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A traditional whiskey bar by the water

Time to wet your whistle? We’re sure we can create your perfect mix. Kames Hotel isn’t just accommodation but a place you can unwind, take a weight off and live in the moment. Plan your visit to our little bar in Tighnabruaich today.

Open from 3pm until late

Serving Scotland’s finest whiskeys

43 gin flavours to choose from

Intimate, traditional bar

This way to your new favourite whiskey bar… 

If you’re looking to experience true Scotland, our bar in itself is definitely worth a visit! We enjoy sampling and collecting alcohol from the local area and from creators across the globe, which now sees us boast an enviable selection of whisky, craft gin, local ales, wines, spirits and liqueurs.  


We have a huge range of 56 Single Malts and counting, so whether you are an expert or new to whiskey tasting, we’ll be the perfect hosts to help you continue or start your journey. Of course, we haven't forgotten our gin drinkers either, and we currently serve 43 types of gin, available in an array of flavours. After an activity-filled day there is no better place for you to relax and unwind than the Kames Hotel bar; we look forward to enjoying a dram with you.

The bar is currently open from 3pm until late Mon-Thursday (Meals served 5.30- 8.30pm), and from 12 Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Meals served 12-2.30pm and 5.30- 8.30pm) 


Please note that whilst we carry the below stock, due to suppliers we can't guarantee that we will have every item listed at the time of your stay. 

Our Single Malts by Region:
  • Glen Scotia 15 year

  • Hazelburn 10 year

  • Longrow Peated Single Malt

  • Glen Scotia 15 year

  • Hazelburn 10 year

  • Kilkerran 12 year

  • The Ardmore Legacy Highland 

  • Arran Amarone Cask Finish 

  • Arran 10 year 

  • Arran 18 year 

  • Arran 21 year 

  • Arran 25 year 

  • The Balvenie Doublewood 12 year

  • Clynelish 14 year

  • Cu Bocan Signature Tomatin

  • Dalmore 12 year

  • Edradour 2008 12 year

  • Edradour Distillery Edition 10 year

  • Glengoyne 30 year

  • Glengoyne 25 year

  • Glengoyne 21 year

  • Glengoyne 18 year

Whisky map
  • Glengoyne 12 year

  • Glengoyne 10 year

  • Glenmorangie

  • Highland Park 12 year

  • Loch Lomond Inchmurrin 12 year

  • Loch Lomond Inchmoan 12 year

  • Longrow Peated

  • The Macallan 12 year

  • The Macallan 15 year

  • The Macallan 18 year

  • Oban 14 year

  • Old Pulteney 12 year

  • Talisker Skye 

  • Tullibardine 500

  • Tullibardine 15 year

  • Glenfairn Islay

  • Bowmore 12 year 

  • Bunnahabhain Small Batch 12 year

  • Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

  • Bruichladdich Port Charlotte 10 year

  • Caol Ila 12 year

  • Kilchoman Machir Bay

  • Lagavulin 16 year

  • The Red Cask Company 15 year

  • Auchentoshan American Oak 

  • Cu Bocan Signature Tomatin

  • Daftmill Winter Batch Release 2008 (Limited to 6000 bottles) 

  • Douglas Laing’s Scallywag

  • Aberlour A’Bunadh Speyside 

  • Aberlour 17 year Speyside Single Cask Edition 

  • Aberlour 13 year Speyside Single Cask Edition 

  • Aultmore of Foggie Moss 12 year Speyside 

  • Tamdhu 12 year

  • The Balvenie American Oak 12 year 

  • Cardhu 12 year

  • Glenfiddich 12 year

  • Glen Moray

  • Glen Keith Distillery Edition

  • The GlenLivet Founders Reserve 

  • Miltonduff 10 year (Gordon and MacPhail)

