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The Old School Restaurant

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The Old Schoolhouse A863 | The Old School Restaurant, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Dunvegan IV55 8GU, Scotland
+44 1470 521421
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were a big group and even though The Old School was closed for the season they opened for us especially one evening. We sat in the bar area at a long table with the fire and candles lit. The service was excellent and the food delicious. It was cosy and welcoming and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I can't... More 

Thank FionaGodalming
Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Lots of character remains in the main dining area. We had a table for two and it was nice and large, and sturdy. The menu had a few surprises. I had the Taste of 3 Fishes entree and it was excellent. The service was polite, attentive and quick. Meals were reasonably priced. Booking beforehand is recommended.

Thank Peter H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant in Dunvegan with friendly staff and a good atmosphere. We had a dinner there recently with friends and considering Dunvegan is in the North of the Island and quite a small village, this is a real find. The menu has a good choice with specials on the board. There is a good drinks list with... More 

Thank indie212
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Although our lunchtime visit found the restaurant to be almost empty the staff were keen to ensure we had a great experience. The lunch menu is a little limited but there was plenty to satisfy our needs. The food is of a good standard but costs a little more that what we had paid elsewhere for the same standard.

Thank Dexx
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

In spite of being a wet evening we had a warm friendly welcome and a lovely table by the fire. A good menu to choose from. We were all very happy with our choices, particularly the vegetarian dishes.

Thank mary w
Darrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Fantastic experience at nephews wedding. The food was brilliant and the drinks reasonably priced. Good service and the only critisism is that they had closed for the season so we were unable to eat there the following night

Thank francey2149
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

A party of a dozen from different parts of the globe met up for the first time at The Old School Restaurant. It was old and dark outside but inside their was a roaring fire and a very warm welcome. The good was superb with the trio of seafoods making a great choice. The Cullen Skink was lovely.

Thank CaerleonCol
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We had a lovely relaxing family dinner here at the Old School House restaurant, where the staff was friendly and attentive despite being busy and with great menu on offer to choose from, including some specials of the day. We had made a reservation several weeks ago as part of our Isle of Skye motorhome touring trip and had parked... More 

Thank frank w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We ate her two nights in a row. We made reservations, but noticed there was a comfortable bar area where patrons could wait for a table. Friendly and attentive service, delicious food with different specials featured on the chalk board at the end of the room. Save room for the hazelnut and chocolate mousse.

Thank EsmeBC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Really nice meal at the Old School restaurant. Our waitress was excellent and the seafood platter was beautiful. Steaks were well done and the atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming.

Thank Ian V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $29
Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Schoolhouse 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?