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“Excellent birthday lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Pier Cafe

The Pier Cafe
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Lairg
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brora, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Excellent birthday lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Very good views over loch Shin and especially on a sunny day when you can sit outside. They were very accommodating as we had a table of 3 children and 7 adults. Luckily we had booked as it was extremely busy. The food was excellent - everyone appreciated the freshly cooked meals with local produce.
I would certainly recommend this cafe as being one of the best in this area.

  • Visited August 2014
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Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier Cafe, responded to this review, 30 September 2014
Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Pier. We are delighted that you enjoyed the birthday lunch and we hope to see you back again soon.
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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“A Jewel in the Highlands crown!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

My wife, children and I had the pleasure of being taken here for our lunch on our holidays. The food was cooked perfectly and very well presented. It was all very fresh and locally sourced which is key to its popularity and success. The service was excellent and being a party of 6 presented no problems. We were fortunate to visit on a sunny day, but had it been grey and raining the setting would still have been amazing. All in all a wonderful experience. Well done to all at the pier, wishing you well for many years of successful trading.

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Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier Cafe, responded to this review, 18 August 2014
Hello there! Thanks you so much for taking the time to review The Pier. We are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch experience with us and we hope to see you back again the next time you are up on holidays. Hopefully you will be treated to lunch again!
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Wiltshire
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“Delicious food after a relaxing stroll”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is a charming cafe serving very tasty food at reasonable prices. Didn't have room for the delicious looking homemade cakes as very decent size servings but they all looked amazing. Nice setting, especially on a sunny day as tables outside near the waters edge.

  • Visited August 2014
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Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier Cafe, responded to this review, 18 August 2014
Hello! Thank you so much for your super review of The Pier - we really appreciate it. We are glad you found our food tasty and reasonably priced. We hope to see you again soon,

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London, United Kingdom
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“Great food and view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

Family birthday lunch at the Pier with 7 adults and 3 kids, good menu with local produce.

Fish burgers and lamb stew and various snacks.

Very reasonable wine list and £100 was the bill inc drinks.

Only open 10am - 2pm , and doing 2 nights a week.

I would make sure you book as it was very busy and people waiting.

Great to see a good quality place opening using local produce.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank 150londonjp
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Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier Cafe, responded to this review, 18 August 2014
Hello there! Thank you very much for your wonderful review of The Pier. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your lunch with us and found it to be tasty and reasonably priced. We are actually open daily from 10am - 4pm but perhaps you just misread the opening times or was it a typo? We hope to see you again on your next visit to the area. Thanks again,

Catriona
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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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“Just what Lairg needs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

I am not sure how long this super restaurant has been open, but it certainly eclipses all others in the immediate area. Fresh local produce (my lamb was perfect) from local suppliers, attentive and friendly staff, and a gorgeous location on the shore of Little Loch Shin made this family dinner on the 9th August 2014 memorable. All the tables were full, the ambience was excellent, highly recommended.

  • Visited August 2014
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Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier Cafe, responded to this review, 18 August 2014
Hi there thirstysandy! Thank you very much for your super review of The Pier. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your dinner experience with us. Our recent lamb dish has been getting lots of good feedback so we are very happy that you found it to be cooked perfectly. We look forward to having you dine again with us on your next visit to the area.
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