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The Three Chimneys

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Colbost $$$$ European, ,
Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
+44 1470 511258
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (165 reviews)
“marmalade” (47 reviews)
“tongue” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Contemporary, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I had two absolutely beautiful meals at The Three Chimneys and we can't rate it highly enough. We had chosen to stay at The House Over By and we were accompanied over to the restaurant by Gordon, the host. The staff were...More

Thank bakedgoodness
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We reserved a table at Three Chimneys about 3 months in advance after a recommendation from a friend. It did not disappoint. We are vegan. We let the chef know our dietary needs. He crafted an 8-course tasting menu that was amazing. It used many...More

Thank utpsy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a dining experience to be remembered. From the pre-dinner drinks in the lounge, the warm welcome, the friendly staff, the incredible food, brilliantly matched and well thought out wines, we were dining for nearly 4 hours and loved every minute. The food was...More

Thank LisaSnowden
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is first rate - no doubt. But at these prices, I need to fill my belly and the foo foo cuisine is just not plentiful. But what I did eat was tremendous.

Thank smcanasi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our expectations for the Three Chimneys were, to excuse the pun, "Skye high". The food was incredible, the staff were good and we had an enjoyable night celebrating our honeymoon on Skye. We really enjoyed the bread and flavoured butter (as well as the extra...More

2  Thank James M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing dinner there. Gordon took us into the hotel prior to our reservation, and we had a drink looking over a loch which was pretty special. We had all things local to Skye; venison, Pidgeon, beef etc. Wonderful meal, and great service. Highly...More

Thank Nick U
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent one night at The House Over By, eating at The Three Chimneys as a special treat to celebrate our Silver Wedding. We felt thoroughly spoiled the entire time we were there. The staff did everything they could to make our stay perfect in...More

1  Thank graemeandcarolyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's not much going on on the Isle of Skye. This was a pleasant distraction to pass some time and see the countryside. We had lunch reservations, so we left ourselves about an 1 1/2 hours to tootle thru the sheep pastures out to the...More

Thank Jewels1698
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight perfectly formed courses, of delicate size and presentation, gave us a superb culinary experience and the accompanying wine flight couldn't have been better. We sampled wines we might not otherwise have tried. Our servers were friendly, informative and helpful - explaining each course and...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three courses from the a la carte menu and we both enjoyed everything! The whole experience more than lived up to our expectations. Wonderful food served in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Hope to go back on my next visit to Skye.

Thank JMurray_10
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AL150N_MCB
24 May 2017|
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Response from Stuartbuxton | Reviewed this property |
We paid £45 with Isle Taxis last week. Book taxi in advance and the 3C will contact them when you are ready to be collected.
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alisonclarke2
16 May 2017|
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Response from Neil A | Reviewed this property |
No, we left our jack Russell in the car , which we parked in front of the hotel.
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grahambeale
11 April 2017|
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Response from thomsok | Reviewed this property |
Three Chimneys are accommodating for families, took my albeit older kids there last year and staff were very friendly towards them. There were other families there too with younger kids, suggest give them a call (I emailed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45 - US$117
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:15 - 21:45
Monday
18:15 - 21:45
Tuesday
18:15 - 21:45
Wednesday
18:15 - 21:45
Thursday
18:15 - 21:45
Friday
18:15 - 21:45
Saturday
18:15 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Colbost
  • Phone Number: +44 1470 511258
  • E-mail
Description
The Three Chimneys Restaurant is one of Scotland's most iconic restaurants, set in a stunning location beside the sea in the north west corner of the Isle of Skye. Colbost is situated on the shores of Loch Dunvegan, a wide sea loch that opens into The Minch, the narrow stretch of sea between Skye and the Outer Hebrides. The views are stunning whatever the time of year. The Three Chimneys is famous for specialising in the freshest local produce including wonderful seafood from the immediate coastal waters. the restaurant has been owned by husband and wife, Eddie and Shirley Spear, for 32 years. The couple bought the traditional stone-walled croft house in 1984 and developed the business into what it is today, with an amazing worldwide reputation. The Three Chimneys has won countless awards and accolades. Head Chef, Scott Davies and his Brigade of young chefs are passionate about preparing and cooking the finest local ingredients, including seafood, eat and game. Innovative dishes and exciting taste combinations are served by a professional young crew front-of-house, who pride themselves in delivering skilful, but friendly and welcoming service at all times. there is an excellent Wine List and cocktails and other bar beverages, including a good range of malt whisky and Scottish gin, are served in the Lounge in the evenings to both house guests and restaurant customers alike. Advance bookings are essential and accommodation can be provided in The House Over-By adjacent, or in a number of good quality B&Bs and self-catering accommodation in the neighbourhood.
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