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The Old School Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
$4 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, European, British, Scottish
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, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

This place was highly recommended and we definitely were not disappointed. Great food. Great service. Wonderful place to eat if you're on your way to Dunvegan Castle or just touring in the area. All the food was great, but my brother-in-law was especially pleased with...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Leanne B
Reviewed December 31, 2018

The tea was served with rotten milk., which they did change immediately.I should have listened to the alarm bells ringing in my head. The burger came with a stale roll, and the fish and chips ,the cat would have turned its nose up at !...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Thegruffalo123
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is a beautiful old schoolhouse that has been restored to create a wonderful dining atmosphere.The menu provided a wide variety of options, including specials listed on the chalkboard. The meal was beautifully prepared and delicious. A memorable experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sampappy
Reviewed October 25, 2018

On a three day break in Dunvegan we had already had two disappointing dinners in other restaurants in the area. Thankfully we kept the Old Schoolhouse till last. We visited on Monday 22nd October and despite the miserable weather the warm friendly welcome made up...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Douglas G
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We were going to arrive after dark in B&B so the owners kindly booked us in to this joint some 20 mins away as alot of places had closed for season. It was very busy, seemed to have lots of families, nice ambience, reasonable food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Four of us ate here for dinner and were very happy. The food was high quality and very tasty. The service was also good especially as the place was packed. Once again this is somewhere that you have to book but tables do become available...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Londontraveller1964X
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Good spot, great beer, and warming soup and sandwich for lunch. Pretty spot. This peninsula worth a drive to see.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Robert I
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for a light dinner. Ordered the Cullen Skink and were so blown away by the dish we asked for two more to take away for later!! Rich, creamy and delicious. My favourite meal in Scotland.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank wols2014
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Staying at local campsite we went here for dinner. Staff very pleasant and welcoming. As the name suggests it was the old school house which has outstanding decor. We ordered our food and was then offered some fresh bread. The cheese rolls are outstanding ....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tedjrobinson
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Walking up from the campsite (in the rain) we really didn't expect to find much in terms of restaurants, so wow! What a nice surprise. A lovely, comfortable restaurant with a surprisingly good menu. Food was very well prepared, nicely served by friendly staff and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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January 17, 2019|
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Response from Simon C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - definitely - there is a lovely (new) bar area with comfy seats and a fire
Michael D
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Jackie P | Reviewed this property |
Agree with what others have already said. I didn't see any dogs when I visited but would also add that it rains a LOT on Skye so eating outside may not be an option!!
January 8, 2018|
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Response from osedawn | Reviewed this property |
Not sure .. I would recommend that you ring them first.
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