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The Steam Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
+44 1687 462002
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for beers and food on a highlands trip. I chose it based on Trip Advisor and a local recommendation. We had a few beers in the bar with the locals and the owners Great Dane ... the bar is really relaxing with good beers. The food was excellent and highly recommended. We had Chowder, squid, lemon sole,... More 

Thank DannyTheBlade
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our family enjoyed a lovely meal here. It was early evening so we had the place to ourselves for most of it. We had the mussels, monkfish scampi and the kids had homemade pizzas which were also excellent.

Thank Ms_caf
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The nachos very excellent. The rest of the food was quite good. However, the service was less than average, possibly due to the very young waitresses. Although the boy there, who appeared to be managing that day, was trying his best. The bill was incorrect, but swiftly adjusted by the manager.

Thank Kimberley S
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for an evening meal whilst staying overnight in Mallaig, and the food was very good. We both had the steak and ale pie, really tender steak and light pastry, fantastic. A pint of Skye ale went down well also. We were in the restaurant section, rather than the pub section, and the music was a strange mixture,... More 

Thank SilverFoxNorthumbria
Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go a wee day trip to mallaig. Best idea ever as we stopped in to the steam Inn. It was wonderful. Food was brilliant and the staff very welcoming.

Thank scottish321
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying overnight in Mallaig and was recommended the restaurant at the Steam Inn, I was not disappointed. The baked Cod was very good and the plate piping hot, just at it should be, too many places dish up on cold plates these days. The Cranachan for dessert was especially good, so all in all a nice place to... More 

Thank Flutty1951
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here, not being fans of seafood we thought our choices in Mallaig would be limited but not here. The curry of the day was butter chicken and it was delicious, better to come was the Orkney fudge cheesecake, all in all a great experience.

Thank KirstyandCarl G
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to get a table despite not booking - no mean feat as even in late March the place was clearly the most popular in town. The menu is extensive and varied catering for all tastes. After a day of cycling and travelling I was very hungry so went for the meatballs and spaghetti on the specials board.... More 

Thank Michael G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Popped in for an evening meal and some drinks, in clean and comfortable surroundings, and in front of a real fire - ideal on what was a wet and windy evening. On getting the menus my girlfriend asked if there were Gluten Free option, which the waitress said she'd check. She came back to say that gluten free bread could... More 

Thank Gasman1874
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Popped in for a pint and sat by a huge real fire in comfortable sofas. Could have fallen asleep. Didn't eat there but food looked good. Staff v friendly.

Thank CroxleyComet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 462002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?