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Chlachain Inn Restaurant

Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
+44 1687 460289
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cullen skink” (55 reviews)
“mussels” (52 reviews)
“brie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

1 dinner, 6 persons, 3 children. A very warm welcome, pretty good food, good value, fresh beers...and music! Definitely recommended.

Thank Thomas J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food mussels and cod loin excellent. Haddock and chips very good. Would recommend this restaurant. We found Jonathan very helpful and friendly. My starter wasn't great but other than that we loved it

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute booking but really enjoyed the meal. Place was rather busy as the steam train had arrived from fort William food was well cooked and presented nicely

Thank kindygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this when we visited Mallaig as part of The Jacobite Train trip. We got fast and good food, very friendly staff in a nice setting. Definitely a good place to get a good meal and looks like fun in the evening as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Off the main drag and up the hill this pub is popular with lacks as well as tourists which is a good sign the staff are friendly, welcoming and efficient. The menu is varied and has lots of local ingredients and sea food but it...More

Thank penny025
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and Welcoming staff.. Nice to sit at the bar or to take a table for dinner.Lots to choose from from the menu and excellent choice of drinks too. I Had the Languostine which were superb.My son had a Chlachain Cracker..Which is a burger...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some time in Mallaig after arriving on the steam train. The main street was very busy so we asked the lady in the news agent if she could recommend somewhere else to have a bite. She pointed us in the direction of the...More

Thank gkfisch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a disappointing visit to the Old Forge at Inverie, we had a change of plan and headed for Mallaig. It was Gala Day and the place was welcoming and lively. Despite being very busy, we got a table at the Chlachain, the food and...More

Thank Lellydav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical modern pub decor. Find up the hill towards the hotel. Excellent menu and very prompt service. The haddock in a choice of breaded or battered was everything you could expect from fish in Mallaig. Very hard to beat! Cranachan shortbread was actually sponge but...More

Thank RL K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good pub type dinner consisting of an entry with fish soup and langoustines (each of us) followed by delicious haggis with a savoury pepper sauce. Highly recommended.

Thank Massimo G
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Ian M
2 December 2016|
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Response from Dannyhigney | Property representative |
An hour and 45 minutes normally. Sometimes it arrives late and it's a little less. Regards
8 June 2015|
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Response from Dannyhigney | Property representative |
Hi Pam We're glad u enjoyed our skink. We only serve it in the traditional way with the ingredients you mention. We make it simply adding enough quality fresh smoked haddock and potatoes and cream at the end and of course... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4QY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 460289
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