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The Pier

Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
+44 1549 402971
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (97 reviews)
“cakes” (56 reviews)
“toasties” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Dropped by on the off chance of lunch - the nearby Shin Falls cafe being mobbed. Pier was busy but they got us a table. Limited menu but ours, and we saw other peoples', was wonderfully done. Seafood salad especially good - lots of things...More

Thank tighcorrie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited The Pier for a friend's birthday celebration and can say it was a thoroughly excellent meal and location. There were some excellent veggie choices and we sampled a good few. They were all thoroughly flavoursome and most enjoyable. This is an excellent location with...More

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this place. the food is great, as is the scenery. I love the fact that the ducks come and wander round your feet, chatting away while they do. It's primarily the ducks, rather than the food, that keep me coming back. Had a lovely...More

Thank Maria W
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Maria W, Thank you for your super review. We are delighted to hear you enjoy your trips to The Pier. We, too, love the ducks! However, we do not love the mess the ducks leave behind for customers to slip and slide on and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's true- if you want to know where to eat- ask a local. I did. We stopped off at a bike shop in the morning (Heaven Bikes Ardgay) and I chatted to a gentleman outside while my husband talked about his favourite subject inside!! The...More

Thank Walk4miles
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there Walk4miles, Thank you very much for your fantastic review of The Pier. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your sandwich special and panini. It's a shame you live so far away but we hope to welcome you again on your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab view of the loch, very accommodating staff. Well worth a visit for tea/ coffee and sandwich or light meals. Small village setting in beautiful scenery

Thank Vorn O
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Vorn O, Thank you for your fantastic review of The Pier - we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunch visit and hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Catriona

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was wet and miserable, no one was smiling. It was grim. And then I saw a sign for The Pier. The welcome warm and the food delicious. The portion size was generous and the quality was not compromised. The coffee was good too !

Thank JohnWoburn
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello JohnWoburn, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review of The Pier - we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hopefully you will bring some good weather with you the next time. Kind regards, Catriona

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our NC 500 trip, we arrived at Lairg to stay at Kincora B and B (highly recommended also) around 7pm and spotted The Pier Cafe across the street. Although it was fully booked on a Saturday night , the lovely guy we spoke to...More

Thank jan_cannon
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such positive feedback for The Pier. We are delighted with your kind words and I'll pass them on to our kitchen staff. It really gives us a boost to know that our efforts...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returning from a trip to the far north west, we stopped at this cafe for lunch and the staff could not have been more helpful. Firstly as we had a motorhome, they informed us that we could replenish our water tank at their outside water...More

Thank Adrian D
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Adrian D, Thank you so much for leaving such fantastic feedback for The Pier. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your fish and chips with us and we shall look forward to welcoming you back again on your next visit to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated along the river (The Pier - duh) this eatery was recommended by one of our local friends as the place for a great lunch or dinner. We stopped for lunch and sat on picnic tables outside. My wife's toastie (Ham and cheese) was excellent...More

Thank mikeforney
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello there, We are delighted to read your fantastic review of your lunch at The Pier - thank you. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future Kind regards, Catriona

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent evening meal with the sun setting over Loch Shin served by warm, welcoming staff (thanks, Chloe 😊) We've had restaurant meals all over Europe, and this was one of the finest.More

Thank David P
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello there David P, Thank you so much for your super review of The Pier. We are delighted with your comments about your meal and have shown our staff your kind words. We hope to welcome you back again on your next visit to the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Lairg
  • Phone Number: +44 1549 402971
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