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Frigate Cafe and Bistro

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Shore Street, Ullapool IV26 2UJ, Scotland
+44 (0)1854 612969
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Frigate Cafe and Bistro situated on the shorefront in Ullapool...
The Frigate Cafe and Bistro situated on the shorefront in Ullapool, Ross-shire.
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Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Friendly service overlooking harbour

We called in for coffee twice whilst in Ullapool and thoroughly enjoyed our cheese scones and coffee.The decor is modern and you can sit and watch the world,such as it is in Ullapool ,go by.Good friendly service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
SteamGalore
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Families with children
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Shropshire Uk
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This little cafe/bistro has been revamped since the last time we used it and is much improved ☺We had the best breakfast ever here a really hearty well cooked and tasty plate, well worth a visit superb food snd excellent service with a smile. We did not eat here in the evening but will definitely give it a try next... More 

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Ullapool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The Frigate, wow, what an improvement - the decor, the staff, the food. The management have firmly taken control and are delivering professional service teamed with stylish yummy food. The staff are really lovely, smiles galore and couldn't do more to please. The Lunch was filling and very nicely presented. My sons breakfast, which we enjoyed outside in the glorious... More 

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Joanna M, Owner at Frigate Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Very many thanks dawn t for your review, it's great for our team's work to be recognised! More 

Carrbridge
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lovely, sitting outside on a warm spring day. Enjoyed really good coffee and snacks looking over the terminal.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We called in for coffee twice whilst in Ullapool and thoroughly enjoyed our cheese scones and coffee.The decor is modern and you can sit and watch the world,such as it is in Ullapool ,go by.Good friendly service.

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Ullapool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place is situated right on the seafront in Ullapool. You can sit at a window seat and look straight out at the pier. The cakes and coffee are truly superb. The soup and cake lunch combo is excellent value. Premier spot in the summer.

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Scotland
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Place looked the most welcoming - busy and not that clear that you sat & ordered at the bar/counter. Ordered & paid at that point as it did not seem clear if we'd be given a note to know what to pay on departure. Polite service, fresh cooked roll & nice coffee. It was not clear if debit/credit cards were... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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212 reviews 212 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had coffee and cakes here on Sunday morning and couldn't believe it was the same place as we had visited in July of last year. The decoration and seating was a lot better and it is now table service. Our coffees and cakes arrived promptly, scones, chocolate cake and apple pie. All fresh and good value for money. Staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

just went out.ti lunch with husband and 18 month old son. They have a lovely area that we could sit in.comfort whilst toddler could play with toys, food was excellent. Burger out of this world, And amazing value. My son had a kids meal that was only £3 but mounds of food. Cannot fault this place. Service is great and... More 

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Garve
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

First time in since Refurb . WoW !!! Very contempory clean crisp but warm. Staff friendly and helpful. Dinner absolutely gorgeous . We had pulled pork followed by chocolate mouse oh my 10 out of 10 to chef I have never tasted better. Already planning to go back soon

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Troy, New York
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136 reviews 136 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Was visiting with friends and we made the Frigate Café our meeting place. Great coffee, laid back crowd, good place to meet and chat with strangers. I enjoyed very much. Did not order any meals but the appetizers, soup, desserts and coffee were all good on my various stops here. Polite staff, polite patrons.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shore Street, Ullapool IV26 2UJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ullapool
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1854 612969

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 23
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Frigate Cafe and Bistro situated on the shorefront in Ullapool, Ross-shire.
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?