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Seafood Cabin

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, British, Scottish
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Skipness Estate | Skipness, Skipness PA29 6XU, Scotland
+44 1880 760207
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A local on Arran recommended this place. We got off the ferry followed the wooden sign that had fallen off the post. Great drive with fantastic views on the way. Found the cabin , which is part of the attraction it being off the beaten track. Nice welcome and the sea food platter did not let us down with great... More 

1 Thank Holmenaway
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is simplicity done at its best. We stopped off here after a recommendation from a friend, and sat on a bench outside, in the sunshine, drinking lovely white wine and enjoying some beautiful fresh seafood. If you are travelling around this area of Scotland you have to stop here...there is a lovely walk up to the castle too if... More 

1 Thank Sarahbowden1
Oxford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We took the ferry from Arran to Cloanaig, then walked to Skipness Castle (about one hour). The Seafood Cabin provided the highlight of the outing. Having enjoyed a sharing platter, the environment and our appetites were such that we simply had to continue with a further platter ... and a further bottle of wine. Quality: superb, Environment: simply excellent. THANK... More 

Thank PeterJYoung
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Skipness is an amazing place. Go there on a nice day, see the castle and the chapel, walk on the beach... and then eat the seafood platter. Stupendous. And don't forget to say hello to Coco the deer.

Thank TheOnions
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Firstly let me make it perfectly clear that this review is nothing to do with the food. In fact I rate this five star and the seafood must stand comparison with the best in the UK. I had a truly memorable sea food platter washed down by a good Sancerre, sitting in the sunshine in a stunning location.. So how... More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

lovely seafood lunch in a beautiful setting, and lovely drive off the main road to get here, highly recommend if you are in kintyre, we will be back!

1 Thank millar181
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a great way to enjoy the freshest fish ever cooked to order,and eaten outside, expect to wait a while in the season, Sunday is extreamly busy....

1 Thank Jo P
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were recommended this place to visit by the previous hotel we had just left. As you get off the ferry instead of turning left as most of the traffic does, turn right and after a mile or so you will see a road sign for this and the castle, park up and walk maybe 200 yards and your there.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Last Tuesday, we finally managed to go to the Skipness Seafood Cabin for lunch! Every year, we always forget and seem to arrive there on a Saturday, when they are closed. We'd expected crab sandwiches and smoked salmon, but what we found was so much more. There were six of us in our party and between us we managed two... More 

2 Thank NOF_Brighton
Ashkirk, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We tried to find this place, unsuccessfully a couple of years ago. On this trip we were delighted to find it..... I think the signage is slightly better. It was a warm sunny day and, despite arriving just after 12.00, it was really busy. The staff were so helpful and happy to advise on menu items. We shared langoustines and... More 

1 Thank Michael G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 39
Seafood, British, Scottish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skipness Estate | Skipness, Skipness PA29 6XU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Skipness
  • Phone Number: +44 1880 760207
Opening dates for 2016: 29th May - 30th September. Every day apart from Saturday! The Skipness Seafood Cabin is a seasonal, family run venue that prepares and sells locally sourced, fresh seafood dishes. It also provides a variety of homemade cakes and scones. The Cabin is set in the idyllic village of Skipness, which makes up for its removed, some may say isolated, location with beautiful scenery, easy walks, beaches, castles and stunning views of the Isle of Arran. The restaurant aims to provide an easy going relaxed atmosphere where everyone feels comfortable and leaves well fed and satisfied! We look forward to seeing you soon.

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