  • Speyburn Bradan Orach

Our Blended Whiskies:
  • Canadian Club

  • Connemara

  • Douglas Laing’s Big Peat

  • The Famous Grouse

  • Jameson

  • Mackinlay’s Shackleton

Glass of whisky
  • Ableforth’s Bathtub 

  • Barra Atlantic

  • Beefeater London Pink Strawberry

  • Beinn an Tuirc Kintyre Botanical 

  • Black Mountains Botanicals Hill Billy Red

  • Black Mountains Botanicals Hill Billy Dry

  • Boe Scottish

  • Boe Superior

  • Boe Spiced Orange

  • Boe Passionfruit

  • Boe Apple & Lime

  • Boe Violet

  • Bombay Sapphire Dry

  • The Botanist, Islay Dry

  • Brockmans Premium

  • Caorunn Raspberry

  • Caorunn Small Batch

  • Edinburgh Gin Company Navy Strength Cannonball

  • Edinburgh Gin Company Orange Blossom and Mandarin

  • Edinburgh Gin Company Rhubarb & Ginger

  • Glasgow Gin

  • Appleton Estate Rare Blended

  • Bacardi White 

  • Captain Morgan Spiced Gold

  • Chairman’s Reserve Spiced Original

  • The Kraken Black Spiced

  • Lamb’s Navy

  • Old Vatted Demerara

  • Skipper Dark

  • Watson’s Trawler 

  • Wood’s Old Navy

  • Gordon’s Dry

  • Gordon’s Pink

  • Gordon’s Sicilian Lemon

  • Gordon’s Sloe

  • Gordon Castle

  • Hendrick’s

  • Hendrick’s Lunar

  • Isle of Bute Heather

  • Isle of Bute Oaked 

  • Kopparberg Strawberry & Lime

  • London Hill Premium Pink Gin

  • North Uist Downpour Dry

  • North Uist Downpour Sloe & Bramble 

  • No 3 London Dry Berry Brothers & Rudd 

  • ​Persie Labrador Gin

  • Porter’s Gin

  • Rock Rose Original

  • Roku (Japanese)

  • Tanqueray

  • Whitley Neil Original

  • Whitley Neill Parma Violet

  • Whitley Neill Rhubarb & Ginger

  • Absolut Blue

  • Grey Goose

  • Smirnoff

  • Harvey’s Bristol Cream

  • Oloroso

  • Tio Pepe

Liqueurs & Other Spirits:
  • Antica Sambuca

  • Antica Sambuca Liquorice

  • Archers Peach Schnapps 

  • Baileys

  • Bols Blue Curacao

  • Bols Strawberry

  • Campari

  • Creme de Cassis 

  • Cointreau

  • Courvoisier cognac

  • Cazcabel Tequila Blanco

  • Disaronno

  • Drambuie

  • Frangelico

  • Glayva Liqueur

  • Graham’s 10 year Tawny Port

  • Grand Marnier

  • Jack Daniels

  • Jagermeister

  • Jose Cuervo Especial Gold

  • Malibu

  • Martini

  • Martell VS Cognac

  • Pallini

  • Perno

  • Pimms

  • Sourz Cherry

  • Sourz Mango

  • Tia Maria

  • Three Barrels Old French Brandy

Wine List

Celebrating a special occasion? We can arrange for a bottle to be in your room on arrival. Contact us for more information.

Please note that whilst we carry the above stock, due to suppliers we can't guarantee that we will have every item listed at the time of your stay.

White Wines:

Valdemoro Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)

Aromas of citrus fruit and peach. The palate is young, fresh and fruity with vibrant acidity and a delicate finish.


Botter Pinot Grigio (Italy)

Fresh Pinot Grigio with good weight and balance. Stone fruit characters and hints of white flowers are present.


Valdemoro Chardonnay (Chile)

Light Melon and stone fruit flavours with the faintest touch of soft oak.


The Peach Chenin / Viognier (South Africa)

Rich Golden Colour, peaches, honey and almond on the nose and palate. Viognier adds lovely ripe peach flavour to the nose, Chenin gives the fullness and mouth feel. A full ripe wine that finishes with fine length and lingering aftertaste on the palate.


Picpoul Terret Cotes De Thau (France)

A dry white with a light, delicate style. Fresh fruit, floral aromas leading in to a refreshing palate.


