Food & Drink

Once you’ve tasted Wester Ross you wont want to go home.


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The Seaforth Fish and Chip Shop

Situated in Ullapool, a beautiful fishing village in the Highlands of Scotland. Our Seaforth Fish and Chip Shop offers locals and visitors the opportunity to relax whilst taking in the atmosphere of our beautiful village. Our awarding winning battered Fish and Hand Cut Chips is always a favourite. Over the years we have gained a world class reputation for our exceptional quality Fish and Chips. Why not complete your trip to Ullapool by first stopping off at The Seaforth Fish and Chip Shop. We look forward to welcoming you.
Quay Street, Ullapool, IV26 2UE
Tel: 01854 613756

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Applecross Smokehouse

Applecross Smokehouse is situated on the North Coast road of the beautiful Applecross Peninsula at Kenmore, overlooking Loch Torridon and the Torridon Mountains. In the smokehouse the products are marinaded to their own well proven recipe and smoked using whisky soaked oak shavings, ensuring they consistently produce outstanding smoked products with a distinctive and unique flavour.
Tigh a Chracaich, Near Applecross, IV54 8XH
Tel: 01520 755367

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Carron Restaurant

Family run restaurant situated by the beautiful Inverness-Kyle line, an ideal stop from Inverness - Kyle or on the NC 5OO.
Cam-Allt, Strathcarron, IV54 8YX
Tel: 01520 722488

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Applecross Brewing Company

Applecross Brewing Company is a local croft brewery at the foot of the famous Bealach na Ba, which sustainably produces four outstanding brews, sold at the multi-award-winning Applecross Inn. True to the crofting values of working together to get what needs doing, done well and efficiently, we also make sure that we have time to enjoy life, and our own product! We are currently doing some work on our physical premises, but will be open for visits in September, and can offer a limited number of tasting to guests of Eagle Rock - only by prior arrangement.
5 Camusterrach Place, Applecross, Strathcarron, IV54 8LQ
Tel: 01520 744497

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The Seafood Shack

We are local lassies with experience in both catering and the fishing industry here in Ullapool. Our intention with the Seafood Shack is to offer top quality seafood that is caught and landed locally. We cook the fish and shellfish that has come from our waters in a manner that respects the quality of produce we are lucky to have on hand. We want to make sure our customers have a great experience in Ullapool and have the opportunity to sample some of the beautiful foods our seas have to offer.
9 W Argyle Street, Ullapool, IV26 2TY
Tel: 07596722846

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Applecross Walled Garden

The Walled Garden is a cafe and restaurant in a Victorian Walled Garden
Applecross, Strathcarron, IV54 8ND
Tel: 01520744440

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The Old Inn

Food plays a very important role at The Old Inn, and guests return again and again to savour the renowned Scottish West Coast seafood and Highland game dishes.
Flowerdale Glen, Gairloch, IV21 2BD
Tel: 01445 712006

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The Torridon

The Torridon Restaurant is a 3 rosette dining establishment, offering a 5 course table d’hôte menu prepared by our chef David Barnett. Our front of house team will always be on hand to recommend the best matching wine for your selections from the menu from our well-appointed wine list. Following your meal enjoy petites fours and a digestif in our award winning, and supremely relaxing whisky bar.
Torridon, BY ACHNASHEEN, IV22 2EY
Tel: 01445 791242

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West Coast Delicatessen

The aim of our family run delicatessen is to bring the bounty of this area to the table. We are proud of our extensive rage of quality local Highland produce, sourced from small artisan suppliers, from smoked salmon, cured venison, award winning black pudding and a fully stocked cheese counter with the best farmhouse cheeses. All this is complimented by the Mediterranean olives and oils.Plus fresh from our tiny kitchen, homemade cakes, quiches, pies and salads to tempt you. So whether you are just after a quick espresso and a roll, ingredients for your supper, a picnic for the hills, a platter for a party or a welcome pack for your Highland stay, call upon us, we look forward to seeing you.
5 Argyle Street, Ullapool, IV26 2UB
Tel: 01854 613450

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Badachro Inn Restaurant

Badachro Inn serves the best of food - bar lunches and informal evening meals. They have an extensive wine list and for the the whisky connoisseur there is a comprehensive stock of malt whiskies. Enjoy a meal and a drink in the Inn garden looking out on Badachro Bay and the nearby working jetty or come inside for the best in Highland hospitality in front of a roaring fire.
Badachro, Gairloch, IV21 2AA
Tel: 01445 741255

