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Lochleven Seafood Cafe

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MICHELIN 2020
COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeaway or delivery until 2021-03-01

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This laid-back seafood restaurant is part of a family business that started with the neighbouring shellfish shop. It’s superbly set on the loch shore a...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Simple restaurant
About
Covid update Our restaurant will remain closed for the remainder of 2020. Our hop will be open 5 days a week in September selling live and cooked seafood, deli items & gifts .We are offering a back to basics picnic style menu including hot & cold seafood dishes , daily specials , coffees , wines & desserts , and have plenty of both indoor and outdoor seating where you can enjoy your picnic on site .
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$130
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

Wow what can I say about this little gem. Amazing sea food. Everything you would ever want to eat if you are a sea food lover. So sad it's the last day of the season or we would be visiting here every weekend. Amazing and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

Every year on our motorhome trip in Scotland we try to come here. We did wonder how it would work with the restrictions. Fabulous is the only description I could use. The sun was shining ( bonus). We sat outside on the picnic tables at...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

I found this wonderful place on Instagram looking for ideas of what to do around Glencoe & Loch Leven. We were staying in Loch Leven so after the long drive from Manchester we decided to head straight to the seafood cafe for some lunch. We...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 13 September 2020

This gem of a seafood shop and cafe is et in an idyllic setting on the banks of Loch Leven. Due to Covis the restaurant is closed but no need to miss out- there is fantastic take away service where you can order scallops in...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

The mussels I had were amazing, without a doubt their food is spot on. On the other hand the staff seemed very abrupt and almost as if like we’d spoilt their day by turning up. After a week in Scotland this was our last place...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 27 August 2020 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home from a 5 night stay in Arisaig... the restaurant is closed due to covid but they are serving a picnic style small menu. We ordered soup and sandwiches then went back for more ... broccoli and chilli soup Crayfish...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 26 August 2020

Managed to get a table booked, and not disappointed with the food or service. My wife is celiac, but the staff were fantastic in checking what was available from the menu, and even created a desert just for her, thank you

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 March 2020

Mussels in a pot so large you 'think' you wont be able to finish, but alas....they are TOO GOOD to leave a spec in the pot. Never thought I'd find mussels to rival the pounds of them I ate in PEI, Canada. A clean, well...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 March 2020 via mobile

Been visiting Loch leven seafood for years, finally on this visit we bought the hot roasted shellfish platter and we were not left disappointed. Service was excellent, not rushed at all (we had a 4.5 month old baby with us too). Also had two desserts...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 28 November 2019

We may have caught them at a bad time, as they were closing for the season the next day. They were understaffed, everyone seemed very tired, and the fish was overcooked. However, if we are in the area again, we would give them another try!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Stephanie H
30 April 2018|
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Response from KathleenD791 | Property representative |
If you send a message via Facebook they can book you and confirm you that way.
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EnglandHonestreview
7 March 2018|
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Response from KathleenD791 | Property representative |
Not in the restaurant but we do have outside seating and picnic tables. :) Hope this helps. We open for the season on the 15th of March.
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bevchrismabel
17 February 2018|
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Response from KathleenD791 | Property representative |
Nearby the Clachaig Inn, in Glencoe or the Loch Leven Hotel top road at North Ballachulish. Some times they only have limited rooms so worth booking early. Check with the MacDonald Hotel in Kinlochleven too. :) Check out... More
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    How is Lochleven Seafood Cafe rated?
    Lochleven Seafood Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4