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The oystercatcher

Main Street, Portmahomack IV20 1YB, Scotland
+44 1862 871560
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (26 reviews)
“cullen skink” (17 reviews)
“sole” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Portmahomack IV20 1YB, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 June 2012 via mobile

A favourite haunt whenever in the area. Locally sourced, beautifully cooked, wonderful flavours. Say no more.

1  Thank Eddie B
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Food was outstanding and the service was fantastic, everything was unbelievably amazing I had the rump steak and it was so thick and tender because I have my steak medium rare it was so juicy and the samples that we tried were amazing and I...More

Thank Jude S
Reviewed 20 June 2012

We arrived at lunch time and had an excellent lunch with just the right amount of delicious food. A great welcome. Lovely views across the bay, and eider duck, shags and oystercatchers on the beach in front. A brisk walk to the light house on...More

Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 20 June 2012

The dinner was excellent, however, the waitress, who is one of the owners, was so overbearing we would not go back. She was constantly hovering as though to get us out as quickly as possible and there was only ONE other table of 4 in...More

Thank seasondtrvlr
Reviewed 28 May 2012 via mobile

A place you must visit. The food was out of this world.

Thank PinkNicole
Reviewed 20 May 2012

We arrived with 2 dogs on a gorgeous sunny day and stayed overnight. We received a discount for eating in the restaurant, as residents. Although the food is pricey its well worth it. We had the fixed price menu, whole lobster, pork belly, scallops, and...More

Thank Alexs81
Reviewed 27 April 2012

We came across this fabulous little restaurant purely by chance as we were enjoying a drive along the coast. As it happened there was a fun run event taking place which was drawing a reasonable crowd so we stopped and had a look around. After...More

Thank JohnF62
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Went back to the Oystercatcher having not holidayed in the area for a couple of years, and it was well worth it! the good memories were added to. We went twice, (it is well worth booking in advance to avoid disapointment) - the soups are...More

Thank scotthols
Reviewed 14 April 2012

My wife and I were touring the highlands over Easter and found the odd reasonable meal here and there but nowhere that offered a fresh seafood experience. We'd heard about the Oystercatcher and that one should book in advance to make sure it was open...More

Thank Barnet_traveller
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Seafood dishes are second to none, huge portions and very good service. Staff and owners can't do enough to ensure you enjoy yourself.

1  Thank angandjo
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Glynis G
4 June 2017|
Response from 364tilley | Reviewed this property |
I do know they have rooms but as to whether they serve lunches as well as dinner I do not know,website?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Portmahomack IV20 1YB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Portmahomack
  • Phone Number: +44 1862 871560
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