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King Haakon

The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
+44 1599 534164
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“langoustines” (11 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International
The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just a few metres across from the lovely Coran B&B we were staying at we were recommended to this pub to get a meal on arrival for our first dinner on Skye We got a table for four by huge windows with a fantastic view...More

Thank Rekha P
Reviewed 1 week ago

King Haakon shares the same menu as the Castle Moil Restaurant on the adjoining part of the building and so has good food but in a bar setting. The bar looks out towards the Skye bridge and has seating outside for a sunny day. If...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to the King Haakon when you can eat outside, and enjoy the Scottish fishing village atmosphere and the fantastic views of the Skye Bridge and Kyle of Lochalsh opposite. My wife's langoustines were peerless, and there were no fewer than 10 of them. My...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My friends and I were only in Kyleakin for two nights, and we ended up eating dinner at the King Haakon pub both nights. While their menu is limited, the food was pretty darn good - the traditional fish and chips was my favorite of...More

Thank jordanwalker320
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I visited the King Haakon pub and restaurant several times during my 6 week stay in Kyleakin. Really nice atmosphere, well priced drinks, the food is well priced too, they offer 10% if you show your Skye Backpackers card. The food is plentiful, really tasty...More

Thank Jordanovichy
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Where locals meet tourists. Not elegant but food and service are correct. Langoustines were super. Not a bad place for a good bite.

Thank Mark W P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We ate here on Saturday night. The menu was varied and food was tasty. We had the most beautiful view of the bridge as we ate. I had linguine and my husband had hot-smoked salmon. An added bonus was a great band from Belgium were...More

1  Thank Ros M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This place has the advantage of being in a great location. It serves a wide range of drinks.the Castle moil restaurant which is adjacent to the bar also serves great food here although he restaurant stops service after 8:30 PM. The bar is open till...More

1  Thank Sharika R
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

To be honest I was extremely disappointed with the food. I was told that this is the best venue for food in Kyleakin. The shrimps (langoustines) were pretty small.... not tasty at all and the chilli beef with rice was blend. Nevertheless, this establishment is...More

Thank Elvin W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Pub food with a view. Great little bar, friendly people and good menu to choose from. Seemed quite popular by dinnertime.

Thank bartsbuds
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Laurie w
9 February 2017|
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Response from CastleMoil | Property representative |
Hi there, we remember you. E-mail me at castlemoil and we shall get it sorted. Slainte, Richard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Kyleakin
  • Phone Number: +44 1599 534164
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