We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

The Steam Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Soups, Scottish, Seafood, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
+44 1687 462002
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

462 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 437: English reviews
Gateshead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food family friendly ( we had 14 in our party!) quite reasonably priced, might have to book in high season but well worth the visit!

Thank fran2606
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
152 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister and I popped on here on a Saturday afternoon on a day trip from Fort William. There seemed to be some confusion between the restaurant and the bar because the menus say to order at the bar but for the restaurant, the waitresses do actually come to serve you. We were only looking for something snacky so we... More 

Thank gemmxx
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a staggeringly hot day after catching the Jacobite up from Fort William we popped into the Steam Inn. We had a load of kids with us and shade was a priority. The menu has a good range, it's reasonably priced and the portions are large. The pizza's were loaded with cheese, the Fish & Chips were great, The next... More 

1 Thank Matt S
Level Contributor
31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this for the seafood menu and weren't disappointed! A huge seafood platter for one fed us both!

Thank Myles E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner as it was one of the few places to offer vegetarian food. Ordered mac n cheese times two and we both enjoyed it. Tasted home cooked, although their chips were much better than mine ever are! I would love to see a few more veggie options but then I was in the middle of a fishing... More 

1 Thank Sarah B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
80 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last meal in Mallaig after 4 days storm bound. You can't miss the The Steam Inn with its vibrant outside colour scheme. The monk fish Scampi'tails were simply suberb, great service nice sourounds as well.Everything that our table had was excellent.

Thank PhilliprWhite
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a couple of pints during a visit to Mallaig. I couldn't fault it. a friendly welcome, good selection of beer and reasonable prices. I didn't try the food but it looked good and from the comments made by those dining it probably tasted as good as it looked.

Thank scott988
Stirling, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in for 3 nights very friendly and helpful staff, spacious room great bed and facilities. Only ate there once but food was very good lovely beers and malts.A perfect place to stay while exploring some of the finest scenery in the world.

Thank Kirk W
Peak District, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our extended family (5 adults and 2 children) had dinner here. There is a good selection of meals which are reasonably priced, also a fine selection of beers etc. to accompany your meal. We went on a friday evening so had to wait 30 minutes for a table.

Thank Rob B
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a nights stay here as a wedding gift and couldn't fault it lovely room and very clean. When they found out we were on our honeymoon champagne and strawberries were sent to our room. Staff very friendly Will defenetly return and highly recommend. 10/10

Thank Jannine76

Travelers who viewed The Steam Inn also viewed


Been to The Steam Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Soups, Scottish, Seafood, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic, Dining on a budget
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Steam Inn staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?