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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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Open Now
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Macintyre Road, Gairloch IV21 2BH, Scotland
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

From the outside we drove right by and really had to talk ourselves into giving it a go. We were not disappointed. The view is fabulous. I had the lentil soup and a toastie which was scrummy. The scampi was great for the children. The...More

Thank ladawncp
Reviewed 23 December 2011

On arrival we were offered drinks and seated in the lounge to study the menu. There were several 'specials' and a good choice of a la carte. We were not rushed for our order but it was taken promptly when we had decided. Our waitress...More

Thank pantoman
Reviewed 3 November 2011

We were in Gairloch at the end of October where there were few choices to eat and restaurants were closing for the season. We had been disappointed by the Harbour Light Cafe and the Mountain Coffee House so we tried the Shieling which looks nothing...More

2  Thank MagentaStilton
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Would recommend anyone to pop in and have a great hearty good quality meal. Good Value for money with large portions, very good service, very welcoming and fantastic menu selection including game. Food Hygiene of a high standard. Great view of the bay. Will be...More

1  Thank Dominic C
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Twenty family and friends held a surprise 80th party for our dear unsuspecting Mother at the Sheiling today. We were welcomed by two lovely friendly girls who served us drinks and helped set up the surpise while we hid in the comfortable lounge to wait...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 18 September 2011

We are regular visitors to the Gairloch area and always make a point of calling in to the Sheiling for lunch at least once a week. The food is great, my wife loves her special scallop dish, I really enjoy the home made soups and...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 14 September 2011

We've been coming to Poolewe & Gairloch for several years now, and have used the Sheiling restaurant & takeaway a couple of times. They're standard cafe/pub fayre, however after a bad experience this year when the owner all but told us to go away because...More

3  Thank japitts
gairloch10, Owner at The Shieling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2011

What a ridiculous review. The owner is a man and not a woman . If you were here in March why take this long to write a complaint? We are the no 1 place for the locals in Gairloch and if you did ask the...More

Reviewed 9 September 2011

we visited twice, 1st visit for afternooin coffee,sat outside looking over the fantastic views, 2nd visit for an evening meal, everything excellent, food, service the lot.

Thank rayferry
Reviewed 1 September 2011

Brill warm relaxing atmosphere with great food and amazing staff. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank Shashana74
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We had lunches and evening meals here. In the lounge area where you can have drinks or lunch there are lovely comfortable settees and in there and in the restaurant beautiful views of the bay and out to Skye. The staff were very pleasant and...More

Thank kaybee210
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Dogs are allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 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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