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Chlachain Inn Restaurant

€€ - €€€, Seafood, British
Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
+44 1687 460289
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very nice meal here. I would recommend it to families as they have a children's menu. Two minutes walk from the station. Then walk down to the harbour to watch the seals. Excellent.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a day trip on the Jacobite ( Hogwarts Express) and I reserved a table ahead of time as 100+ people suddenly descend on Mallaig at once. This was a great location just around the corner from the station. Classic Scottish hotel exterior...More

1  Thank expatoldtimer
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This restaurant is worth the short hike up Davies Brae in Mallaig. Pleasant setting, excellent food and waitstaff. Full sampling of local ales. Try the Cullen Skink!

Thank simtrotter
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We booked prior to our week in Mallaig. On arrival we were told to choose a table. It was quiet for 7pm on a Saturday evening. We chose a booth the air was cold therefor felt unwelcoming. We had scallops to start which were excellent...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We where on holiday in Scotland and had planned a trip to Mallaig, had seen details about your restaurant, the reviews are correct What an amazing place, lovely decor, amazing staff and food, perfect We had a tough decision choosing our food as everything sounded...More

1  Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My husband and I are vegetarians and we've eaten quite a few vegeburgers over the years. However, we both agreed that the vegeburger and chips at the Chlachain Inn were the BEST we'd ever tasted! Unique and delicious!

Thank Biggles5
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If arriving on the Jacobite, hot-foot it straight to the Chlachain Inn (right turn out of the station on Station Road then first right again at Davies Brae and up the hill) while others are milling around, and the chances are you will get a...More

1  Thank Trisha K
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had a lovely birthday meal at the Clachain Inn and spoiled ourselves with the fish platter and bottle of bubbly. Expensive but delicious fresh fish, great variety and huge portion. Served with bread and salad, although some chips would perhaps have been nice too. The...More

Thank Kmacg
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We travelled to Mallaig on the Jacobite steam train and with 2 hours to fill in we wanted lunch. Checked trip advisor and found Chlachain inn with good results. Hidden at the top of the hill we were welcomed in by opps sorry forgot your...More

1  Thank Bernadette L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very good value, very good service and Very good food with a great selection of beer and their own ale. What more can you ask for?

1  Thank TeamThomasCapeTown
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2017|
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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