North & West Coast restaurants

Top Choice Modern Scottish in Bettyhill

Côte du Nord

Brilliantly innovative cuisine, wonderfully whimsical presentation and an emphasis on local ingredients are the highlights of the excellent gastronomic degustation menu here. It's an unlikely spot to find such a gou…
Top Choice Seafood in Plockton

Plockton Shores

This restaurant attached to a shop has a tempting menu of local seafood, including good-value platters with langoustines, mussels, crab, squat lobster and more, and succulent hand-dived tempura scallops. There's als…
Top Choice Cafe in Loch Maree & Around

Whistle Stop Cafe

A colourful presence in the former village hall, this is a tempting place to drop by for anything from a coffee to enticing bistro fare. There are great daily specials and delicious home baking, juices and smoothies…
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 …
Top Choice Gastropub in Applecross

Applecross Inn

The perfect shoreside location for a sunset pint, with its spectacular vistas of Skye, Raasay and the sea, this remote inn is deservedly renowned. On offer are mostly simple but tasty blackboard specials concentrati…
Top Choice Seafood in Scourie & Handa Island

Shorehouse Seafood Restaurant

By the ferry pier for Handa Island Nature Reserve, Shorehouse is a restaurant and cafe in a lovely setting, looking across the sound to the sandy beach on Handa Island. There's a conservatory and outdoor terrace tha…
Top Choice Seafood in Kyle of Lochalsh

Waterside

In a former waiting room on Kyle's train station platform, this quaint little spot serves reliably delicious fresh fish and shellfish. A big effort is made to source sustainably from local producers, and the quality…
Top Choice Seafood in Kylesku & Loch Glencoul

Kylesku Hotel

In this remote lochside location, it's a real pleasure to gorge yourself on delicious sustainable seafood. Local langoustines, squat lobsters and mussels are the specialties at this convivial restaurant, that has a …
Top Choice Seafood in Lochcarron

Kishorn Seafood Bar

Four miles west of Lochcarron, the Kishorn Seafood Bar is a cute, pale blue bungalow that serves the freshest of local seafood simply and well, with very fair prices. The views are spectacular, and you've got the sa…
Seafood in Coigach

Salt Seafood Kitchen

A mile south of Achiltibuie, this sweet chalet offers views to the Summer Isles and fresh local seafood served with a smile. What's on offer varies, but expect to find mussels, langoustines and squat lobster among o…