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The Jac-O-Bite Restaurant

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On the Main A87 Road | Glenshiel, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8HN, Scotland
01599 511347
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    Very good
  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wholesome food, excellent service, beautiful view.

Loch Duich was our holiday destination. After a very long car journey and running out of time to find somewhere to eat we decided to try our luck at this unprepossessing restaurant set on the banks of the loch. It felt SO good to receive a warm welcome and we sat down to chat with the owner and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
stefaniaspina
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Fleetwood
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Unassuming from the outside, perfection on the inside. And grannies clootie is manna from the heavens. Friendly warm staff, generous staff. Bliss

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Loch Duich was our holiday destination. After a very long car journey and running out of time to find somewhere to eat we decided to try our luck at this unprepossessing restaurant set on the banks of the loch. It felt SO good to receive a warm welcome and we sat down to chat with the owner and relaxed dining... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

As soon as we got the wheelchair out of the car the manageress came over to open the second door for access, that impressed me we usually have to wait for someone or open the doors ourselves. The excellent service continued inside, only one person serving and one person cooking but they still managed to provide a really quick service.... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We visited the Jacobite three times in total on our recent holiday to Scotland. A friendly smile welcomed us each time. We had the haddock in beer batter, which was excellent and you must try the sweet & sour chicken, my husband loved it. The sherry trifle, and the clootie dumpling with custard is to die for. It is well... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This wasn't the best place I have eaten, but it wasn't the worst either. I couldn't face going in last year as it looked like a cheap diner from outside and the menu wasn't anything special. This time, I was determined to give it a go. A pleasant smile greeted us and I asked if we could sit along the... More 

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DDS23
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We called in on our way back to Inverness.My wife had the Smoked Mackerel and I had Mushrooms stuffed with Haggis in batter,followed by Lambs Liver and Bacon and Venison Sausages in Onion Gravy .The portions were so big we could have had the starters as our main meal. The Liver and Bacon was the best I have ever had.... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We thought the name was cheesy, but were so hungry we didn't care. Location is beautiful, with a view of the loch just across the road. Boy were we (pleasantly) surprised! Phenomenal local salmon (smoked) and peppered mackerel in generous portions for a quite reasonable price. We were enroute to Skye, and would likely have returned the next evening had... More 

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north scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Lovely position and very clean. The view from the windows is gorgeous and the food though basic was nicely cooked and well presented. Staff were very helpful and efficient. Pleasant experience.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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326 reviews 326 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The road-stop café type diner was what you would expect. Typical menu with all the favourites, fish and chips, scampi etc... Staff were very mannerly and welcoming. Good views. Reasonably priced evening meal. Would return.

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birmingham
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372 reviews 372 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

dont be fooled by the look of the place , inside its amazing, recently refured the place is a gem we stopped off for lunch on the way back from plockton, the food was really tasty,well cooked with a great selection. the staff are very friendly and helpful , i would recommend it to anyone !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: On the Main A87 Road | Glenshiel, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochalsh  >  Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Phone Number: 01599 511347

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  • Cuisine: British

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