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Rockvilla Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
British, Scottish, International
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Main Street, Lochcarron IV54 8YB, Scotland
+44 1520 722379
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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Found this gem of a restaurant while searching for BnB lodging in Lochcarron. Wendy's rooms were sold out for the night, but she was kind enough to book us alternate accommodation elsewhere in town. After that reception, we decided to return to The Rockvilla for a home-cooked meal in the restaurant section. We ordered asparagus soup and haggis for starters;... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

A short menu, but only great quality. The seafood pasta and deserts were to die for! Wendy and Peter are very nice hosts. Everything was perfect.

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1 Thank ABSL64
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

We stayed at the Rockvilla a coupe of weeks ago and it was brilliant. The view from the room was breathtaking, we looked right out over the loch. The room was excellent, clean and modern. We had an eveing meal, which is the best meal I have had in years. I'm veggie and had wild mushroom pasta, totally yum. Hubs... More 

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1 Thank Caroline A
Glasgow
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146 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

Had the Haggis for a starter and had seafood tagliatelle for mains, big portions, excellent flavour, Wendy even threw in a couple of edible flowers.

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1 Thank Fuzzbubble_123
Luzern
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Not only was the food great at Rockvilla Restaurant (the menu offered a small, but great and diverse selection of food), owner and cook Wendy was a delight as well. Her views on food are inspiring. And she was probably the nicest person we met on our trip (which says something with all the great folks!), which made this night... More 

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3 Thank Adrian S
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

We booked the Rockvilla - 8 of us, from the 19th - 26th of July 2014. It was excellent. The Villa is fantastic for a family holiday or a group of friends just wanting to meet up and have a wonderful time. The bedrooms are big and spotlessly clean and the bathrooms are modern and we had lovely fluffy towels.... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and ate at the restaurant on two night. Lovely, friendly, relaxed atmosphere in this small restaurant. Good vegetarian choices for me and my husband really enjoyed his thai curry. The salad to start was delicious too. The portions are quite generous so be sure to leave space if you have a sweet tooth/I'd recommend... More 

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Genova
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

The food is absolute fresh and perfectly cooked!the Thai rise is a really Thai spicy plate and it was super!staff (mum and son) is simply fantastic!we stayed in the b&b for the night and it was simply lovely!o would suggest rockvilla to everyone who is visiting Scotland!

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

The Rockvilla is a nice enough place. The staff - a mother & son team - are friendly & welcoming and the atmosphere convivial. But the food, alas, is pretty average. The Cuillin Skink - a traditional creamy soup with smoked haddock & potatoes - to start was pretty good but after that it was a bit of a let... More 

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La Spezia, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Delicious food, especially the Cullen Skink and the warm mackarel salad. The food is very fresh, colorful and good-smelling, always presented with great care: pleasing to the eye, the nose and the mouth! Desserts are also great. The service is excellent, warm and friendly atmosphere, beautiful location. Very clean and tidy, cozy and relaxing. Made me love Scottish cooking!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 43
Cuisine
British, Scottish, International
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lochcarron IV54 8YB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Lochcarron
  • Phone Number: +44 1520 722379
Description
Quality,quiet,friendly atmosphere,high quality dining with local used where ever possible. All front facing rooms have a loch view,plenty of private parking.Registered with the scottish tourist boardand awarded 4 star status in August 2011. Available for weekly lets , with or without catering. Ideal for groups of friends and families wishing to share quality accommodation with a few hidden extras.

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