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Lochcarron Bistro

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Main Street, Lochcarron IV54 8YB, Scotland
+44 1520 722799
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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aberdeen, aberdeenshire
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

The kind of place you hope to find but don't often. Excellent food - loved the whitebait - genuine welcome and relaxed atmosphere. Thanks.

Thank dfsdghh-0
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

This unassuming bistro set in the most stunning location on the West Coast of Scotland offered a warm welcome, comfortable environment, professional but friendly atmosphere with superb fresh, quality and well presented produce. Highly recommended. Very refreshing to happen-stance upon this wee gem. Please visit if you love quality eating experiences.

Thank DianeLovesScotFood
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

quite relaxed atmosphere, delicious food and friendly stuff, to say nothing of the stunning views of the loch.

Thank Evgeniy T
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

Four of us had supper there in September. Food was excellent and friendly efficient service. Enjoyed reading the Oor Wullie annuals and trying to get my three English friends to pronounce Oor Wullie correctly!

Thank Douglas B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Quite difficult to find out about opening times for this place. Website not working and difficult to get a reliable mobile connection where we stayed. Turned up on spec on Wednesday lunchtime. Disappointed to find the place closed.

Thank FOODIE51_13
Auckland, NZ
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

On our recent trip to Scotland we enjoyed some of the best seafood we've had anywhere, but the Lochcarron Bistro was something else again. The choice was much greater than you'd expect in a small village, and everything was cooked to perfection. The fish was perfectly fresh and thoughtfully prepared. The wine list was also very nice, and the service... More 

Thank CMacNZ
Burton upon Stather
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

The Bistro cooked a lovely seafood chowder and t-bone steak it is certainly a good place to eat and the service was good too

Thank Marina196305
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013

Service was excellent, food poor for standard expected. Both meals were the same, Sirloin steak was bland, chips were soggy with oil as were the battered onion rings, plate was warm around the edges cold in the middle. Very dissapointed.

Thank Will R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

Restaurants in more remote, but popular, locations are often a bit lazy with menus and service, given their captive audience. This bistro makes a good effort with both - well worth it.

Thank winerwalker
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

This certainly lives up to the bistro name; chalkboard menu, wood floor and scrubbed wood tables. The service is friendly and informal ... and then you get to the food. A chowder starter was a brimming bowl of creamy, tasty chowder chock-full of large chunks of fresh fish. Delicious! Too delicious, in fact!! Having eaten that, all I could do... More 

Thank IgnorantBystander

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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$19 - US$62
Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lochcarron IV54 8YB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Lochcarron
  • Phone Number: +44 1520 722799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?