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King Haakon

The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
+44 1599 534164
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“langoustines” (14 reviews)
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“chilli” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place with nice mood, fantastic location and staff, a wide selection of drinks and food(not only fish, n, chips) :) Enjoy your trip!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for good, genuine, highland hospitality and great local entertainment then this is the place to visit in Kyleakin - just a shame they don't have rooms as well. Great food and wide variety of drink and a very welcoming establishment. It made...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elaine M
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Came in after a long cold day expecting nothing more than “passable” pub food at the closest place we could find after a day of hiking. I was happily surprised by one of the best fish suppers I’ve had in Scotland so far. Lovely lightly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Liiilii
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

King Haakon, a restaurant-cum-bar, right along the strait of Kyle Akin is located in the sweet, small a village of Kyleakin (Gaelic: Caol Àcain), on the east coast of the Isle of Skye, Scotland.... The restaurant and bar... After a very interesting and exhausting tour...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank monideepad
Reviewed September 27, 2018

The two of us and our tour guide enjoyed a good lunch here including a hearty soup. It was not fancy but perfect for a rainy day.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank pilgrim672015
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Great location friendly staff good atmosphere n food also good crackin. Range of drinks i really enjoyable place a lot and would recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank dez c
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Good fish and chips. Huge portion. The assorted smoked fish platter was fresh and tasty. The vegetable soup was delicious!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank SailorN
Reviewed August 30, 2018

I had fish and chips and it was very good. My wife had smoked salmon and sallad and that was also very good. The place has a nice atmosphere, great location.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Anders I
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We had langoustine and chilli. Service was friendly and food excellent. This is a review of the Bar.....there is also a restaurant serving same food but we had dog with us so we are in the bar. Some of the other clients were quite loud...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Fernlay
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This is one of the few places to eat in the area. The food was okay, though overpriced considering how basic the menu was. The service in the bar seemed to be better than the service in the restaurant, though they serve exactly the same...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Sophie S
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Claire M
August 11, 2018|
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Response from wheatonnitz | Reviewed this property |
I think it was eight for last seating, as we got there a few minutes late and went down the road. Great place for a drink, but they may not seat you if they are full and time runs out. Good luck.
Laurie w
February 8, 2017|
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Response from CastleMoil | Property representative |
Hi there, we remember you. E-mail me at castlemoil and we shall get it sorted. Slainte, Richard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Kyleakin
  • Phone Number: +44 1599 534164
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