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King Haakon

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The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
+44 1599 534164
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Big Lake, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here two nights in a row during our 3 day Isle of Skye tour. Both meals were fantastic! One night I ordered fish and chips, the fish was almost the size of my forearm! I had the Skye Red Ale which is brewed on the isle and it is awesome! Definitely my favorite Scottish beer. I had overheard... More 

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Thank Samantha M
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for 2 evenings for food and a couple of beers. The menu was not huge but what they did was very good and filling. Good selection of beers we enjoyed the Skye Gold and the jukebox played some good music. Enjoyed the rugby banter with Lenny!

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Thank Stephen W
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9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Food is below average, another of those microwaving kitchens, that sums it up perfectly. On the other hand, service was friendly and the pub part is much better, nice range of drinks.

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Carlops, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Very friendly bar. As it is off season we were the only two non locals in the bar but it did not take long for the owner to welcome us into the company off all the patrons and a good time was had. Worth a visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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245 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our tour driver/leader told us this was the place he would eat, so there we came. Typical pub food. You need to order your food from the bar. Lots of local people hanging out here.

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Kansas City, Mo.
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251 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This pub is one of the few choices here. But, it was fine for a dinner of Haddock soup, chili over rice, and a beer. My opinion, it is not the best restaurant in town, but good for a filling, reasonably priced dinner.

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Thank Nuttman
Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had the fish and chips, it was very good. If you eat here you must order at the bar! The King Haakon feels like your home town pub! Serving staff was very friendly.

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Thank winnipegtraveller57
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Average food at average price point. Ordered the chili beef with rice and Pull Pork Ciabatta. Typical bar setting with lots of locals. Only 1 of 2 restaurants in the vicinity, the othet being Saucy Mary.

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Thank DavidBoh
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

All three of us had the Haddock and chips which was great and a few drinks. Well priced with very friendly service and great atmosphere. The local dogs hanging out with their owners was a sweet bonus.

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Thank Glynis S
peterhead
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Staying over in Skye for a few days was told about this place and it was highly recommend staff are friendly and the food is ideal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?