Sutherland Food & Drink

Great places to eat and drink during your stay in Sutherland.


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Assynt Aromas by Mum & Son, Candle Shop & Secret Tea Garden

Situated about half way along the B869 coastal route, this is a perfect ‘stopping off’ point along this 23 mile single track road. Run by Mum & Son team Helen & Danny. A warm welcome waits at their wee Highland Candle Shop where they produce all their own products, you can relax in the secret tea garden where they serve delicious cakes, clotted cream scones, sandwiches, and hot and cold drinks including their own homemade lemonade. You will find plenty of ideas for presents for friends and family or for yourself. Open seasonally from Easter- mid Oct APRIL / MAY / SEPT / OCT 6 days a week Tues - Sun (closed on Mondays) JUNE / JULY / AUG open 7 days
Tigh na Bruach, Drumbeg, IV27 4NW

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Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku, Lairg, IV27 4HW
Tel: 01971 502231

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The Culkein Store -Jammery and Craft Shop

Family run jam kitchen and craft shop. All preserves and crafts handmade on the premises. Drinks and cakes available.
251 Culkein, Stoer, Lochinver, IV27 4JG
Tel: 07785228182

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Melvich Hotel

The Melvich Hotel is ideally located in the heart of the north coast. For a few days of rest, relaxation, wild country coastline and a warm welcome, you should look no further. The inspiring beauty of our location will be more than enough for any visitor, however this has been enhanced by the thorough upgrading of the hotel and its facilities.
Melvich, by Thurso, KW14 7YJ
Tel: 01641 531 206

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Timespan Heritage Centre

Timespan is a meeting place between our past, our present and our future. Timespan is an award-winning museum and the only public contemporary art gallery in Sutherland. Timespan also houses a cafe, herb garden, geology garden and gift shop. Timespan is also Helmsdale's Visit Scotland Information point.
Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, KW8 6JA
Tel: 01431 821327

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Clynelish Distillery

Clynelish Distillery is located on the A9 at the popular coastal holiday town of Brora, Sutherland, around one hour north of Inverness. With beautiful views of the North Sea and the hills to the north - where the Clynemilton burn runs over seams of gold in the rock. With this water, Clynelish distillery produces a fruity, waxy, slightly smoky single malt.
Clynelish Distillery, Brora, KW9 6LR
Tel: 01408 623000

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The Trawler

We are a popular award winning Take Away fish and chips shop and restaurant also serving European Cuisine.
Main Street, Golspie, KW10 6TG
Tel: 01408 633869

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Royal Marine Hotel

We are a four star 21 bed roomed hotel, situated in the village of Brora. Only 200 yds from the NC500 route, we have a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room. In addition, we have strong links with “Bliss” our local beauty salon, who can provide massages for NC500 cyclists in the hotel.
Golf Road, Brora, KW9 6QS

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Thyme and Plaice

10 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, KW8 6JA

An Cala Cafe

Our Speciality at ancala cafe is home cooked freshly prepared good honest cooking. We offer Breakfasts,Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Evening Meals,as well as our Daily Special board.
An Cala Cafe

Belgrave Arms Hotel

From all day breakfast , lunches, High teas to evening meals , open all year , non residents welcome, large restaurant or dine outside in our garden .
Belgrave Arms Hotel

Ben Loyal Hotel

The small Highland hotel with big Highland hospitality. The dining room in the Ben Loyal Hotel has everything you could look for in a restaurant. Magnificent views of the Kyle of Tongue, Ben Loyal, Ben Hope and the ruin of Castle Varrich, accompanied by wonderful food made using only the best quality, locally sourced produce.
Ben Loyal Hotel

Bervie Stores

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Bervie Stores

Burghfield House

Burghfield House is a fine country house settled in one of the Scottish Highlands' historic cathedral towns. Offering high quality fine dining, and bespoke event hosting, our training restaurant has something for everyone.
Burghfield House

