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The Old Inn, Carbost, Isle of Skye

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Great location and hearty food!

We stopped here for lunch after a trip to Fairy Pools. It’s very close to the distillery, and have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MoreTravels1983
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London, United Kingdom
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Delicious, hearty lunch!

Stopped off here with my parents while waiting for our tour at the Talisker Distillery to start... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Hannah T
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Carbost Delivery Office The Old Inn, Carbost IV47 8SR, Scotland
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All reviews great pub talisker distillery cranachan pub food ate here cod and chips traditional music reserve a table real ale late lunch sunday roast lovely patio strudel free wifi venison loch harport fairy pools
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a trip to Fairy Pools. It’s very close to the distillery, and have a great location overlooking the bay. Staff were great and our little ones were made to feel very welcome too. Great “proper” food, good range and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MoreTravels1983
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here with my parents while waiting for our tour at the Talisker Distillery to start. Located just off the main road, has parking, and is affordably priced. Great view over the ocean/loch if seated near the windows, and cosy interior. Food was excellent-...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hannah T
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Just say in this lovely little pub after getting drenched on this mornings walk. This is a proper pub with a really nice atmosphere and dog friendly to boot. We had a very nice spiced parsnip soup with a very large filled roll which is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stoat007
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Try and catch some live music here if you can. Great fun. Food very good and service attentive. It gets very busy and you can’t reserve a table so you might have to wait for a seat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alison R
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our time there and it was welcoming and warm. Food was between three and four stars - average burger, great soup, etc. Fair drink selection. I think 4 stars is for being a nice travelers oasis with nice servers! Also it opens early...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank desertmidwife
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We ate here several times during our week long stay in Carbost and each time the food and service were exceptional . Nice local friendly feel to this little gem and the locals playing there own instruments with traditional Gaelic music several nights of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

We had a great meal here in the evening. The menu was excellent and there was a nice atmosphere in the pub. It was a little eclectic in decor and a nice homely feel. The staff were good fun and chatty and very helpful in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Our meal at the Old Inn in Carbost was one of the highlights of our visit to Skye. The food was excellent, reasonable prices and a very welcoming service.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jedid
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I'm writing this review because some recent reviews beggar belief. I've stayed at the Old in every year for the past seven and I will be there again next weekend. The food is outstanding, every time, without fail. Their "Specials" board never fails to serve...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JohnnyCash55
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Went with a friend who was over from Czech Republic only to be told they wouldn’t serve us asked them why not they said everything that’s why disgusting way to treat people on their first visit to skye Skye’s open for business obviously not at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kaveri235
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Response from LuboCoffsHarbour | Reviewed this property |
You would have to ask the inn
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
I've eaten in the bar several times with no reservation. I always get there early to get the table in the small room overlooking the loch.
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