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The Steam Inn

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
+44 1687 462002
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here at around 8 pm for a bite to eat. Lovely little bar with a nice log burning stove with 3 large leather couches to sit on in front of it. I ordered a curry and it was really nice and reasonably priced and It arrived within about 5 minutes from ordering. My girlfriend was not really that hungry... More 

Thank Kevin G
Oban, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here on several occasions while visiting Mallaig. Food consistently good. Large range with local seafood. Friendly staff.

Thank Mark W S
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit that i wasn't expecting much from this place. But was realy surprised. We had haddock and chips and it was delicious. Never had a fish wich was so fresh. I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank pocztowkazpodrozy
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in for a drink to get out of the cold for a bit, it was lovely - very quiet (not many people around in general, not just in here) and we sat by the fire watching the gorgeous Great Dane who was sprawled out on the sofa opposite us. Was a lovely way to spend a bit of... More 

Thank Rai S
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely surroundings and good food, decent portions, friendly service and dog friendly which is always a bonus. Mac Cheese always a winner and the battered haddock lovely.

1 Thank JUDE F
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found the Steam Inn by chance and what a find it was, It was my first visit to Mallaig I came with two friends we choose the mussels the sauce was delicious the best I have ever had with mussels. In fact we enjoyed the food so much we went back the following night and just had to have the... More 

1 Thank katrina V
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Travelled on the West Highland Railway to Mallaig for a short visit. After a blustery walk around the harbour, we came upon The Steam Inn for lunch. Friendly staff, really cosy restaurant. The food was great too. Thoroughly recommended.

1 Thank Helen L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Cracking pub with a great restaurant. The staff are very friendly and there's a cracking log stove so it's nice and toasty. The bar dog ( blue ) is the friendliest Great Dane your ever likely to meet.

1 Thank Wuggyboy
Fyvie, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went for lunch on Sunday while waiting for our ferry. We were welcomed immediately and sat down. Drinks were served and we were told about the specials and left to make our choice. Food arrived quickly and was delicious and not overpriced. Would definitely go back again for a meal. Thanks Fiona and all the other staff working!!

Thank LindaRobo
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Went as a group for a family members birthday! The food was absolutely divine!, I had monkfish scampi which was absolutely melt in the mouth, everyone else in the group were very happy with their food selection too. If I ever return to quaint Mallaig, a repeat will definitely be on the cards

Thank wb111432

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 462002

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