Must-see restaurants in Skye

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    Set in the front rooms of what was once a private house, and with just eight tables, Scorrybreac is snug and intimate, offering fine dining without the…

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    Three Chimneys

    Halfway between Dunvegan and Waterstein, the Three Chimneys is a superb romantic retreat combining a gourmet restaurant in a candlelit crofter’s cottage…

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    Loch Bay

    This cosy farmhouse kitchen of a place, with terracotta tiles and a wood-burning stove, is one of Skye’s most romantic restaurants and was awarded a…

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    Cafe Sia

    Serving everything from eggs Benedict and cappuccino to cocktails and seafood specials, this appealing cafe specialises in wood-fired pizzas (also…

  • C
    Top Choice

    Broadford has several places to eat but one really stands out: Creelers is a small, bustling restaurant (refurbished in 2018) that serves some of the best…

  • Stein Inn

    This old country inn dates from 1790 and has a lively little bar and a delightful beer garden beside the loch – a real suntrap on summer afternoons. The…

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    Dulse & Brose

    This hotel restaurant sports a relaxed atmosphere, an award-winning chef and a menu that makes the most of Skye produce – including lamb, game, seafood,…

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    Single Track

    This turf-roofed, timber-clad art gallery and espresso bar will be familiar to fans of British TV's Grand Designs – it was featured on the Channel 4…

  • C
    Café Arriba

    Arriba is a funky little cafe, brightly decked out in primary colours and offering delicious flatbread melts (bacon, leek and cheese is a favourite), as…

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    Red Roof

    Tucked away up a glen, a mile off the main road, this restored 250-year-old byre is a wee haven of home-grown grub. The dinner-only menu, served at 7.30pm…

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    Sea Breezes

    Sea Breezes is an informal, no-frills restaurant specialising in local fish and shellfish fresh from the boat – try the impressive seafood platter, a…

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    An Crùbh

    This gorgeous modern community centre, opened in 2017, has a cafe with fantastic views over the sea to the mainland mountains, and sofas in front of a…

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    Cafe Lephin

    A mixture of modern and rustic with touches of tweed and sheepskin, this wee cafe captures the spirit of enterprise that's bringing life back to areas of…

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    Isle of Skye Baking Co

    Famous for its 'lunch bread' – a small loaf baked with a filling inside, like cheese and leek, or beef stew – and platters of Scottish cheese and…

  • S

    A cute little wooden shed at Armadale pier has some outdoor tables and serves good seafood salads, pizzas, fish and chips, and coffee. You can sit in or…

  • O
    Oyster Shed

    A farm shop selling fresh local seafood to take away, including oysters (£1.25 each), cooked mussels and scallops, lobster and chips, and seafood platters.

  • E
    Elgol Shop

    Sells groceries and takeaway soup and sandwiches – try the 'Elgolian', a bread roll filled with locally caught squat lobster and seafood sauce.

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    Prában Bar

    This hotel bar serves delicious, gourmet-style bar meals – try the haddock in beer batter, venison burger or traditional shepherds pie.

  • S
    Seamus Bar

    This place dishes up decent bar meals, including vegetarian haggis, and fish and chips, and serves real ales from its own microbrewery. It also has a…