Places to Visit in Lochinver
Where to eat in Lochinver…. Spoiled for choice!
The Caberfeidh Bar & Restaurant
Main street, turn right when you leave The Old Bakery ( 5 minutes walk).
Fresh local shellfish, fish and game, meatballs, hand cut chips, home made soups and bread. Order one dish or a selection of dishes to enjoy at your table. Larger plates also available.
Tel: 01571 844321
An Cala Café
By Culag Park, turn left when you Leave The Old Bakery (10 minutes walk).
Hhome-cooked, freshly prepared good honest cooking. Breakfasts, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals. Daily specials board, you can always be assured of amazing seafood.
Tel: 01571 844598
Lochinver Larder- The Pie Shop
Turn right outside The Old Bakery (5 minutes walk)
A lovely selection of the world famous pies and seafood. Open for lunch and afternoon tea.
Tel: 01571 844356
Inver Lodge Hotel
At the top of the hill. Turn left outside The Old Bakery, along main street then up the hill behind The Old Bakery (10 minutes walk).
Bar lunches and a la carte restaurant overlooking the bay.
Tel: 01571 844496
Turn left outside The Old Bakery, along main street (10 minutes walk).
Peet’s Restaurant lies at the harbour end of Lochinver Village and serves delicious home cooked fresh seafood, fish and meat produce, much of which is locally sourced.
Tel: 01571 844085
The Culag Hotel and Wayfarer's Bar
Food and drinks at the Culag, beside Peet’s restaurant at the harbour.
Flossies at Clachtoll
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly. Generous bacon rolls and great coffee! There are picnic tables outside to enjoy your food and watch the world go by. And a short walk to the beach.
+44 1571 855763
Achmelvich beach fish and chip shop
Chippie next to the beach, fresh fish, battered exceptionally, with chips that made a Scots man super happy. Ensure to pass by and give it a try!
Coffee and shopping around Lochinver
Achins coffee and book shop Inverkirkaig
Get lunch, homemade cakes, buy a book and gift at the start of the walk into Suilven or the walk to the falls of Kirkaig.
Rockpool Gift Shop
Buy a souvenir of your visit to lochinver just beside The Old Bakery.
We use local hand crafted Highland Stoneware in The Old Bakery and you can treat yourself but following the road over the bridge towards Baddidarroch.
Have an amazing experience over coffee and buying stunning candles locally sourced and made.
Stephen Greenlees & Son
Treat yourself to some Stephen’s amazing meat and homemade meals. On the main street, Lochinver.
The Village Green coffee and gift shop
On the main street, Lochinver
Assynt Leisure Centre
Go for a workout, have a shower, visit the “charity shop” or attend some of the classes regularly on offer. Local information available on notice boards.
What to do while staying in Lochinver….
As well as the mountain walks, there are no end of the walk around the sea, some of the more notable ones include:
The Culag Woods - Behind the harbour and Assynt Leisure Centre, which leads to a lovely pebbled beach called locally the “white shore”.
The Bones Caves at Inchnadamph - A virtually undisturbed Neolithic settlement less than 3 miles from the main road.
The Old Man of Stoer - A natural sea stack jutting out into the sea.
Kirkaig Falls – Head to Achins coffee and book store at inverkirkaig and start the walks to the falls at the base of suilven.
All Abilities Path – 1 mile out the road, which passes an ancient Highland clearances settlement.
Forest / River Walk – A circular walk, just past the small bridge at the end of the main road follow the river around bringing you at the end of Lochinver. Stunning views.
Walk to Achmelvich – Follow the road round to Badidarrach and Glendarroch and the path over the hills to Achmelvich.
Achmelvich Beach (1.5 miles away). Clachtoll Beach (3 miles away). Clashnessie Beach (8.8 miles away).
Lochinver is surrounded by a fantastic range of mountains all climbable.
Discover Assynt – www.discoverassynt.co.uk
West Highland Geopark – www.nwhgeopark.com
Historic Assynt – www.historicassynt.co.uk
Cam-Mac Boat Trips – www.cam-mac-boat-trips.co.uk
Sporting lets for fishing permits, boat hire etc.. – www.sportinglets.co.uk
Assynt Leisure – www.assyntleisure.co.uk