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An Cala Cafe and Bunkhouse

) #6 of 8 Restaurants in Lochinver $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
+44 1571 844598
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 182 reviews

Reviewed April 18, 2017

Nice range of savoury (local seafood, pulled pork etc) and home baking (cakes and tray bakes). Substantial, and reasonably priced.

Thank stuwest8
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Stayed in loch Inver over 4 days and had our meals here, food was excellent and plenty full prices were very reasonable, staff very friendly and obliging the place is spotlessly clean. There is a bunkhouse above which is well laid out and very clean...More

Thank sailorman1949
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after finding it a bit of a struggle to find somewhere for lunch, the restaurant next door only serve food in the evening, and surprisingly the large hotel nearby only serves toasties. Thankfully An Cala have a decent selection of snacks and...More

Thank RSutherland
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

I was passing through Lochinver on NC500. I'd had a fantastic pie the day before at the Larder, see other review, and now needed breakfast. The lady was just unlocking the door as I arrived. For a full English(?). Great breakfast & coffee and as...More

Thank Carlshirley
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Set back off the main road a bit behind a football pitch this is a cafe specialising in teas, coffees and cakes - lots of cakes! Some mains to be had as well but whilst there we had tea and, eh, cake. Friendly staff, clean,...More

Thank Iain M
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

It was a bit puzzling to find a sign urging us "Howay In" about 7 hours drive away from where such language is common place. But having found the friendly couple who run the bunkhouse, we discovered two Geordies like ourselves far from home. Lovely...More

Thank Fraser_615
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Friendly family run business. Great food cooked to order. Reasonable prices. Clean comfortable restaurant. Ideally situated by village green and harbour.

Thank Annie P
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We called in here for lunch and were not disappointed. The menu is very extensive and covers breakfasts and a range of snacks and more substantial lunch dishes. We were very impressed that there were four vegetarian main dishes to choose from alongside jacket potatoes...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed October 28, 2016

My wife and I had a very good breakfast here. The food was well-prepared, and the service was very good.

Thank NewAdventurer2
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Popped in for a cuppa and snax after a longish drive. Served really quickly, food and drinks served quickly with no fuss. Spotlessly clean. Food really tasty and the smells from the food prep area were truly amazing! We liked it here but needed to...More

Thank Landroid90
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Lochinver
  • Phone Number: +44 1571 844598
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Newly opened cafe and hostel.
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