Restaurants

Top Choice Pub Food in Knoydart Peninsula

Old Forge

The Old Forge is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as Britain’s most remote pub. It’s surprisingly sophisticated – as well as having real ale on tap, there’s an Italian coffee machine. Food is served 12.30pm to…
Top Choice Seafood in Kinlochleven

Lochleven Seafood Cafe

This outstanding place serves superb shellfish freshly plucked from live tanks – oysters, razor clams, scallops, lobster and crab – plus a daily fish special and some non-seafood dishes. For warm days, there’s an ou…
Top Choice Cafe in Aviemore

Route 7 Cafe

This place, named for the cycle route that passes the door, takes a bit of finding (at the end of the side road that passes Cairngorm Brewery), but is well worth seeking out for its hearty menu of burgers, grilled s…
Top Choice Pub Food in Aberfeldy

Inn on the Tay

This convivial pub, with its modern bistro-style dining room, makes a great pit stop on the way west to Loch Tay. The menu is simple – salads, burgers, fish and chips – but top quality, and there's an outdoor deck a…
Top Choice Scottish in Fort William

Lime Tree

Fort William is not over-endowed with great places to eat, but the restaurant at this small hotel and art gallery has put the UK’s Outdoor Capital on the gastronomic map. The chef turns out delicious dishes built ar…
Top Choice Cafe in Glen Coe

Glencoe Café

This friendly cafe is the social hub of Glencoe village, serving breakfast fry-ups till 11.30am (including vegetarian versions), light lunches based on local produce (think Cullen skink, smoked salmon quiche, veniso…
Top Choice Scottish in Strathglass & Glen Affric

Struy Inn

Set in the heart of lovely Strathglass, on the road between Cannich and Beauly, this fine Victorian inn is a haven of old-fashioned charm. It houses a top-quality restaurant serving the finest Scottish cuisine; with…
Top Choice Scottish in Loch Ness

Dores Inn

The Dores Inn is a beautifully restored country pub furnished with old church seating, local landscape paintings and fresh flowers. The menu specialises in quality Scottish produce, from haggis, neeps (turnips) and …
Top Choice Scottish in Kingussie & Newtonmore

Restaurant at the Cross

Housed in a converted watermill, the Cross is one of the finest restaurants in the Highlands. The intimate, low-raftered dining room has an open fire and a patio overlooking the stream, and serves a daily changing m…
Top Choice Seafood in Fort William

Crannog Seafood Restaurant

The Crannog wins the prize for the best location in town – perched on the Town Pier, giving window-table diners an uninterrupted view down Loch Linnhe. Informal and unfussy, it specialises in fresh local fish – ther…