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The Seafood Restaurant

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Railway Buildings | Station Road, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AE, Scotland
44 (0)1599 534 813
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 5
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent seafood

in the Kyle railway station in old waiting room so very quaint and individual. Great fresh locally caught fish etc, service friendly. A romantic place for 2!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2014
joanna s
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

in the Kyle railway station in old waiting room so very quaint and individual. Great fresh locally caught fish etc, service friendly. A romantic place for 2!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

The meal was amazing.... The food was perfect- starter, main course and desert was soooo yummy. It only took over 3 years to go there but it is soooo very worth it. I would recommend it to anyone staying in Kyle or nearby places to go and have the freshest seafood. Paula, our waitress was friendly and made our evening... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had great hopes for this but was disappointed. Lovely setting and nice decor but the food was a let down. The chowder was thin, should be thick and flavoursome. The venison was over cooked. A great shame, maybe it was just an off day for them.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Food, both fish specials Chowder, and meat specials Venison, were very disappointing. Chowder consisted of thin fish stock with some cream, a few pieces of mini shell fish and one floating large prawn. The 'local' venison fillet was not at all tasty and was tough served with over cooked vegetables. Serving staff not very attentive and somewhat disinterested with diners.... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

If you are going to be a fish restaurant then de-bearding mussels and pin boning fish fillets should be second nature. Sadly not if last night was a good example. The main of baked cod, salad and warm carrots was a missmash, serve it with veg or salad, not both. The sticky toffee pudding was excellent though as were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stopped in and, despite them having a full house, were given a table for two tucked just a bit behind the bar. The food (mostly shellfish caught by the restaurant's own boat, or other local fish) was delicious! Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were lucky to get a table as they filled up quickly, so book ahead. It was well worth it, lovely local seafood. Delightful cosy atmosphere that wasn't overdone. The staff was very nice and their red Thai mussels are the best I've ever had! Great experience would love to go again, wish I had a local like this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Loved this wee restaurant. Had been recommended to go there by a friend. Service was excellent, we were fitted in at last minute. Cosy atmosphere and food was very tasty. Will make a point of going there every time I'm in Kyle from now on.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We shared a seafood platter for lunch and it was excellent. Lovely staff and very tasty seafood! Also a beautiful interior couldn't believe it was on the end of the train platform.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This delightful, simple little restaurant housed in the old station buildings at Kyle was where we headed practically every evening after a day's cycling round the lochs and hills on a recent visit to the Highlands. The food was totally delicious -- fresh as fresh, and always imaginative, a treat to the palate -- and the staff were charming. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Railway Buildings | Station Road, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochalsh  >  Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Phone Number: 44 (0)1599 534 813

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

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