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The Whitehouse

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Lochaline | Morvern, Lochaline PA34 5XT, Scotland
+44 1967 421777
11:00 - 23:00
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

There is nothing negative to say about this place, a true hidden gem, new menu daily and food to literally die for, want Michelin star food without the price tag, then this is your place, the only draw back it's at the end of a long road so have a nominated driver or be prepared to pay for a taxi... More 

Thank Suzanne M
TeamWhitehouse, Owner at The Whitehouse, responded to this review

A belated but big thank you for your lovely review. Jane More 

Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Having been sailing all day, The Whitehouse in Lochaline was a more than welcome sight. The service was of the best only to be out done by the quality of the meal. My cold smoked venison starter followed by a sirloin, beef shin with mushroom main was to die for. Where else do you get a shot of malt served... More 

Thank Keith M
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch - large piece of delicious halibut cooked to perfection. Flaked away nicely & melted in the mouth. Scallops - hand dived - also perfectly cooked. Other had rare pigeon - so often overcooked - not this one. Great to know we were eating local produce & quality & taste couldn't be faulted. Don't miss out - highly... More 

Thank Ruth A
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A group of us were staying locally whilst diving in the sound and on our last night we had a meal at the Whitehouse. The food was fabulous. The main course I chose was rack of Lamb; this just melted in the mouth and the taste was scrumptious. well worth a visit if you find yourself near or in Lochaline.

Thank Saaby665
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wow what a find, the White House tucked away in a small village Lochaline, on the Morvern Penninsula. We sailed from Ardfern and tied up at about 17:00pm, went for a walk and found the local social club which was extremely welcoming, filled with very amusing locals, thank you, especially Big John Lochaline. On entering the White House I knew... More 

1 Thank Lynne S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Oh dear - we definitely saved the best 'til last on our recent holiday, If we'd visited sooner, we'd have come more often. This is in a very unpretentious building next to the village shop but don't let that fool you!! My friend and I turned up without a reservation for lunch, and thankfully it wasn't too busy and they... More 

Thank Penny C
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked a table for 6.30 but arrived early a quick phone call and we were told no problem come at 6.What a fantastic meal ,we were spoiled for choice with the varied menu.ever dish was well presented and the flavours were fantastic.The halibut was recommended by the chef,it was out of this world the best fish dish i have... More 

Thank ginge2013
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Spent an evening here at the end a couple of week's walking in the area with friends who had visited before. Small, nice friendly staff and a menu of stunningly good food that I would (did in this case) cross an ocean for. All fresh, local ingredients cooked with care and flair ... and at very reasonable prices. Perhaps one... More 

1 Thank Sparroworks
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Honestly this was one of the best meals of my life. Spicy mussels, divine duck, melt-in-mouth halibut - with wonderfully complicated flavours but beautifully simple presentation. Sumptuous desserts. Fabulously fresh local ingredients. Unpretentious decor and quietly efficient service. I couldn't recommend more highly.

1 Thank Crispin S
Winnebago, IL
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I chose this as we were staying very close by at Willow Brae (awesome B&B btw). This is within walking distance of Willow Brae and torches were provided. We arrived early, they were happy to seat us. The menu you can tell changes daily as its on a chalk board they bring to the table. We had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$75
British, Scottish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochaline | Morvern, Lochaline PA34 5XT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaline
  • Phone Number: +44 1967 421777
The Whitehouse Restaurant in Lochaline makes the most of the West Coast larder on our doorstep. Lochaline langoustines and Sound of Mull dived scallops and crab are regulars, as are Seared Morvern stag's liver, heart and kidney with Tobermory whisky, lamb, mutton, beef and pork from local farmers.
Our garden grows most of the herbs, salads and vegetables on the menu. Highland delicacies are foraged from hill and shore. We love celebrating Scottish food and drink - our fabulous local harvest served in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.
The Lochaber environment is among the richest in Scotland. Our food puts it on your plate.