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Restaurant at the Heathbank Hotel

$$ - $$$British, ,
Heathbank Heathbank Hotel | Northbay, HS9 5YQ, Scotland
+44 1871 890266
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“cockles” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Scottish, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Heathbank Heathbank Hotel | Northbay, HS9 5YQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a wonderful meal here on our last night, just a 5 minute walk from Northbay House where we were staying. Food is all freshly prepared and even though my wife ordered a rare to medium steak that arrived well done it was replaced...More

Thank Kevtheref
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The hotel is warm and welcoming, especially on a blustery and wet day. The starter of curry infused crab and spiced apple was amazing, followed by the tenderest of steaks and well cooked and presented vegetables. The cellar is well kept as our beer was...More

Thank paul1961allen
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We were warmly welcomed by Marion ( owner) when we dropped in for lunch today. We were absolutely spoilt for choice from both regular menu and daily specials and were delighted to find that most, if not indeed all, items on their menu were acquired...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I'd read the great reviews before our trip to Barra and we were not disappointed. We were so impressed with lunch on the first day that we all voted to go back there for lunch on day 2. Fish & chips and scampi were the...More

Thank Pmac279
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This restauarnt was recommended to us by locals working at Barra airport cafe and we can confirm that we were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the service very good. We ate rather early on a Saturday evening so they were not so busy....More

Thank Robbyna S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

On our visit on Barra we visited this restaurant on our last night. Though not very pretty on the outside, the inside was quite nice and cozy. At least in september there is no reservation needed. We ordered two starters : crab claws and crab...More

Thank Ronja Z
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food in a very pleasant environment. As everywhere else in Hebrides the hospitality was excellent on both lunchtime visits here. Seafood chowder is the best we've ever had. Second visit I had two starters- the curried crab was huge and very very tasty. Large...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you want to eat out on Barra then you will probably eat here. The food is good and the service is attentive and friendly. I had the chowder, which was very tasty followed by the scampi. You have to have fish when you are...More

Thank Tony_AG13
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

As non residents we had dinner In this small hotel. Staff were very friendly, food was outstanding and prices were very reasonable. My wife had local scallops and black pudding, neither of us had seen such big and sweet tasting scallops. Recommend without hesitation.

Thank Tom_Lennie
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Went here last night of our holiday and wish we'd been sooner as there was loads on the menu we would have liked to try. Scallops were amazing, all the food was excellent, staff were great. Can't fault it, when next on Barra we will...More

Thank Ruth S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heathbank Heathbank Hotel | Northbay, HS9 5YQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Isle of Barra
  • Phone Number: +44 1871 890266
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