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The Lower Deck

$$ - $$$
Seafood, British, Scottish
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The Pier, Portree IV51 9DD, Scotland
+44 1478 613611
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A wet night in Portree in March, and in need of dinner, we found The Lower Deck to be open,with a reasonable sounding menu. So in we went. The waitresses were friendly, helpful, and efficient. We started with sweet potato and black pepper soup. Which was fine, if rather heavy handed with the pepper. For mains we chose the fish... More 

Thank 756juliaandandrew
Salem, Oregon
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122 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a tour of the Isle of Skye. We stopped here for lunch. Had nice Fish and chips and beer. Service was good as well. Overall a great stop!

Thank subwaymark
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to The Lower Deck looking for fish and chips, but got so much more. I had a lovely hake dish, and my friends who did get fish and chips loved those too! Friendly service, good portions and value.

Thank vanilarama
United States
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308 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was a nice place to eat while waiting for a boat ride. Staff were friendly and helpful. Calamari strips were great. Recommend.

Thank Emily M
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I'd not say that it was the best dinner in Portree but if you are looking for a comfy and cheap dinner with a good beer this is just the right place! Fish was fresh and good. My husband was pretty happy with his fish and chips, crispy and tasty.

Thank manus76
Washington, Dc
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Had dinner Oct 31, 2016, while touring Scotland. Salmon special was perfect - very fresh and perfectly prepared!

Thank Babylonviews
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

first night in Portree tried here lovely non greasy chips and fish must try and on the picturesque pier

Thank grh1981
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

First night over at Portree and we needed food, so walking in we just about managed to get a table in this busy place. First night we had a great meal - we went back the next day and we had the best meal. Went for the halibut special on a whim (the special list was huge - they must... More 

Thank Avonbuilt
Crook, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A popular, busy little restaurant. The food was very good and the staff were really friendly. I had the salmon, which was very good and my husband had the breaded monkfish, which was absolutely gorgeous. The sticky toffee pudding was also wonderful.

Thank MrsMac2605
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Thought the place looked unassuming from the street but we decided to gave it a try for dinner. Service was fast, efficient and friendly and food was excellent. We had soup of the day, steamed mussels, cod with cray fish and salmon and loved all the dishes we ordered. The food was presented in an unpretentious way but was delicious.... More 

Thank George M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pier, Portree IV51 9DD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Portree
  • Phone Number: +44 1478 613611

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?