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An Cala Cafe and Bunkhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
+44 1571 844598
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly family run business. Great food cooked to order. Reasonable prices. Clean comfortable restaurant. Ideally situated by village green and harbour.

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Thank Annie P
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We called in here for lunch and were not disappointed. The menu is very extensive and covers breakfasts and a range of snacks and more substantial lunch dishes. We were very impressed that there were four vegetarian main dishes to choose from alongside jacket potatoes and sandwiches. The home-made chunky vegetable soup was delicious and so was the jacket potato... More 

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I had a very good breakfast here. The food was well-prepared, and the service was very good.

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Thank NewAdventurer2
Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Popped in for a cuppa and snax after a longish drive. Served really quickly, food and drinks served quickly with no fuss. Spotlessly clean. Food really tasty and the smells from the food prep area were truly amazing! We liked it here but needed to press on. There was a herd of deer snoozing on the grass outside which was... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

food was excellent, prices reasonable and service good. What more can you ask for. Seafood chowder was very tasty but could perhaps had a little more fish

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Thank Duna109
London
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had some hand dived scallops which were well priced and really delicious. Friendly staff and a view out to some deer on the football pitch!

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Thank skiberdi
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We only stopped for a coffee and as it was too soon after breakfast couldn't find the room for cake but they looked exceptionally nice. We were going to go back for a meal but unfortunately it was closed - however, the menu looked very nice at reasonable prices so I would definitely go back if in the area.

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Thank AM7772013
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had a good coffee and cake twice food looked good and seemed to be enjoyed by the surrounding tables but as beer was calling we chose the pub:)

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Thank Sliver101
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Good quality locally sourced food...delicious and superbly presented...always a good sign when the locals are regulars too....a great place to have lunch and a chat....quite possibly one of the most friendliest places to eat in...Facilities impeccable too. Use regularly when in Lochinver.

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Thank Wendy S
Markinch, Fife
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This pace is a 'little gem' tucked away beside the Lochinver Highland Games field. Probably some of the best seafood courses I have ever had. An 'AbFab' battered Haddock and chips on my first visit, then an even better 'proper large' portion of Monkfish Scampi, two nights later. Prices were not over the top for what we had. Great sized... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Lochinver
  • Phone Number: +44 1571 844598
Description
Newly opened cafe and hostel.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?