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Chlachain Inn Restaurant

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Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
+44 1687 460289
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit on our weekend away. Great friendly service and very good food...the Cullen skink was amazing! We wouldn't go past this one.

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Thank Maggi B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous welcoming coal fire after leaving the ferry from Armadale to Mallaig. Friendly and helpful staff. Food was great and atmosphere was most enjoyable!! Would thoroughly recommend......

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Glasgow
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for the 2nd time and enjoyed the atmosphere, had a beer by the fire listening to great music then ordered dinner.....what a let down. The chef/pyromaniac obviously enjoyed the art of flambe we could see the flames shooting from the pan. When the scallops arrived they were burnt black on the outside & raw in the middle, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice ambience here and a very friendly welcome from all staff. Not a wide-ranging menu but we ate here twice and everything was top quality and very well cooked. It is a busu local pub but big enough to find a quietish spot. Roaring fire was appreciated - recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a few days in the Fort William area and thought we would have a day rail trip to Mallaig. After a run of good weather unfortunately the day we chose was wet & windy. In fact, a feel of the start of winter. When the train arrived at Mallaig, about midday, all we wanted to do was to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long time ago, when I was a backpacking teenager, I was in France and happened upon a restaurant somewhere in Brittany that had fishing lines hanging out the kitchen window and over the adjacent cliff. The point was that their seafood was fresh. Twenty years later, I recall the meal I had at that place clearly. This place makes... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife loves seafod, especially when fresh, this was. She had scallops followed by mussels. I had steak. She said it was 'the best' A pleasant enough ambiance but a little noisy for me with the clatter of pool balls in the background. Then again, when we left, it was full so as said for me. Very pleasant attentive staff.

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

We ate at this restaurant 3 times during our stay in Mallaig. Easy to walk to in the village and some car parking on the opposite side of the road, but we walked as stayed at Davaar holiday rental just up the hill. All the staff were great and the food was excellent. If you order chips be prepared for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as above the price was right and they supply a wonderful breakfast included in the price would go again

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch on our Jacobite train tour and would highly recommend. Cullen skink is one of the best I've tasted and my greedy stomach couldn't finish the huge portion I ordered. They accommodated my youngest who doesn't like spicy food for a plain chicken burger with no problems. Service was quick and prices decent. On our way... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 460289

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