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The Old School Restaurant

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A863 | The Old School Restaurant, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Dunvegan IV55 8GU, Scotland
+44 1470 521421
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We are a family run business in our 30th year of trade, serving seafood...
We are a family run business in our 30th year of trade, serving seafood and other locally grown and harvested produce, Scottish Meat and Game, craft Scottish Beers, wines and spirits. We are open from Mon-Thursday for light lunches, Sunday Lunch for a 2/3 course menu, and 7 nights a week from 6pm.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good restaurant

This is a good restaurant. Service is very nice and quick. We were staying at Hillstone Lodge and they had reserved a table for us. It is quite busy. Better to reserve.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Maria Cristina G
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Toulouse, France
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Toulouse, France
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a good restaurant. Service is very nice and quick. We were staying at Hillstone Lodge and they had reserved a table for us. It is quite busy. Better to reserve.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Skye is well known for the quality of it's cuisine, & this restaurant is no exception. I strongly recommend booking a table in advance, the restaurant was full when we were there. The food, ambience, & service really were first class, this will be an essential stop for us in future!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for lunch on the off-chance- we were just passing by. So glad we did as we were served one of the best, nay probably THE best, battered fish and chips I have ever had. The rest of the meal was excellent too, the tatrtare sauce delicious (I usually do not like it). Service was friendly and quick.... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We had such a great time at this restaurant. The atmosphere was elegant and cozy, not stuffy, not snobby, all in all very comfortable. The service was very polite and friendly and the food was simply superb. I had the pheasant, which is on the regular menu and my husband had a special, a lamb shank. Both were delicious! Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to the Old School Restaurant as a treat from friends while on holiday in Dunvegan. I have to say, they are possibly the best restaurant both in service and cuisine that I have eaten in for a very long time. One of our party ended up sick and they allowed us to rebook with no questions even though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Eat here 2 nights and have to say was 2 of the best meals I've ever had. I come from an Italian family of chefs so I know a bit about cooking!! Go, you won't be disappointed...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We hadn't read any reviews before going. We just booked quickly that morning as we discovered there is little choice in Dunvegan for meals out. The meal was EXCELLENT. Service was super. Even if Dunvegan had loads of choice I would go back there every night! Thank you Old School House for such a delicious meal and lovely evening!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great food served in a charming restaurant, we were lucky to get a table as we booked last minute. Our only issue being that our waitress (who I think was maybe the owner/manager) seemed more interested in entertaining other tables than making sure we had menus, drinks, orders, etc. This is not a reflection on all staff as another waiter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A great restaurant with excellent friendly staff who remember you when you return. We had steaks, Thai soup, haggis, scallops and more over two visits - all delicious. The house reds are lovely and despite being very busy the restaurant is relaxed and staff very organised. I would recommend booking, as a number of people arriving without bookings were unable... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The bread was delicious. The vegetarian pastry was a wonderful surprise! The flavours were amazing and it was presented perfectly. My fiancé also loved his haddock and chips. Usually we don't eat puddings but having had such quality food, we didn't want to miss out. The sticky toffee pudding was to die for. The best l have ever had in... More 

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Additional Information about The Old School Restaurant

Address: A863 | The Old School Restaurant, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Dunvegan IV55 8GU, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1470 521421
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Dunvegan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 36
Cuisine: Scottish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: A863 | The Old School Restaurant, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Dunvegan IV55 8GU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Dunvegan
  • Phone Number: +44 1470 521421

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 36
  • Cuisine: Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

We are a family run business in our 30th year of trade, serving seafood and other locally grown and harvested produce, Scottish Meat and Game, craft Scottish Beers, wines and spirits. We are open from Mon-Thursday for light lunches, Sunday Lunch for a 2/3 course menu, and 7 nights a week from 6pm.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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