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Cornerstone Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, British, Scottish
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Main Street, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
+44 1687 462306
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The cornerstone was recommended to me by a local. I looked at the menu and saw that slow cooked belly pork, which is one of my favourites, was on the menu so decided to walk up the stairs. I was warmly greeted and shown to a table which had great views over the harbour . I placed my order only... More 

Thank mochdredarli
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you've read our prevous reviews of Cornerstone please ignore them. It was obvious as soon as our meal was delivered to table that the place had changed hands, confirmed when we asked. Previously tender and generous portions of haddock were now reduced in size, dry, and overcooked. The chips were hard and the peas barely a desert spoonful per... More 

Thank Happytraveller030
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came up to Mallaig from Fort William on the wee train today. Checked out local eateries first and swayed by the massively good reviews, booked a table at The Cornerstone. Two of us had Cullen Skink which was perfect, a great balance of smoked haddock, creamy soft potatoes, and whatever else the young chef does. The mussels were taken by... More 

Thank jdgoodman
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely meal and they were happy (and careful) to cater for my coeliac husband. It's a family run place and very popular so make sure you book.

Thank joanna1903
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service was excellent thoroughly enjoyed our lunch were made to feel very welcome ,there were 6 of us and all had something different and it was excellent

Thank Joan R
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant upstairs restaurant overlooking the harbour at Mallaig. The food was very good, fresh haddock and an excellent Thai vegetable curry. Desserts- panacotta and huge portion of passion fruit cheesecake, both very good. A busy place, staff very efficient and would advise booking.

Thank Sue S
Bingley, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as part of our Scottish road trip and glad we did. The food was excellent. I had hake and my wife had haddock. The hake was the best meal i have had on this trip. Staff were great too

Thank Glen H
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meant to review the restaurant after a lovely lunch on a glorious sunny day in Mallaig. Had never eaten here before but will do next time we are up ....food was delicious. Husband had scallops as a main course rather than a starter and said they were fabulous ...nice twist having a curry oil and cauliflower. I had the special... More 

Thank shmagic
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Locally caught oven-baked Hake on a creamy scallop based ragout - fab! Could have done with a slightly larger filet, but both the flavour and the view from the 1st floor dining room over the bustling harbour were delightful. The meal was reasonably priced and served by a charming local lady. My partner had pan fried Haddock with steamed samphire... More 

Thank John H
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our holidays in Scotland we tried to go to have dinner to this restaurant, in the entrance it was clearly stated that they served dinner until 9 pm and it was 8:25 pm. To our surprise when we got in they told us that they had just closed, without any further explanation. We may never come again to this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Mallaig PH41 4PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 462306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?