Candle Shop & Secret Tea Garden

OPEN SEASONALLY from April - end Sept. You can find us nestled in the tiny picture postcard hamlet of Drumbeg. Stop by for a browse, we have lots of lovely things for you to smell and eat! OUR OWN - HANDMADE SCENTED CANDLES * LUXURIOUS ORGANIC BODY CARE * GIFT SETS & MORE ..
Candle Shop & Secret Tea Garden

Chez Roux Restaurant

Swathed in miles of unspoiled wilderness, the four-star Inver Lodge & Chez Rouz overlooks the tiny fishing village of Lochinver in the wild Scottish Highlands, with a view of the Western Isles across the loch. Offering wildlife and luxury in equal measure, this is the kind of place where you can spend hours bird watching, fishing or walking and then return to a toasty fire, a Swedish massage and a hearty country feast.
Chez Roux Restaurant

Cocoa Mountain

Simply the finest cocoa and fresh Scottish ingredients, inspired by our extraordinary and beautiful Highland landscape and passion for quality. These unique chocolates are lovingly made by hand and dispatched worldwide - with your choice of ribbon and personal greeting attached.
Cocoa Mountain

Cote Du Nord

Between the mountains and the rugged windswept north coast in a bleak and sparsely populated landscape may seem a surprising place to find a restaurant which relies on what is available just beyond the kitchen door for its menu. Yet if you look closely around there are many local ingredients, some now unfashionable, some now forgotten, which can form the backbone of a contemporary cuisine that is at once connected to the past and deeply rooted in the land.
Cote Du Nord

Crannag Bistro

The Crannag Bistro opened in 2006 offering well prepared, tasty, unpretentious locally sourced food and drink in attractive surroundings. Nestled in the heart of the pretty Kyle-side village of Bonar Bridge, the Crannag offers a true taste of the Northern Highlands and looks forward to welcoming you to this beautiful part of the country.
Crannag Bistro

Dornoch Castle Hotel Restaurant

Whether you want that special candle-lit dinner in the Garden Restaurant which overlooks the formal walled gardens, or a more informal meal in comfortable surroundings in front of the roaring log fire, in the 11ft fireplace which was formerly the Bishop’s kitchen in the 1500’s there is an excellent choice of dishes. This room has been transformed into a comfortable bar and reception and features 15th century stone walls with oak and Caithness slab flooring.
Dornoch Castle Hotel Restaurant

Drumbeg Stores

General grocery shop, fresh fruits & vegetables, fine foods, soft drinks, beers, wines spirits, arts & crafts, home delivery.
Drumbeg Stores

Farr Bay Inn Bar & Restaurant

Family run Inn near Bettyhill offering accommodation and home cooked food. You can choose to sit in the bar or dining area where you will be served fresh, locally sourced, home cooked meals.
Farr Bay Inn Bar & Restaurant

Flossie's

Possibly the smallest shop in the Highlands! Beach Store groceries/cafe on the Clachtoll Beach campsite. Hot/cold snacks and drinks, groceries, off-sales, beach toys, home baking and much more!
Flossie

Golspie Mill

Golspie Mill is one of very few traditional water-powered mills remaining in production in Scotland. Built in 1863 as an estate meal mill, it was fully restored in 1992 and has been producing specialist meals and flours using traditional methods (and renewable energy!) ever since.
Golspie Mill

Halladale Inn

Public House open all year. Food served all day from 11am to 8pm.
Halladale Inn

La Mirage

La Mirage is an ideal place to stop. Serving a wide variety from tea or coffee to succulent steaks, a warm welcome and good food await all our guests.
La Mirage

Living The Dream

Good food, great views, affordable prices Situated in a stunning location beneath Stoerhead Lighthouse the Living the Dream tea van offers freshly prepared food and drink to be enjoyed while watching for whales and dolphin or after your walk to the Old Man of Stoer. Hot rolls, soup, pancakes and homemade cakes are all on offer. Our car park is usually busy so please drive with care and park as requested. We have to close if its really windy.
Living The Dream

