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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful fresh fish

We had a wonderful meal here, last week after seeing it on Trip Advisor. The fish was fabulous - so fresh, and expertly prepared and cooked. Everything sourced locally, and a good range of local beer too. Lovely friendly staff, and a cosy little restaurant . Not cheap, but well worth the money... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
Hazel S
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful meal here, last week after seeing it on Trip Advisor. The fish was fabulous - so fresh, and expertly prepared and cooked. Everything sourced locally, and a good range of local beer too. Lovely friendly staff, and a cosy little restaurant . Not cheap, but well worth the money for the quality of the meals.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Worth a visit but menu limited as changes underway. Warm welcome with friendly staff. Good choice of wines. Worth a visit

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Picked this restaurant from reports on Trip Advisor and wasn't disappointed. From the warm welcome from the owner to the excellent service throughout our visit. It was a Friday so business was steady although not rushed. Food was excellent both having seafood starters and mains which is their speciality. Finishing of with pavlova and cheese board with homemade oatcakes and... More 

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Isle of Skye
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Have eaten here on several occasions as we live locally. The fish and shellfish is freshly delivered each day by the owners husband who has a fishing boat. Wonderfully cooked everything we have eaten here has been delicious, crab, scallops,queenies, langostines, sea bass. The staff are very attentive and the service is excellent. Tucked away on the railway station platform,... More 

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Wales
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We just stopped outside to view the menu but we're persuaded by the likeable staff to come inside and take a look in front of the fire. Once inside we were captivated by the warmth of the welcome and the delicious food on offer, so made the right choice and stayed. Friendly and informal, with a fine menu of local... More 

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gdyoung
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant on our way back from the Isle of Skye and initially was a bit sceptical, as it's based in a train station and the sign towards it generically pointed towards "seafood restaurant". However we got there and found the best meal of our trip to Scotland! The place was nice and intimate, with a fire going... More 

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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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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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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: Romantic, Local cuisine

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