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Seafood Cabin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Seafood, British, Scottish
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Skipness Estate | Skipness, Skipness PA29 6XU, Scotland
+44 1880 760207
Sun - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Skipness is an amazing place. Go there on a nice day, see the castle and the chapel, walk on the beach... and then eat the seafood platter. Stupendous. And don't forget to say hello to Coco the deer.

Thank TheOnions
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Firstly let me make it perfectly clear that this review is nothing to do with the food. In fact I rate this five star and the seafood must stand comparison with the best in the UK. I had a truly memorable sea food platter washed down by a good Sancerre, sitting in the sunshine in a stunning location.. So how... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

lovely seafood lunch in a beautiful setting, and lovely drive off the main road to get here, highly recommend if you are in kintyre, we will be back!

Thank millar181
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a great way to enjoy the freshest fish ever cooked to order,and eaten outside, expect to wait a while in the season, Sunday is extreamly busy....

Thank 600jojo
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were recommended this place to visit by the previous hotel we had just left. As you get off the ferry instead of turning left as most of the traffic does, turn right and after a mile or so you will see a road sign for this and the castle, park up and walk maybe 200 yards and your there.... More 

Thank landoug
Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Last Tuesday, we finally managed to go to the Skipness Seafood Cabin for lunch! Every year, we always forget and seem to arrive there on a Saturday, when they are closed. We'd expected crab sandwiches and smoked salmon, but what we found was so much more. There were six of us in our party and between us we managed two... More 

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Ashkirk, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We tried to find this place, unsuccessfully a couple of years ago. On this trip we were delighted to find it..... I think the signage is slightly better. It was a warm sunny day and, despite arriving just after 12.00, it was really busy. The staff were so helpful and happy to advise on menu items. We shared langoustines and... More 

Thank Michael G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful food and great value - even better when the sun is shining as you can sit outside and enjoy the wonderful views and the tame deer right beside you.

Thank suesB2163XU
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Took a drive from Inverary to Skipness to check out the castle (great views from the top) during a week in Scotland. The glorious sunshine we had that day helped, but a potter around the castle and down by the shore followed up by amazing fresh seafood on a picnic bench at the Seafood Cabin with a cold beer and... More 

Thank geordieboy034
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

After a day trip to Arran we turned right coming off the ferry as we had spotted the castle. Nice walk then we found this place, how great, delicious food in the garden looking at the castle watching the tame red deer by the fence. Seafood platters with cold beer - exceptional

Thank 754bobk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$38
Cafe, Seafood, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skipness Estate | Skipness, Skipness PA29 6XU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Skipness
  • Phone Number: +44 1880 760207
Opening dates for 2016: 29th May - 30th September. Every day apart from Saturday! The Skipness Seafood Cabin is a seasonal, family run venue that prepares and sells locally sourced, fresh seafood dishes. It also provides a variety of homemade cakes and scones. The Cabin is set in the idyllic village of Skipness, which makes up for its removed, some may say isolated, location with beautiful scenery, easy walks, beaches, castles and stunning views of the Isle of Arran. The restaurant aims to provide an easy going relaxed atmosphere where everyone feels comfortable and leaves well fed and satisfied! We look forward to seeing you soon.

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