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Living the Dream... - CLOSED

Stoerhead Walkers Carpark | Stoerhead, Lochinver IV27 4JQ, Scotland
+44 1571 855224
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“brownie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, Scottish
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Stoerhead Walkers Carpark | Stoerhead, Lochinver IV27 4JQ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 1 October 2017

What a fantastic welcome, coffee and the best fried egg and chilli haggis roll ever after a muddy and wet but briiliant walk to the Old Man of Stoer (22/9/17) and in such a lovely location. Everyone should visit! Appreciated the extra take away haggis...More

Thank JanandMik
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

I am delighted as ever that you enjoyed your visit. Extra special as you were here on almost my last day of managing the van. Thank you so much for your custom and your kind words. Leigh x

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went on 24 September and the owner had a farewell party with friends and visitors. A friendly welcome and yummy lemon drizzle. But also the message not only that the snack shack is closed for the season but also that the owner is going...More

Thank Hardy_Schw
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Glad you enjoyed the party. There will not be a Living the Dream in 2018 but I am renting the van so there will still be a tea van in the lighthouse car park. Thanks for the review. Leigh x

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Parking up at the lighthouse to walk to Stoer Head, we were hit with the aroma of bacon frying and had to be strong to resist. But after walking to see the sea stack and walking back again in the driving rain, the thought of...More

Thank Nikki B
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Appreciated as always. Glad your bacon rolls lived up to the expectation! Thanks again. Leigh x

Reviewed 2 September 2017

We came across Leah's snacks and drinks hut when we parked up for a walk to see the Old Man of Stoer. What a find! - really nice hot chocolate, views of a rocky coastline across to open sea. We enjoyed Leah's company while we...More

Thank 771carolyns
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Many thanks for your review, always appreciated. Delighted you enjoyed your visit. Leigh x

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Lovely little food spot, if someone had told me I'd be eating pancakes with bacon off a teaplate in the rain with a delightful cup of coffee I would have laughed at them. They were very lovely and the owner was friendly and smiley despite...More

Thank Angela S
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely review, it made me smile. Im really glad you enjoyed your pancakes and bacon despite the rain. It is always good to find a surprise at the end of the road dont you think? Thanks agajn. Leigh x

Reviewed 17 August 2017

On the windy cliffs, where local passionate people observe birds and dolphins, and sea life (The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds), and let you watch and explain you about what can be seen from there, lies a tiny "hippy style" caravan, from Easter...More

Thank Martina B
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you so much for your wondetful review, i am so happy that you so enjoyed your visit. It is always a pleasure to meet people that appreciate everything Stoerhead has to offer. Hope we can welcome you back again one day. Thanks again. Leigh...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

What a lovely place and what a lovely owner of this place. Not only did we enjoy the best hot chocolate ever, we were also given a lot of information about the whales and dolphins that you can spot (if you're lucky). Absolutely worth a...More

Thank Karin M
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review and lovely comments. I sm delighted you enjoyed your visit. Come back soon. Leigh x

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Coffee before we started- surprisingly good coffee bag in a mug, help yourself to milk. Coffee, tea and melt in the mouth gluten free chocolate brownies when we got back. Very friendly and knowledgable lady serving, watched by a very polite gull called Henry. We...More

Thank 63mtok63
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for your lovely review. I am delighted you liked the coffee and the brownies (i think i am the only person not keen on them) . Henry is always very well behaved amd never steals, he and i get along very well 😀. Many...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

After driving along a series of single track roads you come to a car park next to the lighthouse with magnificent views out to sea. The small food van offers a variety of locally sourced hot food, but as we had a packed lunch with...More

Thank paul6111
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for your review, and I am glad you enjpyed your drinks. Hot choc has been very popular this summer! Hope you enjpyed the rest if your holiday. Thanks again. Leigh x

Reviewed 21 July 2017

What a great little place. After admiring the Stoer Head lighthouse and also after our walk to the Old Man of Stoer, we enjoyed the hospitality at "Living the Dream". Coffees, hot chocolates and snacks, local information and chats with other walkers.

Thank Marg S
Leigh S, Owner at Living the Dream..., responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

I am delighted you enjoyed your visit. Sorry it has taken me so long yo reply my internet has been down for 3 weeks😞. Look forward to welcoming you again soon. Leigh x

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7
Cuisine
British, Scottish
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stoerhead Walkers Carpark | Stoerhead, Lochinver IV27 4JQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Lochinver
  • Phone Number: +44 1571 855224
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Description
Living the Dream is now permanently closed. Thank you for your business and for your reviews. The blue tea van will still be operating from April 2018 under a different name and new management
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