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The Shieling Restaurant

Macintyre Road, Gairloch IV21 2BH, Scotland
+44 1445 712888
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Macintyre Road, Gairloch IV21 2BH, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my son for lunch, a wide range of choice plus a good specials board. I selected Soup of the day and fresh crab sandwich with onion rings to share. Everything was perfect and the crab was extremely fresh and flavoursome. Service was excellent,...More

Thank lewis g
Don C, Owner at The Shieling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Always appreciate when people take the time to compliment the Shieling and staff . We do try to do things right. Donald

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Cullen Skinks that my husband and I have eaten, cooked by the Chef, who I believe is also the owner, it was served piping hot and was full of large pieces of freshly cooked smoked haddock in a gorgeous light, yet...More

Thank N0isette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent each day coming to the Shieling for a decent coffee, the food also is excellent, as we had a lunch here, staff are friendly and the place is very cosy with huge chairs and couches.

Thank TheOldChurch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The welcome received here was superb! the owner clearly cares about what he is doing and wants people to leave happy. We popped in for breakfast, simple eggs & bacon, mushrooms tea & toast, washed down with a lovely pot of tea ... It’s not...More

Thank BellaBellaEssex
Don C, Owner at The Shieling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to comment on your visit. I’m glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Hope you’ll be back one day .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Giving this a three star only for the food and beautiful scenery which was pleasing to the eye. We had soup and fish followed by coffee and tea. However how we were spoken to was completely out of character from the taste of the surroundings...More

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Don C, Owner at The Shieling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Could you please let me know what day you were here and who was rude to you and I will check it out . My sincere apologies and I’m sorry this has happened . Customer service is top of the list . Donald . 01445712888...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here and the burgers were lovely Nice place called in again for coffee one afternoon Would have like an evening meal here but was only open short hours during day presume because it’s winter season

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Donald and his team are friendly and helpful. They value their customers and ensure that they are treated politely and with respect. Nothing is too much trouble. The meals are tasty, well presented and of ample portion sizes. Also great value for money. I would...More

Thank sheilajaneh
Reviewed 9 January 2018

My gran is in the care home just up from The Shieling so me and my partner popped down with her for a quick bite to eat while visiting. I had the Cullen Skink and my man had the Carrot, Coconut and something soup (which...More

Thank Pixiest21
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We were in Gairloch between Christmas and New Year, with friends. We have been for lunch before so knew we would enjoy our meal here. It was a lunchtime visit so we had variations on soup and a sandwich. The Cullen Skink was fantastic (I...More

Thank zillion50
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Popped in for lunch off season, one of the few restuarants that was open. Very friendly staff made us feel welcome. Although food was on the expensive side, it was very well presented, large portions and the fish and salads were very fresh. One of...More

Thank Craig J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macintyre Road, Gairloch IV21 2BH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712888
  • E-mail
Pleasant bar and restaurant serving breakfast , lunch and dinner . Lovely views over to the Isle of Skye. Average prices . Snack menu .Childrens menu.Coffee lounge. Outside seating for 30 people. Free wifi for customers. HOURS ARE : Monday through Saturday 10 till 4 pm SUNDAY CLOSED
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