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Looking for where to eat and drink in Knoydart and Mallaig, Scotland?

Doune Dining Room

Join us for a unique dining experience at Doune, a former crofting community on the western tip of Knoydart, Britain’s last wilderness.
Doune was raised from ruins in the 1980s by Alan and Mary Robinson who originally accommodated and fed guests in their own home, White House.
Our five course winter lunch season recreates this experience with guests seated by a roaring fire in the original Doune Dining Room.
We serve sustainable, local produce, lovingly prepared by an award winning cook.
Rebecca Rutherford and Andrew Brodie
This is a lunch experience unlike any other. We’re confident our guests will enjoy fond memories for years to come.
Five course fixed lunch menu served every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Maximum eight guests
£55pp with comprehensive drinks menu available
Transport back to Inverie or Mallaig available at £5pp by car or £25pp by private boat

NB: From the road, Doune is accessed via a mountain path, approximately a 20 minute walk.

“The food was 10/10, we couldn’t fault a thing”
“An amazing experience”
“You were so welcoming, we felt totally relaxed”

Knoydart Pottery & Tearoom

Open year round. Summer mon-fri 9-5 & sat 11-3 / Winter mon, wed, fri 10-4.

We serve breakfast rolls & a range of speciality teas and freshly ground real coffee & hot chocolate, all of which are fair trade. Our light lunches include hearty home made soups with home made bread or oatcakes; healthy jacket potatoes or filled deli sub rolls. We also have daily specials which range from what’s in season and what the weather is like! We bake cakes and tray bakes daily and our baking cabinet changes all the time. Our firm favourites are our scones and tablet.

There is no need to book, but you could get in touch if you are a large group or to confirm our opening hours.

  • Contact: Isla & Rhona Miller
  • Tel: 01687 460191

River Cottage Food

Book a table at Knoydart River Cottage when you stay and experience amazing local food. Book a table at Knoydart River Cottage and enjoy the taste of Knoydart.

We will offer evening meals every Thursday and Friday, check out our website for more detailed information.

Amazing food experience in a stunning location.

Knoydart River Cottage can be booked as a venue for any celebration. We offer a stunning venue with great indoor and outdoor spaces, and culinary delights prepared to your taste for your special day.

You can rely on us to organise a special birthday, your wedding, a last munro celebration and more. Starting your journey with an amazing place to stay.

Just ask for our different packages, and we can also provide information on additional accommodations for larger groups.

  • Email: stay@knoydartrivercottage.co.uk
  • Phone: 01687 460 146

The Old Forge

With no roads in or out, it’s an 18 mile hike over munros or a 7 mile sea crossing to get to The Old Forge – the Remotest Pub in Mainland Britain. The pub offers a fantastic selection of cask ales, spirits, beers & lagers and features local specialities including ales from Knoydart Brewery.

The Old Forge is now one of a few community-owned pubs in Scotland. Working for the benefit of Knoydart’s 110-strong community, and thousands of visitors each year – The Old Forge reinvests profits back into the business and other community projects for the benefit of all. 
 
Contact details (new email and phone number):
01687462358

The Lookout

Knoydart’s newest restaurant offering fresh, vibrant & tasty food options. We Love
supporting local producers to offer healthier options that deliver the wow factor and bags of flavour! Daily landings of local super fresh seafood, hill and game meats as well as traditional favourites always on offer. We will be fully licensed and open for breakfast, brunch, lunch early teas (4pm to 6pm) & dinners. We are also serious about great coffee and teas to accompany our food, so come check us out!

Booking for dinners essential 01687 460051.

Accommodating up to 35 guests we offer a stunning fully licensed venue with
spectacular sea views, open fire & out door dinning, the perfect location
for your special Birthday or anniversary celebration, wedding or last Munro
party.

We also have accommodation in 6 rooms all en suite and can accommodate up to
18 guests with two out door, sea facing hot tubs!