With 37 restaurants stretching across the country, for many Loch Fyne is the easiest way to get their fish fix. Born out of an oyster farm off of the eponymous body of water (on the west coast of
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Starters consumed it was onto our mains, and my partner getting her mussels fix. My daughter and I went for a pair of meals 'from the land', with my main being an Aberdeen Angus burger and my daughter having the sausage and mash. The meals were certainly hearty, with my partner having a very large container of mussels to consume, my burger being a satisfyingly hefty patty of beef, and my daughter having enough sausages so that there was enough for me to try once she had eaten her fill. The mussels were good, almost up to the standard of those found at a coastal restaurant, while the burger was juicy and flavoursome. The mains were almost enough to fill us up, but there was just enough room for one last course.
Finally it came to the dessert and a fight over who would have the scrumptious-sounding hot and cold chocolate ashet (hot chocolate fondant, chocolate marquise, chocolate ice cream and lemon zest raspberries - chocolate heaven). Unsurprisingly I lost and so had the runner-up prize of the glazed Clementine tart. The ashet was outstanding, with each component complementing each other whilst remaining distinctive. We hadn't come across this dessert before so it made for an even more enjoyable treat. The Clementine tart was also very good, the right side of sharp to make it a lip-smacking finale to my meal.
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