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Chlachain Inn Restaurant

Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
+44 1687 460289
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cullen skink” (65 reviews)
“mussels” (52 reviews)
“brie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Up the hill from the harbour this place was quieter than most in Mallaig but the food was very good, particularly the seafood platter which was huge with a great variety of local ingredients. The highlight was the hot smoked salmon. The wine choice was...More

Thank Gazzer7UK
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We loved the ambiance and menu. The Cullen Skink was awesome (award-winning!!). Kids loved the fish-n-chips. Would go again!

Thank MissAnnieCat
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had lunch at this pub last week. The ambience, service and food were perfect. I had fried white bait with salad, such a simple dish served perfectly. The Cullen skink tasted divine. If ever in Mallaig, this pub is well worth...More

Thank vijay092016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came in after coming to Mallaig on the steam train on the only rainy day of the week. Most people were heading for the first places near the train station and we decided to head up the hill. I was offered a glass to put...More

Thank Nicki A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our young lady server seemed unsupported by the lady behind the bar, a tiny bit unsure about what items were not available, and the only person working the whole floor for quite a while. We noticed other customers getting fidgety over the situation, too. Our...More

Thank relaxing_dad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant after it being recommended. It wasn't a planned visit but our boat trip was cancelled. The staff were very friendly and provided excellent service. Food was nice. WE got there about 12:30 - but it can gey very busy once the Jacobite...More

Thank dolphinswimdolphin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here years ago was very nice owner staff, had dinner drinks but didn’t stay. Fast forward, came back again before heading to Skye, stopped for drinks and see if room was available. Had room, browsed menu and decided to just stay here. Well the...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chowder is exceptionally tasty here. You have to have it if you love seafood. Best chowder ever!

Thank Daphmetal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Cullen Skink in a long time, great quality fish and good sized portions. Don't expect anything fancy but great food here!

Thank Architect2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw that this was the #2 restaurant in town - but it should be #1. Excellent service and very friendly staff. The fried cod and greens were fantastic and the Chlachain brown ale was a great recommendation. We will be back. Highly recommended.

Thank Dewayne J
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Questions & Answers
5 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dannyhigney | Property representative |
Yes we accept bookings for evening meals.
kim p
27 August 2017|
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Response from Dannyhigney | Property representative |
75 yards. Go right out of station then turn right walk up small hill we're on the left st the top look forward to seeing you.
Ian M
2 December 2016|
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Response from Dannyhigney | Property representative |
An hour and 45 minutes normally. Sometimes it arrives late and it's a little less. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 460289
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