Lochinver Larder

Lochinver Larder

Luigi

Luigi is a contemporary & friendly café/restaurant centrally located in the charming coastal northern Scottish town of Dornoch.
Luigi

Mackays

Mackays

Old School Restaurant and Rooms

Offering a great dining experience, a wide range of cuisine which is prepared in house, using locally sourced produce. We offer Home Bakes, Teas, Coffees, Snacks, Lunch and Dinner.
Old School Restaurant and Rooms

Overscaig House Hotel

Overscaig House Hotel

Peet's Restaurant

Finalist in Scottish Hospitality Awards 2016 Peet's prides itself on sumptuous home cooking, generous portions, friendly welcome & stylish ambience in both its evening restaurant & lunchtime cafe.
Peet

Pier Café

Pier Café

S Greenlees & Son

We are an independent butcher shop situated in Lochinver, Sutherland. We sell the very best quality beef, lamb & pork from the highlands. All produce is made on the premises.
S Greenlees & Son

The Albannach

The Albannach

The Anchorage

The Anchorage is a bar/cafe/restaurant in Scourie. We are open all day for food until 8pm at night and the bar further on until 11pm most nights.
The Anchorage

The Bannockburn Inn

The Bannockburn Inn is an ideal meeting place for all ages, or for just that special meal out for two, or just to relax with a freshly ground coffee or a selection of teas. Or perhaps to stay longer for a nice glass of wine, or to sample our malt whiskies, or to enjoy a Real Ale courtesy of the Cairngorm Brewery, with that all-important Mey Selections steak cooked to your liking.
The Bannockburn Inn

The Carnegie Tearoom & Deli

Located on the first floor in the historic and ornate Dornoch court room. A comfortable cafe space serving breakfast, lunches and homemaking. Open 7 days a week.
The Carnegie Tearoom & Deli

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars

We are a newly opened specialist whisky shop in Dornoch. We carry a large selection of Scottish whiskies, gins and other spirits. You can arrange a tasting in the Carnegie Tasting Vault.
The Carnegie Whisky Cellars

The Coffee Bothy

An ethical little cafe. Serving freshly made breakfasts, light launches and options for vegans too. Fantastic selection of home baked cakes including gluten free.
The Coffee Bothy

The Crofters Restaurant

Traditional Scottish Restaurant serving food 9am to 7pm 7 days a week, teas, coffees, fresh homebaking and 3 course meals.
The Crofters Restaurant

The Dornoch Farm Shop

UKs most northerly farm shop and Sutherlands only one! Stocking saladworx fresh produce & dressings, local artisan foods, gluten free, organic & vegetarian foods.
The Dornoch Farm Shop

The Rock Stop

The North West Highlands Geopark visitor centre. The Rock Stop serves tea and coffee and locally baked cakes. Superb views, free WiFi, exhibition. We are Dog friendly.
The Rock Stop

The Shorehouse Seafood Restaurant

Family run restaurant serving seafood meals all day. We specialise in fresh shellfish caught on our own boat. Perfectly located two minutes off the NC500 and for Handa Island. Established 1977.
The Shorehouse Seafood Restaurant

The Spice Route

The Spice Route produces authentic home-cooked Asian food for you to re-heat and enjoy in your cottage or campervan. Open Sun-Fri 10-6pm, we are 3km from the NC500 at Rhiconich.
The Spice Route

Weavers

Weavers is a small Café and 4 Star Gift Shop situated on the top of Scotland. It is well signed and has a fantastic car park.
Weavers

Worth A Look

Worth A Look serves hot and cold snacks and drinks, ice cream and gifts from decorative tiles, canvases, candles, postcards, cards, gifts in a tin and jewellery by Estella Bartlett.
Worth A Look
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