Restaurants

Top Choice Scottish in South Mull

Ninth Wave

This excellent croft restaurant is owned and operated by a lobster fisherman and his Canadian wife. The daily menu makes use of locally landed shellfish and crustaceans, vegetables and salad grown in the garden, and…
Top Choice Seafood in Oban

Ee-Usk

Bright and modern Ee-Usk (how you pronounce iasg, Gaelic for fish) occupies a prime pier location. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow diners on two levels to enjoy sweeping views while sampling local sustainable seafood…
Top Choice Seafood in Inveraray

Loch Fyne Oyster Bar

The success of this cooperative is such that it now lends its name to dozens of restaurants throughout the UK. But the original is still the best, with large, salty, creamy oysters straight out of the lake, and fabu…
Top Choice Scottish in Callander

Callander Meadows

Informal and cosy, this well-loved restaurant in the centre of Callander occupies the front rooms of a Main St house. It's truly excellent; there's a contemporary flair for presentation and unusual flavour combinati…
Top Choice Scottish in Callander

Venachar Lochside

On lovely Loch Venachar, 4.5 miles west of Callander, this cafe-restaurant has a stunning waterside setting and does a nice line in carefully sourced produce (including delicious local trout) prepared in innovative …
Top Choice Seafood in Tarbert

Starfish

This attractive, very welcoming restaurant does simple, stylish seafood of brilliant quality. A great variety of specials – anything from classic French fish dishes to Thai curries – are prepared with whatever's fre…
Top Choice Brasserie in Brodick

Brodick Bar & Brasserie

This is one of Arran's most enjoyable eating experiences. The regularly changing blackboard menu brings modern French flair to a Brodick pub, with great presentation, efficient service and delicious flavour combinat…
Top Choice Bistro in Tighnabruaich

Botanica

In the centre of Tighnabruaich village, this place offers a touch of eclecticism focused on solid British ingredients, with simple classics like asparagus with Bearnaise sauce making a lovely lunchtime treat, and a …
Top Choice Seafood in Gigha

The Boathouse

This picturesque stone cottage is right by the water near the ferry slip. It's the place to go for fresh seafood: local lobster, delicious oysters and sustainable, organic Gigha-farmed halibut are the highlights. Si…
Top Choice Cafe in Seil

Puffer

Easdale Island is fed and watered by the Puffer, named after the boats that once served the community. It combines pub, tearoom and restaurant. There are front and back decks, both very pleasant, and all-day sandwic…