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An Cala Cafe and Bunkhouse

) #6 of 8 Restaurants in Lochinver €€ - €€€ Cafe, British,
Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
+44 1571 844598
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
“cullen skink” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Culag Square, Lochinver IV27 4LE, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On holiday in Ullapool we took a day trip to Lochinver because we have a friend who lives their full time now and we had agreed to meet up with him. An Cala was a great place to meet up with him since he just...More

Thank marilynw888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lunch here today. Chicken tikka burger & haggis balls & salad with 2 coffees £20. Excellent friendly service. Highly reccommend

Thank anniebananie5579
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Lochinver looking for somewhere to eat. Most of the restaurants were closed so we popped in for a meal. It is a cafe so we we were not expecting 5 star dining. Their menu was impressive with plently of fresh fish on...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a nice latte and cake but was left with a hard tasteless scone and cheap coffee machine coffee served in a mug. Tourist information section and employee was the only highlight here.

Thank tamsamal
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped here while doing the NC500. Really enjoyed the salmon fish cake from the specials menu, very tasty and well presented.

Thank CNC-expert
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

9 of us are, it was very standard food, the hot dish was the mushroom stroganoffs and the sandwiches. Plain food but all ok

Thank karen r
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We visited after a boat trip and were truly impressed by the quality and value for money. Monkfish scampi and mushroom stroganoff for us. Too much to eat and great quality. It is a level above a cafe and a reasonable restaurant. Only criticism: it...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a wee bit out of the town centre, along by the harbour, so you would not necessarily wander past it - it is worth the walk (or drive). Really lovely tasting food, good portion sizes with a good variety, and all at a...More

Thank Scottish-Tourists
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A great value unassuming café. Very busy in the afternoon, but in early evening I was the only diner at one point. The Cullen Skink was amazing - full of fish and tasted fantastic. Highly recommend for good food and friendly service.

Thank maryfran2017
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We went on a recommendation from friends and what a delight. This is a restaurant not a cafe so don't be fooled by the name. The food is simple and wholesome, well presented and very reasonably priced. The ambience is lovely (there were red deer...More

Thank Mike H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
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
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Newly opened cafe and hostel.
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