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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“An all day venue also with musical events in the evening and seating outside.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Museum
“It offers everything you need to know to get under Ullapools skin. Housed in a Thomas Telford church.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“about an hour and 40 mins away but very scenic... 548 reviews with 5 stars on TripAdvisor as at today...enough said.... lots of places to sit and enjoy. and many more seafood restaurants and pubs to check out if you prefer...”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“A great place to grab a quick lunch or picnic supplies. Lovely selection of specialty cheeses. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pub
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“ Various evening musical events throughout the week, including Karaoke on a Monday and live music often with traditional Scottish songs.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Stunning artwork on display. Exhibitions run from Easter until October. Really nice wee shop to go alongside for unique treasures from Ullapool. Listed here as Market Street but actually its Argyle Street, next to The Caledonian hotel.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“A great place to watch the boats while enjoying a local pint! If the weather is fine, ask for your pint in a plastic cup and enjoy it outside on the beach wall”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Remember to stock up here (or similar venues on your travels!) before arriving in Lewis/Harris on a Sunday or a late night ferry. All facilities will be shut on the Islands if you arrive at these times. But contact me if provisions are needed. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Orcas, dolphins, sea eagles, and seals are some of the inhabitants of the waters around Ullapool and the summer isles. Beautiful area for a cruise to while away an afternoon.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Knockan Crag is celebrated internationally because of an important geological feature that is known as the Moine Thrust, which was originally identified here. The rocks that can be found both at and around Knockan Crag also serve as an important record of the last three thousand million years of the history of Scotland. Knockan Crag is one of the most important sites that helps us understand how the landscape of Northern Britain was formed. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sports
“Swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium, tennis, court and indoor rock climbing wall. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“The Frigate is on the front and a very good place with good baking and pizzas, good for families.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“A variety of live music acts throughout the year, cosy fire when the nights get chilly, pub quiz, bar meals.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Laundry
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Local Theatre with various performances throughout the year. Everything from Scottish Ballet, Scottish Ballet, stand up comedy, touring theatre, classical music, folk music. Also the venue for festivals and workshops.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Meal Takeaway
“about an hour and 40 mins away but very scenic... 548 reviews with 5 stars on TripAdvisor as at today...enough said.... lots of places to sit and enjoy. and many more seafood restaurants and pubs to check out if you prefer...”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pub
“ Various evening musical events throughout the week, including Karaoke on a Monday and live music often with traditional Scottish songs.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“A great place to watch the boats while enjoying a local pint! If the weather is fine, ask for your pint in a plastic cup and enjoy it outside on the beach wall”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“The Frigate is on the front and a very good place with good baking and pizzas, good for families.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“A variety of live music acts throughout the year, cosy fire when the nights get chilly, pub quiz, bar meals.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Has plentiful and very good food, and is situated on the north side of the village.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
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