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Chlachain Inn Restaurant

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Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
+44 (0)1687 460289
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived on the steam train yesterday and had lunch in the Chlachain Inn. Service was fast and very friendly. We both had the smoked salmon which was delicious. So good in fact that we bought some at the fish merchant to take home with us!!!

Thank Raymo2014
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was out looking after I arrived for a place to eat as I wanted to use somewhere different than my hotel. Staff were all very courteous and attended straight away showing me to table and taking my order and I was pleasantly surprised how reasonably priced my meal and drink was. I would recommend give this place a try if... More 

Thank Jock619
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were going to be staying in Mallaig, and knowing how busy it can get, wanted to ensure we got booked in to eat somewhere with good food. Having read the reviews prior to booking, this was our choice, and we weren't let down. Table was booked for 6pm & was busy when we arrived. Got seated but asked if... More 

Thank mummyboogiechef
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food ( best Cullen Skink I've tasted in years), great value. The staff were friendly and the service was good. There was a live band playing who were also very good.

Thank Liz D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On entering the busy Chlachain we stood awaiting service at the bar, and waited and waited. The one barman/waiter was serving four or five tables and had no radar for anything more. Three times I returned to the bar from our table to try to put in our order. Twice a chef wandered into the bar, but clearly not his... More 

Thank keep P
Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really comfortable rooms. The pub below was really nice - good beer and very delicious langoustines. Friendly service as well. The woman who made breakfast was extremely friendly - it was wonderful to start the day chatting with her!

Thank thedefenestration
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Chlachain Inn this evening and had one Ribeye Steak and one Mussels with Bacon, Brie and Shallot broth. Both tasted great washed down with a Merlot and a pint of Corncrake.

Thank MikenCarla5556
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my view the best pub in Mallaig with a roaring fire, two Real Ales and a nice patio out front when the weather is decent. A wide range of interesting food is available though some of it quite expensive. I enjoyed an excellent locally landed Haddock with chips.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to arrive in town at the same time as the steam train . Managed to get a table for a quick bite . The Cullen skink was excellent and just what I needed. Sometimes it's about Get in get fed and get out . Thank you to our hosts for recognising that

Thank channiere
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Chlachain for 3 nights on the trip up to the west coast by train. The food here is amazing particularly recommended is the Cullen Skink, absolutely mouth watering, but to be honest we didn't have anything that wasn't fantastic, the local seafood plays a large part of the menu, from diver scallops to good old fish and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1687 460289

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