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The Shieling Restaurant

Macintyre Road, Gairloch IV21 2BH, Scotland
+44 1445 712888
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Macintyre Road, Gairloch IV21 2BH, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 October 2010

Stayed in Gairloch for the week and ate here twice. The service was slow but it was out of season and the waitress was very busy, but everyone was well looked after. Food was excellent and the puddings to die for. Complimentary bread which was...More

Thank Thomson21
Reviewed 16 October 2010

We went there on our first night in Gairloch, but wish we had went to The Myrtle Bank Hotel, the food at The Sheiling was okay but not special apart from my Peach Melba which was fantastic, the mains my wife and I had were...More

3  Thank gmorrs
Reviewed 25 September 2010

I'm really surprised to read bad reviews of this place. We have been eating at establishments owned by this owner/chef for years and the food is always exceptional. This year we purposely went to Gairloch even though we were on a flying visit to Scotland...More

1  Thank Locheriboll
Reviewed 17 August 2010

This restaurant has a very nice lounge attached with huge luxurious leather sofas where you can admire the superb sea and mountain scenery and relax over an aperitif before being summoned to your table. There was a powerful telescope available for clients and free internet...More

Thank Edinburghjimmy
Reviewed 13 August 2010

The positive - stunning views. The negatives....... Service with a grunt...I don't recall the serving staff speaking we were handed menu's no indication of what the specials or the soup were. The next server came come over and just stood and looked at us waiting...More

1  Thank Poppyontour_76
gairloch10, Owner at The Shieling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2010

I am sorry you had a bad meal at the restaurant. There are a couple of points I don't understand . The Soups are listed on the lunch menu which is printed daily and if it was so bad why did you not complain at...More

Reviewed 13 August 2010

Staying in gairloch for a weeks holiday we decided to treat ourselves to a meal out on our last night of the holiday. We have previously eaten at the shieling two years ago when on holiday and enjoyed it so much we went three times...More

2  Thank tumble1
gairloch10, Owner at The Shieling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2010

I was shocked to read this review and only wish the guest had spoked out before leaving . I am the owner / chef and certainly have no time to stand and swear and have no drunken friends . I really am perplexed about the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2009

Good, down to earth food (roast lamb, braised steak, etc). Main courses typically £10-£12 (15-20USD), and they don't stint on the vegetables. Skip the starters and save space for the sticky toffee pudding and/or hot fudge/chocolate deserts. The staff are generally run off their feet...More

2  Thank Geordie_Muffin
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Dogs are allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macintyre Road, Gairloch IV21 2BH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712888
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Pleasant bar and restaurant serving breakfast , lunch and dinner . Lovely views over to the Isle of Skye. Average prices . Snack menu .Childrens menu.Coffee lounge. Outside seating for 30 people. Free wifi for customers. HOURS ARE : Monday through Saturday 10 till 4 pm SUNDAY CLOSED
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