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Food and restaurants in Highland Council

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Located right next to the river, this is another of my favs. A converted church, with woodburning stove - it's a great place to go for lunch or dinner on a chilly day! All ingredients are locally sourced. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Shopping - Ladies, Gents, delicatessen & cafe. 15 minute drive from St Trinneans. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Worth checking out their pre-theatre deal, gets busy and worth booking in advance. Walking distance from flat.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bar
“Traditional highland pub & restaurant on the shores of Loch Ness. After eating take a stroll on the pebble beach for breathtaking views. 20 min drive”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
“Upmarket restaurant, can be busy so would recommend booking a table in advance. Walking distance from flat.”
  • 26 locals recommend
English Restaurant
“Check out their pre-theatre deals. Can get busy so worth booking in advance. Walking distance from flat.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Pub
“Johnny Foxes is great for a drink early on or if you like live music head there later in the night. Only a short walk to and from The Loft.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Within a short drive, over on the Duirinish Peninsula, the Three Chimneys is another fine dining venue that Skye has to offer.”
  • 26 locals recommend

Cafes

Clothes Shop
“High end luxury cashmere products for all ages in beautiful buildings.... Johnston’s also offer a free tour of the factory. I enjoy the industrial, historical and traditional manufacturing environment almost as much as finished product or the leisurely lunch in the coffee shop, restaurant.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“This is our favourite spot for a quick lunch. It’s Vegan, Vegetarian, and GF friendly. They make the best bowls of soup and coffee in town. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“A great break from the fish & chips/burger & chips of so many places, this does pizzas and nice snacks and good coffee. It is pronounced 'she-a'.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Logie Farm Steading is a lovely collection of businesses operating from a picturesque steading location. There is a cafe serving good quality savoury and sweet foods, a garden shop, a whisky shop, bookshop, gift shops and an art gallery. There is also a natural play area for children. In the surrounding woodland and grounds you can choose from several country walks that will take you through the gorge of Randolph's Leap-a famous local landmark with an historic tale, and a SSSI (Sites of Special Scientific Interest). www.logie.co.uk/whats-happening/ Instagram: @logiesteading”
  • 19 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Excellent tour guides with passion for the local area. Variety of tours available - bike, 4X4, walking. The Red Deer Centre is well worth a visit. The onsite cafe and gift shop are fabulous!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Best Seafood Restaurant in the area, it worth the drive to Onich. Local clams and mussels”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“You shouldn't leave without having had a wander around the Gardens and a wee visit to the museum. A great day out for all the family, young and old. Great for a morning or afternoon if you fancy a quieter day. The Gasta cafe also host live music most weekends.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“Excellent seafood takeaway, all locally produced. Eat in the covered area whilst enjoying amazing views of Loch Harport and the Cuillin mountains beyond.”
  • 14 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“The Isle of Skye baking company is a wee bit out of Portree but it dose great lunch breads and sweet treats. They have a variety of lovely short breads that are also great as wee gifts. Also if you're a Tea drinker they have a good variety and even some local blends that are very tasty. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“ This bakery is very popular, and there's a reason for that. the food is amazing. The best BLT I have ever tasted. Eat in and take away available.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“You have to visit the bakery for not only their gorgeous breads but also to see the super cute quirky fairy tale buildings!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“This elegant Grade A listed former courthouse, built in 1773, now houses fascinating exhibitions about the historic town of Cromarty, which are FREE to visit. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Visit this artisan bakery early if you want some amazing treats - long ferment bread, hand made viennoiserie, patisserie & savouries to die for but they get scooped up early. Delicious freshly made pizzas & hot rolls served throughout the day in the beautifully built Crannog building next door which overlooks the marina. 40mins drive west from the Old Laundry. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Flora was a Bake off finalist and this is her tiny but beautiful bakery in the gorgeous town of Dunkeld. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Dave the baker is a legend and always has a full stocked bakery with breads, cakes & pies.”
  • 5 locals recommend