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Arch Inn

The Arch Inn opened in 1973 on the site of the first building built by the British Fishing Society when Ullapool was being established over 200 years ago. The Arch Inn is extremely proud of their food and all of the dishes are produced on the premises using fresh, locally sourced products where possible. If you’re looking for a place to rest your head after a tiring days touring the Highlands, or needing a base whilst doing business on the West Coast, then look no further than The Arch Inn.
10-11 West Shore St, Ullapool, IV26 2UR
Tel: 01854 612454

Achilitibuie Stores

We are a small convenience store selling groceries, petrol, diesel, gas, alcohol and much more.
Achilitibuie Stores

Am Fuaran Bar

Am Fuaran is a traditional, cosy, west coast bar situated in the township of Altandhu on the Coigach peninsula approx 5 miles from the township of Achiltibuie. Whether it is a cold winter evening or a warm summer day, the setting is perfect. You may enjoy supper by the large log burning stove, or dine outside on the decking overlooking the sea from which the seafood you can enjoy is caught. Also take in the outstanding view of "Isle Ristol" - one of the Summer Isles - and beyond.
Am Fuaran Bar

Applecross Inn Dining

Situated in the village of Applecross, on the remote Applecross peninsula, in the North West Highlands of Scotland, the Inn boasts lovely views across the Inner Sound to the isles of Raasay and Skye. Famous for it’s quality, multiple award-winning, dining and bar, the Inn’s great range of delicious fresh meals are well worth the journey here. Open year-round.
Applecross Inn Dining

Aroma Café - The Perfume Studio

The Aroma Café offers lovely views across the loch alongside a delectable selection of freshly prepared lunches, homemade cakes, coffees and teas.
Aroma Café - The Perfume Studio

Bridge Cottage Cafe

Under new ownership and management, Bridge Cottage Cafe now offers delicious Galician baking, available nowhere else! Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free options. 0930 - 1700 every day, except Wednesdays closed.
Bridge Cottage Cafe

Coast Coffee Co

Coast Coffee Co. keeps things really simple…just great food, great coffee and great company…in a great location…so drop by…it would be great to see you!
Coast Coffee Co

Gelato

Enjoy delicious handmade gelato ice cream in a range of mouth-watering flavours. Situated on the shorefront offering spectacular free views with every cone or tub. We're open daily throughout the season. Come and enjoy the taste of Italy in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Gelato

Gille Bridhe

The Gille Brighde Cafe and Restaurant sits right on the shore of Loch Torridon in Wester Ross where the drama and tranquility meet as comfortably as the mountains and sea. It is a special place, and whether by sea or by road it is definitely worth the journey!
Gille Bridhe

Inverewe Cafe

Unique Scottish restaurant situated on the NC 500. Experience wholesome cooking, in comfortable surroundings where our talented team of staff add value with their friendly service & warm welcome.
Inverewe Cafe

Isle of Ewe Smokehouse

Artisan & award winning family smokehouse on the shore of Loch Ewe in Aultbea. Alistair & Paula welcome visitors to their Fine Food Emporium at the smokehouse, wall to wall fabulous smoked salmon & a whole heap of smoked delicacies. Quirky & funky, an eclectic range of uniquely produced Scottish artisan foods with a Scandinavian vibe. Everything for your pop up picnic or our sublime smoked salmon sent out by mail order. For Fabulous Food visit Aultbea and taste our Food Revolution.
Isle of Ewe Smokehouse

Kishorn Seafood Bar

Kishorn Seafood Bar is situated in the Highlands of Scotland. They serve beautiful fresh local seafood, prepared simply for the fullest natural flavour. Having celebrated their 15th Anniversary in 2011, we are open daily from April to November and are fully licensed. All the shellfish is locally sourced using sustainable methods of production or capture and includes Oysters, Mussels, Prawns, Scallops, Crabs, Squats and Lobster.
Kishorn Seafood Bar

Little Swallow Foods

A food cupboard on the side of the road at the top of the village of Shieldaig to pick up delicious pasties (meat and veg), cakes, jams and chutneys. Stop by and pick up a treat for the journey.
Little Swallow Foods

