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Award-winning local seafood served here

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Beer festival
Sports TV
Wheelchair access

Set with the mountains on one side and the deep blue waters of Loch Carron on the other, this lovely village is well known for its white-washed cottages and, of all things, palm trees. Dating from 1827, this original black fronted building is thought to have been a ships’ chandlery before it was converted to serve as the village inn. Run by Alan Pearson and Mags Pearson, the couple have inherited a successful legacy from Alan’s parents who were in charge for two decades. The hotel specialises in seafood – including freshly landed fish and locally caught langoustines (mid afternoon you can watch the catch being landed) – supplemented by Highland steaks and locally reared beef. Lunchtime features light bites and toasted paninis, as well as a good range of hot dishes. Daily specials, written up on the blackboard, add to the tempting choices. There are four Scottish real ales on tap, and a fine range of malts is available to round off that perfect Highland day, perhaps accompanied by one of the ‘basket’ meals served every evening from 9pm to 10pm – try the breaded scampi tails.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December, 1 January
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 11am–midnight (Sunday 12–11)
  • Lunch: all week 12–2.15
  • Dinner: all week 6–10

Price guide

  • Main course from9.50
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Sports TV
  • Garden
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Ramp access available
  • Accessible toilets

Getting here

A87 towards Kyle of Lochalsh. At Balmacara follow Plockton signs, 7 miles.

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