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Top Choice Cafe in Durness

Cocoa Mountain

At the Balnakeil craft village, this upbeat cafe and chocolate maker offers handmade treats including a chilli, lemongrass and coconut white-chocolate truffle, plus many more unique flavours. Tasty espresso and hot …
Cave in Durness

Smoo Cave

A mile east of the centre of Durness is a path down to Smoo Cave. From the vast main chamber, you can head through to a smaller flooded cavern where a waterfall sometimes cascades from the roof. There’s evidence the…
Pub Food in Durness

Smoo Cave Hotel

Signposted off the main road at the eastern end of Durness, this amiable local has quality bar food in hefty portions. Haddock or daily seafood specials – plump scallops are a highlight – are an obvious and worthwhi…
Pub Food in Durness

Sango Sands Oasis

On the clifftop in the centre of town, this pub by the campsite offers great views from its window tables. A cosy restaurant area does OK bar food in generous quantities. It's one of only two places for an evening m…