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The Cabin

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££ - £££
Seafood, British, Scottish
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Mallaig Delivery Office Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
+44 1687 462207
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I opted for the carry out version as I was waiting to catch a Cal Mac ferry. It was fresh and very hot. The fish was lovely , it was so nice to get fresh fish made to order. Reasonably priced and really enjoyed. Would recommend.

2 Thank Con42
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband had a spicy pasta dish which was tasty. It was a smaller portion than we are used to from our local Italians in Cullercoats. I had fish and chips and mushy peas which again was just ok. Very friendly staff and efficient service

Thank Susan P
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We ate here in 2014 and had an amazing sea food dinner. On our return to Mallaig in 2016 we booked a table in advance knowing the Jacobite steam train was unloading it's passengers at lunch. We entered the place on time and were given our table. But there is only one item of seafood on the lunch menu from... More 

Thank Myles E
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I have both just eaten fish, chips and peas here and couldn't believe that in such a tiny place, we'd found the tastiest, most tender fish and chips either of us have had! Both of us enjoy good food, so to say we appreciated it here is an understatement! The fish was fresh, light and very well... More 

1 Thank amyg0102
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I and my Dad were only in Mallaig for one night and were so pleased to have found The Cabin. The waitress was lovely and the smoked haddock 'lasagne' was an absolutely superb dish. Fresh flavours, and a real treat, so unexpected. You must go there.

2 Thank John B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We tried most all of the places to eat dinner in Mallaig and in my opinion, this was the best. I have to say, despite the accolades in the press, etc., this place was better than its more decorated, posher competition across the road, which we also visited. There is a concise menu, focusing on seafood, unsurprisingly, and with langoustine,... More 

1 Thank iainthepict
são paulo
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We came on the Jacobite Train. The food was superb! We had pasta and risotto. Just loved it. The waitress was also very nice. That´s a place I would definetly go back.

1 Thank isatb
Stirling, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Had a really good meal here, very fresh and delicious. Lovely friendly staff and very efficient service, even though they were pretty busy. Only managed 2 courses as portions were goodly size, but the food was lovely. Would certainly go back.

1 Thank Porterfamily46
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Ideal unprepossessing restaurant, nice friendly welcome, good food and reasonable prices. We had the mussels and the langoustines, both highly recommended.

1 Thank pykette
Melbourne, Australia
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162 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Grabbed a light lunch here before boarding ferry to Skye. We all had fairly traditional fare but none of it was particularly good. Wouldn't recommend this place unless desperate. We had tried to get a table in The Cornerstone but they were full.

Thank heracles2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Seafood, British, Scottish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mallaig Delivery Office Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 462207

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