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The Jac-O-Bite Restaurant

87 On the Main A Road | Glenshiel, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8HN, Scotland
+44 1599 511347
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“custard” (3 reviews)
“liver” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 On the Main A Road | Glenshiel, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8HN, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I ate here along with members of my hill walking club when I completed my Corbetts. We had a lovely meal and the staff were really friendly and helpful.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Real Scottish dishes in a relaxed atmosphere with locals and fishermen enjoying good food and a refreshment.

Thank andreg0uws
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped for an evening meal. This is a very friendly family run restaurant. I had venison sausages which was delicious served with plenty of delicious mash and peas. Hubby had haddock and chips. The fish was huge and came with a good salad. He managed...More

Thank nono323
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a late night evening meal after a long journey from the Lake District. Despite being past sunset and very windy in late September, it was warm enough to eat outside! Service was very friendly. Loved the haggis bites. Wish they had greater selection of...More

Thank MKintheUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've holidayed nearby on a few occasions now but this was the first time we'd actually popped in for a meal. No frills menu, if you're looking for everything to be accompanied by a 'jus' or a 'coulis' then look elsewhere. What you'll get here...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The staff here are a real credit to themselves. We were a big party and split bills but staff were on the ball, accommodating and polite; going out of their way to help us at every opportunity. The restaurant doesn't look like a huge amount...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The staff were great, the coffee ok, the chips (special request to cook until crunchy) were exceptionally delightful. However, the burger was dry and dark brown throughout (did they try to burn it like the chips?) was bloody horrible.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice with our Italian friends during a visit to the area. They liked the restaurant they went 4 times. Great choice of home cooked food. All comfort food and delicious. Great desserts. We polished off all the cloutie dumpling and also had...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We were uncertain about this restaurant as the name is so cheesy and it looks like a rather naff diner from the road but heartened by the sound reviews we decided to cheer ourselves up after a rainy day. And it did just that: friendly...More

Thank MurrayM
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It was clear we had to reserve a table , however we were not aware we should also have reserved the plate we were most interested in, the lamb chops . I fail to understand why a restaurant in high season does not make sure...More

2  Thank Jelle P
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24 May 2015|
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Response from Larsonsmummy | Reviewed this property |
I only visited the restaurant - not the owner of the establishment. They have a Facebook page - you could try contacting them via that. Hope you have a lovely holiday in beautiful Scotland :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 On the Main A Road | Glenshiel, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochalsh  >  Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Phone Number: +44 1599 511347
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