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The Steam Inn

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$$ - $$$
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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a group for a family members birthday! The food was absolutely divine!, I had monkfish scampi which was absolutely melt in the mouth, everyone else in the group were very happy with their food selection too. If I ever return to quaint Mallaig, a repeat will definitely be on the cards

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7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here. Saturday afternoon. Surroundings are nice, food was better than average but service was a bit disjointed, even though it wasn't very busy. We would go back though.

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Thank Maggi B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice local place. The Fish and Chips with an oats and breadcrumb batter was yum. The quality of the fish was also good. They advertised a coal fire which was the main advertising for me as it was raining and cold. Instead there was a gas heater. The whiskey was good and their pale ale. All in all not bad... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I've said on previous occasions, the staff, food, accommodation, excellent staff and friendly atmosphere at the Steam Inn is second to none! During a recent ''off season'' visit, The Steam Inn was still busy which, in my opinion, speaks for itself. When visiting Mallaig, this is definitely THE place to visit.....or you will have missed out. Don't just take... More 

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Thank David L
Glasgow
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been looking forward to eating here after looking up the menu online prior to our trip. Arrived on the train at 1.30pm and looked at the menu again on the way to the Hotel, clearly stated lunch served until 3pm - went to hotel and checked in and left the luggage and headed back to the Steam Inn, arrived... More 

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Thank Lynn M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the Steam Inn on a couple of evenings while staying in Mallaig. The waitress was very pleasant and the food was very good, especially the seafood pasta. The right hand bar had a warm atmosphere, but we were astonished to witness a fight spill out onto the main street from the public bar while walking up past... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Travelling on the Jacobite we had the best part of two hours to kill in Mallaig so we headed off The Steam Inn and were lucky to find two or three tables available (Ten minutes later and it was full). The food was very good and so was the service. It wasn't cheap but it was certainly value for money... More 

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Thank SummerseatGreen
Glasgow
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited for a bite to eat after lunchtime. Having just arrived in Mallaig. Only wanted something to keep us going till dinner time, this was not a problem at all. 2 adults & child, so we decided to order a pizza & curly fries & that was more than enough for 3 of us. The pizza was delicious, lots of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Having descended from the Harry Potter steam rail ride from Fort William, we stopped by this humble pub/restaurant in Mallaig for a quick dinner and we were lucky to be seated in the last minute. We were even luckier to sample their incomparable mussels! To die for!! Tender and sweet, no doubt straight off the boat, served in a delicious,... More 

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scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Went in on a wet night Welcoming and warm. Had a veg mozzarella bake with garlic bread. All was really tasty but could have been hotter. Other half had fish with a breadcrumb and oatmeal coating. It was delicious. Pudding for me was a let down sticky toffee was dry toffee sauce was ok. Other half had crannachan. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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