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Basil Harbour Cafe

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Harbour Street, Nairn, Scotland
10:00 - 16:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Good food, nice staff, pet friendly, inexpensive - don't miss the Cullen Skink!! We had breakfast once and lunch once, well worth a visit. Its not the Ritz, it's not huge, but it does offer good food at a good price...great Coffee and Walnut cake!

Thank Rosivda200
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Most enjoyable Cullen Skink for lunch. Probably the best of our Scottish holiday. The cafe lived up to its reviews with friendly staff even offering advice on seeing the Dolphins at Chanonry Point which we did later on in the afternoon. Amazing experience a real WOW day for us which was topped with 2 lovely slices of lemon drizzle from... More 

Thank destressing
Inverness, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Nice food at reasonable prices and very pleasant staff, one of my favourite places in Nairn, well worth a visit for a reasonable priced meal or snack, the chips are great,

Thank HamishMacdog
Nairn, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Always good food especially the Cullen Skink. Cakes fresh and yummy. Coffee good. Friendly welcome and good service. Seats outside and dogs welcome inside but need to be kept quiet. Can definitely recommend 😊😊

Thank Chappers22
Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This cafe is a real gem: all of the staff are friendly and know their customers by name and the food is absolutely superb and of the highest quality. One of the most notable things is they are dog friendly - it's wonderful to be able to bring your dog along for breakfast or lunch. I've tried most of the... More 

Thank cleverfeets
Ayrshire, Scotland
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153 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stopped twice for mid-day soup and once for ice cream. Service was excellent. Toilets are clean. Soup was tasty. Cakes looked good. Not a lot of space between tables but fine once you are sat down.

Thank BettSk
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Great location right on the harbor front, the friendly staff served fresh tastey food in adequate portions

1 Thank pato011
Nairn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2016

For snacks, drinks and light meals this is a lovely wee place right on the harbour side ideal for a welcome break or end of a walk along the prom or down the river.

1 Thank Phyllis128
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I live in Nairn and visit here regularly. Amazing coffee and if you fancy lunch , brilliant deep fried haddock . It's a small place but service is great and the staff very friendly. Defo a place to go to .

1 Thank Rodchiz
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Great service, delicious omelette, hot coffee and a wonderful shelter from the bracing wind. Such a great port in the storm! Good value.

1 Thank VerinaHenchy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street, Nairn, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: 01667-45-47-74

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