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Loch Bay Restaurant

1-2 Macleod Terrace | Waternish, Isle of Skye, Stein IV55 8GA, Scotland
+44 1470 592235
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (108 reviews)
“whisky cream” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1-2 Macleod Terrace | Waternish, Isle of Skye, Stein IV55 8GA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

First , I will admit to not being a gourmet foodie and we may have hit an off night . This was to be the highlight of a trip to Skye. Unfortunately, I feel this was a major disappointment and we should have eaten in...More

Thank jfp01
Reviewed yesterday

Having eaten here before it was taken over by Michael smith we were looking forward to returning and expected high standards based on reviews over last year . We were not to be disappointed. Arriving early in the evening the restaurant was quiet but soon...More

Thank oldcastlerock
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful lunch on an extremely wet day. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming and the service sharp and professional but not obtrusive. My seafood soup starter was delicious- full of tasty pieces of fish & shellfish. Husband had pigeon...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Let's start at the business end. Our bill for two (I'll come back to this was £140 for two ...plus a tip) so it aught to be good then shouldn't it? Well it was. So let's crack on and say why. First of all the...More

Thank martin h
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lovely food and excellent service. We chose the seafood taster menu and weren't disappointed. Perhaps a tad expensive but worth it for a treat.

1  Thank AileenR58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent menu choices, great presentation and delicious meal. Particularly enjoyed the Jacob's Ladder of Scotch Beef and the Assiette de desserts.

1  Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a special journey up to Loch Bay on Thursday 7th June, during our five day stay on the Isle of Skye, I had see Michael Smith many times on Great British Menu and had been impressed by his approach to cooking great local...More

1  Thank Rembrandtsmyguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a round trip from Fort William for lunch today which was well worth the drive. The setting, food and hospitality were excellent and I'd highly recommend Lochbay to everyone.

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have gone to Loch Bay twice, once for dinner and once for lunch, both times with reservations made ahead of time (an absolute requirement), though the lunch reservation was made by being in their waiting list for cancelation’s, so we were lucky! For dinner,...More

1  Thank Moodledoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our third attempt to dine at Loch Bay (previously thwarted by (I) Calmac not running and (2) the main road through Skye being closed after a road accident). Third time lucky. We loved it and hope to return. If you're on Skye, it's a must...More

1  Thank avonside
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13 May 2018|
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Response from LochBayManagement | Property representative |
Yes we accept credit cards except American Express.
24 November 2017|
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Response from DerrickJS | Reviewed this property |
Check with them direct. If you are on Facebook they are there with the opening hours but seem to recall from chatting to them they may be closed over Jan. if so try Scorrybreac in Portree.
Deborah S
19 September 2017|
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Response from LochBayManagement | Property representative |
Hi Deborah, The majority of our dishes if not gluten-free already can be modified to make them so. With advance warning of gluten free requirements we can have freshly baked bread and nibbles ready for you as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$73
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:15 - 13:30
17:30 - 20:45
12:15 - 13:30
18:15 - 20:45
12:15 - 13:30
18:15 - 20:45
12:15 - 13:30
18:15 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Macleod Terrace | Waternish, Isle of Skye, Stein IV55 8GA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Stein
  • Phone Number: +44 1470 592235
  • E-mail
An intimate and contemporary Scottish restaurant with classic French influences in the beautiful fishing village of Stein, Isle of Skye.
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