Eating Out around Ballachulish and Glencoe

There are several excellent places for eating out in the area either in a walkable distance or a short drive in the car.

We live in a fish and seafood lovers paradise, taste the difference as it comes straight out of the sea and onto your plate.  Plenty of options for meat and vegetarian lovers too.

If you want to bring food back to eat in the house please let us know and we will set up a table in the Breakfast Room for you.

Lunchtime

Ballachulish Quarry Centre, Ballachulish

Just a 3 minute walk from the house

An informal friendly cafe, where you can enjoy a choice of freshly ground coffees, teas, herbal/fruit teas  and cold drinks and a wide range of hot and cold snacks…..and lots of delicious cakes!

The Laroch Restaurant and Bar, Ballachulish

Opens at 11.00am.  Open for food from Midday to 3.00pm and 6.00pm to 9.00pm.  During high season closed for food on Mondays.  Check for opening times out of season.

Booking essential

Tel: 01855 811940

Glencoe Café, Glencoe Village

A gentle 25 minute stroll along the cycle path or 2 minutes in the car.

Great value, fresh, tasty food produced from the best of locally sourced ingredients. Also great quality freshly ground coffees, hot drinks, chilled soft drinks, wine, beer and cider.

Crafts & Things, Tighphuirt, by Glencoe Village

A gentle 20 minute stroll along the cycle path or 2 minutes in the car.

Home baking and light meals all prepared on the premises.

The Clubhouse Cafe, Dragon’s Tooth Golf Course, South Ballachulish

5 minutes in the car or a nice ride along the cycle path.

Well-known for its excellent fresh coffee and some of the best home-baking the Highlands has to offer, The Clubhouse Café is a welcoming and hospitable cafe where you are always guaranteed a smile.

Ice Factor, Kinlochleven

15 minutes in the car.

Cafe, serving speciality coffee and freshly prepared snacks throughout the day.

Evening

Quarriers Kitchen, Ballachulish

250 meters from the house is a Fish and Chip Restaurant/Pizzeria eat in or take away.  Open 4.30pm – 9.30pm.  Days of opening may vary.

The Laroch Restaurant and Bar, Ballachulish

250 metres from the house. Opens at 11.00am.  Open for food from Midday to 3.00pm and 6.00pm to 9.00pm.  Closed for food on Mondays.  Check opening times out of season.

Booking essential.

Tel: 01855 811940

Plate of food from The Laroch Restaurant and Bar in Ballachulish

Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish

5-10 minutes walk from the house.  You will need to phone first to check that they are open for non-residents.  10% discount with flyer.

Tel : 01855 812200

The Glencoe Hotel/Gathering Place, by Glencoe Village

A gentle 20 minute stroll along the cycle path or 2 minutes in the car.

Freshly prepared food using local ingredients.

Booking advisable.

Tel:  01855 811245

Loch Leven Hotel, North Ballachulish

A 50 minute walk along the cycle path or 5 minutes in the car.

Superb local Scottish produce and plenty of good food.

Booking essential.

If you pre-book at least 4 hours in advance and quote ‘Lochaber’ you will qualify for 10% discount off lunch or 5% off dinner.  We have a voucher which you  will need to present on arrival.  (Not valid for Christmas, New Year, Mother’s Day etc).

They even distil their own gin.

Tel: 01855 821236

View their Sample Menu

Holly Tree Hotel, Kentallen

A 10 minute drive in the car or you might fancy taking a bike along the cycle path.

Scallops, mussels and oysters always available as well as grills such as Fillet steak, venison and lamb. Bar meals served all day.

Booking advisable.

Tel: 01631 740292

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Clachaig Inn, Glencoe

A 10 minute drive from the house or handy to pop into if you have been walking in the Glen Coe hills.

The inn, located right in the heart of Glen Coe has three lively bars where good food is served throughout the day. Local venison, prime Scotch beef and Scottish salmon are popular favourites. Imaginative, mouth watering, vegetarian dishes are also featured daily.  Music. whisky and beer tasting, avalanche safety talks etc throughout the year.

Tel: 01855 811252

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Lochleven Seafood Café, on the Kinlochleven low road

15 minutes in the car

Our favourite place to eat.  Choices of seafood, fish, meat and vegetarian dishes so should suit everyone’s taste.

Booking essential.

Tel: 01855 821048

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Outdoor dining at the Lochleven Seafood Cafe

Onich Bar and Restaurant, Onich

10 minutes in the car

Only the very best of local produce is used to create the fantastic food for both the bar and restaurant menus.

Booking advisable

Tel: 01855 821214

View their Bar Menu

If in Fort William

Pop into Delicaft in the High Street where you can either sit down or pick up a take out.  An amazing choice of sandwiches on a wonderful range of breads (our favourite is pastrami, emmental and dill pickle or a hot sandwich with brie and balsamic onions).  You can also browse the shop for smoked meats, aromatic cheeses, soups and sauces, filled pies, tomatoes, olives and balsamic onions and craft beers and artisan gins.

See their full range here and you can even pre-order your lunch.

If in Oban

Try our favourite, the Oban Fish and Chip Shop, George Street, PA34 5NT, as well as traditional fish and chips you could try our favourites Sri Lankan Cod Curry or Salt and Pepper Squid.

Take a look at their Menu

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