Loch Torridon Smokehouse

Located in the picturesque village of Shieldaig, Loch Torridon Smokehouse produces both hot and cold smoked salmon. Our salmon is beautifully delicate with a distinctive flavour.
Loch Torridon Smokehouse

Maggies Tea Room

Maggie's Tea Room & Craft Shop is part of a busy rural community based on farming, fishing and tourism. You will often find sheep around in the fields as well as wild deer roaming in the hills.
Maggies Tea Room

Myrtle Bank Hotel Restaurant

Family run hotel on the shores of Loch Gairloch, local produce used, extensive malt and gin selection, Scottish real ales.
Myrtle Bank Hotel Restaurant

Nanny's Shop

Nanny's Shop is a small coffee shop in the small village of Shieldaig. It offers freshly ground coffee, home made soup, freshly prepared sandwiches, local seafood, home baking and ice cream.
Nanny

Oran-Na-Mara

Cafe, gift shop, and self catering apartments
Oran-Na-Mara

Poolewe Hotel Restaurant

On the shore of Loch Ewe, this bar and restaurant is ideally located. The dining room offers stunning views across Loch Ewe to Inverewe Gardens. Popular with tourists and locals alike, they serve fresh, locally-sourced, seasonal produce. The dining room is open from Easter until the start of October. Less formal dining is available in our Conservatory, which is open throughout the year.
Poolewe Hotel Restaurant

Rockvilla Restaurant

Rockvilla Restaurant can be found adjoining the Guest House accommodation and offers delicious homemade food. Locally brewed beers, a huge selection of whiskies and most other drinks are also available. The large choice of homemade food suits all tastes and budgets.
Rockvilla Restaurant

Shieldaig Bar and Coastal Kitchen Restaurant

Friendly local bar and restaurant situated on the sea front in the centre of the village. Home baking, fresh-ground espresso coffees, An Teallach Brewery real ales and fresh seafood.
Shieldaig Bar and Coastal Kitchen Restaurant

Spiral Café & Bistro

Spiral Café & Bistro

Summer Isles Hotel

The Summer Isles Hotel has for many decades been a “destination” hotel. The main reason for our guests coming here, and returning year after year, is the food and wine served each night in the restaurant. Most of our guests are passionate about food and they know that we are too!
Summer Isles Hotel

The Barn Café

Situated on the beautiful west coast of the Highlands of Scotland with unsurpassed views of the Isle of Skye and Outer Hebrides, The Barn Cafe is situated within the ever popular Sands Caravan and Camping Site near Gairloch.
The Barn Café

The Ceilidh Place

The heart of the Ceilidh Place is the café/bar – where it all began. The boatshed pushed out into the back garden and we began serving food all day. Breakfast, scones and coffee, soups and salads, childrens plates, lunch, afternoon tea, chittery bites and winter warmers, dinner and supper dishes and after-the-kitchen’s-closed plate of something.
The Ceilidh Place

The Fat Whippet

Reopening February 12th 2016 The Fat Whippet? He wasn’t always this way – once a lean mean rabbit catching machine the wee beastie retired to the Highlands and discovered juicy scallops, plumptious mussels, gorgeous beef and creamy cheeses. Now he’s the Fat Whippet. If you enjoy similar fare, a fine view, a wee bit of local art and a cosy fire then you’ll fit in just fine
The Fat Whippet

The Myrtle Bank Hotel

Myrtle Bank Hotel known locally as The Myrtle, offers excellent accommodation, food and drink. From its fabulous location right on the shores of Gairloch, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, The Myrtle is an ideal place from which to explore the unspoilt natural beauty of Wester Ross, famous for its spectacular sunsets rugged scenery and golden sandy beaches.
The Myrtle Bank Hotel

The Sheiling Restaurant

The Sheiling Restaurant

Ullapool Bakery

Here at Ullapool Bakery, on the shores of Loch Broom in the far North West of Scotland, we bake from scratch every day on the premises, using traditional methods.
Ullapool Bakery

Waterside Cafe

Situated in the village of Lochcarron .Spectacular views over the loch. open Easter to end October. All day breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, home baking and all locally sourced and homemade.
Waterside  Cafe

Whistle Stop Café

Whistle Stop Café
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