon Appetito!!!
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