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Basil Harbour Cafe

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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Harbour Street, Nairn, Scotland
01667-45-47-74
Today
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here a couple of times for lunch while refurbing a nearby property. The cafe is small but very popular so tables may be difficult to find, but they also do a takeaway service. The staff are very kind and friendly and dogs are welcome. For such a small cafe the menu is extensive and their Cullen skink is... More 

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice little café, food was good and fast. Prices were fine just a wee bit tight with seating! Worth the visit.

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant food - very friendly staff and like dogs too - what more could you want to lighten the shortest day. Thank you :)

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1 Thank Balanced_reviews
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely friendly place. GREAT coffee! And food is always delicious! The veggie breakfast is great - I was full all day afterwards. They also allow dogs!

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Thank Klouc99
Elgin, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A good choice on the menu and fast efficient friendly service and I felt I was going to enjoy my visit.When the food arrived after a couple of mouthfuls I knew I would return. Well cooked ,tasty food and a calm atmosphere this is a perfect place to stop and a stroll around the harbour can help generate an appetite.Search... More 

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Thank nicholas169
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Basil Harbour Café is a lovely little café on the seafront. Dogs very welcome and a nice choice of breakfasts. Great ambience with lots of people coming and going, clearly a popular choice. Met the owner's dad who has the most amazing dog. Lovely that dogs are welcome as we have two of our own. Now that we are moving... More 

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Thank Lizanne C
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

lovely view of the harbour. only had a coffee and ice cream but the bacon sarnie smelt amazing! nice to stop between walking down the coastal path and into the shopping area. seemed to be busy which says it all!

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Visited last week and I can honestly say it was faultless! It is small but has character, the chowder is the best I've tasted and the cakes are delicious. We recently visited Nairn to try the newly opened sundancer but found it disappointing, passed basil on the way and decided to come back to try, glad we did!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This little hidden gem serves great food, especially breakfast!! It's definitely worth a visit if you are staying close by at the caravan site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely little spot right on the harbour, great food and perfect coffee. Always busy and is dog friendly, would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street, Nairn, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: 01667-45-47-74

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?