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Macphunn’s Bar and Bistro

The traditional cosy bar and adjoining bistro both with log fires where you can enjoy local ales, good wines, and eat from the a la carte menu. Cask Ales, often from Fyne Ales, and a generous range of malt whiskies are stocked here. Wonderful views over the Loch Fyne are enjoyed from the bar and outside seating areas.

We serve lunches between 12.00 & 2.30 and evening meals between 6.00 and 8.30. Great coffee served all day.

McPhunn’s Bar is named after half hung Archie MacPhunn, the story goes…

Some centuries ago MacPhunn of Drip, a local laird of ancient lineage, fell on evil times and took to stealing sheep.

For this he was carried off to Inveraray and hanged and his widow invited to come and collect his corpse. Half way across Loch Fyne she thought she saw him move and, mixing some of her own milk (she was nursing a baby) with some whisky, forced it between his lips. At this MacPhunn sat up and, not long after, landed as good as new at the cairn which bears his name a few hundred yards from The Creggans Inn. By law he could not be hanged twice and so he lived happily for many more years and now lies buried in Strachur churchyard.
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