Dom Ramos Rioja Blanco (Spain)

Made from 100% unoaked Viura, this is a young, clean, crisp, fresh Rioja Blanco. Hints of white flowers and pear drops, backed with good, racy acidity.


Boundary Hut Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand)

A nose full of ripe capsicums, gooseberries and lime followed by flinty notes of tomato leaf. A round but crisp palate with a nice backbone of acidity.


Sillages Alberino (France)

Delicious mouthwatering aromas of peach, apple, lime and apricot follow through into a zingy fruitiness on the palate with spices and vanilla to finish.


Chablis Domaine Du Colombier (France)

A pure and authentic wine vinified and aged in stainless steel tanks to retain all its freshness and mineral character.


Rose Wines:

Valdermoro Cabernet Rose (Chile)

Delightful flavours of berries and cherries with a fresh, crisp finish.


Villa Molino Pinot Grigio Blush (Italy)

Unique pale-copper colour ; aromatic with delicate citrus notes ; crisp and refreshing on the palate.


Chemin De Provence Rose (France)

Pale rose in colour, with a nose full of red fruits with a hint of guava. A fresh clean palate emphasises ripe strawberries and perfectly balanced acidity.


Red Wines:

Avenda Merlot (Chile)

Jammy, fruit-driven Merlot, silky smooth and easy drinking.


Jocobite Ridge Shiraz (Australia)

Rich, savoury Shiraz with Dark Chocolate, cinnamon and white pepper on the finish.


Voldermoro Carmenere (Chile)

Blackberries, cherries and a hint of green pepper. Medium bodied with a smooth finish.


Caleo Montepulciano (Italy)

This well-known Italian grape variety produces a rich red wine with spicy fruit and firm tannins.


Franschhoek Cellar The Churchyard Cabernet Sauvignon (South Africa)

Well structured wine with wonderful red berry and blackcurrant aromas and flavours. Classic in style with a well rounded palate and a firm finish.


Always on Friday Pinot Noir (Portugal)

A remarkable and rare example of Pinot Noir from Portugal, this has the berry perfume typical of the grape and smooth silky palate, finishing clean and fresh.


Dom Ramos Rioja Crianza (Spain)

A classy crianza with cherries, red berries, vanilla and lucious tannins. Aromas of ripe red berries on the nose with hints of vanilla and soft spices in the finish.


Goyenechea Malbec (Argentina)

Plum Red in colour. A delicate nose with dry fruits, walnuts and light spices. On the palate, soft and fruity with little tannin and a blackberry flavour.


Domini Veneti Appassimento

Aromas of vanilla and cherry. Full bodied and round with soft tannins. Deliciously fruity, produced using mainly the Corvina grape, could this be a baby Amarone?


Cotes Du Rhone Parcelles Quiot (France)

A blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, this is serious Cote Du Rhone, full flavoured and delicious!


Sichel Margaux (France)

Delicate Blackcurrant and blackberry flavours with touches of oak on the nose and on the palate the wine exhibits elegance and finesse.


Casalforte Amarone De La Valpolicella (Italy)

Spicy, fruity flavour with hints of oak, black cherry, cinnamon, dried cranberries and chocolate.



Dogarina Prosecco 20cl (Italy)

Wonderfully refreshing fizz soft, dry and fruity with lots of lively bubbles.


Villa Mura Prosecco Doc (Italy)

This lovely Pinot Noir Rose is fresh and fruity with flavours of cherries & Raspberries and a crisp clean finish.


Chimere Brut Champagne NV (France)

Light and delicate bubbles. Expressive fruit and white flowers aromas, with an elegant and long finish.


Oakham lake view
...a super smart bar / restaurant.

Smashing room and smashing place. Very well decorated and a super smart bar / restaurant. Very welcoming to dogs … extra fine view across wild waters in the sun. Thank you to the hard-working staff.

Dave T, Tripadvisor

Oakham outside sitting
Celebrating a special occasion? The Kames Hotel team can even arrange a bottle to be in your room on arrival.

Call 01700 811489
now to discuss.


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