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The Steading Bistro

££ - £££European, British,
Achtercairn | Achtercairn, Gairloch IV21 2BP, Scotland
+44 1445 712382
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (32 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Achtercairn | Achtercairn, Gairloch IV21 2BP, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch or a cake and coffee. All staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The cakes are amazing and so nice that they cater for those with gluten intolerance. My husband loved the gluten free plum crunch cake and the hot smoked salmon...More

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had been on a boat trip and we're starving and popped into the Steading for some lunch. The waitress was very helpful and friendly and answered our questions about the area for a planned visit in late autumn. We dithered a bit about our...More

Thank AudreyPeebz
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick cuppa after visiting the Gairloch Heritage Museum next door. I only wanted a scone and tea but was treated as if I was buying the place! Welcome was warm & friendly and service top notch. I will return for...More

Thank Elliemel
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We had a fantastic lunch at the Steading Bistro when driving through Gairloch on our Scotland trip in July. It was a cold and rainy day but inside it was warm and cozy, the food war freshly prepared and delicious, the staff welcoming and friendly....More

Thank Katharina S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Although there didn't at first appear to be many vegan options at this bistro, the server kindly informed me that there are a few items that can be made to be vegan. I ended up ordering salad and chips, and both were phenomenal. The salad...More

Thank Lauren_skye
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

2 visits for lunch. Best coffee in the area. Burgers and pizza are really good however these are surpassed by the cakes. Rhubarb and ginger loaf (extremely juicy), plum crunch (not too sweet) and marmalade tea loaf (WOW!). Really friendly staff and they serve the...More

Thank Mark_Jelley
ConnorMays, Owner at The Steading Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for joining us at the Steading Bistro Mark. We are so pleased you enjoyed our menu and lovely selection of home made cakes. Your comments were much appreciated! Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The girls in the streading bistro were working very hard with excellent customer service! The food was excellent, I had a chicken panini and my husband had a hot salmon salad. The food was reasonably priced.

Thank Jo C
ConnorMays, Owner at The Steading Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you for coming, your views were so appreciated .

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Called in here for lunch and enjoyed it very much. It was a return visit after three years and we were pleased to see it doing well. The place is clean and has a modern 'bistro style' atmosphere with brightly coloured chairs and pleasant decor...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Third time lucky, closed on a Thursday early in the season when I had tried twice to visit previously. In luck today and so it was so good. Atmosphere, food and service all excellent. Thank you, I will be back.

Thank Jane T
ConnorMays, Manager at The Steading Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you Jane, so pleased you made it in and enjoyed your lunch . Look forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch as we were in the area. I can honestly say that the food we had here was the best food we have eaten on our whole trip. And we have stopped for a lot of lunches! I recommend the...More

Thank Jill C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Achtercairn | Achtercairn, Gairloch IV21 2BP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712382
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Come along and enjoy our wonderful Cafe BIstro, hot food served all day from 10am through to 9pm. We are fully licensed So you can enjoy a drink with you meal if you wish.
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