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The Waterside Seafood Restaurant

Railway Buildings | Station Road, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AE, Scotland
+44 1599 534813
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish
££ - £££
Railway Buildings | Station Road, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small restaurant in the kyle railway station building. Very good seafood. Friendly staff. Kyle is otherwise quite a disappointment but the waterfront restaurant is real gem.

Thank Flapuit V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On our two night stay in Kyle of Lochalsh, this was, by far, the best 'find'. Food very tasty and well presented. Staff ? Perfect ,

Thank GenevaScot
Reviewed 1 week ago

We received good service and the food was good. There was no complimentray bread and olives provided at the beginning of the meal, which might have been expected at a restaurant of this type and proce. The selection of wines by the glass was average....More

Thank M G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the Smoked Halibut and it was absolutely amazing, huge flavours and came with a rich white sauce and a potato mash. Great atmosphere! Would recommend to anyone who loves seafood and gourmet tastes. Would also recommend making a reservation ahead of time. We managed...More

1  Thank carlia s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as you walk in you feel the warm friendly ambiance. The restaurant is quite small but does not feel overcrowded even though full. We were a family of five and we all chose different dishes and not one of us was disappointed! The...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fresh and delicious, and wait staff excellent. Restaurant was very quaint. We felt it was a little expensive compared to other places we have recently eaten with slightly better quality (the arch inn Ullapool for example) however you are guaranteed a delicious...More

Thank Klw2012
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Beautiful fresh, local seafood. Very helpful local staff. Very few tables, but a great atmosphere and does not feel crowded - great to have a train arriving outside as we ate our meal. My only regret is that they are not open the whole year...More

1  Thank LondonScottsdale
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The food was excellent, the service first class, and a really relaxed atmosphere. Would definitly recommend.

1  Thank keith m
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were up in Balmacara with a couple of friends for a mini holiday and my husband's cousin, who lives in the area, strongly recommended this restaurant. As I love seafood, I was quite happy to follow their suggestions. We went there for dinner in...More

1  Thank ssbvb
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Booked a table for lunch after taking the train from Inverness. Cozy restaurant! Did not realize that lunch time usually was dedicated to tour groups, just an FYI. A family member tried the smoked haddock and loved it. I had the crab tart which was...More

Thank bethanycozytea
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Morna M
6 June 2017|
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Response from shintyman | Property representative |
As previous responder said: the restaurant is small but we can manage a wheelchair. The main door has a slight lip, but not a step. Also as they said, it has been very busy so best to book . 01599534813. Thank you. Neil
11 August 2015|
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Response from shintyman | Property representative |
Hi A lot of our dishes are gluten free already and if you want to get in touch and request something then we can try to accommodate it. All meals are freshly prepared which puts a lot of pressure on the kitchen so it is not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Railway Buildings | Station Road, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochalsh  >  Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Phone Number: +44 1599 534813
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