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The Lower Deck

The Pier, Portree IV51 9DD, Scotland
+44 1478 613611
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  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“beef stew” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (75 reviews)
“cullen skink” (36 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Pier, Portree IV51 9DD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Six of us visited for lunch - 4 adults and 2 kids. The staff were friendly, helpful and patient! There's a good menu, some of it a little pricey, but not terrible. I had a smoked salmon and cream cheese brioche roll, which was very...More

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for just a nice portion of fish and chips but couldnt find anything much around portree until we stumbled on the pier road. Found this lovely place but was initially not serving until 6pm (was 4pm) so we returned later and was...More

Thank SarahGunton
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

As my title says it was miserable out. We went to four eateries listed in our Fodor's, on Yelp or Trip Advisor and all were long waits or closed. Since we were down at the harbor, and after our fourth strike, we stuck our head...More

Thank Bryan31
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I got an order of the fish and chips and one order of the fresh fried scampi. We shared it, and they were both super fresh and super delicious. The fries were good and the local beer we tried was also great....More

Thank Derek J
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Good location down by the harbour delicious fish and chips and would also recommend the local fresh muscles

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I hadn't intended to have the fish and chips but after seeing how good it looked, I had to try it, and I wasn't disappointed! However, the start of the meal was the dessert! They sticky toffee pudding with fresh cream was exquisite!! It's almost...More

Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Waited in line outside for an hour -- seemed like everywhere in town was booked up. Even though they had to hold the kitchen open longer, they did so to serve the 10 of us who had been in line on a rainy evening. Seated...More

Thank isabellaboston2017
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Wonderful seafood in a cosy setting. Be warned, they don't take reservations, so you need to be in line for the first sitting at 6pm if you're trying to guarantee yourself some delicious mussels, which are served with the chef's choice of sauce each night....More

Thank bris_tilly
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant right on the harbour ..... would highly recommend seafood risotto ! Reasonably price, very friendly and welcoming staff .

Thank Annemariemcginn
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is an excellent place to enjoy seafood either for lunch or an evening meal. The queues outside this restaurant of real character confirm this is a special place to eat. The reasonably priced food is well cooked and presented. Service is good and the...More

Thank JBu24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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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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