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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” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
The Pier, Kyleakin, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank monideepa d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank pilgrim672015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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!

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.

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

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

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Very little atmosphere in dining room. Very plain. Adequate menu featuring sea food and some special dishes. Food was average but nicely served

1  Thank John83814
Reviewed August 18, 2018

A very good hearty evening meal plus the staff were very pleasant and friendly. The restaurant was extremely busy but the staff coped very well.

1  Thank mikethelma2018
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Not too many dinner options in this area with good reviews. Our (terrible) hotel recommended this place and unfortunately we tried it out. The chips were awful, the cheapest frozen kind with zero taste, likewise the burger (which didn't come with the listed bacon, perhaps...More

Thank FullBellyFull
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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$21
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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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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