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The Three Chimneys

| Isle of Skye, Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
+44 1470 511258
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (187 reviews)
“marmalade” (48 reviews)
“beef” (77 reviews)
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
| Isle of Skye, Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent from the moment we arrived. The food and service were second to none we will definitely go back.

Thank Linda W
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our stay; room large and wonderfully appointed, food truly beautiful, wines were varied each with their own wonderful tale and the staff were knowledgeable, proffessional and yet relaxed - this is not easy to achieve at all. The best service I have ever experienced..also...More

Thank Rosie123345
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We have noted the points you have suggested, which might have improved your experience, thank you. Just to say, the Reception Team in The House Over-By have a whole range of local advice and information, books and local maps...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited the restaurant as part of a birthday weekend celebration in Skye. We had heard really good things about The Three Chimneys over many years so were greatly looking forward to our visit. On the night the meal itself was very...More

Thank Alnis
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Lang may oor lums reek!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous dinner with excellent, attentive service. I’d recommend arriving early for a drink in the hotel bar first - the delicious canapés alone made this worthwhile. The Jerusalem artichoke veloute was superb - our favourite part of the meal. Our only criticism would be that...More

Thank donnaholden21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect in every way I very rarley take to reviews, but The Three Chimneys impressed me so much I just had to share our experience. We have just spent four idillic days and nights at The Chimneys on a winter Package. From arrival to departure,...More

1  Thank mrcav
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed. Our whole Team aims to meet the needs of our guests and restaurant customers, every step of the way. People arrive with high expectations and we do our utmost to exceed these. I hope you will find an opportunity to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No faulting this wonderful restaurant, the service, quality of the produce and the smallest attention to detail. Besides the excellent food, wine choices and impeccable service, what stood out was that the server noticed and promptly asked about my wife's choice of veggies (she is...More

Thank AshK007
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your special review. Head Chef Scott Davies and our whole Team appreciate it very much.

Reviewed 28 December 2017

I absolutely loved this experience. We booked in advance, it's not the kind of place to turn up to and expect a table, unless you really do happen to be passing by but you may well be disappointed. From the moment we arrived until we...More

1  Thank dorlowe
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you very much for this lovely review of your visit to Skye and the restaurant. We all hope you will make your way back again one day and enjoy another experience! Happy New Year!

Reviewed 22 December 2017

This restaurant is rightly sought after. We went in the summer, I think it was the eating experience of our year, still warmly remembered. The wine list is ace, the young female sommelier an inspiration. I think we had to book more than 6 months...More

2  Thank andrew b
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you Andrew B, bookings are open to everyone for the year ahead. It is possible to book online and plan your trip around the date, but also, we welcome calls to the main office from anyone who may wish to discuss a special occasion....More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

My husband and I had the dining experience of a lifetime. On the recommendation of friends, we ate in the kitchen of this restaurant and enjoyed a multi course, private dining experience with the wine flight. We shared the table with another couple and had...More

1  Thank Jessica J
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you Jessica J. This is a lovely post. We are all delighted you had such a memorable experience.

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

This place is just amazing from start to finish. We only stayed one night but we would of loved to stay longer if we could. The hotel and food is top class with friendly staff. The food is by far some of the best in...More

1  Thank Timmy H
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you Tommy H. It is great to know you had such a good experience.

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Response from EileenStewart | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend dinner - the tasting menu was amazing. Obviously lunch is a lot less expensive but you may only go once !
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.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$56 - US$154
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, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Isle of Skye, Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Colbost
  • Phone Number: +44 1470 511258
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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. 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. Waitrose Good Food Guide UK Restaurant of the Year 2018.
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