RestaurantsHighlandDunveganIV55

survey result

Summary

£133
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Some of the freshest and best seafood in the UK” (“the double-dived local scallops were divine; but everything was excellent!”) is provided by chef Scott Davies at this celebrated former crofter’s cottage, which was established over 40 years ago by Shirley & Eddie Spear, then sold to the Wee Hotel Company run by Gordon Campbell Grey in 2019. As an overall experience it’s “simply spot on”“a delightful table, with amazing views and passionate matching of tastes and textures”.

Summary

£92
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “excellent food” matched by a “superb location”, this former crofter’s cottage has drawn foodies to the Isle of Skye for almost 40 years. A meal here remains a “great experience”, despite the retirement of longtime owners Shirley & Eddie Spear in 2019; head chef Scott Davies remains at the helm, and the business is now part of the Wee Hotel Company, run by high-profile Scottish hotelier Gordon Campbell Grey.

Summary

£92
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Not cheap but so worth it” and invariably the result of a “very long trip” to the Inner Hebrides – this ex-crofter’s cottage has been on foodies’ radars since the mid-eighties. One might have feared a slip after the departure of longtime owners Shirley & Eddie Spears a couple of years back, but hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray knows his onions – “everything is perfect”, with “food, wine and service in total harmony”. PS – Gray returned to these parts to launch his Wee Hotel Company, which now boasts its first acquisition, The Pierhouse Hotel and Seafood Restaurant, located at Port Appin in Argyll.

Summary

£123
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Worth the scenic drive to get there and highly recommended” – this former crofter’s cottage has been a gastronomic feature of the inner Hebrides since it opened in 1985. It’s all change last year, though, as – after 34 years – Shirley & Eddie Spears have retired: selling the business to well-known hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray, who is himself returning to his native Scotland and establishing his new ‘Wee Hotel Company’. We’ve rated the restaurant on the basis that he knows what he’s doing, that the Spears remain somewhat involved, and that the “amazing” Scottish cuisine focused on fish and seafood for which the place has become internationally famous will endure.

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Colbost, Dunvegan, IV55 8ZT

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
46
8
Yes

The Three Chimneys Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Three Chimneys Restaurant in IV55, Dunvegan by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Three Chimneys restaurant.
Amanda F
Remote location on Isle of Skye. We had the...
Reviewed 1 months, 8 days ago

"Remote location on Isle of Skye. We had the set three course lunch great food with the scallops being exceptional. Good range of non alcoholic beers and cocktails for the driver. Great service. "

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 75.00 Lunch only 3
Menu2 110.00 Dinner only 5
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £45.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
Colbost, Dunvegan, IV55 8ZT
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm

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