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The Whitehouse

Lochaline | Morvern, Lochaline PA34 5XT, Scotland
+44 1967 421777
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
Lochaline | Morvern, Lochaline PA34 5XT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow, what a great little place to eat. The quality of the food is superb. I'm no food critic by any means but this place clearly is a cut above. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming and the kitchen banter is relaxed with no yelling...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I had previously eaten here on a cycling holiday and thought it was very good but this time we sailed into the new marina and were delighted to have been able to book a table for that evening. All four of us...More

Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We made the trip from Kilberry via Mull especially to visit The Whitehouse, following the reading of glowing reviews. Although the atmosphere could have been improved by the presence of more diners, the set menu could not easily have been improved upon. The service was...More

Thank cardaft200
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not usually a fan of fine dining, as I usually find the atmosphere intimidating and I leave hungry. However, the Whitehouse has a very informal feel to it, and as long as you follow the waitress recommendations of having at least four courses,...More

Thank Jemimajo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Lochaline for 3 nights and perhaps eccentrically booked to eat at 'The Whitehouse' each night given that the food was from the same menu each night. However, we had 3 different 'the same' meals - each was unique and highly enjoyable. You...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Lochaline at the start of a diving trip and myself and a clubmate went round to The Whitehouse to see if we could get an early dinner at 18:20. Inside, the restaurant was empty and someone was lighting the candles on the...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from London with its myriad choices for dining, I wasn't expecting much. From the outside, this place looks like a dive. Peering in, there's nothing special about the furniture or layout. But do not be fooled! The tasting menu, full of fresh ingredients placed...More

Thank Babak A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has by far the best food I have ever eaten. I have done that many times as long as I am up in Lochaline. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank LoicLandry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had been told by our b&b hostess that we should try the Whitehouse. We were not disappointed, we chose the full 6 course taster menu - which with little extra additions turned into 9 courses, every single course a piece of...More

Thank Henriette88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were expecting a lovely meal focused on top quality local ingredients, but not the joy of the beauty of the food as well as its flavour! We also loved the innovative wine list and service was excellent too. The taster menu followed by a...More

Thank JillG2662
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mhb20
hello ....im the head chef at the whitehouse ..im so sorry you did not think your meal had zing ... but the fish you had ,,arrived 1 hour before you did .. and it was beautiful ... i poached it in sea water .. you see i dont think you really understand our restuarant .. i feel that its the beauty of the ingredient its the reason i dont mess about with it ,,so i pay the fishermen ,,dave and angus premium prices then i times it by 2 ,, it still does not cover the cost ,, but its a great ingredient ,,we write the menu 2 or 3 times a day ,,, depending on what come through the door .. i do feel that you have been over critical ,....and you would have been asked if you enjoyed your meal many times while in the restaurant ... however if you are ever in lochaline again ,come and see me id be happy to do something more complex for you
25 May 2016|
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Response from doc904 | Reviewed this property |
Could not fault the service and food we were served. Some people are either just so hard to please or always have to find some fault. One can only feel sorry for them. Like most of the comments it is so far away!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$77
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochaline | Morvern, Lochaline PA34 5XT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaline
  • Phone Number: +44 1967 421777
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Description
The Whitehouse Restaurant in Lochaline makes the most of the West Coast larder on our doorstep. Lochaline langoustines and Sound of Mull dived scallops and crab are regulars, as are Seared Morvern stag's liver, heart and kidney with Tobermory whisky, lamb, mutton, beef and pork from local farmers.
Our garden grows most of the herbs, salads and vegetables on the menu. Highland delicacies are foraged from hill and shore. We love celebrating Scottish food and drink - our fabulous local harvest served in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.
The Lochaber environment is among the richest in Scotland. Our food puts it on your plate.