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LochLeven Seafood Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Onich PH33 6SA, Scotland
+44 1855 821048
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Riga, Latvia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the cafes small seafood shop. Not to mention the crabs and lobsters. I suggest to taste freshwater mussels. More tasty than traditional marine mollusks. Although find it difficult. Drive along the lake quite a long time. Quite distant from the big highway. About cafe told as the Onich guest house and showed direction the locals. There are road signs... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I have to say that this place is up there as one of my all time favourite restaurants.. the food quality is amazing, and if you get the 'platter' the quantity is also pretty staggering. You couldn't get shellfish any fresher if you waded out into Loch leven just a few short yards from the front door, that just adds... More 

Thank Swampeh
Cupar, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Went here a few years ago and this was a return visit. I knew it would be busy and reserved a table. Thank goodnes we did. If you like seafood this th place for you. It is casual dining the seafood is superb. We weren't disappointed.

Thank Ian P
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My friends and I, a group of 4, visited Lochleven for dinner and the experience was great. Despite not having a booking the attendants managed to squeeze us in( great for us). The place is well kept, simple and nice, not a posh place but not bad kept either, just fine. The menu is quite varied and based in fish... More 

1 Thank joao553
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

After visiting another seafood restaurant and being disappointed I was sum what intrepid about what to expect however this place is a must. If you want shellfish and a menu that covers the seafood of scotland then go here. The menu is varied and covers just about every fish available. The service is friendly and professional and the view amazing.... More 

1 Thank samlr13
United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I arrived today (one day after after they closed for the season) - we asked on chance if they had any shellfish we could buy to take home after our wk end trip to the area. They could not have been more helpful and prepared some scallops and langoustines. Thank you so much - we will come... More 

1 Thank Shove_16
Manchester, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is the third time we've visited this seafood mecca now. There are quite a few excellent seafood places in this area but this one is the best by quite some margin, in part due to the live stock they keep adjacent to the restaurant meaning you can't get it any fresher. There were three of us so we opted... More 

Thank Paul T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We aren't great seafood eaters but as we were staying in the cottage next door and the cafe had such fabulous reviews we thought what better time than now to try it? And I am seriously glad we did. We opted for the roasted seafood platter (in for a penny in for a pound)which allowed us to try a bit... More 

Thank Michelle M
Burnley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Simple service in a great spot with the emphasis being entirely on the food. Almost like a canteen but serving seafood and shellfish better than most high end restaurants.

Thank TimLFC
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing seafood....we were on our way home and decided to turn off the main road just before Glen Coe Village towards LochLeven. What a find.....great menu. Lots of people tucking into platters of shell fish, others having just lobster or crab , mussels or clams and razor clams etc. The razor clams were some of the best we had ever... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Soups, Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Onich PH33 6SA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Onich
  • Phone Number: +44 1855 821048

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