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The Pier

Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
+44 1549 402971
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (102 reviews)
“cakes” (61 reviews)
“toasties” (18 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We dined here last year after the local Highland Games and could only get an outside table but it was a glorious night...this year we booked and yet again saw people that sadly were turned away - a real shame because the food, the service...More

Thank Sc0t0nt0ur
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's not much I can add that has not already been said about this excellent establishment. The loch-side setting, the quality and variety of the food and the friendliness and attentiveness of the young staff are all to be commended and together they ensure we...More

Thank DalesmanRon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy when we arrived due to a member of staff being late, we had to wait quite a while for a table to be cleared and service was quite slow. However the food was excellent and worth the wait.

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met for lunch with a friend. Fantastic setting by Loch Shin.Well set out restaurant and small gift shop.Very good food, plenty choice with daily specials. Quickly served. A very busy welcoming place to go for a good, tasty, well presented food choice.

Thank sandy m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When with friends in the area for a sustained stay, we enjoyed The Pier (for dinner) to such an extent we ate there on three separate Saturdays. Every dish on each occasion was beautifully executed in both presentation and cooking. This chef knows his trade...More

Thank Epicurus1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here by recommendation from a friend and we were not disappointed. Arrived in the middle of Sunday service that was booked out and yet the staff could not have been more accommodating. We were offered a quicker menu of soup and sandwich which...More

Thank weeblondee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the long road to the very edge of the UK, finding a road side pit stop is a joy. We stopped for a coffee and a slice of cake. It was excellent and quite busy, considering its location. Oh this place will be bookmarked...More

Thank Neilmact
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous little cafe right by the waters edge. Great range of food, snacks and drinks as well as the most delicious cakes, all homemade. Excellent service from a young and attentive team. Well worth a visit

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a bite to eat on our way to Kinlochbervie. The Pier has a great menu for a "roadside" cafe. The cooking and baking were excellent and the waitresses were helpful and competent. Well done!

Thank Esther V
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in as was passing through Lairg. It's a café/gift shop which was nice to have a wee browse in. Went in about 10.45ish hoping for some breakfast but was handed the lunch menu, had to ask if they did breakfast, which thankfully they did....More

Thank Mimsy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Lairg
  • Phone Number: +44 1549 402971
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