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The Steam Inn

Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
+44 1687 462002
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oats” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 548 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I give this restaurant two stars as the food was good but the restaurant's staff who I believe to be the restaurant manager was rude and didn't help us much with the menu she made us uncomfortable so much so that I settled for haddock...More

1  Thank Shellby W
steaminnsteph, General Manager at The Steam Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the steam inn. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your food. All of our staff have full training and understanding of the menu so I am disappointed to hear otherwise. I would very much like to hear...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the Jacobite ( Hogwarts Express) to Mallaig. When we arrived we dashed in here to grab a seat before the hordes arrived. My wife had Haggis Stuffed Chicken i had good old Haddock and Chips. The food was very good indeed. Fish very fresh....More

Thank DaveGrainge
steaminnsteph, General Manager at The Steam Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the steam inn. It's lovely to hear you had such a good experience with us - and your comment about the "gorgeous waitresses" gave the staff a giggle. Thanks, Steph

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good lunch of seafood chowder here last year in the beer garden so a pleasure to return to the restaurant. Mussels, lemon sole and scallops all perfectly cooked followed by fudge cheesecake. Delicious. Always a good sign when local folks are enjoying themselves...More

Thank JohnMP9967JP
steaminnsteph, General Manager at The Steam Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. How lovely to hear that you have returned a year on! We look forward to welcoming you again. Regards, Stephanie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had 2 great evenings at The Steam Inn. Varied menu - lots of seafood as you would expect, but also good meat and vegetarian choices. I enjoyed the monkfish scampi - delicious. Good atmosphere and the staff were very accommodating as well. Special call out...More

Thank Andrew40
steaminnsteph, General Manager at The Steam Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. How wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so much you returned for a second evening. It's also wonderful to hear that Gregor is doing such a good job! Regards, Stephanie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in here really to shelter from the wind and rain, we weren't disappointed. The lunch was fantastic, my husband reckoned it was the best fish and chips he had ever had. Good range of food available on the menu, friendly staff and nice...More

Thank Alainem
steaminnsteph, General Manager at The Steam Inn, responded to this review

"Best fish and chips he'd ever had" - brilliant! Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you again if you are ever in mallaig. Regards, Stephanie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a wonderful drive up from Fort William we popped into the Steam Inn for dinner. The fish and chips were very good and they had a great list of specials. But what really made our meal was the excellent and attentive service from our...More

Thank Jamie E
steaminnsteph, General Manager at The Steam Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear you had such a good meal with us and that Gregor was such a good host! Regards, Stephanie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called here on spec, we were quite late but they accommodated us for lunch, staff were friendly & helpful. The crab claws were yummy 😋 the curry was slightly lacking in chicken content, but after this was pointed out more chicken was brought out with...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from Rannoch to Mallaig on the train and had an hour or two to spend before the run back. The steam Inn has a great seafood menu board outside, however I fancied something more traditional. Haddock in breadcrumbs and oatmeal was to die for.

Thank SuperAccies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in after being recommend by a local lad we met on the train. The place was empty when we got there which is usually a concern but how wrong could we be. Nice decor, comfortable seating and the food was delicious and fresh. I...More

Thank bwgrig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for beers and food on a highlands trip. I chose it based on Trip Advisor and a local recommendation. We had a few beers in the bar with the locals and the owners Great Dane ... the bar is really relaxing with...More

Thank DannyTheBlade
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kim p
How far is this from the railway station?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Tedfeather | Reviewed this property |
about 5 minutes walk
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Jimmy E
does it have rooms
23 February 2017|
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Response from Tedfeather | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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Jimmy E
does it have rooms
23 February 2017|
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Response from TheWhiteRoad | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Pls check w the establishment.
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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 462002
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