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Spiral Cafe & Bistro

Strath Square, Gairloch IV21 2BZ, Scotland
+44 1445 712397
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“monkfish curry” (11 reviews)
“lemon sole” (7 reviews)
“baguette” (5 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Strath Square, Gairloch IV21 2BZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Only went here once during our stay, small portions and soup at £5, but everything was okay and staff was pleasant but charging hotel prices for café food.

Thank zebra52
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We went to the Spiral Cafe & bistro for Dinner. And to be honest we weren't expecting what we got. I thought its more bistro like, but they offer very spacious range of food and its very delicious.Defintely excelled our expecations in a very positive...More

Thank Andreeea_B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We stopped for lunch here on a day drive out of Inverness. The restaurant is comfortable and pleasant, and the lunch menu had a good variety. The selections were well-prepared, and the fried haddock with the fish and chips was a real treat. I also...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal with friends for our anniversary. Excellent. Would highly recommend. Staff very friendly.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We enjoyed the soup and bowls of chips and my daughter gobbled her macaroni cheese without complaint. Not cheap - about £10 more than I was expecting to pay.

Thank Esther H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped in for a quick lunch on the West Coast. Two of our group wanted fish but not done in batter. The chef was more than accommodating and did two portions of grilled haddock and salad (not chips!) without any hesitation whatsoever. My scampi...More

1  Thank Georgina M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We walked in on spec and were made very welcome. Our table had a great view across the loch. The scallops with puréed peas were excellent...and the lemon sole was very good. The house wine was nice. Something better in the beer department would be...More

Thank glasshalffull01
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ate here twice while on holiday in the area can't fault the meals they were cooked to perfection. First night we both had fish and chips --loved the batter on the fish. Second visit husband had the steak -- cooked to prefection I asked...More

Thank anniefuff946
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The fish suppers in the Spiral are very good. So they should be in this small restaurant that is adjacent to the fish and chip shop. We had one posh fish and chips of monkfish with pea puree. The excellence of the posh dish was...More

Thank Hamish F
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Decided not to eat in our hotel restaurant so booked a table at Spiral which was a good plan as plenty of people got turned away as they were fully booked. Good choice of options and service was efficient. Only had a main course but...More

Thank Gordon S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strath Square, Gairloch IV21 2BZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712397
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Locally sourced seafood and meats. Fresh produce cooked to order. Comfortable and friendly atmosphere.
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